Release Date: December 2021, additional colorways in February 2022
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Part of this ongoing evolution is a revitalization of Diesel’s footwear offering.
Sneakers have been a main component of seasonal collections for quite some time now, but silhouette and colorways just haven’t been hitting in the same way that other fashion brands’ products have. Despite efforts, Diesel is yet to have its own major hits like the
Things could be about to change with the upcoming launch of Martens’ debut sneaker for the brand, dubbed the PROTOTYPE.
It comes with a striking design, made up of repeated rubber straps and asymmetric lacing, complete with industrial outsole tread and molded rubber overlays across its uppers. Its first iteration takes on a USA-flag palette of red, white, and blue. An additional black and red colorway appeared in the SS22 show.
To mark the upcoming launch, Diesel worked with The Fabricant to create an
Could this be the start of Diesel’s infiltration of the sneaker industry? Let’s wait and see.
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