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On Saturday, October 31st (Halloween), Ransom drops the first season of its collaborative project with adidas, Ransom by adidas. This series of five silhouettes is a classic collection and is just in time to get you fresh for the chilly months ahead. Hit the jump for images of the entire collection, some background information on the brand, and a video Ransom created to introduce the series...
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Ransom started as a boutique in Canada, a bridge between the sneaker street fashion and men's high-end gear. In the beginning, it sold select brands from around the world along with a small sprinkle of the Ransom private label, a cut and sew line that started in fall of 2007. From there, the brand has evolved into a line that is carried in stores around the world. The flagship locations are in Toronto and Vancouver, and design is done out of the Toronto office. Ransom is part of United Front, the umbrella that houses the Goodfoot, Nomad, Stussy Canada, and Ransom.

This new collaboration with adidas came about organically between friends at both brands. Fraser Avey, brand manager for Ransom relates, "This was an outlet for adidas to try something new, and we obviously we jumped at the opportunity." Both teams had similar aesthetic ideas for how the collection should look, and the line is an original take on classic heritage pieces. This isn't a one-off, but the start of a bigger, long-lasting program. The first iteration drops October 31st, and look for Ransom by adidas to continue in seasons to come.

THE CREEK
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The Creek in Black Premium Suede, $175

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The Creek in Bone Premium Suede, $175

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The Creek in Fango Tumbled Leather, $175

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The Creek in Mahogany Raw Leather, $175
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THE DUNE
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The Dune in Blue Suede, $130
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The Dune in Fango Heavyweight Canvas, $130
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The Dune in Orange Suede, $130
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The Dune in Tan Suede, $130
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The Dune in Black Heavyweight Canvas, $130
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THE PIER
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The Pier in Brown Raw Leather, $110
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The Pier in Black Nubuck, $110
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The Pier in Red Heavy Duty Canvas, $110
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The Pier in White Chalk Smooth Leather, $110
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THE SUMMIT
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The Summit in Black Premium Gloss Leather, $225
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The Summit in Brown Premium Raw Leather, $225
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The Summit in Tan Premium Suede, $225
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THE VALLEY
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The Valley in Black Gloss Premium Leather, $120
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The Valley in Dark Brown Tumbled Leather, $120
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The Valley in Navy Premium Suede, $120
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The Valley in White Premium Smooth Leather, $120
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