Karim for Sully Wong

Karim Rashid joins forces with Sully Wong
for new shoe collaboration
TORONTO (July 17, 2013) Award winning designer Karim Rashid is embarking on one of his most creative fashion projects to date - the creation of a one-of-a-kind sneaker with Sully Wong ( the Toronto based shoe design company. Karim Rashid will be sharing his unique design style with George Sully and Henry Wong, the two minds behind the footwear and lifestyle brand Sully Wong, to create the desert boot which is a one-of-a-kind limited sneaker collaboration set to launch across Canada spring 2014.

“This collaboration is among the biggest in our brand`s history,” says George Sully, partner, Sully Wong. “Karim Rashid is one of our generation’s true geniuses and notable designers. Time Magazine considers Karim to be our most influential designer of our time. The directions his creative mind takes are astounding and simple out of the box. We love what he’s come up with for the desert boot.”

No surprise to fashion and design curators, the limited edition Sully Wong premium leather desert boot will feature some of Karim’s most iconic prints in what promises to be a truly unique work of footwear art. Considered a brand that cares more about design and quality than hype, Sully Wong has been thrust into the global footwear market, due to the Karim’s recent collaboration with the brand. More ready then ever, Sully Wong is proud to say they’ve produced a well-crafted, designed and manufactured product that is ready for global distribution.

The shoes features Karim’s trademark bright and striking colours (pinks, oranges, purples, and electric blues) along his his visually stunning and distinctive and iconic design patters KROMO, KAOS, IKON, OPTIK, sure to dazzle fashion and design aficionados alike. Sully Wong will offer four exclusive designs in eight color ways in the collection, selling at $299 starting in spring 2014.

“I’m always looking for new ways to express my art, and working with George and Henry was a great avenue for me,” says Karim Rashid, notable designer. “I think we share a passion for creating unique, original designs, and our vision for what we wanted was very clear from the beginning.”

Shoe lovers, along with fans of Karim’s work, will be able to show off their appreciation for his designs on a fashionable pair of desert boot silhouettes. With some of the design world’s greatest minds coming together, these shoes will make a lasting impact on the footwear landscape.