This Special Edition of the Colorado Eighty-Five Celebrates Ski Slopes

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: Nov 6, 2014 • References: hypebeast & blog.baitme
This special edition of The Colorado Eighty-Five 6,200 FT from BAIT was launched as in collaboration with Akomplice, paying tribute to the brand's origins in Colorado. The sneaker is essentially the Onitsuka Tiger Colorado Eighty-Five with a different coloring and naming—the 6,200 FT component in the shoe's name makes a reference to Carbondale, Colorado, which is where Akomplice founders Mike and Patrick Liberty call home. The sneakers feature reinforced panels and braided rope laces, plus colors that make reference to the state flag of Colorado.

References to the state's ski slopes are carried through onto details like the hang tag, which is designed to look just like a lift ticket. Only 504 pairs of the sneakers were made. Stats for Colorado-Inspired Sneakers Trending: Older & Warm
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