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With Aug. 1st, 2015 serving as the 20th Anniversary of the debut release of Raekwon’s classic “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…” solo album, this coming Thursday – on the 20th day of August at S.O.B.’s between the hours of 11am to 6pm, we invite everyone to join us for the global, exclusive release of the Packer x Raekwon “Purple Tape” Capsule Collection, featuring a special personal appearance from none other than Raekwon, himself.

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Launching on the last stop on this years’ “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…” Anniversary tour, the Packer x Raekwon “Purple Tape” Capsule Collection is designed and  curated to offer interchangeable styling options that represent the cross-pollination of hip-hop into fashion and heritage footwear. Housed within the collection are the celebratory Diadora N.9000 “Purple Tape” edition , 2 “1995” NY Yankees New Era 59Fifty fitted baseball caps, 1 t-shirt, and 1 Made in Italy track jacket.

In partnership with S.O.B.’s, the first 95 customers in line (who are 21 and over) to purchase the “Purple Tape” Diadora N.9000 will receive free tickets to Raekwon’s “Purple Tape” 20th Anniversary show later that evening.  Doors open at 9pm Thursday – August 20th. Individual tickets to still be purchased HERE. MUST BE 21 and older to attend the show, no exceptions.

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Starting off the collection is the Packer x Raekwon x Diadora “1995” Advisory SS Tee. This black basic logo t-shirt features a tri-branded logo hit on the chest with a purple “1995” top centered on the back. Retail price is set at $30 USD.

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Rounding out the collection are two Packer x New Era “1995” NY Yankees Custom 59Fifty Fitted Baseball Caps. Offered in both purple wool with reverse black “1995” embroidery and black wool with reverse purple “1995” embroidery, each hat comes with complimentary silver Packer/Raekwon/Diadora co-branded “Advisory” pins. Limited to only 95 hats per color, retail price for both of these S.O.B.’s exclusives is set at $50 USD each.

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The pinnacle piece of the collection – the limited edition Made in Italy Packer x Raekwon x Diadora N.9000 “Purple Tape” – comes specially packaged. Housed in a black co-branded shoe box with standard-release issued purple wrapping paper and 3 additional shoelaces. Retail price is set at $200 USD. Available size run is men’s US size 5 – 12, 13 & 13.5. Please be advised that this shoe runs exactly one half size big. It is strongly recommended that all customers purchase a half size smaller from their standard running shoe size (i.e. – if you wear a US size 9 in most running sneakers, you should buy a US size 8.5 in the “Purple Tape” Diadora N.9000, etc…).

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Accompanying the N.9000 is the Made in Italy Packer x Diadora “’95 Vintage” 20th Anniversary Track Jacket. The jacket is a stitch-for-stitch re-issue of the original jacket which released in 1995 (the same year as OB4CL’s debut release). This Made in Italy luxury garment comes features a black and helium purple heavy nylon construction to compliment the “Purple Tape” color palette. Additional features include metallic silver and black “Diadora” branded piping along both arms with embroidered “1995” and Packer/Raekwon/Diadora co-branded “Advisory” tag bottom centered on each sleeve. Cut true to size, retail pricing for this S.O.B.’s exclusive piece is set at $160 USD.

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Please read below clearly for release details…

8.20.15 US Exclusive Launch @ S.O.B.’s Release Details:

 

  • The Packer x Raekwon “Purple Tape” Capsule Collection is a US exclusive release launching Thursday – 8.20.15 from 11am to 6pm only at S.O.B.’s NYC located at 204 Varick Street – New York, NY 10014.
  • Customers will be serviced on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis, monitored by staff and security.
  • Purchase of the Packer x Raekwon x Diadora N.9000 “Purple Tape” will be limited to one (1) pair per PAYING customer. Retail is set at $200 plus NY sales tax.
  • Purchase of Packer x New Era “1995” NY Yankees Custom 59Fifty Fitted Baseball Cap will be limited to only one (1) color per PAYING customer (i.e. – you can only buy one color out of the two hats, NOT BOTH). Retail is set at $50.
  • A government, State or School issued identification (ID) will be required for all customers.
    Anyone without proper ID will not be allowed inside of S.O.B.’s during release.
  • Only purchasing customers will be allowed inside of S.O.B.’s during the launch.
  • All items sold are deemed “special launch product” thus ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No returns, exchanges, refunds or store credit will be allowed under any circumstance.

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We at Packer Shoes would like to take the time to say thank you to all who participated in the “Fame & War” special release last Thursday at Sounds of Brazil (S.O.B.’s) NYC and to the many customers and fans who weathered the rainy weather that day in order to purchase a pair of the “Aloysius” 33 High sneakers. It was a truly historic moment that transcended both footwear & music industries as well as hip-hop culture and sports heritage.

To the supremely talented Fabolous and Teyana Taylor we send our gratitude and appreciation to both of you for lending your time & efforts to this project. The professionalism and integrity you both displayed during the entire processes of this project was invaluable and for that we are truly grateful. Special thank you to Nikki Taylor, Bo, Lenny S. & the entire Roc Nation staff for helping to bring everything together – we appreciate and value every single one of you. Also we send our thanks to the entire Ewing Athletics team (shoutout to Mark & Adam), the entire Sounds of Brazil NYC staff, the Empire State Building, and to the man himself – Patrick Aloysius Ewing for leading the way for the city of New York and basketball fans everywhere.

As a special treat to the many who have contacted us over the past week looking to obtain the “Fame & War” set, this “GOOD” Friday – April 3rd at 12pm noon EST we will be launching both colors of the “Fame & War” Aloysius 33 High in-store at our shop located at 941 Teaneck Road, Teaneck NJ 07666 as well as online at PackerShoes.com.

 

4.3.15 – 12pm noon In-Store Launch  Details:

  • Retail price for both the gold/black & black/OG “Aloysius” 33 High is $150 USD.
  • A limited run from men’s size 7 thru 16 will be available for purchase in-store.
  • Only a very limited number of pairs of the “Aloysius” 33 High sold in-store will come with the limited edition dubrae for each respective shoe.
  • Purchase of both the gold/black & black/OG “Aloysius” 33 High will be limited to one (1) pair per PAYING customer. Customer will be allowed to buy one pair of each color (YES YOU CAN BUY BOTH PAIRS IN ONE PURCHASE). This will be STRONGLY enforced.
  • Customers will be served on a first come, first served basis.
  • A government, State or School issued identification (ID) will be required for all customers.
  • ID is required for ALL CREDIT CARD transactions. This will be strongly enforced.
  • Anyone without proper ID will not be allowed inside of our store during release.
  • Only customers purchasing the “Aloysius” 33 High will be allowed in-store during the launch.
  • This is a special launch product thus ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
  • No returns, exchanges, refunds or store credit will be allowed under any circumstance.

 

 

PackerShoes.com Online Launch  Details:

  • Both colors of the “Fame & War” Aloysius 33 High will launch at 12pm noon EST online at PackerShoes.com.
  • ALL PAIRS SOLD ONLINE DO NOT COME WITH DUBRAES (LACE LOCKS).
  • Purchase of both shoes will be limited to one (1) pair each per customer.
  • Customer will be allowed to buy one pair of each color (YES YOU CAN BUY BOTH PAIRS IN ONE PURCHASE). This will be STRONGLY enforced.
  • Multiple orders will be cancelled on sight without notification.
  • All orders will be shipped only to the customer’s billing address. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • If the address entered at checkout is not your billing address, your order will be cancelled without notification.
  • This is a special launch product thus ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
  • Please allow up 5 business days to receive a tracking confirmation for your order.
  • Once you receive tracking confirmation, please allow an additional 3-5 business days for delivery.

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