Madonna’s Son Wore a Red Adidas Dress Like Hers in the ’90s

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Madonna and her adopted son, David Banda, showed up in style to the WBA World Lightweight Championship at Barclays Center on Saturday, May 28. Embracing an on-theme silhouette for the occasion, Banda wore a sporty, low-cut red-and-white maxi dress with Adidas’s signature stripes lining the bodice and sleeves. The design was first unveiled on the Gucci fall 2022 catwalk — a show that marked the debut of a buzzy collaboration between the two powerhouses during Milan Fashion Week. The dress also pays homage to a memorable red-and-white cotton Adidas dress his mother wore in 1993, when she posed with comedian Rosie O’Donnell at the premiere party of the film “Sleepless in Seattle.”

Madonna’s own garment featured a deeper plunging neckline and a high slit on the left (Banda’s slit is positioned on the right). Fans were quick to point out the nostalgic fashion connection, which Gucci described in an Instagram post as a “past-meets-present moment”: “The archival original was part of an official collaboration between the sportswear brand and Laura Whitcomb of Label NYC and re-envisioned by Alessandro Michele within his Exquisite Gucci collection.”

Banda’s outfit saluted his mother’s iconic Adidas moment, which she finished with red suede Puma sneakers. Banda gave his look a contemporary spin with Balenciaga’s speed-recycled knit sneakers in black and white, layers of gold necklaces and silver bracelets, a retro pair of yellow sunglasses with blue-tinted lenses, and a black shoulder bag with graphic letters.

Madonna, who also attended the game and documented the night out on her Instagram page, wore a black-and-white Adidas track jacket and pants, accessorizing with silver necklaces and pink sunglasses.

Ahead, check out the stylish family outing and reminisce about the fashion throwback — then re-create the duo’s looks with similar pieces.

Author: Manuel

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