When Nike and Japanese retailer atmos dropped the Air Max 1 “Safari” in 2002, the sneaker world went crazy. The sneaker was the first time that atmos had worked with Nike and marked the start of a long relationship between the two. Since then, the “Safari” colourway has donned multiple sneakers such as the LeBron 16, Presto and Air Max 95. Now, the latest shoe to get the safari treatment is one of Nike’s greatest models: the Nike SB Dunk Low.
After leaked images surfaced back in December, fans have been patiently waiting for the release of the sneaker. This Nike SB Dunk features all of the elements that made the Air Max 1 so successful. A combination of plush orange canvas is contrasted with orange and green Swooshes throughout. The iconic safari print leather, which made the sneaker so eye-catching, makes its glorious return.
A black tongue and black laces help to separate the colours well, with a cream midsole and gum rubber sole creating a well-balanced shoe. Embroidered mini Swooshes can be spotted on the toe box of the shoe, finishing this Nike Dunk off well.
This is not the first time that Nike Dunks have used classic sneaker colourways before. Earlier this month fans were treated to both “Shadow” and “Infrared” versions of the skate shoe. Given the rising resurgence of the Nike SB Dunk, you can expect this to be a hyped drop. Stay tuned to the KLEKT Blog where more info on this release as it becomes available.
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