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.


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.