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Hip Hop Tribute Boots

TYRSA Adapted a Pair of Classic Timberlands to Commemorate Nas' Legacy

— November 1, 2016 — Fashion
A freelance graphic designer who's based in Paris, TYRSA, recently settled his sights on a pair of Timberlands, which he supplied with textured lettering that was inspired by his early memories of the rapper Nas.

With this in mind, he covers select parts of the beige suede upper with quotes like "Knock a pimp’s drink down in his pimp cup" and "That’s the way you get Timberland’d up." While one of the boots features the lettering in gold, the other shows it in black with a new gold accents to break it up.

This is included only on the top half of the uppers, as well as down the heel as to avoid any natural damage that might occur while one wears them.
Trend Themes
1. Hip Hop Tribute Fashion - There is potential for designers to create more hip hop tribute fashion items that celebrate iconic rappers.
2. Customized Footwear Design - Opportunities exist for designers and shoemakers to create innovative customized footwear with unique designs.
3. Collaborative Design Projects - Collaboration between artists, designers, and brands could lead to exciting and unique fashion products such as the TYRSA x Timberland Nas tribute boots.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - Fashion brands can take inspiration from hip hop icons and work with artists and designers to create new products that appeal to consumers.
2. Footwear Industry - Shoe manufacturers could incorporate customization options for customers who want unique designs on their footwear.
3. Music Industry - Hip hop industry could collaborate with fashion brands and designers to create limited edition commemorative merchandise that pays tribute to legendary artists.
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