As the world awaits The Whitaker Group’s next Air Jordan projects, James Whitner and team are moving forward with the second installment of their Social Status x Nike Air Penny 2 “Playground” on November 4th.
A follow-up to the “Recess” collection and story rolled out in July, the upcoming drop closes another chapter of young Whitner and friends’ coming-of-age as told via Nike product. The sneaker is a full-circle moment for the Pittsburgh-native, whom rooted for “Penny” Hardaway as a youngin’. Furthermore, the sneaker’s packaging commemorates Lil’ Penny, as the shoes appear like action figures in their special edition box. The compelling mix of white and blue are “inspired by the energy of every school yard, playground and basketball court across the world,” according to an official press release from Social Status. Elsewhere, the Air Max-cushioned design features embroidered co-branding, premium details and 3M reflective detailing.
Enjoy campaign imagery of the pair ahead, as you wait to try your luck at the shoes on November 11th.
For more from the NIKE, Inc. family, check out the Air Jordan 1 “Lost and Found” set to release on November 19th.
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Social Status x Nike Air Penny 2
Release Date: 2022
Style Code: DM9132-100