Earlier this year, NEIGHBORHOOD and UNDEFEATED kicked off a string of collaborative endeavors with a concise capsule of blacked-out graphic goods. The duo have also introduced a set of remixed
Far from the first time NEIGHBORHOOD has tackled the ZX series (or even a three-way adidas collab), these ZX 8000 are two of the Japanese label’s more understated takes on the Three Stripes’ footwear. Realized in understated white and black editions, the shoes both sport gum soles beneath a mostly tonal mesh and nubuck upper, mingling with contrasting grey accents and co-branding printed atop the tongues and adjacent to the eyestays, which are threaded with patterned laces. Each company’s logo is emblazoned on the heel of the special sneakers, ensuring that their collaborative nature is unmistakable.
Accompanying the shoes, NEIGHBORHOOD and UNDEFEATED have cooked up a trio of versatile staples. A black long-sleeved T-shirt and two short-sleeved counterparts are finished with rugged white motifs that include barbed wire, knives, dual logos and “SOMEDAY THIS PAIN WILL BE USEFUL” verbiage, underscoring a rugged notion that surfaced in the pair’s first joint effort earlier this year.