Not only was 2020 the 35th anniversary of the Nike Dunk, it was potentially the most prominent year for the silhouette too. With near-weekly releases of brand new, fire colourways and unexpected collabs with eminent brands and celebrities, 2020 was the Year of the Dunk. Along with these collabs, Nike also released some sought-after retro colourways, to those reminiscing the pre-hype sneaker times.
University of Kentucky – one of the 12 universities lucky enough to be chosen for the 1985 Nike "Be True to Your School" series – was strategic in their choice of school colours. The Nike Dunk SP Kentucky was re-released in 2020, featuring majestic royal blue tones on a luxurious white leather upper and midsole, and a royal blue outsole to finish off the prime low-top sneaker.
This shoe is also is the perfect alternative for those who dislike the primary-school golden stars that Supreme stuck on the shoe to make it "iconic", or for those who don't want to spend 1000€ on a shoe that is literally a worse version of its original.