Launch Data for the JJJJound x Salomon XT-Wings 2

UPDATE: JJJJound has formally introduced its upcoming Salomon XT-Wings 2 collaboration. It’s slated to launch on June 1 solely on JJJJound web-store and Friday, June 2 on through Salomon and choose retailers.


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JJJJound and Salomon are two of probably the most prolific collaborators within the larger avenue tradition sphere in the present day, however they’ve by no means labored collectively … till now. The Montreal-based masters of minimalism not too long ago took to their Instagram to provide us a primary have a look at their first mission with the French sporting firm: a characteristically clear tackle the XT-Wings 2.

Initially launched in 2011 as a high-performance path runner with a chunky midsole (the identical model that was used on the unique XT-4) and a putting higher, the XT-Wings 2 was slimmed down and made rather more refined when it was reintroduced as a way of life silhouette, making it an ideal match for JJJJound’s tasteful tweaks. Solely a single picture of the collaborative design has been proven on the time of writing, but it surely shares a handful of key particulars like a customized JJJJound branding hit on the medial heel and a crisp shade scheme that mixes sail and bone tones with vivid sport blue accents.

The XT-Wings 2 is likely one of the extra under-the-radar silhouettes within the Salomon Sportstyle lineup — it doesn’t boast the white-hot recognition of fashions just like the XT-6 or the ACS Professional Superior — but it surely’s more likely to spike in recognition because of its newfound JJJJound affiliation. It’s not unreasonable to suppose that this launch may kick off a run of recent XT-Wings 2 releases both: giving a silhouette some additional fuel with an A-list collaboration, then following it with a number of in-line releases is a time-honored sneaker trade advertising maneuver, and Salmon not too long ago employed it with Sandy Liang and the XT-6 Expanse.

Presently, no launch date or pricing data for the JJJJound x Salomon XT-Wings 2 has been introduced. Nonetheless, extra particulars on the co-created sneaker ought to floor quickly.

When you wait to seek out out extra in regards to the launch, try Salomon Sportstyle advertising lead Bryan Diaz’s installment of Sole Mates.


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