Many eager sneaker fans lined up at Size?’s Manchester store on October 27 to get their hands on a limited number of the adidas Ashington. The Ashington, a heritage model of sorts, is steeped in UK football history. The simple silhouette celebrates Sir Bobby Charlton’s debut for Manchester United, 60 years ago. The components, and the colourway, are modelled on the boots Bobby wore during his career. Adorned with ‘Ashington’ tipped laces and an elegant laser-engraved Devil on the heel of the right foot, the sneaker is a luxe tribute to a favourite son of the club.
If you missed out on the drop, best bet is to cross your fingers and check the ‘Bay.