After dropping off a range of collaborative Chop Saw silhouettes in April, the Oakley Factory Team has reunited with Brain Dead for a selection of Chop Saw Mules. The exclusive capsule, designed and conceptualized by Brain Dead, feeds off “the rich kinetic energy of change,” spotlighting the evolution of the signature footwear’s shape and composition.
The new slate of Chop Saw mules includes four colorways — “Maroon/Espresso,” “Black,” “White” and “Gray” — made from a variety of textiles and materials. The “Maroon/Espresso” model is composed of honeycomb jacquard on its upper, drawing inspiration from Oakley’s first Kevlar shoe, while the “Black” iteration enlists ostrich leather for a unique 3D texture atop of a wavy urethane sole. The “White” option, meanwhile, offers a blank canvas construction, and the “Gray” design uses high-quality leather with a stylish jacquard upper.
“Displaying fierce visual traits from its original form, the Chop Saw Mule is a symbol of chiseling ease amidst total molecular transformation,” said the Oakley Factory Team. “Its unique padded neoprene collar allows for a non-isometric stretch that bends with the lush materials. All of its eye-catching details make for a manifestation of non-conformism.”
The full Oakley Factory Team Chop Saw Mule collection will be available to shop on June 6 at 10 a.m. PT on Brain Dead and Oakley’s webstores. Take a closer look at the collection in the gallery above.
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