Collect This: Shadow 5000 Elite Chocolate Pack | Saucony Is Working Hard So Pay Attention | Updated w/Unboxing

Source: Men’s Shadow 5000 Elite – Originals | Saucony

Saucony is primarily known as a performance running company. The lifestyle division isn’t as prominent. In many sneakerhead circles though certain models pop and garner considerable dough. The Saucony End x Burger is one such shoe that has found a home in the resale arena. The Bricks was a shoe that I thought should garner the same interest, but I said it wouldn’t because the shoe hasn’t really found constant promotion via sneaker sites.

Saucony doesn’t really need to pursue the sneakerhead and lifestyle market since that market is very small. Their lifestyle options are stylish and well crafted. They also tell a story about the hometown of the brand and they are gorgeous kicks. The market shouldn’t be sneakerheads, but everyone.

The Chocolate Pack is right up there with the Bricks as another one of my favorite releases of the year. Here is a description. You can use the Source Link to pick up a pair:

Fifty years ago in Kendall Square, Main Street was once known as “Confectioner’s Row”. Many major candy companies were producing products that are still known and loved today, such as Junior Mints, NECCO wafers, Charleston Chews and Sugar Daddies. The Cambridge connection with candy dates back to 1765 and an Irish immigrant by the name of John Hannon. For the next 100 years Cambridge would grow to become one of the largest industrial centers for candy makers. With that said we give you the Saucony Originals Shadow 5000 Elite “Chocolate Pack”. Inspired by the rich history in candy making of Cambridge, MA.

OVERVIEW

  • Wolverine Silkee Suede
  • Earthquake suede toe box
  • Pigskin Leather Liner
  • Red Pigskin Leather Insole
  • Flat laces with gold tips
  • Embossed Gold Saucony Logo on the tongue
  • Embroidered Saucony branding on the heel counter
  • Gold heel clip
  • Gold speckled midsole

Originally posted on 3/16/2017 Updated on 3/30/2017 with a video from @lesboxking who did me the favor of dropping an unboxing video. He just started his YouTube channel so take a look at the video and get those views up on a dope ass shoe.

 

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  • Lesboxking

    Just got mines and I must the quality is better than most 250 dollar sneakers. You can’t go wrong with these

    • Did you do a video for them? Drop the link in the comments. I hit the local Foot Locker and they had the khaki/denims for 39.99. It’s crazy how the brand is so slept on unless it’s a collab. Thanks for leaving a comment also.

      • Lesboxking

        Just made one my guy here’s the link https://youtu.be/AX0I5U36cXM

        • Good looking out. I added it to the post on here as well. The shoe is definitely dope and although it is getting close to spring and the Chocolate might be a stock til fall, with a pair of khaki joggers, or some denim, head turners for sure.

          • Lesboxking

            Good looks on the vid…I’m not a hype beast for kicks I just enjoy great quality…Don’t get me wrong I’ll cop me foams or J’s if I can get them at retail, but Asics got some fire ass kicks as well with great quality materials as well..As I cop out the mainstream I’ll keep posting on my channel…God bless

          • No problem on the video. I subscribed to the channel too. That’s what good sneaker communities are about. F the hype and wear what you think is dope. I really appreciate you visiting the site, that’s super important.