Following up on the intro colorway, Adidas has gone somewhat more traditional with the second Ace16+ PURECONTROL release. Featuring a very clean Core Black/Neon Green upper design, this is a look that is sure to draw some extra attention. When you add in the chrome finish seen on the soleplate, there is an extra element of dynamism about this version. It adds what looks like an oil based effect, flickering between a mix of colors under different lights.
In case you missed the key details of their market introduction, the laces on the ACE 16+ PURECONTROL have been replaced with three key points of stability to lock the foot into the boot. A TPU cage locks over the iconic three stripes to secure the mid foot, and is further anchored by a knitted upper and an internal knitted TECHFIT locking system. The upper is an evolution of adidas’ Primeknit technology, combining tight and loose premium knits across the boot for optimum fit.