Nike SB’s iconic “Send Help” Dunk High colorway has become an incredibly influential release, having provided sneakers from a number of brands with inspiration. Next up, is the that can be seen dressed with a bold blue upper that calls upon white and black for contrast. Premium suede is added to the blue elements of this particular design, while its toebox and other white panelling use a more traditional mesh construction.
is taking one of its flagship silhouettes – the Grid SD – and creating a two-piece collection dubbed the “Garden District” pack. Equipped with the New Orlean’s patented fleur de lis logo on each offering’s tongue, fans will have their choice between grey and purple Grid with grey detailing. Each sneaker boasts a crackled pattern on its midfoot panelling that emulates old school vibes given off by the iconic Garden District, coming dressed in grey on both shoes. White midsoles provide both pairs with contrast, while tonal laces keep the looks nice and simple.
Saucony’s recent run of food-related collaborations continues, as after their recent joint effort for the Boston Marathon, they’ve teamed up with END for a lobster-inspired Grid 8500. Paying homage to a true Massachusetts (where Saucony is based) delicacy, this luxe Grid 8500 features a shellfish-inspired fabrication on the upper and outsole, overlaid with premium suede and leather that nod to the crustacean’s delicate yet sturdy shell. Leather insoles featuring a lobster claw print complete the shoe’s aquatic look, and the packaging encases the shoes in a fish net and lobster-branded box so the wearer truly “catches” their pair of lobsters.
It’s safe to say that America really does run on and Dunkin Donuts have come together for a sweet collaborative take on the Kinvara 9, Saucony’s premier light-weight distance shoe. Releasing in tribute to the Boston Marathon and arriving in a white, magenta, and orange colorway inspired by the Dunkin’ Donuts’ signature color slate, the shoes feature a sprinkle detail on the upper, a frosted donut graphic hit on the heel, coffee bean detailing on the forefoot logo and a “Boston” hit on the midsole. The shoe’s left insole features an iced coffee design while the right insole features a hot coffee design and the box features even more custom Dunkin’ Donuts branding.