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Adidas Introduces Sneakers Inspired by Portland Airport Carpet

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Adidas is releasing a new version of its D Lillard 1 shoe this weekend: the "PDX Carpet" edition. As the name suggests, the shoe takes design cues from the '80's-era pattern found on the carpet in the Portland Airport.

The carpet is actually kind of famous—local Portland-area retailers have been selling their own wares based on the carpet design for some time, but it sounds like Adidas is the first to introduce the carpet design nationwide. This may turn into quite the collector's item down the road, since the carpet is currently in the process of getting removed to make way for a more modern design. (Everyone in Portland is super bummed about that.)

According to Sole Collector, the new shoe is priced at $125 and will be released on May 23.