Emerging Brand Clints Enlists Patta for Stepper Collab

You would possibly know Junior Clint‘s eponymous Manchester-based label Clints from HYPEBEAST’s current roundup of the perfect rising British manufacturers of 2022, however now the model is taking it to the following degree with its Patta collaboration which concurrently introduces its newest sneaker, the Stepper.

Clints started producing limited-run items that offered out to its loyal roster of followers, usually delivering retro-inspired sneakers and complementing attire for an IYKYK crowd. Nevertheless, the cosign from Patta now takes Clints to new heights, and these two Black-owned companies are . to disrupt the footwear business.

The Stepper is paying homage to late ’90s and early noughties skateboarding sneakers, offered in “Brown/Teal Inexperienced/Black” with varied nods to types of the previous. Canvas has been used for the higher base earlier than being overlayed with suede panels, whereas Patta’s insignia graces the lateral mid-panel alongside Clints’ signature on the entrance quarter. Additional Clints branding is embossed into the only real unit, and extra Patta logos seem on the leather-based tongue tag which hides the inside stash pocket on the tongue. Rounding out the shoe is the translucent outsole that mixes Clints’ emblem with Patta scripture.

Clints is a model that speaks to the present British streetwear scene and people part of it. Its story is genuine — initially beginning due to Junior Clint’s love of design and dissatisfaction with the saturated streetwear market — and so is its look, because the Clints aesthetic is distinctive due to its distinctive EVA midsole improvement and aforementioned aesthetic cues.

The Patta x Clints Stepper retails for £165 GBP (approx. $215 USD) and is about to drop on March 18 through a raffle on Clints’ web site, in retailer at Patta London, and at a Clints Manchester pop-up. Take a more in-depth have a look at the pair above.

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