LOOK: 12 Women artists created Adidas pairs that represent every US state and everything’s on fire

12 women artists created a one-of-a-kind Adidas Ultraboost X pair for each US state and everything’s just legit on fire.

The artists were chosen with the help of Refinery29 and all of them used their own mediums to recreate state-appropriate imagery on the shoes. Vermont’s green mountains, Wisconsin’s cheese, New Jersey’s Pizza, and Georgia’s peaches are among the sick lineup.

The pairs are sold in an online auction with the proceedings going to Women Win, a charity that helps advance women’s leadership.

All shoe descriptions are by its artists, take a look, sneakerheads:

Alabama

Artist: Meagan Morrison

“I took inspiration from the Alabama state flower, which is a beautiful pink camellia.”

Alaska

Artist: Mari Orr

“My shoe for Alaska was inspired by snow-covered glacial mountains rising from icy depths.”

Arizona

Artist: Sophia Chang

“For Arizona I wanted to capture the desert sunset gradient and the colorful cacti that fill it.”

Idaho

Artist: Carrie Chan

“I looked to the state gems and stones for inspiration, which is a star garnet for Idaho.”

Iowa

Artist: Mari Orr

“Gorgeous green patchwork reflects Iowa’s bountiful tapestry of farmland.”

Kentucky

Artist: Jen Mussari

“To represent Kentucky and one of its most famed events, the Kentucky Derby, I used mint and roses.”

Maine

Artist: Lizzie Darden

“Using food as a uniting factor and symbol of community, I created this sneaker with Maine’s most famous cuisine in mind: fresh lobster.”

New Jersey

Artist: Jen Mussari

“New Jerseyans take pride in their flat-crust, full-bleed sauce and cheese pizza, maybe even more than New Yorkers do.”

North Dakota

Artist: Jen Mussari

“North Dakota brings to mind elk, mountain landscapes, and bison.”

Rhode Island

Artist: Bree Poort

“The RI shoe symbolizes a lifeboat if you are viewing it from above. [It is like the] safety raft that brought a lot of us over to America from Europe. If you tilt the shoe upwards with the heel down and toe up, I see a lighthouse — the light to guide us home.”

Tennessee

Artist: Lizzie Darden

“Using food as a uniting factor and symbol of community, I created this sneaker with Tennessee’s most famous cuisine in mind: smoky Memphis-style BBQ.”

Wisconsin

Artist: Lizzie Darden

“Using food as a uniting factor and symbol of community, I created this sneaker with Wisconsin’s most famous cuisine in mind: cheese.”

Wyoming

Artist: Carrie Chan

“I looked to the state gems and stones for inspiration, which is a nephrite jade for Wyoming.”

You can view more of the pairs here.

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