Crumbling Soles | Buenos Aires, And A Collection Of Old Adidas Trainers.

November 22, 2014 § 1 Comment

A cobwebbed window in a ramshackle store located in a nondescript Buenos Aires suburb. Adidas expert Gary Aspden animatedly recounts the moment a friend emailed him this photograph. “The shop window was stacked floor to ceiling with old blue Adidas boxes. Stuff from the ’78 Argentina World Cup and before. I started having palpitations.”

Read the full story by Rhik Samadder at The Guardian here.  It’s also the subject of a short documentary: Sole Searching In South America.

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Adidas

theguardian.com  Photographer: Neil Bedford

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