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sacai and Nike, together forever. Since the early days of their collaborative partnership – the Nikelab 2015 drop counts – the duo have perfected the art of partnership by organically integrating sacai founder Chitose Abe’s hybridization fascination with Nike technology, examples the most obvious being these classic snapshot lined sneakers from 2019.
Sacai’s ingeniously layered LDWaffle and Blazer shoes were unlike any collaborative drop you’ve ever seen before, setting the standard for what collaborative kicks should look like. For example, it’s fine if you just want to drop a special colorway, but bring the innovative sneaker design! Rework a silhouette from top to bottom! Become crazy!
For their rumored Fall/Winter 2022 collaboration, sacai and Nike seem to have toned things down a bit without completely sacrificing what makes their partnership so essential.
The clothes, for example, are some of the duo’s most accessible to date, with sacai creating cute wearable black t-shirts with built-in zip pockets and drawstring hems, easy sweatpants and a paneled parka. fishtail.
It’s been a while for the latter: Abe has already redesigned her favorite militaria, the bomber jacket, with Nike, so it was time for her to tackle her second favorite layering piece, the M-51 coat.
And, of course, it wouldn’t be sacai x Nike unless there was something for the feet.
We’ve already seen the rumored sacai x Nike Cortez 4.0 which is supposed to release alongside the apparel, but the fact that it’s been swirling online amid other leaked photos hints it’s going to see a wider release alongside everything. the rest.
It’s a little less textured than other Nike sacai gray suede, but makes up for that with the intricately layered midsole that made the first sacai Cortez 4.0 colorway an instant winner.
We are obviously still waiting for the official dates from Nike and sacai but expect something concrete before the end of the year, maybe just before the holidays.