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Riccardo Tisci's collaboration with Nike—the Nike + RT collection—hits stores tomorrow. In New York, that'll be at a pop-up shop at 151 Wooster Street that will remain open throughout the weekend. The four styles, ranging in price from $240 to $340, are all centered around various iterations of the famed Air Force 1: the Lo, Mid, High, and Boot. The Cut explains that snagging a pair won't be nearly as tough as grabbing the Air Yeezys.
Growing up the son of a greengrocer in Puglia, Italy, he played basketball in Nikes and has since made Air Force 1s something of a signature. So, Tisci, the creative director of Givenchy, says it was important to him to create a collection that was within reach for the "kids": young fans wanting a piece of him (and Givenchy) who might not be able to afford something from his ready-to-wear collection.
The collection comes in two colorways: white and black/brown. The white drops tomorrow, but the black/brown won't hit stores until sometime in April. This weekend, the shop will be open from Friday through Sunday, 11am to 7pm.
· Riccardo Tisci on His Nike Collaboration, Wanting to Fit in [The Cut]