words // Brennan Hiro Williams
July's top collaborations include special projects from retailers, designers, artists and even us here at Sole Collector. Who made the cut this time around? Check out the list below, and lets us know your favorite in the comment section.
U.K. retailer size? and Nike Sportswear took the top spot with part three of the "Urban Safari" pack. The release included two unique colorways of the classic Air 180, each featuring eye-catching color combos and Safari print overlays.
July was a big month for the Nike Zoom Revis, with several "friends & family" releases surfacing around the blogosphere. Here at Sole Collector, we debuted our own official Zoom Revis collaboration, inspired by the Nike Talaria running shoe.
Berlin's Civilist teamed up with Nike SB for a special Dunk High, inspired by Berlin's Neue Nationalgalerie. The shoe features a black leather and suede upper, highlighted by a multicolor tongue and quilted collar section.
Sweden's Sneakersnstuff continued their recent string of Reebok collaborations with a new Pump Fury for the summer months. Modeled after a multicolor popsicle, the shoe features a vibrant orange, yellow and green upper.
Japanese high-end street label mastermind released one of its final collaborations, working with adidas on five classic silhouettes (Rivalry Hi Gazelle OG, ZX 500 OG, Superstar 80s and Pro Model), all featuring the brand's signature skull and crossbones aesthetic.
Canada's Livestock released a collaborative Reebok Classic Leather Lux, celebrating both the 30th anniversary of the Classic Leather and the 10th anniversary of Livestock.
Converse First String debuted its newest collaboration, this time working with Dr. Romanelli on a special 1970s Chuck Taylor. Known for his creative use of materials, Dr. Romanelli utilizes Japanese boro textiles on the shoe's upper, creating a unique patchwork effect that makes each pair one of a kind.
New York's Outlier joined forces with Vans OTW on a new Bedford collaboration, complete with Supermarine cotton construction. The popular fabric provides breathability while maintaining a high level of wind and water resistance.
Reebok and Stash dropped the City Classics Collection, a range of special edition colorways designed by street artists from 12 international cities. Curated by Stash, the collection features the work of the famous New York City graffiti artist along with Wane, Eklips, Pose, Mad, Tati, Totem, DA Flow, Sick Systems, Rae Martini, Rimo, Monster and Swifty.
Two of the biggest names under the adidas umbrella, Derrick Rose and Jeremy Scott teamed up for a special Rose 3.5 collaboration. The creative take on Derrick Rose's latest signature shoe features a white synthetic patent leather upper covered in golden cherub graphics.