Atlanta based sneaker store Epitome has partnered with international brand Saucony recreating their iconic shadow 5000 model.
Inspired by the 65 foot iconic Atlanta landmark “the big fish”, that lives in Buckhead directly across from Epitome’s store front, and the superstition’s affiliated with middle eastern culture. Elements of this culture inclides the Nazar-style eye in the middle dot in the formstripe, and a Hamsa Hand on the tongue label, with the Epitome logo in the middle
Dressed in premium suede with leather detailing, including an all over embossed fish scale pattern toe box. This sneaker focuses on comfort; as it is the first Saucony to ever have a memory foam insert to insure a smooth journey. Finished with a translucent sole laced with gold flakes, a “hamsa” on the tongue that serves as a protectant, and the eye of conscience to guide the way of the righteous path……
The Saucony x Epitome Shadow 5000 launches tomorrow and will only be available in OFFSPRING Selfridges.