Stussy x Nike Air Penny 2 Collab Sneaker September 2022 Release Date DM
Classic streetwear brand and longtime Nike collaboration partner Stüssy will release a version of the Air Penny 2 next year, sources tell Complex. The shoe is slated for a September 2022 launch, but its release date is subject to change considering how many dates around the launches have moved around lately.
There are no leaked images of the upcoming Stüssy x Nike Penny project yet, and the image here is of a Penny 2 from the model’s retro series in 2016. The Air Penny 2 was released in origin in 1996 and returned several times in retro. since.
Next year is shaping up to be a big one for Penny Hardaway’s Air Penny line – what’s to come leaks have already promised original colorways of the Air Penny 1, its first signature shoe, from 1995.
Stüssy taking on an iconic basketball shoe from the 1990s is unprecedented, as his work on retro basketball sneakers typically draws inspiration from older Nike silhouettes like the Dunk and Blazer. His long catalog with Nike dates back to 2000, when he helped deliver a special edition Air Huarache. This Huarache was reissued in a retro version in 2021.
UPDATE (08/10): Official images of the Stüssy x Nike Air Penny 2 have surfaced in a sleek, predominantly black-on-black colorway with contrasting white branding hits. The shoe features a canvas construction and, interestingly, only bears Penny Hardaway’s 1Cent logo alongside Stüssy’s on the outsole. Official release details have yet to be announced. h/t House of Heat