- MODEL: ADIDAS BRüSSEL
- SERIES: ADIDAS CITY SERIES CITY SERIES (EUROPEAN CITY SERIES)
- MADE IN: WEST GERMANY
The adidas Brüssel isn’t a model one comes across very often and some maybe haven’t heard of it, but to those that know about it the Brüssel is regarded as one of the best models to be released in the European City series. Originally made in West Germany in the early 70′s, the Brüssel silhouette featured a black suede upper with orange leather stripes and heeltab, and a brown odenwald sole.
Considering the amount of City series models that have been re-issued in the past few years it’s a surprise that there hasn’t been a re-appearance of the Brüssel. This is especially true considering the popularity of the model among adidas fans and trainer collectors. However, adidas did release the London model in the Brüssel colorway in September 2010 which was an instant hit for fans of the colorway but not so much for the adidas purists due to the fact that it wasn’t an actual Brüssel mold that was used for the release.
Regardless of the form that the Brüssel is produced in, it remains a classic for many and will likely continue to be for a very long time.
written by Joel Stoddart
photography by errol
shoes contributed by Will Clayton