Founded in 1949, adidas is an international clothing, footwear, and accessories company based in Germany. With over 2000 stores worldwide and a robust omnichannel presence, adidas is the second largest sportswear manufacturer in the world. The brand’s designs are ultimately rooted in sport and have evolved from active beginnings—its initial footwear offerings were produced for track and field and soccer. Today, the footwear giant has partnered with many fashion designers and brands, including Stella McCartney, Run-DMC, Beyonce, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Y-3 to propel its legacy into the modern era. Some of its most iconic silhouettes to this day include the Samba, Ultraboost, Stan Smith, Superstar and Gazelle models.