Adidas celebrates the tradition of Groundhog Day, which falls on February 2, 2022, with another makeover of its retro Supernova Cushion 7 silhouette in a themed makeover. The sneakers are decked out in a Chabrn/Whitin/Sesame colourway.
The Supernova Cushion 7 Groundhog Day themed shoes are not available on the Adidas website at this time, they can be purchased from HBX’s retailer site for $133. The themed makeover comes in a color to match the groundhog rodent’s fur.
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The shoes are also inspired by the 1993 film Harold Ramis, groundhog day, which stars Bill Murray. A groundhog features prominently in various scenes in the film, and a similar graphic of the furry creature features an embroidered design on the heels of the shoes.
The graphics feature a mismatched pattern, while the left pair of the shoe features a happy groundhog, while the right pair of the shoe features an angrier version of the furry creature, which is a nod to lore. Groundhog Day Tracked at Punxsutawney. , Pennsylvania.
According to the Groundhog Day tale, time is predicted on the possibility of the furry animal seeing its shadow after emerging from the burrow. If the marmot sees its shadow on February 2, the temperature will drop and spring will come early, if it does not see its shadow, winter can be extended for six weeks.
A similar aesthetic is followed in the making of the shoe. The angrier version is a depiction of the furry animal not seeing its shadow, while the happiest version depicts the animal seeing its shadow.
The story is again depicted inside the shoe on the insoles. In the graphic on the insoles, the marmot is surrounded by sunny skies and cloudy skies on both feet of the pair. While the pair on the right features a chart of the sunny sky in light blue color, the one on the left features a cloudy sky in beige color.
The sneakers are made from mesh materials with OG-style suede overlays. The iconic three-stripe bars are crafted from plastic in a darker sesame shade. Tongue tabs feature “SUPERNOVA” branding alongside Adidas’ trefoil logo.
The tongue is made of synthetic material in silver color and the laces are rope style in brown color. To finish off the look, it all sits on top of the adiPrene+ footbed, providing comfort. The most prominent design feature comes with a swipe of 3M radium tape.
The Adidas Supernova Cushion 7 Groundhog Day-themed shoes can be purchased on HBX for a retail price of $133 in sizes US 8 through US 11.