Since 2008, Elissa Steamer has been hitting wheel to pavement for Nike SB. And whereas diehard skaters had been conscious of the Florida-native’s talent for the reason that mid-Nineties, a wider sneaker-obsessed viewers grew to become conversant in Steamer in June 2019 with the discharge of her Gnarhunters model’s personal Blazer Mid. As the primary month of 2022 involves an finish, information has leaked of the skate and surf label’s very personal Nike SB Dunk Low collaboration.
Akin to its predecessor, the upcoming sneakers bask in a predominantly “Black” colorway. Profile swooshes seemingly forgo the greyscale patterned association of its taller kin, however they keep a textured building that’s turn into a part of Gnarhuhnters’ design language. Toe containers, mid-foot panels and collar lining additionally bask in a towel-like, chenille-reminiscent materials that absolutely delivers dependable board really feel and sturdiness to the newest Nike Dunk-variant. Past any performant advantages, Steamer’s choice works in-tandem with the “FUN SCREEN” graphic printed on the sock-liner to nod to her private and enterprise curiosity in browsing. Profile swooshes stick out on the rear, arriving simply beneath “GNAR” textual content in contrasting “White”; “Gnarhunters” cowl the highest of the tongues in a hand drawn-like type that additional showcases Steamer’s affinity for “uncooked” aesthetics. Pace-lacing programs, partly-serrated hangtags and all-“White” tread additional add the 46-year-old’s private takes to the Nike’s storied silhouette.
No celebration concerned has disclosed Nike SNKRS and/or skate store launch particulars, however that’s prone to change earlier than springtime. In any case, get pleasure from early photos of the sneakers right here beneath, courtesy of @die_sel666 on Instagram.
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