Onitsuka Tiger has announced the launch of a limited edition Made in Italy footwear line reinterpreting the iconic models of the brand
Leonardo Scotti, photographer of fashion and design, together with the creative agency Motel 409, has created a series of photographic sequences of the bespoke MADE IN ITALY collection to enhance the Italian touch from which the uniqueness of the product derives.
Together they celebrated the collection, portraying the most famous symbols of Italian architecture in an oversized version. The Italia Grand Tour concept is a guide for a journey to discover the beautiful country and its beauties, from Piazza San Pietro to Milan Cathedral, passing through the leaning tower of Pisa.
With a unique version of the first two OK Basketball MID MII and Mexico 66 MII models, the new MADE IN ITALY collection blends the heritage and design of Onitsuka Tiger with Italian skill and savoir-faire.
Inspired by the original Onitsuka Tiger design, both unisex models feature a personalized sole that is inspired by the “Octopus Salad Story”. This is the company legend for which a tentacle of octopus, stuck by chance on the salad bowl of the founder Kihachiro O
The Mexico 66 maintains the minimal look, but for the first time chooses a new sole, while the OK Basketball MID MII is characterized by a rubber sole and has metal eyelets.
Available in 4 colors: white, black, marzipan and dark denim, the Mexico 66 MII and OK Basketball MID MII models have an exclusive packaging in the colors of the Italian flag.