If you were one of the fortunate few who missed out on the Dunk Low “Panda” during the February 2nd, 2022 restock, it appears as though Nike is bringing the colorway back with some unique twists that may deter those still looking. While the materials are the familiar leathers, Nike has added two black and gold pull-tabs to the heel and alternating bronze and gold Swooshes, creating an unexpected twist on the retro basketball shoe. Additionally, the branding package has been altered significantly, with the heel, tongue, and insole all featuring the vintage cursive-style logo with a star dotting the letter i.
Now, the decision to remove the superfluous detail at the heel is entirely up to you, as they do look rather unusual as-is. We’re not encouraging one way or the other, but we’re guessing many of you are wondering what the deal is with these unnecessary exterior details.
It will be interesting to see if these are part of an upcoming seasonal collection, and given how Nike has clustered their footwear under specific concepts, we wouldn’t be surprised if more Nike Dunks or other NSW classics such as the Air Force 1 and Blazer appeared with similar loops and logo hits. Keep an eye out for additional details.
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Nike Dunk Low
Release Date: 2022
Grade School: N/AStyle Code: DH9764-001