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After a 3-year hiatus, Nike and Errolson Hugh’s Acronym have reconnected for a new collaboration. The new drop will offer two new installments of the classic Blazer Low silhouette.
Upcoming pairs arrive in ‘Night Maroon’ and ‘Black’ and will feature a withered look and pre-distressed suede uppers with partially detached cutouts throughout. The exposed foam tongue features Nike and Acronyms branding in a black calligraphy font, and mismatched futuristic graphics help decorate the insoles. The full collection as well as Blazer Low colorways will be officially released online and at select retailers on February 10th.
A two-tone metallic piece is added to the heel counter, in keeping with Acronym’s technical and sci-fi inspired aesthetic, and the inner lining extends outward towards the heel tab to display Acronym’s shuriken pattern. the brand. As if that weren’t enough, the new styles go one step further with standout features such as the tinted rubber sole, two removable TPU clips, which are added to the Blazer Low for the first time, and detachable dog tags on the eyelets for a customizable and empowering take on one of Nike’s historic looks.
The collaboration will also include the first-ever apparel capsule from Nike and Acronym. The apparel line will consist of tracksuits and stadium jerseys in fabrics, such as Therma-FIT and recycled polyester. Key features of the pieces are reflective underlays and ghillie-inspired panels to continue the camo theme. The graphics for the collection were created by Japanese graffiti artist NESM and typographer David Rudnick. The complete collection will celebrate Nike’s culture of innovation and combine the brand’s performance apparel with Acronym’s technical expertise.