French Watchdog Criticizes Adidas For Misleading “Recycled” Stan Smith Sneakers

Adidas has drawn the ire of a French regulator for falsely advertising a new version of its famed Stan Smith sneakers as made using 50 parent recycled material.

The shoes were launched as part of the German footwear giant’s commitment to using only recycled polyester by 2024. While the launch was met with glowing media coverage…