Considered to be the shoe that defined the sneaker culture of the current generation, the Yeezy Boost 350 is definitely one of if not Kanye’s most iconic sneaker from adidas. The hype of the model is off the charts! Highly comparable to Kanye West’s sneaker silhouettes with adidas’ rival a few years back.
Ever since Kanye West and adidas formally announced the partnership in 2013, fans were thrilled with what’s to come. It wasn’t until 2015 where the first Yeezy Boost 350 released. The same year, the Ultraboost released. As well as the NMD – 2015 was definitely a breakthrough year for the Three Stripes.
The first Yeezy Boost 350 to release is the “Turtledove”, featuring a Primeknit upper with a unique weave of grey and black. The ribbed rubber sole houses the full-length Boost foam that provides insane comfort and cushioning. A lot of fans were delighted with the addition of Boost, which is adidas’ top-tier cushioning system.
More neutral-toned colourways released throughout 2015 and the following year, with restocks arriving for those who missed out the first time.
With the success of the first Yeezy 350, it was obvious from that point on that Ye is set to elevate the silhouette to greater heights. And so he did, with the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in 2016.
Similar, but improved in every aspect. The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 retained the usual Primeknit plus Boost combo, but not without an upgrade. The Primeknit upper weave is knitted tighter on key wear areas for added durability.
An iconic “SPLY-350” label on the midfoot strip became the signature detail of the second Yeezy 350 silhouette. Although Kanye and adidas did mix things up a little and took it off from time to time on some colourways.
Underneath is the TPU ribbed midsole encasing the thicker full-length Boost foam midsole. More open sections on the outsole allowed the Boost foam to be seen.
The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 became the premier Yeezy shoe, releasing new colourways every year since 2016.
2021 saw the introduction of new upper fabrics and weave patterns. The Mono Pack featured a monofilament mesh upper that showcases a smoother look. It also exposed the inner structure of the shoe, which consists of padded linings to reinforce it.
Another new addition to the Yeezy 350 V2 line is the “MX” upper print which consists of swirls and twirls.
Safe to say, the Yeezy Boost 350 isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. As a matter of fact, we can expect more redesigns and unique upper weaves as time goes by.
Check some of the most recent adidas Yeezy Boost 350 releases below.