The Nike x Parra Air Max 1 and Zoom Spiridon Collaboration is Out Now - The Drop Date

The Nike x Parra Air Max 1 and Zoom Spiridon Collaboration is Out Now

2018-07-21T10:45:48

Nike x Parra Air Max 1 and Zoom Spiridon

Following our first glimpse last week, Nike have officially announced the NIKE x PARRA AIR MAX 1 and ZOOM SPIRIDON collaboration – and there’s a f+f edition of the Air Max 1 joining the line-up too.

Parra is responsible for several of the most coveted Air Max 1 colorways in history. Since his last Air Max 1 with Nike in 2009, his style and approach have evolved from type-heavy pieces that often had an element of humour to more abstract compositions that leave us in imaginary worlds inhabited by imaginary beings. Initially positioned as an illustrator and designer, Parra has switched his focus to painting and exhibiting his work.

In the words of Nike themselves, if the first of Parra’s works were on what were known as City Packs, this latest collaboration could be defined as a revival of that spirit — with both idea and opportunity expanded. Both city and countryside are represented as flat graphics, creating a pattern that is applied to both the Air Max 1 and the Zoom Spiridon. “I made a drawing first and then thought, ‘How can I get a shoe to be involved in this piece?’” he says. “Back in the day, I was thinking colour blocking. I didn’t think about that this time. I just wanted to make cool work and then see how the shoe can relate to it.”

The special F&F version of the AM1 omits the blue Swoosh seen on the retail editions of both models, with his signature on the forefoot, as seen on F&F and Hyperstrike releases of old. The collection is rounded out by a tracksuit, which also carries Parra’s new pattern and references the significance of both sneakers and garments in Dutch street culture.

The NIKE x PARRA AIR MAX 1 and ZOOM SPIRIDON is AVAILABLE NOW: click the banners below to check the release pages with full stockist details.

Nike x Parra Air Max 1 and Zoom Spiridon

Nike x Parra Air Max 1 and Zoom Spiridon

Nike x Parra Air Max 1 and Zoom Spiridon

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