02 May '17, 7am

FILA & Akomplice Pay Homage to the Yucatan of Mexico

FILA & Akomplice Pay Homage to the Yucatan of Mexico

recently aligned with streetwear label Akomplice to rework the classic Original Fitness silhouette. In a move that respectfully pays homage to the Yucatan region of Mexico, each aspect of the shoe’s design draws inspiration from the picturesque surroundings of the area’s locality. For instance, the light green tint found on the insole, tongue tag and heel represent the foliage indicative of the Caribbean Sea’s open waters. The hits of purple depict the ocean coral and tropical fruit native to the area, while the light brown symbolizes the sand and limestone of which the region was founded. The collaborative design will make its debut on Cinco de Mayo through Akomplice’s

Full article: https://hypebeast.com/2017/5/fila-akomplice-2017-capsule-...

Tweets

#ALLSNKRS Akomplice x FILA Original Fitness (Yucatan)

#ALLSNKRS Akomplice x FILA Original Fitness (Yu...

sneakerfreaker.com 04 May '17, 3am

have looked to the Yucatan region in Mexico for the inspiration that’s informed their collaborative Original Fitness relea...

#ALLKIX Kinetic x FILA 96 (Metallic)

#ALLKIX Kinetic x FILA 96 (Metallic)

sneakerfreaker.com 01 May '17, 5am

have been upping the ante lately, spreading 90s nostalgia on thick with their Zero Dark pack and new colourways of their D...

Akomplice and FILA just launched the perfect su...

highsnobiety.com 06 May '17, 12pm

Model: Original Fitness “Yucatán” Key Features: The silhouette’s rich, suede upper with considered ventilation throughout....

A Bathing Ape Unveils a New 'One Piece' Collabo...

hypebeast.com 01 May '17, 4pm

Coming soon from BAPE is the Japanese streetwear stalwart’s latest collaborative endeavor: a limited edition capsule colle...

MC Escher x Supreme 2017 Spring/Summer Collection

hypebeast.com 01 May '17, 10am

The next collaboration for Supreme is with Maurits Cornelis Escher, also known as MC Escher . Born in the city of Leeuward...

7 More Fear of God x Vans footwear options comi...

sneakernews.com 30 Apr '17, 2pm

Jerry Lorenzo took to Instagram to reveal the news we were all hoping for: another Fear of God x Vans Collection is coming...

Kinetics Outfits Grant Hill's FILA 96 in Olympic Gold

Kinetics Outfits Grant Hill's FILA 96 in Olympi...

nicekicks.com 01 May '17, 4pm

The 1996 Olympics were ideal for Grant Hill ‘s participation. He was one of the NBA’s most exiting new players and he had ...

FILA Brings Back Its Classic 96GL Sneaker From ...

hypebeast.com 02 May '17, 7am

takes a nostalgic step back into time with the re-release of its classic 96 GL model. At the height of its popularity, the...

The Kinetics x FILA 96GL "Metallic" Comes Drenched in Gold

The Kinetics x FILA 96GL "Metallic" Comes Drenc...

hypebeast.com 30 Apr '17, 7am

to revisit the sports brand’s glory days in the ’90s, with the 96GL basketball sneaker at the center of the collaboration....

Unboxing the PARLEY x adidas Ultra Boost 2017

nicekicks.com 01 May '17, 6pm

Ahead of its release on May 10th, adidas sent over two of the four pieces of footwear in collaboration with Parley. As I u...

Kinetics Launching Podium-Ready Fila 96

solecollector.com 30 Apr '17, 6pm

Among its many distinctions, the Fila 96 (Grant Hill II) was Grant Hill's sneaker during the 1996 Olympics. So, it's only ...

Take these Slim Aarons Inspired Beach Bags on Your Next Tropical Getaway

Take these Slim Aarons Inspired Beach Bags on Y...

robbreport.com 30 Apr '17, 11pm

Upgrade your tired, go-to beach bag this season with a sleek and sturdy style from Tumi and Orlebar Brown . The two brands...

.@Stussy and BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS join for '50s-inspired collection:

[email protected] and BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS join fo...

highsnobiety.com 28 Apr '17, 7pm

Brand: Stüssy, BEDWIN & THE HEARTBREAKERS Season: Spring 2017 Key Pieces: Satin garage jacket, bowling shirt. Editor’s Not...