Ruohan Wang’s Asymmetrical Artwork Refreshes Nike’s Most Iconic Silhouettes

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Brand: Ruohan Wang x Nike

Model: Air Force 1, Air Max 90, Blazer Mid

Key Features: Berlin-based artist Ruohan Wang takes color and turns it up to 100 on her trio of Nike sneakers. Each silhouette is covered in Wang’s eye-catching aesthetic and includes reimagined tongue tags, heel tabs, and insoles.

Release Date: September 24

Price: $100 (Air Force 1), $110 (Blazer Mid), $130 (Air Max 90)

Buy: Nike

Editor’s Notes: Ruohan Wang and Nike have teamed up on a collection comprising three of the Swoosh’s most iconic silhouettes: the Air Force 1, Air Max 90, and Blazer Mid. Each pair is crafted using Nike Flyleather, which is a sustainable material made with at least 50% recycled leather fiber.

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“I think everybody plays a part in practicing sustainability,” Wang tells Highsnobiety. “I enjoy biking or walking instead of driving. Taking the stairs instead of using the elevator is the easiest thing in my daily life.”

The Berlin-based artist is known for her abstract use of color. Wang’s art for this project follows the theme of “embracing our earth” and features a balance of humans co-existing with nature.

The Ruohan Wang x Nike collection drops on September 24 via Nike SNKRS.

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