Nice commercial by adidas with Fernando Verdasco, Fernando Llorente, David Villa, Esteban Granero, Sergio Rodríguez, Blanca Suarez and Xabi Alonso.

Saluting brand founder Adi Dassler, adidas Originals is releasing the Archive Pack, a collection of iconic sneakers made up of Dassler’s best work in his decades of footwear advancement. Included in the Archive Pack is the Forest Hills, one of the most recognizable models adidas has ever produced.

The Forest Hills tennis shoe was produced in many different styles during the 1970s and 1980s and were distinctive for their footbed that incorporated NASA developed technology.
Named after a quiet hideaway in Queens, New York and former home of the US Open, its NASA designed ventilation system made it the lightest tennis sneakers at the time, weighed in at only 250 grams.

Forest Hills adidas Tennis Shoe Vintage Ad with Forest Hills Tennis Stadium

Forest Hills Adidas Tennis Shoe Vintage Ad with Forest Hills Tennis Stadium

The Forest Hills returns in two white-based colorways, one accented by gold and navy, the other by silver and red.

Check them out below:

adidas Originals Forest Hills
adidas Originals Forest Hills

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As an extension of the latest global brand campaign adidas is all in, that was successfully launched in March 2011, adidas releases another online film which celebrates “Those who dare” the women that dare to go beyond their limits, are bold enough to take risks and have fun while doing it.

The video features pop icon Katy Perry, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, Staatsballett Berlin ballerinas and actress Li Bing Bing.

Behind the scene video with Wozniacki:

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High precision grooming on a grand scale. Gillette created and then shaved a giant image of tennis ace Roger Federer in a field in London.

The 2,800 square meter image has been created in grass using laser guided robots with high-precision technology to plot over 14,000 mapping points required to bring the environmentally friendly image to life. 7 different shades of green specialist grass paint were used to create Federer’s features resulting in the unique portrait.

Not only is the design a feat in its own right, but Federer’s face was also treated to a genuine shave. The image was blasted with bio-degradable foam before lawnmowers set to the task of getting him looking his best ahead of what is set to be a busy week. Over 3,000 litres of diluted paint were used to create the masterpiece as well as 1,000 diluted litres of black and white paint to create a 5 o’clock shadow for the tennis superstar. A 1,000 litres of environmentally friendly and biodegradable foam were then used to lubricate the high-precision shave and in total 210 man hours went into the whole process.