The astronomical growth in adidas’ popularity is undeniable, even from the perspective of the most die-hard Nike fan. Is it the collaborations? Palace, Yohji Yamamoto, Yeezy, Pharrell, to name a few. Is it the flurry of new silhouettes? NMD, Ultra Boost, Tubular and so on. Or is it the renaissance of the Stan Smith, the slides, and the Gazelles?