After yesterday’s exclusive first look at the new Nike Lava Dunk, we can give you a more detailed look at the sneaker today, along with more background information on the features of this interesting new hybrid silhouette.
“The Nike Sportswear Lava Dunk represents a fusion of east meets west, the courts clashing with the trails. A newcomer for Holiday ’10, the Lava Dunk showcases the foundation of NSW hybridization, shaping iconic design with elite performance. Launching as part of the “Athletics Far East” Collection originating from the Nike Sportswear Design Studio in Japan, a collection inspired by Athletics West re-imagined in the East. The AFE signature is a camouflage motif.
The Dunk’s unmistakable upper moulds with the Lava Dome’s sole tooling to create this winterized trailblazer. An EVA buffed midsole and boot-like hardware combine with ripstop nylon, ACG logo, wax laces, reflective hits and water repellency to round off the performance aesthetic. The Nike Zoom sockliner, high grade full grain leather and camo lining round off the design.”
The Lava Dunk launches in two colorways, Black and Khaki, and debuts October 1.
Many more detailed images of the sneaker follow after the jump.