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Fashion Radio: Gary Aspden

published on 16 May 2024

Few people know adidas like Gary Aspden, who was not only raised feasting on the brand's continual trainer drops throughout the 70s and 80s (proven by the designer's own personal vast vintage adidas archive) but is also known as the man behind the label's own cult line; adidas Spezial.

Since the early days of his adidas collaborations, Aspden has twice made an appearance in The Face magazine's '100 most influential people in fashion', cementing his status as an arbiter of taste when it comes to the who, what, when and why's of pop culture.

Tune in as Aspden Joins Fashion Radio to reflect on the soundtracks that have accompanied him along his adidas journey, from his hometown in Northern England to heading up adidas' Global Marketing Team in their head office.

Few people know adidas like Gary Aspden, who was not only raised feasting on the brand's continual trainer drops throughout the 70s and 80s (proven by the designer's own personal vast vintage adidas archive) but is also known as the man behind the label's own cult line; adidas Spezial.

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