Emerica x Slam City Laced

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We are proud to announce our new Emerica Laced shoe which is available exclusively from Slam. Here is a video with some background about this collaboration and further images…

The video features Emerica team rider Tom Knox shredding the streets of London as he does on the regular, reminding us once again that he is one of the best to ever do it. Slam illustrator Arran Gregory is also featured, he discusses the design aspects and inspiration for the job he worked on creating the elements which tie this whole project together. The bear Arran designed for us appears on one of the insoles to represent Slam City Skates and London, the opposite insole hosts an image of King Kong to represent America and Emerica. This Transatlantic team-up is further explored by Arran’s work on the box which incorporates his illustrations of Big Ben and the Empire State Building. Here is a better look at the shoes.

Slam City Skates x Emerica Laced

The shoe features an all suede upper with a canvas side panel aboard a contrasting white vulcanised sole with black piping. Slam City embroidery adorns the canvas in the same striking orange as the laces. They have a teal tongue tab featuring the Slam rat which is a recurrent theme synonymous with the shop. This same teal accent appears to even things up on the Emerica logo on the heel…

Slam City Skates - Emerica Laced

The simple silhouette of the Laced coupled with their grippy sole unit makes for a perfect skateboarding shoe. We were stoked to work closely with Emerica on this one, it’s been a pleasure. These shoes are now available online and in our Covent Garden shop. If you visit us in person you also get to check out the Emerica x Altamont shop in our basement which is where Arran was filmed talking about his work…

Slam City Skates - Emerica Laced - Emerica x Altamont Basement

We hope to see you soon. Shop for this collaboration and more from Emerica

 


 

The Slam City collaborations archive – 2022: Skate Shop Day 2021: Slam City Skates X Oliver Payne, Thrasher X Slam City SkatesBlast Skates X Slam City 2019: Slam City X RaD Archive, Slam City X RaD Launch Gallery, Slam City X RaD Archive – Curtis McCann by Winstan Whitter 2018: enjoi X Slam City with Ben Raemers, Gonz and Toby by Thomas Campbell and Mark Gonzales, Anti-Hero X Slam City with Raney Beres 2017: Dickies X Slam City – Fall 2017 with Tom Knox, Darius Trabalza and Neil Smith, Krooked X Slam CityDC X Slam City, DC X Slam City Southbank Gallery, DC X Slam City: Josh Kalis & Mike Blabac Interview, DC X Slam City: Josh Kalis ‘Memory Screen’ Remix 2016: Vans x Slam City ‘Lampin Pro’ & ‘Native American Pro’, Vans x Slam City Launch Gallery, HUF x Slam City Skates, HUF x Slam City Skates Launch Gallery, Slam City “Artists” Decks with Tod Swank, Fos, Don Pendleton and Nick Jensen, Slam City Skates X Spitfire Wheels, Dickies x Slam City Skates (Summer 2016) 2013: Vans Syndicate x Slam City, House of Billiam X Slam City, DC Kalis x Slam City 2012: Slam City x Converse CTS, Silas X Slam City Skates, Real x Slam City Skates, Slam City Skates x Spitfire Classics 2010: Emerica x Slam City “Laced”, Toy Machine x Emerica x Slam City 2008: Penfield x Slam City Skates 2007: WeSC x Slam City Skates 2006: Etnies x Slam City Skates 2005: Nike SB x Slam City Dunk