Like virtually every segment of industry, Big Sneaker has had its share of crossover moments with the respective universes of Marvel and DC Comics. Nike, Reebok and Adidas have all paid dues to the comic giants over the years. Now FILA, is stepping in with their own tribute.
Last night, the nostalgia-blitzed sneaker company presented a pair of specially-dedicated colorway — preemo white leather, translucent sole and color blasts galore — to The Marvel Man himself, Stan Lee, whose vision has guided the comic book giant for nearly 60 years, well beyond his tenure as a publisher and executive for the company. The ceremonious gift-giving took place at Extraordinary: Stan Lee, a tribute sponsored by the once Italian shoe company in Beverly Hills, where Lee accepted one pair and signed another for the winner of an auction to support Make-A-Wish and Omaze.
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As of now, there are no plans for a wide release. But this’ll be one to keep an eye on should FILA choose to run with it. Head over to SoleCollector for more photos.