Early this year it was said that Concepts’ collaboration with Diadora would produce only 25 pairs that would be reserved for friends and family. Now the sneakers are rumoured to have a release on its way tomorrow, at least that’s what Concepts’ Instagram account suggests.
The money themed sneakers come with premium suede upper inspired by Italy’s 500,000 Lire bank note. I was particularly drawn to the clean The clean color palette features off-white suede accented against dusty tones of green, blue, red and yellow. To further carry the Lire bill theme, the sneakers come with Continuing the Lire theme, each tongue features a Concepts logo mimicking anti-counterfeiting inks that appear on the notes, with insoles lending inspiration from the 500,000 Lire bill, the number of which appears on the side of the shoe. It reminds me of some of the sneaker colour ways from the 80s and 90s, which is probably why I like it so much.
No news on whether it will be available for more than a day, but there’s always eBay, right?