Chicago Bulls point guard’s signature shoe features new design elements representing his attacking and relentless play
PORTLAND, Ore. (December 30, 2013) – adidas today unveiled the D Rose 4.5 signature basketball shoe – the latest in a line of premium and personal signature products designed for Chicago Bulls point guard, Derrick Rose. The D Rose 4.5 features an exclusive, tailored design inspired by his unmatched natural instincts on the court. The D Rose 4.5 will launch in China on January 1 and worldwide on January 30.
The D Rose 4.5 features an all-new hybrid skin upper design that has a functional and stylish pattern representing the fastest and most unique animals on the planet while meeting Derrick’s high standards of style. The hybrid skin upper of SPRINTWEB and SPRINTSKIN enhances support on the lateral side of the shoe while working with the Crazyquick outsole on the medial side for ultimate performance.
The D Rose 4.5 also features an all-new asymmetrical engineered molded EVA collar with GEOFIT technology and increased padding around the ankle to create a more natural ergonomic fit for enhanced comfort. SPRINTFRAME adds strength and stability and the sole features high-grade injection molded EVA to ensure the most lightweight, flexible and cushioned ride on the court. Additional details include the signature D Rose logo which features three petals that revolve around the letter “D” and number “1” in the center, prominently located on the collar and tongue.
Launching globally in eight colorways, the three launch colorways include:
Features a contrasting solar zest and carbon hybrid skin upper and black/pearl grey midsole and outsole. Black SPRINTFRAME with solar zest 3-stripes is featured on the back and signature details include a solar Zest D Rose logo jewel on the collar and white D Rose logo on the black tongue.
Clear Grey/Aluminum/Light Scarlet
Features a tonal clear grey hybrid skin upper, aluminum splatter print midsole and white outsole. Aluminum SPRINTFRAME with light scarlet 3-stripes is featured on the back and signature details include light scarlet D Rose logo jewel on the collar and white D Rose logo on the light scarlet tongue.
Features a tonal black hybrid skin upper, black midsole and aluminum outsole. Black SPRINTFRAME with Light Scarlet 3-stripes is featured on the back and signature details include a light scarlet D Rose logo jewel on the collar and white D Rose logo on the Black tongue.
The D Rose 4.5 will launch in the Philippines on February 1 and will retail for Php 6995.