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Q: Adidas Topanga: textured gum sole sneaker

A The Adidas Topanga is part of Adidas' Originals heritage range of shoes, and is currently priced between £40-80; adidas.co.uk has recently reduced the price from £80 to £40 (valid as of 29/06/16).

Topanga is inspired by the 70's california surfing and skateboarding culture. Gum rubber sole, which is textured in wave based bands. The adidas text printed into the suede tongue of the Topanga heritage sneaker.

The standout design feature of the Topanga is the shorter toe box; the laces reach a cm or so further than on most Adidas heritage sneakers. Adidas state that the Topanga's design is inspired by the 70s 'laidback' California style. The Topanga features Adidas' classic three stripe design, but, apart from it's shorter toe box, it has the quintessential and traditional Adidas sneaker design. The leather overlays - around the laces, heel patch and three stripes - feature a zig-zag cut. The outersole of the shoe is a vulcanised / textured gum rubber and is a flat sole. Apart from the leather overlays, the upper of the Topanga is 100% suede.