Benny Fairfax x adidas Skateboarding Skate - White / Black - Gum

Making its rounds at adidas Skateboarding retailers including UK-based Flatspot is this pair of adidas Skateboarding Skate, which belongs to skateboarding team member Benny Fairfax. The classic is dressed is off-white suede, and is contrasted with black leather on the stripes and heel tab. Anchoring the look is a gum rubber sole, a traditional feature of skating shoes. What are your thoughts on these?