We rarely see K-pop stans and sneakerheads getting hyped about one thing. But with G-Dragon’s latest Nike collab, we might just see it happen.
For months, we’ve been seeing teasers for PEACEMINUSONE x Nike. That ended last Oct. 4 when we got an official preview on what they have in store for us. This leather-finish beauty is called the PEACEMINUSONE x Nike Air Force 1 “Para-Noise.” In this sneaker collab with G-Dragon’s label, we get to see the Big Bang leader’s love for hip-hop and the timeless style associated with the genre.
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“Ever since I came across hip-hop as a kid, AF1 has had a meaning greater than just shoes,” says G-DRAGON. “I couldn’t afford them, so I would always pass the Nike store and admire them with my eyes and heart only. For those who loved hip-hop culture, oversized clothes, hats, and matching-colored AF1s was the uniform.”
Don’t get fooled with this pair of kicks. On the contrary, G-Dragon’s latest sneaker collab is quite sentimental. The lowcut AF1 has a premium leather upper layered with a special black coating that wears off over time. After it wears off, it reveals a personal artwork created by G-Dragon himself. This hidden artwork is a reminder of the K-pop star’s optimism for art as a form of self-expression for young folks like us.
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This limited edition AF1 also comes with the iconic white Swoosh branding, embroidered daisies, branded thick laces, and removable custom pins to boot.
We can expect G-Dragon’s PEACEMINUSONE x Nike Air Force 1 “Para-Noise” to hit global shelves by Nov. 23. But you better save up soon, it’s rumored to be priced at around $ 200.
Take a look at this amazing collab below.
Photos from PEACEMINUSONE