While designer Riccardo Tisci may be moving on from Givenchy, he will continue to work with NikeLab on footwear and apparel collaborations. Up next, Tisci will put his spin on a shoe called the Nike Dunk Lux Chukka, a shoe that will be available in white, red and white.
“I think the Dunk has something that’s very special. It’s grounded in sport as well as in the street style culture” Tisci explained in an interview with Vogue.
The first big name luxury designer to work with Nike, Tisci’s first collaboration on an Air Force 1 sneaker hit in 2014 and created a huge amount of buzz and excitement. In 2016, Tisci’s took on Nike’s Dunk silhouette and designed the NikeLab Dunk Lux High, plus the Free Train Force Flyknit and the Transform Flyknit and a Chelsea boot called the Air Zoom Legend.
Along with footwear, he also created a flower-themed apparel collection made in conjunction with the Brazil 2016 sumer Olympics.
The Dunk Lux Chukka will be available beginning February 10, 2017, at NikeLab at Bergdorf Goodman, NikeLab 21 in New York, Dover Street Market New York, Kith Brooklyn and Concepts in New York. It will be available globally starting February 23 at NikeLab retailers and on nike.com/nikelab.