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Conquer Any Terrain: Why Salomon Trainers Stand Out

For outdoor enthusiasts, footwear is the foundation for adventure. It’s the bridge between you and the mountain peak, the path less travelled, or the hidden waterfall waiting to be discovered. Having reliable shoes that can handle the demands of nature is paramount. That’s where Salomon Trainers come in.

Sure, Salomon footwear might carry a higher price tag than some competitors. But here’s why serious hikers, runners, and adventurers – and, surprisingly, fashionistas – choose Salomon, time and again:

Built to Go the Distance: Salomon prioritises top-notch materials and construction. Their shoes are crafted with durability in mind, ensuring they can withstand the wear and tear of challenging terrain. From stitch to sole, Salomons are built to last, saving you money on frequent replacements in the long run. This commitment to quality isn’t just about conquering mountains; it’s about conquering everyday wear and tear, making them a solid investment for daily wear.

Comfort is King: Let’s face it, an uncomfortable trek can quickly turn miserable. Salomon prioritizes innovative technologies that mold to your feet, offering exceptional comfort throughout your adventure. From anatomical footbeds to breathable materials, Salomon ensures a blister-free and happy journey, whether you’re pounding the pavement or navigating a rocky trail.

Confidence Underfoot: Salomon’s aggressive soles with deep lugs are meticulously designed for superior traction. Whether you’re scrambling over scree, navigating muddy paths, or conquering snowy slopes, Salomon footwear provides the grip and stability you need to feel confident with every step. This translates perfectly to city streets, providing sure footing on rainy days or slick sidewalks.

Conquer Any Challenge, Own Any Style: Salomon offers a diverse range of footwear, each meticulously designed for specific activities. Hikers can choose from lightweight day hikers to supportive backpacking boots. Trail runners have access to shoes that prioritize speed and agility. Winter adventurers can find footwear specifically designed for snow and ice. But here’s the surprising twist: with the rise of the “gorpcore” movement, Salomon’s technical prowess has transcended the trailhead. These features, once solely associated with conquering mountains, have become coveted for their functionality and unique aesthetic. Suddenly, Salomon wasn’t just a name whispered amongst thru-hikers, but a brand spotted on fashion runways and city streets.

Innovation Never Stops: The Salomon brand is constantly pushing boundaries in terms of technology and design. They incorporate cutting-edge materials, like Gore-Tex for waterproofing and OrthoLite for cushioning, to ensure their footwear remains at the forefront of performance. This dedication to innovation isn’t just about conquering the outdoors; it’s about creating footwear that’s as functional as it is fashionable.

Invest in Your Adventure, Own Your Style:

While Salomon trainers might represent a higher initial investment, it’s an investment in your adventures, both on the trail and off. Their focus on durability, comfort, performance, and variety ensures you get the most out of every trek, run, climb, or city exploration. With Salomon, you’re not just buying shoes, you’re buying confidence, performance, and the freedom to explore further, wherever your path may take you. So, the next time you’re gearing up for your outdoor adventure or hitting the streets, consider Salomon trainers. They might cost a bit more than your usual, but the reasons why will become clear with every step you take, whether you’re conquering a mountain peak or turning heads on the street.

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Come Rain, Come Shine: Salomon XT-6 GTX Lands in Black & Silver

Discover the Salomon XT-6 GTX, Your Latest Outdoor Companion at Aphrodite Clothing

We are over the moon to announce that the Salomon XT-6 GTX, a shoe that effortlessly enhances any outdoor experience, is now available at Aphrodite Clothing.

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Designed for comfort and stability, this groundbreaking shoe effortlessly adapts to your foot’s contours for a reliable fit on any terrain.

Adaptable Design and Fit

The Salomon Trainers XT-6 GTX features a synthetic and textile upper, combined with SensiFit™ construction, ensuring a secure fit that moves with you on every adventure.

Ready for Unpredictable Weather

Crafted for unpredictable conditions, the PFC-free GORE-TEX membrane delivers waterproof protection, keeping you dry during unexpected downpours. The practical lace pocket adds convenience, preventing snags on vegetation or rocks.

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Confidence in Every Step

The Agile Chassis™ System enhances stability and responsiveness, providing the confidence to navigate changing conditions with ease.

Durable and Reliable

Built for longevity, abrasion-resistant TPU material reinforces high-wear areas, ensuring the Salomon XT-6 GTX stands up to challenging environments.

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Comfortable Trail Experience

Enjoy comfort on the trail with the OrthoLite® insole, providing cushioning and support for extended treks. The Mud Contagrip® outsole delivers exceptional traction on muddy trails, making each step surefooted.

The Salomon XT-6 GTX is now available both in store and online. Discover new levels of comfort, stability and style with Salomon and gear up for your next adventure.

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New Balance WRPD Runner: New to Aphrodite

Aphrodite Clothing is thrilled to announce the arrival of the New Balance WRPD Runner, a shoe that blends heritage with a bold, futuristic twist.

New Balance has a long history of crafting iconic running shoes. The WRPD Runner pays homage to that legacy, borrowing design elements from classic models and warping them into something entirely new. Think of it as a visionary reworking of the old guard – the core elements are there, but the silhouette is undeniably contemporary and wholly unexpected.

Technical Specs

The WRPD Runner isn’t just a pretty face. Here’s what you can expect for your money:

Ultra-Comfortable FuelCell Midsole: This innovative tech provides responsive cushioning, keeping your feet happy whether you’re cruising the streets or posing for pics.

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The WRPD Runner arrives for the first time in two colourways, a deep Navy and earthy Olive Green.

Sculpted, Wavy Outsole: This isn’t just for looks (although it definitely adds a touch of futuristic flair). The outsole’s design ensures a secure grip on various terrains.

Mesh, Mixed Media Upper: This combination provides both breathability and durability, making the WRPD Runner a versatile option for all-day wear.

Classic “N” Logo: A subtle nod to New Balance’s heritage, keeping a touch of familiarity in this bold new design.

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A sure-fire contemporary classic, the New Balance WRPD Runner combines technical advancement with a nod to the brand’s athletic past.

Ready to experience the future of footwear? The New Balance WRPD Runner is available now at Aphrodite Clothing. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of sneaker history, reimagined for the modern age.

Visit us in-store or browse our online selection to snag your pair when they arrive.

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Fresh Kicks Inbound: New Balance 574 Legacy

Get ready to elevate your sneaker game with the latest additions to the New Balance 574 Legacy collection. At Aphrodite we’re thrilled to unveil two new colourways that further cement the 574 as a modern classic.

Dubbed by the brand themselves as ‘the most New Balance shoe ever,’ the New Balance 574 stands out as an unlikely yet iconic symbol in the world of sneakers.

Unlike other footwear designed with groundbreaking technology or futuristic design in mind, the New Balance 574 is an ever-reliable and versatile companion, sitting at a more-than-reasonable price point and excelling in various situations with ease.

The unassuming and unpretentious design of the 574 has elevated it to the status of an all-time great. This sneaker, with its hybrid road/trail construction and wider last, offers a unique fusion of newness, simplicity, ruggedness, durability, and comfort. A global closet staple, the 574 is celebrated for its boundary-defying style.

Embrace the enduring legacy of the New Balance 574, synonymous with New Balance’s boundary-defying style. Whether you’re on the road or exploring trails, the 574 transcends the definition of a mere piece of footwear– it’s an icon embraced the world over for setting the standard for both comfort and style.

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Is The New Balance 1906R The Trainer Of 2024?

Introducing the New Balance 1906R, a fusion of style and functionality that seamlessly blends 2000s-inspired running aesthetics with neutral cushioning for unparalleled comfort.

As the most trending silhouette to start the new year, the New Balance 1906R has garnered attention through announced collaborations with Salehe Bembury and Action Bronson, along with innovative interpretations like Junya Watanabe’s loafer-mode edition.

Let’s take a closer look at two variants hitting the shelves at Aphrodite…

The New Balance 1906R Trainers seamlessly combine 2000s-inspired running style with uncompromised comfort. Meticulously crafted, it stands as a testament to the fusion of trendy aesthetics and cushioned support, making it a quintessential addition to your footwear collection.

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The ABZORB midsole, renowned for its impact absorption through a combination of cushioning and compression resistance, elevates your stride. The synthetic/mesh upper enhances breathability while ensuring enduring style.

Engineered with the N-ergy outsole, the 1906R promises superior shock absorption for a harmonious blend of comfort and style. Stability Web outsole technology adds an extra layer of arch support, complemented by ABZORB SBS heel cushioning for stability and comfort.

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Available in two colourways, the ‘New Spruce’ variant features moonbeam and driftwood accents, exuding sophistication. The second variant, named ‘Grey/Off-White,’ introduces an element of versatility to your footwear collection with its neutral tones. Reflective overlays and grey TPU accents produce a contemporary yet retro look, ensuring an on-trend statement that lasts.

While collaborations with Salehe Bembury and Action Bronson have generated buzz around this particular model, the in-house team at NB deserves credit for their colour-blocking and tonal choices. The metallic teal green overlay, paired with metallic gunmetal toes, a khaki heel counter, and a cream mesh base, exemplifies the in-house team’s commitment to delivering versatile and aesthetics with the ‘New Spruce’ variant, while the neutrality of the ‘Grey/Off White’ allows for infinite styling options thanks to its very ‘New Balance’ blend of easy-to-wear tones.

Inspired by the very essence of 2000s runners, the New Balance 1906R – releasing on the 1st March – is a statement of timeless style paired with tech-generated comfort. Shop New Balance Trainers today at Aphrodite, online and in-store.

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Don’t Call It a Comeback: adidas Hand 2 Trainers Revived

Step back in time as we unveil a rare gem from the Dassler archives – the adidas Hand 2 trainers in Grey. Originally designed for handball, these timeless sneakers have been brought back to life with a modern twist.

Join us on a journey into the revival of the adidas Originals Hand 2, set to hit stores on March 1st, following the footsteps of the iconic Bali trainers.

Unveiling the adidas Hand 2

Hailing from deep within the 3-Stripes archives, the adidas Hand 2 trainers make a triumphant return, capturing the essence of their handball roots.

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With a suede upper and contrasting details, this classic silhouette is set to make a striking statement both on and off the court. The gum rubber outsole not only adds a vintage touch but also ensures excellent traction, making these sneakers a flexible and stylish choice.

A Sneak Peek into the Archive

Originally crafted in Spain, the adidas Hand 2 trainers boast rarity, with no existing pair in the adidas archive. Recreated from scratch using old specifications and images and with the adidas Bermuda as a key influence, these sneakers pay homage to the original blue/white/yellow colourway with last year’s release included a 2-pack with the collegiate green colourway, adding a fresh twist to the classic design and the dual Grey/Sky Blue pairs doing the same.

Rooted in Heritage

The adidas Hand 2 trainers share the same tooling and sole unit as the Bermuda, emphasising their rich heritage.

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The meticulous recreation of these sneakers aligns with adidas’s commitment to preserving its iconic designs and offering enthusiasts a chance to experience the classics with a contemporary edge.

Bridging Past and Present

Much like the adidas Bali trainers, the Hand 2 revival bridges the gap between the past and present. The reimagined version pays homage to its original design while incorporating modern elements to meet the demands of today’s sneaker enthusiasts.

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From the suede upper to the contrasting accents, every detail reflects a dedication to preserving the essence of the handball-inspired silhouette.

Mark your calendars for March 1st as the adidas Hand 2 trainers make their highly-anticipated return to stores. Just like the recent adidas Bali release, these sneakers promise to capture the hearts of collectors and sneaker enthusiasts alike. Don’t miss out on the chance to own a piece of adidas history – a symbol of enduring style and authenticity.

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Adidas Bern GORE-TEX: A Timeless Tribute to Footballing History

Introducing the Adidas Originals Bern GTX Trainers in Brown – a celebration of footballing history and style, reimagined with high-concept design from the brand with the three stripes.

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This long-awaited release pays homage to a historic moment in footballing history. At Aphrodite, we are thrilled to announce the arrival of the coveted, exclusive Adidas Bern GTX on 22nd February.

Crafted to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Germany’s triumphant win at the 1954 UEFA European Football Championship over Ferenc Puskas’ iconic Hungary side, the Adidas Bern GORE-TEX is a symbol of resilience and victory.

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Inspired by Max Morlock’s iconic boot from the Herzogenaurach archive, the premium waxed leather upper, metal eyelets, and contrast leather accents evoke a sense of nostalgia. In a neutral dark brown colourway, this limited-edition sneaker is a true collector’s item. The GORE-TEX lining not only waterproofs the shoe but also serves as a tribute to the inclement weather that characterised the historic match, known as the “Miracle of Bern.”

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The iconic Three Stripes motif boldly graces the side of the sneaker, defining it as both a stylish statement and a symbol of historical significance. Additional branding elements can be found on the tongue, heel, and insole, showcasing meticulous attention to detail.

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The Adidas Bern GORE-TEX transcends footwear; it is a piece of history that connects avid collectors to the legendary victory of the “Miracle of Bern.” Whether retracing Max Morlock’s victory or creating legendary moments of your own, these waterproof trainers ensure you stay protected while making a bold statement.

Join us in celebrating the enduring legacy of football with the Adidas Originals Bern GTX Trainers – a fusion of iconic design, waterproof functionality, and a nod to the beautiful game.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this historic moment when these limited-edition trainers arrive at Aphrodite Clothing on 22nd February; click the Newsletter Sign-Up link to be the first to know when they’ve dropped. Join us in celebrating the enduring legacy of football with the Adidas Originals Bern GTX Trainers – a fusion of iconic design, waterproof functionality, and a nod to the beautiful game.

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A Rare Revival: The Iconic adidas Bali Trainers Return

The iconic adidas Bali trainers, renowned for their rarity are making a triumphant return after decades off the scene. Dive into the details of this exciting revival and see why these trainers are once again setting pulses racing in the sneaker world.

Island Inspiration: Drawing Colors from the Vibrant Bali

Since their debut in 1977, the adidas Bali trainers have maintained a cherished status among collectors. Handcrafted in France and inspired by the vibrant island, these shoes became renowned for their unique design and limited availability. Their cultural significance and exclusivity solidified their position as coveted pieces in sneaker history.

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A Collector’s Dream: Why the adidas Bali Holds Enduring Appeal

Breaking the silence, adidas Originals has recently announced the reintroduction of these iconic trainers on the 1st of March, sparking renewed excitement. Going beyond mere footwear, the adidas Bali represents a distinctive fusion of artistry, cultural influences, and adidas heritage. Possessing a pair is akin to holding a fragment of timeless style, celebrated for its authenticity and enduring charm.

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Premium Materials & Classic Branding: A Recipe for Timeless Style

This reimagined version of the adidas Bali remains faithful to the original’s spirit through a purist approach. The adidas team concentrated on a clean silhouette crafted with premium materials and classic branding, allowing the rich, vibrant colours to dominate and define the shoe’s identity.

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The upper boasts buttery soft suede, complemented by deep blue 3-Stripes and a matching heel panel. A touch of heritage is interwoven with subtle adidas Bali branding on the tongue and heel, while a suede tongue adds a dash of lightweight comfort. The textured rubber sole, coated in the same rich blue and adorned with adidas branding, completes the classic, terrace-inspired look.

The re-release of the adidas Bali this March presents an opportunity to own a piece of history, transcending the realm of mere footwear. It stands as a symbol of heritage, craftsmanship, and timeless style, inviting enthusiasts to embrace and celebrate the legacy of this iconic sneaker.

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City Series Re-Up: Adidas London Trainers Return

Legend with a Capital ‘L’: The City Series Favourite adidas London Trainers Reemerge in Two New Low-Key Colourways.

adidas London: A Rich History

The adidas Originals trainers ‘City Series’ has been a mainstay in the trainer scene since its debut in the late 70s, and one of the most popular models from the collection is undoubtedly the adidas London.

Originally released in a red and black colourway, the adidas London was constructed in premium suede with leather stripes and a heel tab. The deep red suede of the original rendition is what made this trainer stand out, and it’s no wonder that it’s become a collector’s item.

Despite having seen the adidas London reissued several times throughout the years, no matter the colourway or slight detail changes, they sell out almost immediately with its slim silhouette proving as popular with lifelong adidas fans and with those newer to the brand with the three stripes.

Two New Colourways

Now, adidas is bringing back this icon in two new colourways: the adidas London in blue and black, and the adidas London in black and green; both pairs arriving any time at Aphrodite both online and in-store.

adidas London Trainers in Black/Green

Timeless Design

The blue and black London features a dark blue suede upper with black leather stripes and a heel tab. The black and green London has a black suede upper with green leather stripes and a heel tab. Both colourways are finished with a gum rubber outsole for a touch of vintage style.

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Limited Availability

If you’re a fan of the adidas originals London, then you’ll definitely want to check out these new colourways but be warned they’re sure to sell out quickly, so don’t wait too long to snag your pair.

Shop the adidas London trainers with Aphrodite Clothing today.