FAMU Nike Dunk Low sneakers launch at Tallahassee APB

FAMU Nike Dunk Low sneakers launch at Tallahassee APB

Florida A&M College just got new bragging legal rights with the launch of its possess Nike Dunk Lower. The classy sneaker was completely introduced Friday at the APB Store in CollegeTown.

Students, alumni and sneakerheads lined up exterior the West Gaines Street shop for a prospect to buy the sneakers that are only obtainable at the Tallahassee APB retailer when materials last. Data was not released on how lots of of the $120 sneakers were being available.

“It’s one thing specific for an HBCU to have their possess pair of dunks,” stated Angie Smith, a FAMU alumna who arrived out to invest in a pair of the sneakers and aid her good friend Caitlyn Davis, a FAMU graduate decided on by Nike to layout the FAMU design of the footwear.

 “FAMU is all the things to me. I’m also a sneaker collector, so for a shoe to arrive out that was designed by my mate I had to appear out in this article and get in line,” Smith stated inside the shop.

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Caitlyn Davis, a Florida A&M University alumna, teamed up with Nike to design a FAMU inspired shoe. The shoe was released as part of the "HBCU Dunk Lows" collection.

The sneaker is made with FAMU’s campus and culture in mind. “WE BRAGG Distinct,” alongside with the school’s founding 12 months, operates across the back again of the shoes to stand for Bragg Stadium.

Beneath the tongue of the sneaker is the inscription, “Strike, Strike and Strike Again” and the base is an orange and inexperienced snakeskin with an icy blue deal with. The laces are tipped with “FAMULY” and embroidered in eco-friendly is the acronym “COLAC”, for the “college of appreciate and charity.”