Tag: wood (Mu)

Adidas Originals by Pharrell Williams Hu NMD Release of “China Exclusive” Series


Pharrell uses some Chinese characters of HAPPY, YOUTH, PASSION, and PEACH as design elements.

Primeknit shoe body includes gold, green, red and blue and appears washed effect via special dye way. It is worth mentioning that these four colors all stem from the four natural elements of metal (Jin), wood (Mu), fire (Huo), and water (Shui) in Yin and Yang theory in China. These elements, color, and character are all inherent interconnection.




This shoe surface is still unique and soft and adopts outdoor performance super sense of jagged sole. The whole shoes give a colorful feeling. The bracket of two sides is extremely obvious and cool. Besides, bold and distinctive slogan embroidery is one of the reasons that cause the public seek after.


Why choose these four phrases to express Hu soul? Pharrell also explained that these phrases exactly stand for good things and virtues and show respect by doing a way.


Hu NMD “Greater China Pack” is constructed with knitted mesh, a color dye theme,  marble-like EVA insert plugs, lacing cage panels, Boost midsole, and Trail rubber outsole. Its released date is May 12. The “happy” of shoes are limited for relatives and friends.