Missoni, ACBC Expand Collaboration With New Sustainable Sneakers – WWD
MILAN – Missoni and ACBC renewed their partnership to release a second drop of sport shoes.
Introduced last yearThe collaboration between the Italian luxury fashion house and the Milan-based footwear startup, which specializes in the design and manufacture of eco-friendly shoes, has been expanded with a limited edition style with a touch of sophistication. classical economics.
Dubbed the Basket, sport shoes revisit the store model designed by the brand founder Ottavio Missoni in the 90s with sustainable materials. Entirely handcrafted in Italy and offered in both low and premium versions, these sneakers feature a fruit peel upper, inner lining and heel made from recycled plastic bottles and sole for mixing rubber and corn-based materials.
Presented in a combination of primary colors as well as softer accents in teal, lilac and light blue shades, the style also carries Missonilogo and signature zigzag pattern.
Basket sneakers are released on Wednesdays at Missoni and ACBC physical and online stores, retail at 385 euros and 395 euros for the lowest and premium versions, respectively.
ACBC – an acronym for Anything Can Be Changed – was founded by Gio Giacobbe and Edoardo Iannuzzi in 2017 via Kickstarter, and last year it became the first Italian footwear company to achieve B Corp certification. The company has partnered with the likes of Giorgio Armani’s EA7, Alice + Olivia, Love Moschino and Save the Duck, in addition to Missoni.
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