• Coming Soon: the Nike SB x Atlas Dunk High

  • September 16th, 2020
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Nike SB x Atlas Dunk High

The NIKE SB X ATLAS DUNK HIGH unites the good guys at Atlas with the SB crew for a nautical approach to the classic SB Dunk High.

For this special edition of the SB Dunk High, Nike has enlisted the Atlas crew – the creative and eclectic people behind the iconic Atlas skate store in San Mateo, California. Starting off the proceedings, the creative thought s began by taking the Air Flight 90 for the initial spark of inspiration, with a flip on the Flight’s identity and yellow dye added to the soles for an authentic-looking aged aesthetic. Cracked leather continues this vintage approach, extending onto the tongue area for a premium upgrade to the typical mesh form usually spotted on the Dunk. Cream, light blue and dashes of red take influence from the Hansa Carrier: a cargo ship that, on the way from Korea to the US in 1990, ran into storms and lost twenty-one 40-foot cargo containers — five of which contained 61,000 Nike shoes that began washing up on Pacific Northwestern beaches six months later. A spark of creative genius that may be slightly bittersweet for the Nike SB crew…

The NIKE SB X ATLAS DUNK HIGH is COMING SOON: check back regularly for the latest updates. In the meantime, click the banner below to check the releases at NIKE ahead of the drop…

Nike SB x Atlas Dunk High

Nike SB x Atlas Dunk High