In August 2011, Kate Middleton wore a pair of Adidas Ignition 2 sneakers (trainers/running shoes) while strolling through Hollyrood Park in Edinburgh, hand-in-hand with Prince William. The Duchess paired the trainers with a pair of dark navy blue jeans and a purple Ralph Lauren cable knit sweater. (See photos here).
A few months later, in March 2012, Kate wore the trainers again during a meeting with the GB hockey teams at the Riverside Arena, at Olympic Park.
Since, photographers have snapped Kate wearing the sneakers on several occasions while out in the park with Prince George and Lupo.
About Kate’s Adidas Ignition 2 sneakers:
The sneakers are grey and white with a flash of pink colour running along the sides and on the sole.
A number of technical features ensure they’re comfortable and durable for running, including:
- A rubber sole
- An EVA insole for comfort
- adiPRENE provides protection from harmful impact forces
- Injected EVA for long-term lightweight cushioning
- adiWEAR outsole for best durability in high-wear area
Here’s how DSW.com described the shoe –
“Built for the neutral runner, the Adidas Ignition running shoe provides exceptional comfort and durability. Slip on a pair today and hit the road.”
The trainers were available at Amazon, though they’re now sold out.
Where to buy similar Adidas sneakers:
The Adidas Ignition running shoe in silver and a lighter baby pink can be purchased from Amazon.com for $54.99, however, very few sizes remain.
The Adidas “Harmony” shoe is also very similar. It comes in cherry pink. It’s a great alternative and costs from $39.90 at Amazon.com. Prices start from $86 on Amazon.co.uk –
If you’re looking for something similar to Kate’s shoe, the Adidas Galaxy Elite in hot pink, white and silver is a good choice. They’re £26 from Sports Direct’s eBay outlet.