BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

By - November 22nd, 2013

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

Phantom, Falcon, Jet, Black Hawk, Raptor… each not just a term for bird of prey or aeronautical marvel but for upcoming footwear models from http://brandblack.com” target=”_blank”>BRANDBLACK. Established by David Raysse, a footwear industry veteran who once headed adidas Performance and Fila at one time, BRANDBLACK is looking to address the “missing pieces” in the marketplace, a design concept versatile enough to fill the needs of a streetballers or one going out for casual dining with friends. Based in Los Angeles, Raysse borrows the region’s rich aeronautical history, such as NASA’s http://jpl.nasa.gov” target=”_blank”>Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena and http://lockheedmartin.com/” target=”_blank”>Lockheed Martin‘s Skunk Works Program out in Palmdale, mixing those into his silhouettes. One of the results is the BRANDBLACK Raptor.

In either as mid-cut or low, BRANDBLACK Raptor bears a similarity to hiking boots from one aspect and high performance basketball sneaker from another. Comes in a range of colors and materials, both high and low, as well as the rest of the BRANDBLACK line, are set to be available around next year’s NBA All-Star Game.

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview

BRANDBLACK Raptor | Preview