Scottish Highland Distillery Glenmorangie and American designer The Shoe Surgeon could look like an uncommon pairing, however like their sneakers, it seems they’re the proper match. Over the previous 12 months, the manufacturers from throughout the pond and really completely different worlds have been collaborating on a sequence of thrilling occasions and merchandise. And now they create us a restricted version run of simply 100 sneakers.
The Shoe Surgeon
The Shoe Surgeon is Dominic Ciambrone, creator of SRGN Studios, a Los Angeles-based collective introduced collectively to push the boundaries of shoe-making and rework the design codes. The Studios specialize in custom-tailored options, inserting an emphasis on built-in advertising and marketing and branded expertise. This out-of-the-box method led to a partnership with the Scottish heritage distillery, Glenmorangie.
The Shoe Surgeon spoke of the bond between the 2 manufacturers:
“Merging Glenmorangie’s fantastic world of premium whisky and our craft of luxurious bespoke shoemaking has been a rewarding journey – simply as they rigorously choose the best elements and strategies to create the smoothest and most advanced of whiskies, we share the identical stage of excellence and keenness. By way of our partnership, we’re elevating the luxurious expertise to new heights.”
Hand-crafted sneakers from the world of whisky
The brand new sneakers have been impressed by Glenmorangie’s playfulness and longstanding class. They mimic the whisky bond’s daring use of color and supplies, paying homage to the model’s trademark orange. The sneakers additionally sport a barley textured suede as a nod to the liquid’s elements and copper detailing impressed by Glenmorangie’s signature stills. Lastly, a tartan lining affords a reminder of the distillery’s geographical location and heritage.
The Cellular Shoe Surgeon Studio
Kicking off the launch, a bespoke Cellular Shoe Surgeon Studio will ship a choose variety of sneakers via an unprecedented supply service. This can mix a VIP tasting and sneaker customisation expertise at every recipient’s entrance door, additional melding these two beforehand separate entities, into one one-off expertise.
Dr. Invoice Lumsden, Director of Whisky Creation at Glenmorangie stated of the collab:
“Watching Dominic take inspiration from his journey to our distillery and finally translate the essence of this partnership right into a bodily pair of sneakers has been tremendously thrilling. We’re thrilled to lastly share the information of this drop and anticipate finding extra surprising methods to welcome new individuals into the fantastic world of Glenmorangie.”