Creating a premium product, that will tell a story is always at the forefront of our minds when creating new product at Saucony Originals. Every once in a while the answer to the question of “how do we create something special?” is simpler than we could imagine. Veg-Tan is a leather that creates a beautiful patina over time. Every wear shapes the shoe and the story and connection it has with the one who wears it. Simple, beautiful and unique is what we feel the Veg-Tan pack reflects.
When sourcing the material articles for the Veg-Tan pack, we had one very important question mind. “How will this article patina and become one with the individual who wears it?” We looked at countless material samples of before and after wear. We choose two different versions of Veg-Tan leather for the pack, which adorns the Grid 8000 CL & the G9 Shadow 6000.
Introducing itself to you in 1993, the Grid 8000 CL was designed for the runner who wanted shoes that would move them. Saucony created a lightweight trainer that incorporated great graphics and technology at the same time. This time around we deliver the premium material makeup that will provide comfort and a material story that is unique to each owner.
The G9 Shadow 6000 is a hybrid model, utilizing the upper from the Shadow 6000 and the Grid 9000 midsole. The combination makes for a kick that will give you all day comfort. Our GRID cushioning was created for long distance runners and will provide you with a cozy & stable fit.
Veg-Tan leather is created by a vegetable tanning process using leaves, fruit and tree bark, crafted by the masters. With each wear the Veg-Tan pack becomes unique to the wearer, no one pair will patina the same. This leaves you with a unique and premium pair of kicks, original to you.
- All over Veg-Tan leather
- Flat, waxed laces
- Pigskin leather liner
- Gold metal aglets
- Debossed Saucony Originals logo’s
- Antique colored midsole
- Gum outsole
- G.R.I.D. technology
The Veg-Tan pack will be available on Saucony.com Monday, 5.15 and is available at select Saucony Originals retailers now. Retail will be $120 each and sizes range from US 7M - US 12M, 13M & 14M.
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