I’m going to say this straight up: ‘Respect’ is not a positive word for any multinational company to be using, regardless of its theoretically naive and positive intentions. ‘Respect’ within US, Black or Hip Hop cultures has the much darker meaning of ‘Fear’, and I’m not entirely comfortable with Reebok Classics using this. My chagrin aside, this is a collection of Reeboks’ most prestigious and infamous footwear all dressed up in a unified colourway – something it does well, certainly helped by group shots.
Featuring the Twilight Zone, Omni Lite, Insta Pump Fury, Victory Pump, and AXT these should be available shortly from Reebok.com and more global stores. Click on for more images of this pack. Reebok: Tread carefully with your street language. —BokOne Read the rest of this entry