Model: Max Cushioning Premier
Release Date: Available now
Price: $170 each
Buy: In-store and
What We’re Saying: Kansai Yamamoto may have
“Kansai was a legend not only in fashion circles throughout his entire career, but as an inspiration to so many artists that followed. Skechers was incredibly fortunate for the chance to work on this collaboration influenced by the master before he passed away,” said Michael Greenberg, president of Skechers. “Skechers footwear has appeared in major runway shows around the globe over the last few years with buzzworthy styles that get the world talking. Kansai’s creative vision follows that progression with the iconic design fused with our Skechers Max Cushioning Premier and D’Lites styles that offer incredible comfort.”
At the core, Skechers x kansaïyamamoto is a celebration of high fashion and avant-garde imagery. The project finds Yamamoto’s iconic designs and color inspiration taking over a range of Max Cushioning Premier fashion sneakers for men and women. More specifically, the men’s KY Kabuki Paint and women’s KY Nadeshiko incorporate signature Yamamoto designs drawing from traditional kabuki theater and beauty, while the men’s KY Sol and women’s KY Luna include ombre color motifs that convey the notion of sun and moon.
“Enjoy the street with an uplifting feel that starts in your feet in these shoes developed through a collaboration between Skechers and Kansai’s brand that’s overflowing with his distinctive aesthetics and energy,” KANSAI SUPER STUDIO communications manager Hatsumi Iwasaki said in a statement.
Priced at $170 each, you can find the Skechers x kansaïyamamoto Max Cushioning Premier colorways available now at select Skechers flagship stores worldwide and
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