Brand: Onitsuka Tiger

Model: TAI-CHI "Nippon Made"

Release Date: Available now

Price: £195 (approx. $246)

Buy: Online at Onitsuka Tiger

Editor's Notes: If you've found yourself on the hunt for a pair of no-frills, stripped-back classic sneakers crafted using the highest quality materials, you've landed exactly where you need to be.

When it comes to uncompromising quality, there's nothing quite like Onitsuka Tiger's "Nippon Made" collection. Born in Japan and crafted there to this day, the collection is built on the traditional principles of shoemaking – handcrafted, luxurious materials across classic (sporting) silhouettes.

These are the principles on which Onitsuka Tiger was conceived and has maintained throughout its decades-long history; principles that have seen it retain its reputation for reliable, rotation-worthy crafts.

The "Nippon Made" treatment has been applied to a wide array of silhouettes within the brand's extensive footwear armory, providing consumers the opportunity to buy into a high-end iteration of their favorite sneakers. You know, it's that extra special bottle of your favorite liquor that you crack out at Christmas – special occasions only.

Now, for Spring/Summer 2022, "Nippon Made" makes its way to the TAI-CHI.

A silhouette that exudes quality like a classic car, the TAI-CHI has been high-tuned and manually pieced together, meaning no two pairs are the same. With these, you're not only owning your favorite pair of shoes; you're owning them as a 1 of 1.

As is standard, the TAI-CHI "Nippon Made" line-up comes in a selection of OG Onitsuka Tiger colorways, including its unmistakable Kill Bill black-on-yellow, silver, black-on-white, and black-on-gum.

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