It’s just around the corner, the day loathed and loved by many. When you think of St Patrick’s day, a few things come to mind; green beer – green vomit, leprechauns, annoying backpackers, Irish gold and lucky lucky lucky shamrocks.
Assumably harping on the success of the Halloween, Dia De Los Muertos, Valentine’s day inspired releases, no pop-culturized holiday (holy or not) is sacred. So now when you think of St Patrick’s day, think of these:
Gingers (pronounced geeng-ahs) across the globe – rejoice, for now you haveth Air Max 90 : St Patrick’s Day to aide your alcohol-poisoned celebrations and colour coordinate with said ginger whiskers.
Handling the familiar sneaker, it’s easy to notice the thicker leather and heavy-duty feel to the incarnation. The toe-box is formed with a durable synthetic tight woven textile boasting Guiness repelling qualities. Your eye is swiftly drawn to the emblazoned bling swoosh which in turn compliments the irish coin motif on the inner sole as much as the brassy toned air bag.
Whilst Irish keepsakes remain hidden like our tiny gold-hoarding friends, the shamrock on this shoe hasn’t. This isn’t a good thing. Granted three wishes, we’d kindly ask for;
1) A pair of these please
2) Without the excessive shamrock print
3) May the swoosh retain its gold lustre and the midsole hold it’s kermit colour (unlike the Steve Nash 90s).
So what are you waiting for Paddies? Grab three pairs, to be sure, to be sure, to be sure…