By 19th Hole Staff | Aug 15, 2017
Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle brand and retailer, is joining forces with renowned street culture icon, Jeff Staple, to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of his Staple Design brand with the launch of the Cole Haan 2.ZERØGRAND Stitchlite™ x Staple Design sneaker to mark the occasion. Fusing tradition and modernity, the collaboration marks a hallmark moment for the two innovative brands by providing a sophisticated, well-crafted product that exudes street sensibility, without sacrificing craft, style or comfort.
“Working with Cole Haan represents an opportunity to show the world how far Staple has come in this — our 20th year of existence. Cole Haan to me is at the perfect intersection of innovation, sophistication and design. I am extremely proud that Staple is now a part of its storied history,” commented Jeff Staple, Founder of Staple Design.
Cole Haan elevated the original ZERØGRAND Stitchlite™ by executing the Cole Haan 2.ZERØGRAND Stitchlite™ x Staple Design in twisted yarn for a marbled spectator effect to create the classic Cole Haan wingtip design. The shoe’s functional zonal knitting ensures stability and breathability. Featuring a sleek heather grey colorway and iconic Staple Pigeon logo, this is sneaker innovation at its finest.
“Cole Haan is honored to work with NYC’s cultural icon, Jeff Staple and Staple Design, especially on his 20th anniversary,” said Scott Patt, Vice President of Design & Innovation at the Cole Haan Global Innovation Center in New Hampshire. “Jeff and his work represent all that is New York in its grit, adaptation and individuality. This partnership is a celebration of our shared values and our dedication to craft, style and engineering in everything we make.”
Priced at $300, the Cole Haan 2.ZERØGRAND Stitchlite™ x Staple Design will be available exclusively on ColeHaan.com.