At sivasdescalzo
August 3, 2012

The adidas Top Ten Hi Sleek Bow has raised some eyebrows at sivadescalzo since it’s arrival. Difficult to ignore, this sneaker is a feminized version of the adidas top ten hi, featuring eye catching pearlized leather and removable white bow on the shoe’s tongue.

We couldn’t help but feel inspired by the model’s strong juxtaposition: innocence meets femme fatale, with the unlikely pairing of the cute bow detail (reminiscent of Minnie Mouse) on a seductive red patent leather upper. It immediately reminded us of some Lolita-esque Japanese fashion subcultures, such as the notorious Sukeban or fascinating Go Kal trends that once pervaded the streets of Tokyo.

That’s why for this Fashion Friday we thought to pair this youthful sneaker adaptation with a vintage sailor top (inspired by Sailor Moon!), red polka dot shorts and fun-loving accessories. If you’re committed to style it the extra mile (and turn even more heads), we recommend trying your luck with a hair bow and thigh high socks.

adidas top ten hi bow red

adidas top ten hi sleek bow

adidas top ten high bow

adidas top ten womens bow

Get the Lolita look:

sneakers – adidas Top Ten Hi Sleek Bow at

shorts – polka dot shorts at Etsy

top – vintage sailor top at Etsy

iPhone case – Classic Minnie Mouse iPhone 4 case at Disney

bow – print bow tie at Yesstyle

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