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Kasina Celebrates 25th Years of the Reebok Ventilator with a Michelangelo-inspired Look

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South Korean sneaker and streetwear shop, Kasina, joins in on the Reebok Ventilator's 25th Anniversary festivities with the introduction of their own artistic take. While other collaborations may have more obvious sources of inspiration, Kasina went deep for their Reebok Ventilator, looking back all the way to the 14th century for a piece by Michelangelo that captured the Battle of Cascina, which pit the Pisans against the Florentines in a battle for control of Northern Italy. Michelangelo was commissioned to commemorate the event, but his work was never completed, yet Kasina still borrowed the color pallete and mood from the piece for their Ventilator design. The black suede upper is overlaid with dusty gray camo with bold reds representing blood splattered all over the silo. In other words, what began as a play on the brand's name eventually turned into a collaboration with remarkable depth and appeal. The Kasina x Reebok Ventilator releases on November 1st, 2015 at Kasina and at Reebok Certified Network retailers worldwide.