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Brand: Highsnobiety x Mizuno

Model: Mizuno Wave Rider Phoenix

Key Features: Using Mizuno’s classic Wave Rider 1 silhouette, the Wave Rider Phoenix features military nylon mesh, nubuck, suede, and full-grain leather atop a white EVA midsole. Mizuno’s Runbird logo, the pull tab, mesh, and Wave plate appear in red, while other elements feature in shades of gray and a soft, pastel blue which is used on the underside of the tongue, outsole, and the toe box Runbird logo. Alluding to the shoe’s history as a runner, the upper features a reflective lace keeper and piping. Highsnobiety branding appears on the tongue, insole, heel counter, and pull tab.

Release Date: May 12

Price: $200 // €160

Buy: Selected sneaker retailers worldwide. See a full list at the bottom of the page.

Editor’s Notes: After the highly anticipated Highsnobiety x Mizuno Wave Rider Phoenix dropped on our online store and in-store at mita sneakers and Beams, the sneaker is seeing it’s much-anticipated worldwide release today, May 12.

Originally released in 1998, the Wave Rider 1 celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and has thus been reborn in its original form as the Wave Rider 1 OG, Wave Rider 1 No Borders, and now in collaboration with Highsnobiety as the Mizuno Wave Rider Phoenix.

As part of the launch, we recently shared a sneaker lookbook and video, as well as hosting an exclusive event for Gallery Weekend Berlin. Following the build-up, the sneaker is, at last, available worldwide from a network of respected retailers.

Check the Highsnobiety x Mizuno Wave Rider Phoenix out in the galleries above and be sure to let us know your thoughts on the project in the comments.

Worldwide Stockists

Patta
Solebox
Sneakersnstuff
WoodWood
Hanon Shop
Footpatrol
Afew store
Titolo
One Block Down
Slam Jam
Sneakers 76
ntrstore.com

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  • Producer: Rochelle Bambury
  • Photography: Dominik Schulte & Ahmed Chrediy
  • Photography Post Production: Manuel Carvalho
  • DOP: Viktor Sloth
  • Model: Nils Schoof
  • Gaffer: David Schmitt
  • Production Assistant: Constantin Vider
  • Styling: Nina Hollensteiner
  • Styling Assistant: Greta tettamanzi
  • Hair & Make-up: Susanna Jonas
Words by Aaron Howes
Branded Content Editor
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