A Closer Look at the SneakerBAAS x KangaROOS “Windmill Pack”
Dutch store SneakerBAAS teamed up once again with KangaROOS to continue their legendary partnership. Inspired by a story of joy and fury, the SneakerBAAS x KangaROOS Windmill Pack includes two COIL-R1 colorways. The tale behind this collaboration goes like this:
Every day before sunrise the miller would walk to work: an eye-catching green, yellow and red sawmill. The miller worked there with joy and pride. He loved his life and his job more than anything. Before walking home each night, he would stop and talk with the turtle who lived in a nearby pond. Every day the miller seemed prouder than the day before.
However, one day the miller went home without uttering a word to the turtle, his face filled with anger. The following day, feeling concerned for his friend, the turtle approached the mill to find it overwhelmed with birds. With his mill in despair, the miller looked on in shock and panic. Eventually, the miller snapped and began placing sharp blades on the wings of the mill. He wanted to kill the birds so that they would never threaten him again. Miraculously it worked! Dead birds began falling from the skies as the miller cheered with delight.
Slowly, the miller returned to his beloved mill. He was overjoyed. Each evening after work the miller would visit his friend the turtle, and each evening they would laugh and smile together.
To represent both the miller’s bond the turtle and his rage over the birds on his windmill, SneakerBAAS created two distinctive COIL-R1s. Handcrafted in Germany, the two styles feature premium ROOS quality and unique details. Next to little toebox graphics, each shoe’s name also appears on their respective lace tags. Limited to only 200 pairs worldwide per colorway, each COIL-R1 comes in a special box. Filled with either sawdust (“The Turtle”) or black feathers (“Dead Bird”), these packagings again pick up the collab’s unique theme.
Update April 11, 2019:
As the release of the pack approaches, SneakerBAAS shared some new on-feet pics of both sneakers. In addition, they teamed up with Golden Bear Sportswear for a set of matching varsity jackets. Check out the Instagram post on how to win one here.
Release Details – SneakerBAAS x KangaROOS COIL-R1 Windmill Pack
The SneakerBAAS x KangaROOS COIL-R1 Windmill Pack launches on April 12, 2019. The shoes release both in-store in Utrecht (12:00 CET) and at sneakerbaas.com. (18:00 CET). A global release at 43einhalb, Bijsmaak, Footshop, Hanon, Main Source, Monox and Schrittmacher then follows on April 19.
The two colorways retail for 269,95 € each, while the size runs go from EU 36 to 48.
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