Brand: COMME des GARÇONS x Nike
Model: Air Max 97
Release Date: 2022
Editor’s Notes: Fashion shows; they’re great fun, right? For the impatient amongst us, myself included, their greatest soon wares off once you find yourself running circles around your mind, counting down an undisclosed number of days until a specific item or collaboration that caught your eye arrivals at retail.
Sometimes, more often than not, you find yourself waiting for what feels like a lifetime for even just a nugget of information, a taster, perhaps, of when your capitalist tournament might end.
As a self-diagnosed sneaker lover, I tend to keep my eyes firmly planted to the ground when fashion show season rolls around, as that’s where the biggest goodies tend to lay.
For brands and luxury houses of all sizes, snatching up a Nike, adidas, Li-Ning, or the like, has become an essential part of the feng shui of it all.
Few have mastered the art of sportswear sneaker collaborations quite like COMME des GARÇONS. A favored partner of the Swoosh, CDG has a seriously impressive arsenal of collaborative kicks within its archive, spanning some of Nike’s biggest and baddest silhouettes of all time.
Next up is a banger that we’ve been eyeballing since the CDG AW22 runway show earlier this year – the ever iconic Air Max 97.
Spotted in two beautifully minimalist colorways of grey and black, official images of the latter pair have finally arrived online, and they’re just as perfect as we’d first thought.
While information concerning the rollout of the collection and images of the lighter-toned pair remain shrouded in mystery, this first set of images is more than enough to raise hype levels once again.
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