Laced x Le Coq Sportif Zenith “Banana Bender”.

by Henrik Buzzi

Brisbanes Laced has collaborated with Le Coq Sportif and the result is this limited edition Zenith running shoe that pays tribute to the stores roots in Queensland. Knows for its Banana plantations Queensland provides approximately 90% off Australia’s Bananas, to the point where its locals are affectionately know as “Banana Benders”.

As a not to their heritage it is this colloquial term that Laced have used as the basis for their project with Le Coq Sportif. The heels of the shoes have been embroidered with the laced logo on one foot and a humble banana on the other. The rest of the upper is a mix of burgundy suede and white mesh with sky blue accents on the lace eyelets. Finished with a natural gum outsole. Releasing on march 28th at selected retailers such as hanon