As Nike settles on a recall by Mschf, Lil Nas X’s “Satan Shoes” are engulfed in smoke.


MSCHF and Lil Nas X recreate the Nike Air Max with a devil-inspired design and a drop of human blood on each shoe

Mschf agrees to begin recalling “Satan Shoes,” a collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X, and will refund the purchaser. (Mschf)

There are no more snuffs for “Satan Shoes” sneakers after Mschf agreed to recall shoes as part of a legal settlement with Nike on Thursday.

The track and field company sued Mschf last month after a Brooklyn-based group released “Satan Shoes,” based on the Nike Air Max 97 model.Sneakers promoted him in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X New song “Montero (call by your name)”.

In the settlement, Mschf agreed to initiate a voluntary recall and offer a full refund of the shoes, according to Nike. Recalls and repurchases extend to the collective “Jesus Shoes” launched in 2019, based on the same Nike sneaker model.

“Satan shoes” with a five-pointed star pendant attached and a drop of human blood on all soles Like a devil A music video with the theme of “Montero”. On the other hand, “Jesus shoes” are decorated with a cross, and the soles of the feet contain holy water from the Jordan River. Both iterations sold out quickly, even though they were priced at $ 1,018 and $ 1,425 in pairs, respectively.

“In both cases, MSCHF changed these shoes without Nike’s permission,” the athletic wear company said in a statement to the Times. “Nike had nothing to do with Satan’s shoes or Jesus’ shoes.”

by Proceedings Nike submitted in March, and some consumers boycotted the brand, mistaking “devil’s shoes” for devilish support from athletics companies.

David H. Bernstein, a lawyer representing Mschf and chairing the intellectual property group of law firm Debevoise & Plimpton, said the group “already achieved its artistic purpose” in shoes and settled on a new project. He said he could. ..

According to Bernstein, shoes were individually numbered works of art commenting on branded collaboration culture and intolerance, a theme “dramatically amplified by the Nike proceedings.”

Prior to the settlement, the U.S. District Court in New York approved Nike’s request for issuance. Temporary suppression order , Stop shipping sneakers within a week after launch.

Lil Nas X was not listed as a defendant in the proceedings.But the prize is “Old Town Road” As a result, the musician was planning the 666th shoe, but it was canceled.

This story was originally Los Angeles Times..

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