Nike SB Dunk Low Pro 'Safari'
Following on from the newest edition of the Nike SB GTS Return Premium L Shoes, the latest Nike SB Orange Label Dunk Low Pro ‘Safari’ pays homage to the colourway of the 2001 Nike Air Max 1 ‘Safari’ QS Atmos and packs a punch that will capture the attention of both skate and streetwear fans alike.
Standing out from previous Orange Label releases, these safari-themed Nike SB Orange Label Dunk Low Pro Shoes are one of the most aesthetically striking models that have been released so far and feature bursts of kumquat in between textured neutral grey ostrich inspired style overlays. Adding a new chapter to the celebrated ‘Safari’ colourway history, this edition follows on from numerous colour variations and experiments within Nike safari themed footwear which all reference the original 1987 Air Safari - Nike’s first-ever lifestyle sneaker - designed by the legendary Tinker Hatfield. This original release made history and went on to directly inspire the Air Max 1 ‘Safari’, created by Atmos founder Hommyo Hidefumi who introduced Hatfield’s vibrant printed colourway to the Air Max 1 silhouette for the suitably named Nike x Atmos Air Max 1 Safari in 2003 which took the lifestyle market by storm.
With design roots still in streetwear, the latest rendition of the print has been incorporated within the skateboarding-focused Nike SB Dunk Low Pro ‘Safari’ which is equipped with signature features of any Nike SB Dunk model to ensure the best in comfort, cushioning and support. Durable canvas has been selected for the toe box and back of the heel whilst matching kumquat suede panelling sits on either side of the uppers behind elongated nubuck Swoosh ticks that differ in colour between the right and left side of the foot. Inspired by textures from safari landscapes, embossed two tone overlays contrast to the single colour inlays with small embroidered Swoosh ticks near the front outer side of the toe and solid black laces above that ensure a secure fit whilst skating. Double lines of topstitching add durability around the toe box whilst the thick padded tongue is made from breathable mesh with a branded woven label attached below the top edge, coloured in green and matching kumquat. On the back of the heel small embroidered green Swooshes sit against a curved brown heel panel and throughout the inside of the shoe a dense mesh lining, with a subtle sheen provides all day comfort. The sockliner has been coloured to match the rest of the design with a built in Zoom Air unit for impact support which works in harmony with a two tone rubber cupsole underfoot that widens underneath the heel with a desert ochre outsole decorated with grip-focused tread and circular pivot point.
Showing no signs of ceasing, the Nike SB Orange Label Project was launched at the start of 2019 in partnership with the ‘Support Your Local Skate Store’ programme which draws attention to dedicated independent retailers located in the UK, Europe and USA. The series of releases has so far incorporated creative direction from pro riders Oskar Rozenberg and Ishod Wair for expressive pro editions that followed on from debut monochrome designs introduced at the start of last year for the projects debut.
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Due to the limited numbers of the Nike SB Dunk Low Pro 'Safari'
we are making the shoes available via our Releases.flatspot site on a Raffle to purchase basis.
The draw opens on Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 17:00PM (GMT) and closes Friday 13th March 2020 at 08:00AM (GMT). You can enter the draw here.
Limited to one pair per style, per person. Available to UK residents only.
Winners will be chosen at the official product release on Saturday 14th March 2020 at 8:00AM (GMT) and we will aim to confirm both successful and unsuccessful entries within five-six hours.
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