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Major footwear and clothing companies continue to move production out of China. Since 2010, adidas have halved their Chinese manufacturing, with Vietnam absorbing most of the business. The trend is similar over at Nike, as big brands look to move away from increasing labour costs. As China shifts its focus to more valuable items, such as electronics, wages for higher skilled workers have been on a steady rise. As a result, many international footwear, clothing and textile brands have turned to low-wage nations in South-East Asia for production. Japan’s largest fashion chain Uniqlo has also increased its major suppliers in...

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adidas, Raf Simons, Stan Smith -

Raf Simons has come through with yet another selection of Three Stripe classics and given them his own twist. The ever-popular Stan Smith has appeared in numerous collaborative collections over the years, with the designer’s signature ‘R’ perforation setting them apart from your garden-variety court shoe. This round brings a simple yet stylish white and blue colourway, as well as a tonal red version for the more adventurous souls. The latest Raf Simons x adidas Stan Smith colourways are available now from select stockists, including online from Feature. 

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Team Trefoil is backing the digital age. In an interview with Financial Times adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted announced that the company would be shutting brick-and-mortar stores in efforts to double down on e-commerce efforts. ‘Our website is the most important store we have in the world,’ says Rorsted. ‘Over time we will have fewer stores but they will be better.’  Exactly how many stores will be packed in — and how many employees will lose their jobs — isn’t clear. However, Business of fashion reports that stores will only ‘contract slightly’. Though the move is in line with adidas’ wish to double...

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adidas, UltraBOOST, UnDefeated -

It's been a minute since we had an update on Undefeated’s rumoured adidas UltraBOOST colab. Thankfully, one has rolled in from the most official source yet. Undefeated CEO Eric Peng Cheng uploaded an on-foot shot of the white pair to his personal Instagram account, simply captioned 'Undefeated.'  The same pair first leaked back in December, joining a black version with white text that first surfaced in November. This is the first official confirmation we've had of either pair.  Original leaks indicated a March release, but it's obviously too late for that now. No official release date has been announced, but we'll keep you...

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