In celebration of the Chinese New Year holiday, Nike SB appears to commemorate the Year of the Ox with the SB Dunk Low “CNY” sneaker.The first Year of the Ox iteration to make its way onto our radar is the Nike SB Dunk Low, and right away we find the silhouette outfitted with “What The” style color and pattern blocking.Nike SB Dunk Low Dressed in a Metallic Copper, Light Silver, Pueblo Brown, and Metallic Silver color scheme. Overlays and quarter paneling between each foot split between floral-adorned canvas and ostrich textures on the left side, while the right side ushers in water color-esque leathers beige cobble stone patterns.This Nike SB Dunk Low comes constructed in a mix of textured materials and graphics with Metallic detailing and shaggy suede on the left toe.Towards the heels, you’ll find the traditional Nike branding swapped out for Chinese characters, but the toe boxes deviate between suede and metallic copper exteriors.
The partnership between Nike and Sacai been on an absolutely historic run.They first teamed up in 2015 on an Nike Air Max 90 and their collaboration captured the attention of a niche crowd of fashion-focused Sacai fans. It wasn’t until the release of the Sacai LD Waffle and Blazer in 2019 that the collaboration truly exploded in the sneaker world. Since 2019, multiple colorways of Sacai Waffles and Blazers have dominated the resale market and in a few weeks, a new silhouette, the VaporWaffle, is set to release.In anticipation of the next chapter in Sacai’s history with Nike, crunched the numbers to discover what elements make a successful Nike Sacai collaboration and why the VaporWaffle could be their biggest release yet. They found that since March 2020, Sacai Waffles have appreciated at over 2x the rate of Sacai Blazers, and now the average Sacai Waffles resells for $143 more than the average Sacai Blazer.
New Ultra Boost continues their A-ZX series by collaborating with BAPE and Undefeated once again on a special edition ZX 8000, as B stands for BAPE x Undefeated.Official photos have surfaced of the three-way sneaker collab revealing Bape's signature black camo covering the mesh parts of the upper which are paired with suede overlays and a plastic heel counter.This adidas ZX 8000 features a Black color blocking featuring BAPE’s signature camouflage covering the upper.Undefeated's presence is felt with gold branding on the eyestay as well as its signature five-strike logo embroidered on the heel. Capping off the look is a contrasting white midsole and a gum outsole.Gold Undefeated branding appears on the lateral, while Undefeated’s five strikes logo appears on the tongue, heel, and outsole. A co-branded APE HEAD tag appears on the collar completed with a White midsole and Gum rubber outsole.