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Off-White Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’
Off-White Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’
Off-White Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’
Off-White Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’

Release Details: The Off-White x Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’
Release: 1 October 2020

First revealed in May, the Off-White x Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’ is now ready to drop in October.

A completely original silhouette by Virgil Abloh’s all-conquering Off-White label, the Nike Rubber Dunk is ostensibly a mashup between the on-trend Nike SB Dunk and cult favourite P-6000 sneaker.

The arbiter of sneaker style since his debut of ‘The Ten’ collection, Virgil continues to power his own unique aesthetic with the Rubber Dunk. Initially teased during New York Fashion Week in February, the Rubber Dunk is slated to arrive in three colourways come October.

The ‘University Gold’ Rubber Dunk brings in elements of skate, basketball and lifestyle to illuminate a complex design with a diverse material blend. A golden leather cage wraps the design, while a mesh base adds further depth.

Rubber accents hit the toe box and vamp, while a black gum sole gives the sneaker a vintage vibe. Of course, Abloh’s signature Helvetica text hits the medial side, the design language further extended by the orange zip-ties.

Take a closer look at the Off-White x Nike Air Rubber Dunk ‘University Gold’ and keep it locked to Sneaker Freaker ahead of its October 1 release. The retail price is set as $180.

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