This Nike Toronto Designer Collab Is a Most Excited We’ve Been About Sneakers

ONike Air VaporMax Toronto Designer Collabortion

When Nike launches a new shoe it’s a large understanding (like, a really large deal). So when a code denounced their new Air VaporMax sneaker behind in March, conform peeps and sneakerheads comparison went berserk, perplexing to get their mitts on a innovative kicks that have come a prolonged approach given a strange Air Max strike shelves in 1987.

While it’s usually been a few months given a new Air VaporMax sneaks strike a market, Nike Toronto has been personally operative on a flattering rad plan desirous by a sought-after shoe: to applaud a launch of Nike Toronto Air Society, a code has collaborated with 3 Toronto-based womanlike conform brands—Smythe, Markoo and Hayley Elsaesser—and asked them any to emanate 3 limited-edition looks, with any collection featuring an Air VaporMax colourway.

All 3 brands were also tasked with selecting a troubadour for their collections—someone that has desirous their designs. Smythe designers Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe chose banker and stylist Amy Patel (@lesbest), Markoo’s Tania Martins and Mona Koochek chose artist and painter Nadia Gohar (@nadia_gohar) and Elsaesser chose stylist and conform backer Sandy Gill (@thesandylion).

The large exhibit went down on a night of Jul 11, when 3 Queen West storefronts denounced showcases of all 9 looks from any of a designers along with a 3 Air VaporMax shoes. And trust us when we say, a pieces are fundamentally athleisure stylish during a finest. You can sight all a looks in a gallery next and if we wish to get your hands on a pieces, all is shoppable right now on

To learn a bit some-more about this uber-cool lady energy collab, we grabbed a few mins with Smythe’s Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe and their muse, Amy Patel.

How did your partnership with Smythe/Nike come about?

Amy Patel: we have been ancillary Andrea and Christie given their initial pop-up during Holt Renfrew in 2008. Since we was operative in finance, we knew we indispensable a tailored blazer that was beautifully made, cold and Canadian. we bought a square during a pop-up and have been a fan ever since. I’ve followed their tour and clamp versa. we literally had heart palpitations when we was asked [to be their muse]. It’s such an honour to be asked to be a troubadour of dual brands we indeed adore and support naturally.

Smythe: Nike approached us with a thought of Nike Air VaporMax and Smythe entrance together to breathe life into styling women in Toronto, and we have both been wearing a shoe given it dropped, so it was indeed art imitating life.

Amy, can we tell us a bit about your style?

AP: we don’t consider there unequivocally is a box that we stay in when it comes to my style. Each day is opposite and we dress formed on my mood, how we am feeling and a lady we woke adult channelling. It’s always a story, substantially a thespian one, too.  I like to incorporate a lot of farrago with brands we trust in and support.

What is it about Smythe designs that creates we such a fan of a label?

AP: The designs are impeccably tailored and intensely beautiful. They are THE coupler we container when we usually have space to container one. It’s a square that people stop we to ask we about. And they are classical though in a many complicated approach possible—versatile, durable and can be ragged by all physique types.

Smythe, what is it about Amy that done we select her as your troubadour for a project?

Smythe: Amy has been delighting us with her talent for styling for years. She wears Smythe in her singular approach and is an Instagram favourite of ours. Amy is energetic and inspirational. She works in a financial industry, is a conform influencer and an contestant who pushes herself to new limits. She represents women who don’t wish to be singular and have far-reaching and sundry interests and dress to simulate it.

What is your favourite approach to character your Nike Air VaporMax boots Amy?

AP: we adore wearing cave with mom jeans and a crop, or a brief leather dress and striking tee, and we also wear them on my a.m. invert with a energy suit. With a Nike Air VaporMax, we always go sockless.

Why do we consider boots are such a pivotal partial of any outfit?

AP: All boots weren’t done for walking or running—luckily Nike sneakers are meant for that and some-more with a total reward of exquisite style. we always adore a good swat reference, and when we grew adult (dating myself here), it was all about G’d adult from a feet adult a la Dr. Dre. In travel enlightenment your sneakers garnered we respect, we consider a partial of that is because we prioritize brands we associate ourselves with and radically tell those gazing in who we are.

Amy, this partnership is all about showcasing extraordinary womanlike talent in Toronto. How does it make we feel to be a partial of such a cool, lenient project?

AP: we feel so lucky, we feel honoured, we feel all of those pleasing vast feelings. These women are all vital their many pleasing chronicle of themselves, doing what they adore and we am truly so over beholden to be a partial of this and their story. Andrea and Christie are only like their brand, relevant, versatile and timeless.

Why do we consider Nike and Smythe are a good fit together style-wise?

Smythe: The creation of a shoe total with a transformative energy of a good blazer can embolden a immature lady to persevere and propel her toward her goals, whatever they might be. Nothing is some-more stylish than that.

Nike Air VaporMax x Smythe

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