August 12th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
What happens when you take a soccer-inspired cult favorite skate design and cross it with a modern tech-heavy design that could be seen as one of its offspring? A little bit of the latter along with its sole, plus a whole lot of the former as in the case of the Nike SB FC x FP, a heavily abbreviated name that denotes some cross-pollination in the Swoosh skateboarding non-signature sector. This first black and Metallic Gold colorway has been dubbed ‘Takashi’ by longtime SB fans who remember the same palette on a memorable 2003 Dunk Low Pro SB collaboration, and is available now from retailers like CNCPTS.
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April 9th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Nike SB’s Dunk lineup is among the most successful lineages in history, and as the orange, silver and pink box drops established a period of unparalleled success, the Swoosh skateboarding division was working on brand new models that served as a breeding ground for their successful new signatures. Eric Koston’s signature, for example, came about shortly after his experimentation with the Future Primitive model whose sole is mashed up with the classic soccer-inspired Zoom FC upper in the upcoming Nike SB FC x FP. This ’Takashi’ colorup furthers the familiar feel on this ‘SB’-less sneaker whose conspicuous branding suggests these’ll be part of the SB/6.0 shakeup later in the summer/fall; will you buy them wherever they happen to be available? Let us know with a comment after the jump when you click through to see more images, and stick with Sneaker News for release info. via N-SB
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