If you follow Sean Wotherspoon on Instagram, you will have seen the designer and vintage dealer teasing a
Wotherspoon has documented almost every sample and updated detail over on his IG as he perfects the formula to creating sneakers from mushroom and hemp — simultaneously keeping fans hungry for his knitted Gazelles.
Finally, last month the first opportunity arose to get your hands on a pair with the release of a colorful,
Arriving online at select retailers (including the
The woven upper mimics the panelling normally found on Gazelles through its white embroidery which is contrasted by orange detailing on the heel and adidas’ iconic three stripes.
Elsewhere the shoe also includes some new hits of branding such as the designers initials along with a label that points out the shoe’s hemp fabrication. And to finish it all off, the midsole comes in translucent gum and includes a cork insole, all in-keeping with Wotherspoon’s plant-based ethos.
If this release is anything like the last one, which was limited to only 200 pairs and now sells on StockX for around $500, these shoes won’t be hanging around on shop floors for long. In fact, I think it could go down as Wotherspoon’s most hyped sneaker since his