March 27th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Not since the Nike SFB debuted have we seen another sneaker positioned as combat ready. And while this instance is more of a theme than true battlefield footwear, the imagery behind the forthcoming Blackrainbow x Puma R698 collection is indeed quite compelling. This is the first time we’ve seen a military-themed collab go all the way with putting the shoe on a battledress’d soldier, a visual presentation that echoes the earthy colorways at play on the original R698 Jogger and its newly revealed LTWT update. These hit BKRW in Paris next Saturday, April 6th with a wider release to follow on Friday the 12th, and you can see more images and a video of the photoshoot after the jump below.
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September 24th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Angel Cabada’s Kr3w clothing line set the stage for Supra to come onto the scene, but don’t make the mistake of skimming over this and seeing the above pictured style as a sort of in-house collabo. Brought to market by Black Rainbow Paris, the latest Skytop III not only reaches outside One Distribution for design cues, but also radically alters the third Chad Muska signature‘s presentation. Accordingly, the BKRW x Supra Skytop III is the most luxurious pair to date, replacing the Presto-like lace cage with the same premium leather that covers the rest of the upper, along with pony fur and ostrich skin. The latest luxury sneaker collaboration proves that even techy styles can afford a grown and sexy look, and the newest from Supra will be available at Black Rainbow this Friday, September 29th.
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