the apple stamp is the ultimate sign of quality, but back in the 1980’s and 90’s, the iconic rainbow-colored, half-bitten hallmark wasn’t reserved exclusively for hardware. in fact, back in the old days, the tech giant set out to bring their design finesse to fabric form with their painfully retro clothing range, featuring primary colored sweatshirts and baseball caps branded with the apple logo. although apple dropped their clothes label to concentrate on hardware on entering the noughties, one of the most desirable items of their collection has recently resurfaced. the lovechild of a vintage macintosh with a pair of nike air force 1s, the legendary apple sneakers were produced in a limited number back in the 90’s, and reserved exclusively for apple employees.


the sneakers look like lovechild of a machintosh classic with a pair of air force 1s
images courtesy of heritage auctions

 

 

the fantasy of any nineties fankid, the apple sneakers feature the iconic rainbow apple logo from the retro machintosh, along with the all-white color scheme that we’ve come to associate with all apple products. sadly, the sneakers never left the prototype stage, so are few and far between and have rarely been documented in photographs. the latest pair to resurface are to be auctioned for a starting price of $15,000–a fair figure for even the most loyal of apple fanatics.


the shoes were produced in limited numbers back in the 90’s and reserved only for apple employees

  • These are definitely no Air Force 1´s and no nike. Best case we are talking about Reebok, Airwalk or some kind of LA Gear

    Prinzgeil says:

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