Skateboarding is very much alive in San Francisco, CA, and it’s often seen through those who congregate down by the Embarcadero to show off their kick flips, the brave souls who attempt the Dolores Park hill bombs every year and the workwear lovers who shop in many of the Bay Area’s skatewear boutiques. One shop that has been serving the skate community since 1986 is FTC, and the store looks to have a luxurious
Revealed by way of early imagery from @solebyjc, this pair looks to hone in on merging premium materials with vivid accents. Uppers alternate between snowy white quilted overlays and buttery suedes that make up the toe boxes, quarters and collars, all of which are dialed to a Summer-y baby blue. Moreover, you’ll find metallic silver finishes applied to the Swooshes, while canary yellows touch down on the interior liners and heel overlays. Heel branding swaps out the customary Nike lettering for the FTC acronym to further nod to the Haight street mainstay. Moving southbound, the midsoles are lent a colorless backdrop, and come prepared with baby blue treading down below.
Check out an early look at the pair here, and be on the lookout for these to drop in the upcoming months.
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