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Nike keeps releasing back to back heavy hitters in 2020. Coming this July 24th , the brand teamed up with the rock and roll Hall of Fame, The Grateful Dead! Taking inspiration by the colourful and funky world of the GFD psych-rock band’s.
Over the years, a number of iconic images have come to be associated with the Grateful Dead. And this series itself is an interpretation of the actual bears.
The colours inspirations comes from the famous "Dancing/Marching" bear characters that first appears on the back cover of on the Grateful Dead Volume 1 ( Bear's Choice ) . Some have also theorized that the colorful lovable teddy bears is also partly inspired by Jerry Garcia's "Papa Bear" nickname.
Designed to reflect the world of the GFD, they are constructed in a hairy faux fur material that gives them the “Bear look”, Similar to the "Three Bears" Pack that dropped in 2006. Wrapping the whole silhouette with smooth matching colours suedes Lighting cut Swooshes with the edges rippled. A GFD inspided font for the Nike text on the back heel along with the lightning bolt laces.
The tongue feature a special "stash pocket" to keep your precious belonging safe and under the radar ;-). A custom woven patch with the Bear and the swoosh, the Steal Your Face skull is printed on the underside of the sock-liner and the 5 marching bears characters on the insole.
We will have at the shop both of the “Opti Yellow/Blue Fury” & “Green Spark”.