December 3rd, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Been bad this year? Rebellion and skateboarding don’t have the 1:1 relationship they had back in the day, but we’re sure there are still plenty of you out there who’ve been naughty in 2012, so get ready for Santa to skip you entirely this Christmas. Instead, it’s Krampus who’s coming, but not to dole out punishment, instead, it’s a gift from Sean Cliver, as what looks like the year’s last Nike SB Dunk High collaboration rapidly approaches its retail debut. Select German shops will get these on December 6th in celebration of St. Nicholas’ Day, so check out a new set of images below and stick with Sneaker News for the US drop date.
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November 5th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Whether you think he was invented by Coca-Cola, a remnant of some curious dietary practices among the Siberian natives or that he’s actually real, there are a variety of representations of Santa Claus and his relationship to the Christmas holiday. One Alpine legend involves a mythical demon beast creature known for punishing the bad children while St. Nick is blessing the good, and a legend in his own right in Sean Cliver saw that these frequent flyers would have plenty of crazy stories to bond over. The Sean Cliver x Nike SB Dunk High ’Krampus’ comes in a fairly sinister black and red leather but you can get a sense of the Xmas theme thanks to snow-ish speckling (still red, though; the muse is a total antihero) and the fuzzy green sockliner, and Cliver’s take on the Krampus monster comes in on both the tongue tags and panoramic footbed art. Let us know what you think about Nike SB releasing more holiday-themed sneakers and check back with us as we approach a December Quickstrike release.
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