Mannequin: Air Kukini SE “Kumquat and Motion Pink”
Launch Date: Could 13
Worth: 16,500 yen ($126)
Purchase: SNKRS Japan & atmos Tokyo‘s on-line raffle
After bringing back the archived Y2K model with Stüssy in 2020, Nike dusts off the Air Kukini as soon as extra, launching the shoe as a common launch within the “Kumquat and Motion Pink” colorway with out the assistance of Stüssy.
The Nike Air Kukini SE “Kumquat and Motion Pink” rests upon the famed Air sole, joined by a leopard printed higher that will get draped within the mannequin’s signature translucent internet.
Certain, the small print are undoubtedly eye-catching, however given the silhouette’s underrated historical past, the query is begged: can Nike actually make the Air Kukini “fetch” once more? Seeing as Imply Ladies’ “fetch” did not take off like Gretchen anticipated, that claims loads.
Whereas Stüssy’s Air Kukini Spiridon Cage 2 noticed a sell-out, the shoe’s resale worth has gone down since its launch, promoting for as little as $105 these days on platforms like StockX. In the meantime, the collab’s Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 counterpart is pumping for between $250 and $345 on the resale market.
Who is aware of? Maybe, the Nike Air Kukini SE’s common launch could possibly be what launches the under-appreciated mannequin into the highlight once more, alongside Nike’s Air Presto and Zoom Air Flight 95 rebirths – although they’re getting some hyped help from Hello Kitty, Drake, and Supreme.
In terms of the Nike Air Kukini SE’s destiny, we’ll simply have to search out out subsequent time on Dragon Ball Z.
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