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Drip Like Melted Ice Cream With These Ben & Jerry's X Nike Collab Kicks

by Rudy Sanchez on 05/22/2020 | 2 Minute Read

Vermont-based ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s is no stranger to collaborations. In 1997, they approached the band Phish with an idea for an ice cream team-up - both were from Vermont and had risen up in the late 80s, plus, they were interested in many of the same causes, so it felt like a natural partnership. Phish drummer Jon Fishman saw the success of Newman’s Own and went ahead with the idea, giving all their share to environmental causes. 

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Since then, Ben & Jerry's banded together on flavors with late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon, video streaming service Netflix, and they can now include Nike to their long list of collaborators.

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Chunky Dunky” are low dunks released under Nike’s skateboarding line SB. The sneaks feature a color palette inspired by Ben & Jerry’s iconic pints, including the cow print with a hide texture similar to the pattern found on the pint lids. The swoosh sports a slow melt in bright yellow, and the inside features a tie-dye pattern, while the shoes come packaged in Hulk-sized cartons inspired by Ben & Jerry’s pint containers.

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This is a limited edition set, so if you want to snag a pair from Nike, get a Benjamin ready and hit up sneaker shops starting May 23rd, or when they launch on the SNKRS app May 26th.

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