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Maison Valentino adds twist to Onitsuka Tiger’s Mexico 66 sneakers

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, January 24, 2020  /  02:32 pm
Maison Valentino adds twist to Onitsuka Tiger’s Mexico 66 sneakers

Valentino x Onitsuka Tiger collaboration. (Valentino via Time International/File)

Fashion brand Maison Valentino has revealed its collaboration with Japanese shoe brand Onitsuka Tiger during Men’s Fashion Week 2020/21.

This time, Valentino designer Pierpaolo Piccioli reinterpreted the design of Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 SD sneakers.

First introduced in 1966 during the pre-Olympic trials for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, the design features on the side the iconic stripes of Onitsuka Tiger.

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For the collection, Piccioli added the Valentino V logo on the side, placed on top of its iconic stripes.

Available in four colors, namely hot pink, yellow, neon orange and white, the shoes also feature a special co-branded logo on the tongue and insole.

The Valentino x Onitsuka Tiger collaboration will be available in selected Valentino boutiques worldwide and on Valentino’s website. (jes/wng)

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