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Sneaker Spotlight: Nike Air Max 90 “Homegrown”

Nike Air Max 90 "Homegrown"

Amsterdam may be well-known for its stunning architecture and beautiful canals, but Nike is well aware of what the city truly has to offer.  Teaming up in 2006 with Patta and State Magazine, Amsterdam’s premier hip hop publication, the release of the Nike Air Max 90 “Homegrown” is a vivid display of design and imagery. Blending bright colors with certain inspirations from the homeland, this sneaker release with the Quickstrike label dropped in store at Patta, a place known for the hottest trends in the Netherlands. A choice color way of “grass” and “orange blaze,” the insinuations are mighty high when painting on the Air Max 90 canvas.  Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: Rockwell x Alife x Patta Everybody Mid “Rap”

Rockwell x Alife x Patta Everybody Mid "Rap"

In 2008, three sneaker culture heavyweights in their own rights, came together for a special collaboration. Nicknamed “Rap” premier boutique/brand Alife’s Everbody Mid was the model of choice tweaked and remixed by the folks at Patta and Rockwell. The nickname of the shoe actually comes from the acronym of the brands names rather than an actual rap, although something special was created for the sneaker as seen below.

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Sneaker Spotlight: Patta x Asics Gel Lyte III

Patta x Asics Gel Lyte III

Before the very popular Gel Lyte Speed pack, Patta and Asics first teamed up on a single sneaker back in 2007, the Gel Lyte III. A favorite of many sneaker fans, the design was close to the hearts of Patta family especially for its split tongue. The design for the sneaker was truly a team effort as one person thought of the colors, another the design inspiration and another how to tie it all together. Continue reading

Sneaker Showcase: Patta x Asics Gel Lyte Speed Pack

Patta x Asics Gel Lyte Speed Pack

To follow up with a successful partnership on the Gel Lyte III, Patta and Asics joined forces again in 2009 for the return of the Gel Lyte Speed. Not only was the timing perfect for the rebirth of the sneaker but also coincided with Patta’s 5-year anniversary. The shop created three versions of the sneaker, each unique in their own right, as three different designs were created from the minds of same artist used for the initial collaboration.

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