nike craft tom sachs

The Launch Of The General Purpose Shoe

NikeCraft teamed up with artist Tom Sachs for the launch of their General Purpose Shoe. The sneaker collaboration was launched last week but sold out in a minute. But, they already announced that it will be relaunched this August.

nikecraft tom sachs

nikecraft tom sachs

An American Contemporary Artist

Tom Sachs (born July 26, 1966) is an American contemporary artist who lives and works in New York City. He’s known for creative recreations of various Modern icons, such as the Knoll office furniture out of phone books and duct tape, and Le Corbusier’s 1952 Unité d’Habitation using only foam core and a glue gun. He’s also done Hello Kitty and her friends in materials ranging from foam core to bronze.

nikecraft tom sachs

nikecraft tom sachs

About NikeCraft

The NikeCraft products are manufactured to the exact specifications of champion athletes throughout the world. The design and construction of NikeCraft products support all the activities of your life and tell your story. These items are top-quality products that fulfill their intended purpose while remaining as hard-wearing as possible.

Tom Sachs shared with the launch of his collaboration that your sneakers should not be the most exciting thing about you. They are tools. They do their job so you can do yours. It took them 10 years to make a sneaker this simple, as simple as can be and no simpler.

nikecraft tom sachs

nikecraft tom sachs

The Features Of The Sneaker

The NikeCraft General Purpose Shoe features an exclusive studio colorway, durable knitted upper material (open enough to breath, tight enough to ward off a few raindrops), 3-piece molded cup sole, durable rubber outsole, soft gum rubber midsole and EVA foam core, blue nylon herringbone donning straps, debossed Nike logo in Tom Sachs’ handwriting on the heel, and a premium microfiber collar.

As said, they were gone in a minute, but within two months you still can get your hands on a pair…

nikecraft tom sachs

 www.nike.com & www.tomsachs.com

Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.