March 19, 2012 BY Aaron Hope / 9
The Nike SB Koston 1 launched last summer with a couple of Zoom Kobe VI-infused hybrid makeups, and now here’s our first look at a second mashup that goes in an unprecedented new direction. The Kobe x Koston mashup made sense as something like the modern day answer to that Air Jordan 1 x Nike SB we’re still waiting for, but a classic runner is a bit of a reach, historically speaking. Perhaps this new Koston 1 x Air Max 90 will be a part of the impending shift in SB/6.0 distribution, whereby more mall retailers will get the (former) SB signatures in a redesigned box. These first two colorups include one that adds red accents to a grey/white base and another that has about as much connection to the AM95 ‘Neon’ as the former does the ‘Infrared’ 90s. Click through to see both and stick with Sneaker News for release info along with the future of Nike SB. via N-SB
Without the mudguard, I'd think these would be pretty clean, If they did come out with these, they probably would be dope to skate in (considering the koston's are already so sick to skate it)
I hate the concept of nike combining styles due to lack of new ideas. But I think if I was not into shoes and could not recognize AM90s and Koston1s, I would think these look pretty clean. Considering some of the horrific fusions nike has been making in the last few years, these are honestly one of its better ones.
Huge fan of the Koston's and my AM90 collection has reached stupid numbers. These however, are an abomination. What the hell are Nike thinking?
are you guys retarded take two great things and combine them and they look amazing these are about to be so hype for skaters