The Ugly Duckling “Veneer” Dunks Return On April 25th

Back for the first time since 2020.

The Ugly Duckling “Veneer” Dunks Return On April 25th

The Nike Dunk resurgance of 2019/2020 saw the return of several long-archived treatments, but the “Ugly Duckling” pack stands a cut above the rest. The collection initially released back in 2001 as a CO.JP exclusive and is largely regarded as one of the best sportswear Dunk trios of all time, with “Plum,” Ceramic,” and “Veneer” colorways lending a premium feel with all-suede uppers.

All three looks returned in 2020 to much applause, and now they’re back for another go-round in 2024 as we delve deeper into spring. The Plum Dunk Low marked the pack’s official re-emergence in late March, and now the “Veneer” colorway appears primed for a comeback on April 11th. Official images reveal true original treatments without modification, with brown, purple, and green suede elements clashing to produce a distinctive mix in true CO.JP fashion.

Notably, all “Ugly Duckling” pairs will be marked with a $115 price tag in 2024, a non-insignificant hike from the Dunk’s $100 mark back in 2020.

Enjoy official images below and return to our Sneaker Release Dates page for a full preview of all upcoming Nike Dunk offerings. In related news, check out the newly surfaced “Escargot” Nike SB Dunk Low expected to arrive ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games this summer.


UPDATE (04/18/2024):
A release date is expected on April 25th, 2024.

Nike Dunk Low "Veneer"

SKU: DA1469-200
RELEASE DATE: Apr 25, 2024

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