What sport was the Nike Dunk shoe inspired by?
The Nike Dunk debuted in 1985 and was originally a basketball shoe geared toward college athletes, but that began to change in the late ’90s and early ’00s when Nike SB adopted the silhouette and made it its own.
Whats the inspiration behind the instant Dunk?
Inspired by the common metro bus in Shibuya, the upper – which dons a three-toned arrangement – leads with a bright blue on the mid-panel, eye stay, and ankle flap, while the accents both forward and behind contrast in neutral grey and black.
Did Nike stop making dunks?
For a silhouette that’s supposed to be all about inclusivity, not exclusivity, the brand is over-saturating the market with pairs that are incredibly limited.