Footwear

This Custom Air Jordan 1 Pays Homage to Matcha Green Tea

Calling all matcha lovers.

By
3,534 Hypes

This Custom Air Jordan 1 Pays Homage to Matcha Green Tea

Calling all matcha lovers.

Photographer @Ryustyler shares his sneaker and food pairings for a series on Instagram titled, #DeliciousKicks. Days ago he unveiled his latest creation which came to life through a collaboration with sneaker designer Chase Shiel. The collab saw the customization of the iconic, Air Jordan 1, directly inspired by matcha and popularly used in Japan for traditional tea ceremonies. The construction of the sneaker included four premium leathers which ultimately resulted in tonal green shades reminiscent of the popular tea.

Detailing also features a leather-lined interior, nubuck and pig suede which were custom dyed in Japan in addition to custom tongue tags. Accents also include cream lacing paired with gold aglets and laser-engraved dubraes. Rounding out the shoe are Italian-woven cotton tabs on the heels and an embossed stamp.

At the moment, the “Matcha” Air Jordan 1 which priced out at $970 USD is currently sold out. Each pair came with a bamboo tea whisk and an embroidered suede dust bag. Head over Chase Shiel’s website to learn more. Take a look at the design in the gallery above.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Cara Delevingne Is the New Face of Dior's Addict Lipstick
Beauty

Cara Delevingne Is the New Face of Dior's Addict Lipstick

She debuts Peter Philips’ Dior Addict Stellar Shine.
3,344 Hypes


Here's Your First Look at the Adorably Stylish Shrimps x Converse Collab
Footwear

Here's Your First Look at the Adorably Stylish Shrimps x Converse Collab

Sneakers and apparel by the London-based label.
2,578 Hypes


RAP365: The Rap Calendar Is the Perfect Gift for Your Hip-Hop Obsessed Friends
Music

RAP365: The Rap Calendar Is the Perfect Gift for Your Hip-Hop Obsessed Friends

Celebrating 365 days of iconic music milestones.
1,521 Hypes

Here Are the Titles for Every Single 'Stranger Things' Episode in Season Three
Film & TV

Here Are the Titles for Every Single 'Stranger Things' Episode in Season Three

We can’t wait to go back to Hawkins.
1,379 Hypes

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep updated on the latest news.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.