Monday, March 23, 2009

Nike SB Dunk High - Un-Heaven’s Gate - April 2009 Release

via. KoF.

We first featured this pair of Nike SB Dunk Highs in December and now have details about their release. They have been dubbed the Un-Heaven’s Gate as earlier samples of the Nike SB Dunk - Heaven’s Gate were heavily criticized.

In case you didn’t know, Todd Jordan, Nike SB Skater, designed the shoe dubbed the “Heaven’s Gate SB Dunk High.” In interviews of the past Jordan spoke of his inspiration for the shoes’ colorway and design style. Needless to say, once the public and Nike learned of the new nickname and meaning behind the shoe within the sneaker culture world, the Nike SB Fall 08 line up was tossed out and replaced with the UnFutura Dunks.

Due to the negative association between the shoe and the Heaven’s Gate Cult Tragedy many sneakerheads were not able to get their hands on them. However, Nike SB will be releasing a very similar model to the much-hyped Heaven’s Gate Dunk. This new model has naturally been given the name “Un-Heaven’s Gate” and that’s just how the story goes.

This pair sports suede materials and makes use of shades of purple, black and white. Look for them to release at part of Nike SB’s April 2009 collection.

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Joy said...