Not often you can lump the cities of Bolton and Detroit in the same sentence, even though both gave birth to legendary cultural icons (Reebok and Techno – both of which happen to very close to my own heart). You’ll also have to excuse lack of my own photos, spare time is in short supply at the moment. Read on for more images and bluster…. Read the rest of this entry
Detroits’ The Distinct Life collaborate again with Reebok Classics with this 2nd part (of 4) GL6000 colourways. As previously covered here on Retrobok with the Navy Blue/Gum makeup, the lace tag shown below revealed the 4 colourways planned ; so expect Black and Red in the next few months.
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With looks and arguably a certain level of finish akin to a pair of New Balances, this collab certainly has the air of quality about it. Another collab with Rick Williams – one half of Detroits’ Burn Rubber (with their own Reebok collabs recently, notably the 30th anniversary Classic) Williams shouts out to other Reebok collaborator Frank the Butcher with the BAU hangtags/details. Debossed Camo prints on the leather are a neat idea – though its not easy to see the results from the photos. Nice work though! Available Saturday April 6th at Burn Rubber and other quality stores. —BokOne
It has to be said, there’s some surprisingly original treatments to the 30 year old Classic Leather appearing recently — and this is certainly right up there on the freshness scale. Rick and Roland of Detroit-based Burn Rubber have collaborated with Reebok to produce these Blue, Cream and Gum beauties – even just saying the colourway makes them sound damn tasty! Here’s a video via HypeBeast explaining the collab and their own history ;
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