Adidas on Tuesday announced the launch of the latest sneaker in the Derrick Rose signature collection, the Rose 3.5. The company says the shoe has improved performance, a bolder style and more personal details than its predecessor, the Rose 3.0, and will launch worldwide on Jan. 31.
Adidas Announces Rose 3.5 Sneaker Launch
Adidas is set to launch the second sneaker in the D. Rose signature collection
Updated at 2:56 PM CDT on Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
As D. Rose's star has grown in the NBA, so has the popularity of his shoes. The D Rose 3.5 shoe is said to be inspired by Derrick's dedication and hard work to his game and features adidas' most innovative performance technology, as well as premium and rich style elements and personal details.
"My main thing is always sharpening up my game and improving my body and with the D Rose 3.5 adidas took that same approach," Rose said in a statement. "This shoe takes the best things from my last shoe and made them even better. I'm more comfortable and supported on the court and bringing some real serious style too."
One of the style elements of Rose's signature line is infusing his love of Chicago into the products. The Rose 3.5 is no different.
There are Chicago call-outs on the inside of the tongue which showcase the essence of Rose, including a "Rooted in Chicago" graphic with lettering, colors and shapes inspired by his tattoos and the Chicago flag.
The D Rose 3.5 will be available in home and away colorways initially, but also will launch in six additional colorways through April, all retailing for $160.
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