Nike has launched a brand new line of Air Max sneakers which are designed to pay tribute to Berlin's membership tradition. The Air Max 180 BLN options the phrases "UNITY" and "FREEDOM" on its clear outsoles and neon colours on the heel on the tongue are supposed to signify the town's well-known club-oriented inclinations. The shoe's contrasting gray parts symbolize the brutalist concrete structure that continues to function the backdrop of Berlin's thriving techno tradition.
According to Nike, this Euopean-exclusive design is supposed to "unite the previous and current, with heritage and futurism.” The authentic Air Max 180 was launched again in 1991 - two years after the autumn of the Berlin wall and across the similar time when the town began main a worldwide membership tradition revolution.
When talking in regards to the historic significance of techno tradition of their native Berlin, the Keinemusik collective says: “West Berlin felt like an enclave till the wall got here down, like a spot with its personal guidelines. After the wall got here down, the technique of freedom in each elements of the town translated right into a inventive something goes mentality. An ideal breeding floor for subcultures, with techno being some of the essential and regular ones.”
“I grew up in a time and place in membership tradition the place artists and trend designers and musicians all got here collectively to construct a neighborhood of like-minded spirits," provides Honey Dijon. " It’s essential to proceed that custom.”
The launch date of the Air Max 180 is scheduled for March 30. Check out photos of the brand new sneaker under.
Retail worth: €150
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