Casual Friday: Onitsuka Tiger celebrates 60 years
Many of us weren't even aware of Onitsuka Tiger shoes before they took centre stage on Uma Thurman's feet in the Kill Bill films, but the iconic running shoes have been around a lot longer than that: 60 years in fact - which in their native Japan has a special significance: it completes the 60 year 'cycle of life', which is seen as a great honour for any person, brand or shoe!
To mark the occasion, a special edition pair of Tigers is going on sale from 1st September in the original colours of white, red and blue. Priced at £100 a pair, they'll be sold in a limited edition gift box with a t-shirt and collector's mag Made of Japan which charts Onitsuka Tiger's evolution from sporting shoe to hip casual trainer. Visit Onitsuka Tiger for info on where to find the limited edition styles.