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adidas Spezial SS20 - release dates and where to buy

One of the hottest collections of the year is just about to drop. We’re running through release dates and everything else you need to know about the adidas SPZL.

adidas zurro trainer from the ss20 spezial collection

A sneaker legend returns. 

The adidas Spezial is one of the most iconic trainers of all-time, and it’s arguably about to deliver the hottest trainer drop of 2020. Boasting the typical retro style we all know and love, the SS20 collection comes packed with enough nostalgia to send us right back to the 1980s - and we can’t wait to get hold of some. 

In fact, we’re so excited about this release, we thought we’d run through everything you need to know about the new adidas Spezial trainers. From release dates to where you can actually buy a pair, this is our quick guide to the most-anticipated adidas trainers of the year… 

What is adidas Spezial?

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Let’s start with the basics, just in case any newbies are getting into the collection for the first time. 

Released way back in 1979 (which was actually the same year as their iconic Copa Mundial boots), the adidas Spezial was initially launched as a handball shoe. Sporting the classic three stripes along its side, the Spezial quickly became famous for its durability and robustness out on the court - not to mention its pretty impressive comfort. 

Featuring premium suede materials, incredible cushioning and enough gorgeous colourways to fill any sneakerhead's wardrobe, it wasn’t long until the Spezial moved into the fashion world. Thanks to its irresistible retro vibes, these trainers offer the quintessential adidas look, with a timeless design which basically suits just about anyone. 

Now more than 40 years since its initial release, the adidas Spezial is still turning heads and making headlines. In a nutshell, this is the perfect shoe for any lovers of vintage footwear, and the brand-new 2020 collection is expected to sell very quickly indeed. Not to be sniffed at. 

adidas Spezial SS20 Collection - What’s Included?

There are five new trainers included in the new adidas Spezial collection. Each one of them features the classic adidas style, offering the kind of simplistic design which hits all the right nostalgia buttons. These are the adidas Zurro, Elland, Lotherton, Ashurst and Training 76 SPZL.

Honestly, they’re all absolutely gorgeous. I mean, just look at them...

adidas Zurro SPZL

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adidas Elland SPZL

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adidas Lotherton SPZL

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adidas Ashurst SPZL

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adidas Training 76 SPZL

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When Are They Released?

The adidas Spezial SS20 collection will officially release on 12th June 2020

They were initially supposed to release a little earlier in the year, but have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, if anything this has only served to build the hype and anticipation, and you’ll have to be pretty damn quick on the buzzer if you want to get hold of a pair. 

Where Can I Find the Best Deals?

You’ll be able to shop the new adidas Spezial trainers at a number of retailers, but there’s only one place you can browse them all at once. 

FOOTY.COM will be comparing prices on this entire collection, meaning you can quickly find the trainers you want and click straight through to claim the cheapest price. Like I said, these will sell very quickly, so browsing various retailers for any deals or discounts could eat up valuable seconds! 

This is the number one place to find out not just who’s selling the new Spezial trainers, but who’s also offering the lowest price. Even if you’re unlucky and miss out on the drop, you can also shop a huge range of other cheap adidas trainers with us, including plenty of other awesome Spezials! 

Ben Hyde

Rubbish FIFA player with an addiction to buying football shirts which are way too cool for me.