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Insane Dunk Mash-Up By The Basement And Nike

Date: July 26 2017

By: Matt Williams

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Nike have collaborated with London-based collective The Basement to reinterpret the Dunk – by youths, for youths.

Designed by 18-year-old member Daniel Pacitti, the end result is a simple colourway with a complex construction. An insane mash-up of nine materials, the sneaker reflects the diversity within the group of young creatives. 'When designing the shoe, we made each panel a different material to represent the diversity within our community. When they come together, they form something more beautiful and more powerful,' Pacitti states.

The full breakdown is as follows:



  • 14OZ canvas


  • Mesh lining


  • Double twill canvas


  • Nubuck


  • Heavyweight denim


  • Corduroy


  • Flat leather


  • Tumbled leather


  • 3M reflective




In addition to requisite colab branding, the Dunk features a mini Swoosh at the toe and appears to have been cut down the middle and rejoined – not unlike the Yeezy BOOST 350. Keeping the community vibes flowing, proceeds from sales will go to Youth Futures, an organisation that provides mentorship for London youths.

https://youtu.be/zCobIpn0BJ4

The Nike Dunk Low BSMNT will be available only through London's The Basement x Nike pop-up on July 29. The exact address will be announced on the morning of the 29th through The Basement's social channels.

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