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Jappy Agoncillo puts a colorful twist on DON’s number 3

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TO CREATE an all-new colorway for Donovan Mitchell’s signature shoe, adidas tapped a Pinoy artist to create his own take on the Utah goalie’s kicks.

The result is DON’s number 3 “Origin Story”, a colorful new version of the basketball shoe that recalls Mitchell’s life story and his well-known love for superheroes – while weaving in a Pinoy street art sensibility.

“The design concept is about honoring the past and looking to the future,” said adidas artist Jappy Agoncillo of how he approached the formidable task of designing an athlete’s signature shoe. global.

His statement added: “[T]The design pays homage not only to Donovan’s history of wins and losses, but also to the endless possibilities the future holds for us through hard work and determination.

Last month, the Three Stripes also launched a clothing collaboration with Agoncillo, featuring famous street food Pinoy in an adidas t-shirt.

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On the heel, wingtip icons and tiger stripe prints pay homage to Mitchell’s former elementary and varsity teams. (The tiger is also Agoncillo’s spirit animal.) Spida’s love of comics is reflected in Jappy’s use of a halftone pattern on the upper.

True to its “Origin Story” moniker, the colorway also features a map of Mitchell’s hometown of Elmsford, New York on the right outsole and then a map of Manila on the left outsole.

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The DON Issue #3 “Origin Story” is the third collaboration between a Pinoy artist and an adidas sneaker line. On June 12, adidas launched the Harden Vol. 5 “Manila Heritage”, designed by Quiccs Maiquez and worn in a Celtics game by James Harden in that year’s playoffs. Then, last November, he launched an UltraBoost DNA designed by Egg Fiasco to represent the Philippines in a City Pack collection.

The DON Issue #3 “Origin Story” will launch on June 10 on the adidas website and the adidas Brand Center in Glorietta, and will retail for P5,800. It will then be released at select adidas stores in the Philippines and South Asia -Is June 12th.

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