ARKK Copenhagen Unveils its Dad Shoe, the Apextron Mesh W13

Nordic sneaker company ARKK Copenhagen has thrown its hat into the dad shoe ring and come up with something interesting: the ARKK Apextron Mesh W13.

Inspired by sport with bold, smooth lines all over, the Apextron is ARKK’s latest addition to its stacked sneaker line up. A “deceptively uncomplicated” sneaker, the Apextron features a hybrid mesh and leather upper with embroidered branding, a perforated leather and Velcro closure strap across the instep, and new chunky tooling the recent “dad shoe” trend has celebrated.

The ARKK Apextron rides atop the brand’s newest sole unit. Dubbed the WAVE13 sole unit (W13 for short), the chunky sole is directly inspired by the Den Blå Planet Aquarium in Denmark. The aquarium, which was designed by 3XN Architects, informs the contrasting sharp geometric lines of the sole with its “whirling streams of the sea.”

arkk copenhagen wave13 sole unit design sketch

Photo via Sneakers Magazine / ARKK Copenhagen

Moreover, the W13 sole unit brings additional cushioning (although specifics are not clear at this moment). We’ll learn more because this chunky sole unit will make its way onto several more ARKK silhouettes soon.

Dubbed the “future-proof dad shoe” by ARKK Copenhagen, the Apextron will get its first drop on August 17 at us.arkkcopenhagen.com. Debuting in three colorways for both men and women — Black/Off-White, Off-White/Silver/Gray, and Rust/Off-White — the ARKK Apextron will retail for $170 USD.

What do you think of the new ARKK Copenhagen Apextron? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

ARKK Copenhagen APEXTRON dad shoe

ARKK Copenhagen APEXTRON Mesh W13

ARKK Apextron Mesh W13 Rust Off White Mens

ARKK Apextron Mesh W13 Rust Off White Womens

ARKK copenhagen Apextron Mesh W13 Off White Silver Gray Mens

ARKK Copenhagen Apextron Mesh W13 Off White Silver Gray Womens

ARKK Apextron Mesh W13 Black Off White

ARKK Apextron Mesh W13 Black Off White Womens

ARKK Copenhagen APEXTRON

ARKK Copenhagen APEXTRON

 

Source: ARKK Copenhagen

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