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NIKE CLOT Tennis Classic AC TZ (Museum)
Nike Sportswear‘s Tennis Classic is beloved by many for its understated and vintage design. As such, the simple silhouette has become the focal point for a number of collaborations and special releases in recent years. Edison Chen, co-founder of CLOT says, “The tennis classic was a shoe I have liked since Nike started doing the NSW line. This shoe fits in with our concept, which is a look back at the shoes and how we interpret them today in 2012.” Chen adds, “Maybe 50 years from now they will still be sought after because of its originality. I hope this becomes a reality and one day it is in a museum all used and torn and worn. We want to give you this futuristic experience now with a touch of Chinese craft and wit.”
Thus, the brand is following in the footsteps of their recently sold-out CLOT x Nike Tennis Classic Suede collaboration with the special edition NIKE CLOT Tennis Classic AC TZ (Museum). Retaining CLOT’s signature red for the accents, also a Chinese symbol of good luck, the metallic silver kicks are hand-buffed to create a one-of-a-kind, vintage look that’s perfectly fit for a museum. An extremely limited Tier Zero release, the NIKE CLOT Tennis Classic AC TZ (Museum) is set to drop on February 22 at JUICE stores and online.