The last time Heron Preston linked up with Nike was for the collaborative HP Tailwind sunglasses. Now, the former Swoosh employee is taking the next step with a footwear project. In a similar approach to his frames, Preston went against the grain of choosing a classic or popular silhouette, opting for a modern take on 1991’s Huarache Run. The new Huarache E.D.G.E. serves as the perfect fit for Preston. When asked why, he shared:
Having worked at Nike and understanding the full breadth of product categories the brand has to offer, I wanted to be the person to take on the challenge of identifying and celebrating new stuff.”
The collaborative sportswear model will be offered in white and black-based colorway options with Heron’s own design accents found on the heel and toebox. Heron Preston’s Nike Huarache E.D.G.E. also made its debut during this week’s fashion show festivities in Paris and will officially arrive on February 4 for $135 USD at select Nike Sportswear stockists and Nike SNKRS.
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