The Beaverton-based footwear genius and athleisure label Nike is collaborating with the Beijing-based streetwear retailer Soulgoods to launch a three-piece Dunk Excessive assortment, the most recent of which to look is the “00s.” The sneakers characteristic summary colorways in a mixture of navy, pink, and gray hues.
The Beijing-based Soulgoods has collaborated with the Swoosh label to develop its presence in the US.
An official launch date for the sneakers hasn’t been introduced by the swoosh label but, however in keeping with media outlet Hypebeast, the collaborative Dunk Excessive colorway shall be launched later this month through Nike, SNKRS, and choose retailers.
Extra in regards to the upcoming Soulgoods x Nike Dunk Excessive “00s” sneakers launching in summary colorway and prints
Soulgoods is a longtime streetwear label and it has shortly managed to realize prominence in China with the launch of many coveted fashions and silhouettes. The 2016-founded label has joined forces with each Nike and its sub-brand Converse previously.
The label first collaborated with Nike Inc. and its sub-label Converse in Might 2021 when it launched Chuck 70 and Jack Purcell in tiger print.
Following that, the dynamic duo launched a Dunk High impressed by the 80s, on November 26, 2022. After revealing the “80s” and “90s” coloway, the most recent to look is the “00s.” Earlier than introducing the traits of “00s” colorway, check out how the swoosh label introduces the gathering:
“The three Dunk Highs, representing the ’80s, ’90s and 2000s, are an expression of the Beijing-based retailer’s roots in basketball, music, model and artwork. Every shoe embodies particular characters and tales tied to every decade.”
Additional, the press launch talks about every of the three footwear and their illustration of the 80s, 90s, and 2000s:
“The Nike x SOULGOODS Dunk Excessive ’80s references the model present in traditional basketball movies and native road ball. The ’90s mannequin represents the rock and hip-hop lovers of the membership scene. The 2000s mannequin nods to longtime sneaker collectors and artists who witnessed the earlier many years.”
The sneaker assortment represents the communities and tradition of Better China. The “00s” serves has a private contact for Soulgoods’ co-founder Wu Yue. On this colorway, Yue recollects his childhood reminiscence of Beijing through symbols and talismans. The official Instagram deal with of Soulgoods describes the shoe as follows:
“What when you requested a Chinese language immigrant child working at a Parisian skateshop within the early 2000 earlier than he turned an artist and launched his personal model to think about his Dunk grail? All the things is feasible now that this mannequin has was a cultural icon and a clean canvas for self-expression.”
The bottom of the footwear comes clad in dusty gray, which is topped with navy and summary pink overlays. Slogans corresponding to “From Beijing to the World,” “By no means Change,” and “At all times Change” are added on the left and proper footwear. The sneakers additionally characteristic graphics of bicycles, flowers, dinosaurs, and extra.
Soulgoods’ iconic tiger brand could be seen upon the sneakers‘ tongues with the attention of the tiger touchdown upon the rubber outsoles. The “From Beijing to the World” lettering is discovered on the insides of the liner alongside the co-branded insoles.
An official launch date for the SOULGOODS x Nike Dunk Excessive “00s” hasn’t been introduced by the swoosh label but, however in accordance Hypebeast, the pair shall be launched this month Through Nike, the SNKRS app, and choose retailers at a retail value much like the “90s” colorway, $155.