adidas continue to work their way across the continent as they kick off 2021’s City Series. The second stop of the year sees the adidas City Series travel not to far to the Spanish East Coast and arrives in the historic city of Valencia, a bright city that can lay claim to being the originators of one of the countries most beloved dishes Paella.
Okay we'll park the cuisine chat there this is a footwear blog after all, and not a Rick Stein special on BBC 2. The 2021 adidas Valencia is a lux rendition of the original city series favourite. Resembling the adidas Cord in many respects the Valencia borrows that sharp layered tooling and deploys a similarly layered and to the point upper that boasts a suede T-Toe and full grain leather uppers. Which are accordingly dressed in a dark midnight navy blue with the usage of some inviting light blue utilized on the iconic side stripes and heel tab. A suede wrap features around the heel to further dial in that satisfying contrast in textures and colour. The Valencia boasts some plush detailing via a leather collar lining baring the all important CITY SERIES MMXXI gold stamp sign off as well as the iconic gold foil letter on the side of the shoe. A light blue gum rubber outsole features completing a satisfying trip to Valencia for the City Series.
adidas City Series MMXXI: Valencia