Onitsuka Tiger Custom
SINGAPORE — You'll probably well bear in mind Onitsuka Tiger as brand of sneakers Uma Thurman wore in Kill Bill to kick significant butt.
This year, japan sneaker label will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic stripes logo with a two-week convention in Singapore.
Come July 30, Onitsuka Tiger will showcase of 50 pairs of their classic MEXICO 66 sneaker, custom-designed by 50 Singaporean personalities.
Some of the personalities taking part in this collaboration consist of fashion designer Sabrina Goh, illustrator Lydia Yang and photographers Chuando & Frey.
"ambitions of forever" by artist, Andrew Loh
"an indication of things to come" by designer, Ginette Chittick.
"Untitled" by professional photographers, Chuando & Frey.
Created in 1949, Onitsuka Tiger is regarded as Japan's earliest shoe businesses. Nevertheless tiger didn't arrive at have its stripes until 1966, after six several years of development and sifting through 200 logo submissions from employees.
The red and blue stripes became a national icon that same 12 months when they showed up on MEXICO line of athletic shoes donned by Team Japan at 5th Asian Games.