We can’t recall the number of instances we’ve reverently looked back at the history of the Nike SB Dunk and the unorthodox path of travel it took to the status of legends. The shoes acted more like wearable pieces of art that the Nike team riders, skateshops, and artists got to go all out on, utilizing colors and materials that no other shoe at the time even thought of employing. The first two seasons of Dunk drops definitely hold that hero status for being the first of the wave, but it was the silver and pink-box era that really stepped it up in terms of creativity. Shoes like Diamond Supply Co.’s “Tiffany”, the UNKLE high-tops, the Jedis, and the like represent that sick time of SB dominance, but they were treasured more for their probable “one and done” release which made them true collectors items. Recent developments have a high-top version of the aforementioned Tiffany Dunk pegged as a future release, and the response has been rather mixed for a number of reasons.
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