Original Story (06/13/22): Martine Rose and Nike kicked off their partnership in 2019 with the unveiling of the Martine Rose Air Monarch 4, a disruptive, distorted take on the quintessential dad shoe. The London-based designer now reconnects with the Swoosh for a new sneaker collaboration that interprets a classic in a way that is as equally disruptive.

Unveiled as part of Martine Rose’s Spring 2023 show during London Fashion Week was the Martine Rose x Nike Shox MR4. Models walked down the catwalk in London’s Vauxhall wearing a twist of the Nike Shox R4, the silhouette that introduced Nike Shox technology back in 2000. The shoe originally designed for running is given a high fashion makeover, now equipped with a pointy toe. The new shape combined with the Shox platform on the heel gives the shoe a high heel aesthetic. The Shox MR4 is revealed in an all-white colorway and in black with a red Shox heel.

The Martine Rose x Nike Shox MR4 is expected to release this fall via SNKRS, Martine Rose, and select retailers. Check out the two colorways below and stay tuned to Modern Notoriety for updates.

Martine Rose x Nike Shox MR4 “Black”
Color: Black/Metallic Silver-Comet Red
Style Code: DQ2401-100
Release Date: Fall 2022
Price: $200 USD

Martine Rose x Nike Shox MR4 “White”
Color: Metallic Silver/Metallic Silver-White
Style Code: DQ2401-002
Release Date: Fall 2022
Price: $200 USD

Update (06/30/22): Check out official images of the Martine Rose x Nike Shox MR4 “Black” below:

Runway photos via Isidore Montag / gorunway.com:

BTS photo via dinobonacic:

BTS photo via _lulukennedy:

Photo via alexsossah:

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