Adidas and Re-Configured Sportswear

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February 20, 2013 by labelnyc

Kendahl Thompson and Robin Urb Magazine 1993

Beginning in 1991 Laura Whitcomb recontextualized sportswear uniforms into dresses seperates and gowns. She worked with Puma Everlast and Champion yet her work with Adidas would have the broadest influence on fashion and catalyze one of the most notable trends of 1993.

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Paper Magazine 1993 and Paper Book Models Tara Charne Jennifer Gimenez, Kyrie, Loi

Paper Magazine 1993 and Paper Book Models Tara Charne Jennifer Gimenez, Kyrie, Loi

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Tyra Banks models Label for The Source 1993

Tyra Banks models Label for The Source 1993

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Styled by Dino 1992
Styled by Dino 1992

Styled by Dino 1992

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Cheryl Dunn Photo Ali Larter Mirabella Magazine 1993

Cheryl Dunn Photo Ali Larter Mirabella Magazine 1993

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Ali Larter in Label photographed by Dah Len

Ali Larter in Label photographed by Dah Len

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Model Honey L. 1993

Model Honey L. 1993

 

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Laura in Adidas Dress with model in basketball jersey dress in Mirabella 1993

Laura in Adidas Dress with model in basketball jersey dress

Mirabella 1993

 German Vogue 1994

German Vogue 1994

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Spin Magazine 1993 Article on Label feating Guru, Heather B. The Pharcyde,

Luscious Jackson and Yoyo

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Photographer Cheryl Dunn Backdrops Marc Blackburn and Liona Goatman for Indestructible Art March  1993

Photographer Cheryl Dunn Backdrops Marc Blackburn and Liona Goatman for Indestructible Art
March 1993

Kim Gordon wearing Label 1993

Kim Gordon wearing Label 1993

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Sketches requested by Madonna for her. ‘Girlie Tour.’

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Invite for first Label fashion show spomsored by Tommy boy Records at the Supper Club

Invite for first Label fashion show spomsored by Tommy boy Records at the Supper Club

Yankees and Mets Wrap skirts heading down the  runway as Souls of Mischief blared.

Yankees and Mets Wrap skirts heading down the runway as Souls of Mischief blared.

Nile Rogers and Monika Lynch at Label Show Supper Club October 1993 monika at show

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Vogue Magazine 1993 stylist Camilla Nickerson Arthur Elgort model  Nicky Taylor

Label Show Navia Nugyen and unknown model

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Liv Tyler wearing both Label Dresses Seventeen Magazine
Liv Tyler wearing both Label Dresses Seventeen Magazine

Liv Tyler wearing both Label Dresses Seventeen Magazine

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British Telegraph Sunday Magazine

British Telegraph Sunday Magazine

Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine

Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine

New York Times Sunday Magazine
New York Times Sunday Magazine

Sky Nellor wearing Label skirt.

Sky Nellor wearing Label skirt.

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Marc Baptiste photoshoot for Rebelle Magazine 1994

Marc Baptiste photoshoot for Rebelle Magazine 1994

Cosmopolitan Magazine and Womenswear Daily

Cosmopolitan Magazine and Womenswear Daily
Cosmopolitan Magazine and Womenswear Daily

Cosmopolitan Magazine and Womenswear Daily

2 thoughts on “Adidas and Re-Configured Sportswear

  1. Were can I purchase a Adidas Dresss!

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