Summer is right around the corner; therefore, many of us will partake in numerous graduations, weddings, receptions and/or other black tie affairs. Does that mean the dress shoes have to out the closet? No. Over the years, many brands have created luxurious, formal-themed sneakers for the aforementioned affairs we listed. Do you remember the Nike Air Force 1 Low “Tuxedo”? What about the Air Jordan 1 “Prom” Pack? Would you rock the Nike LeBron 8 V4 “Milan” to graduation? Check out these shoes, plus 18 others, in our Tux, Tie & Kicks: 21 Sneakers for Black Tie Affairs feature.
Nike Innovation Kitchen Dunk Low “Tuxedo”
Released: July 2007
This “Tuxedo” Dunk Low was the first shoe released exclusively from the Nike Innovation Kitchen. It features a patent leather upper, laser-etched details and draws inspiration from the patent leather shoes worn by grooms in weddings. Nike released a limited number of these and applied the earnings to research and development in Nike?s Innovation Kitchen.