There's clearly plenty of rationale behind Ye not rejoining Adidas. But, at the same time, Adidas's financial situation may provide some motive.
"The numbers speak for themselves. We are currently not performing the way we should", said newly-appointed Adidas CEO Bjørn Gulden in a recent press release.
"2023 will be a year of transition to set the base to again be a growing and profitable company. We need to put the pieces back together again, but I am convinced that over time we will make Adidas shine again. But we need some time."
Between February and May, the world saw multiple sources stating that Yeezy and Adidas would not be over.  An anxious few months were in store for Yeezy fans who demanded their favourite brand back. Eventually, however, they got their answer. For a moment, it appeared there could be a chance the Adidas and the Yeezy brand would reunite. But at least for now, it is confirmed they will remain separate entities and Yeezy would sell the rest of what is apparently left over Adidas Yeezy stock and the planned 2022 and 2023 releases.
Best of the latest Yeezy sale


Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Carbon Beluga" 

The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Carbon Beluga" is a remix of the original "Beluga" colourway that originally debuted in 2016. The upper is composed of a grey and black Primeknit material with a reflective stripe on the lateral side. The midsole is also grey accenting the busier upper half of the shoe. The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Carbon Beluga" screams street-ready while maintaining that sleek Yeezy aesthetic we all know and love. This is a sneaker that not only speaks to your style but also pushes it to new levels and is perfect for Winter.



Adidas Yeezy Slide "Azure"


The Yeezy Slide "Azure" is a simple, comfortable slide that can be worn casually or at home. The slide is made of EVA foam in an Azure blue colourway. The slide has a moulded footbed that conforms to the shape of the foot. The outsole is also made of EVA foam and has grooves for grip. Yeezy slides have become a mainstay and a must-have in lifestyle fashion and this new colourway takes a step away from the usual Yeezy neutral tones and follows suit of the Yeezy slide "enflame orange and "glow green" for a louder statement.



Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 CMPCT "Panda"


The Yeezy Boost 350 V2 CMPCT "Panda" is a new silhouette that features a compacted Primeknit upper to create a sock-like fit. The upper is white with black spots, resembling a panda's fur. The midsole is white and filled with a generous amount of Boost to keep your feet happy. The outsole is black and has a herringbone pattern for grip. The shoe’s lace-up design, coupled with the minimalist aesthetic, makes these sneakers a trend-setting piece in any sneaker collection and offers a more futuristic option for your style.



Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Zebra" 


This restock of the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Zebra" features a White/Core Black/Red colour scheme as stated by Adidas. It is one of the most iconic colourways of the silhouette. The upper is made of a white and black Primeknit material with the zebra-like pattern we are all used to. The lateral side has the trademark Yeezy red SPLY-350 text on it. The midsole is translucent and fitted with Boost cushioning technology. The Zebra colourway will forever be a great shoe for the summer offering style, hype and comfort.


What is next for Yeezy? 


It looks like Kanye will continue to sell Yeezy products independently as he is the sole owner of the YEEZY brand. Ye has already created a new Yeezy clothing collection that includes tight T-shirts and a distinct lack of shoes which suggests that Ye would be going in on the clothing side of the Yeezy brand. 


The end of Adidas and Yeezy does not mean the end of the hype however, Yeezys are still comfortable and stylish and offer a premium look to your outfit. The latest Yeezy sale proved this as items sold out even though there was apparently a high quantity of stock.


If you missed this latest Yeezy sale or still want to cop the older releases, Story has you covered with all the hype back to the original Air Yeezy.

Levi Niekerk