Sneakerheads: Space Hippie 01
Call them out of this world. Nike’s hotly anticipated Space Hippie 01 is inspired by future life on Mars (“where materials are scarce and there is no resupply mission”) but looks like your grandma had a hand in the needlework electric-orange swoosh and crochetlike laces. Think bold new frontiers in sustainability: with a motto of “this is trash”, the design boasts 50 percent recycled material by weight. The extra-chunky blue-tint sole is made with Crater Foam, a blend of standard Nike foams and 15 percent Nike Grind Rubber ($170).
The coolly textured grey “Space Waste Yarn” upper is crafted from recycled plastic bottles, T-shirts, and yarn scraps—many of them from Nike’s own cutting-room floor.
Nike.com/ca on June 11 at 3 a.m.
David Bowie’s “Life on Mars”