ARKK COPENHAGEN - SNEAKERS FROM SCANDINAVIA
ARKK Copenhagen brings fresh (northern) wind into the sneaker scene. And it stepped on the feet of old classics like Three Stripes or dynamic hooks. Behind the brand from the Danish fashion metropolis is a completely new design approach that has made their Nordic minimalist sneakers a must-have for fashion pioneers at record speed. Founded in 2014 by the two friends Kasper Høj Rasmussen and Thomas Refdahl, ARKK Copenhagen Articles had a clear goal: to convert Scandinavian design to sneakers - without applying a thick layer, without dubious production abroad and above all without sacrificing functionality and high-quality craftsmanship. A concept that worked: Even the first ARKK Copenhagen Drop - the legendary ARKK Copenhagen RAVEN model - caused a sensation in the fashion scene. In the meantime, ARKK Copenhagen's coveted models are available worldwide in stores as well as in exclusive ARKK Copenhagen online shops such as Keller x.
ARKK COPENHAGEN - HIGHLY FUNCTIONAL HIGH-TECH SNEAKERS WITH MINIMALIST DESIGN
The typically Nordic-minimalist design of the sneakers is a tribute to its city of origin, Copenhagen. The shapes are inspired by Scandinavian design and purist architecture, as well as by spacious landscapes and lively journeys. The versatile sources of inspiration are not only eye-catching, but also highly functional: The ARKK Copenhagen High Tech sneakers are made of breathable mesh, which provides a futuristic touch with mesh and transparency. And yet the style remains pleasantly discreet: the sporty mesh look is complemented with clean neoprene or leather details to ensure that the elastic outer material effortlessly adapts to individual foot shapes. And the grip also fits: Innovative sole systems such as the custom outsoles S-E15 and H-X1 give ARKK Copenhagen sneakers maximum traction and pleasant foot absorption. A further point of sympathy: the minimalist approach is not only limited to the design - also in the production and therefore in the price the guiding principle "less is more" is observed. This makes ARKK Copenhagen products our favourites.
THE ARKK COPENHAGEN RAVEN AS THE EPITOME OF THE TIMELESS SNEAKER
The first ARKK Copenhagen Sneaker - the simple Raven - captivated from the very first minute with its classical minimalism. The undisputed ARKK Copenhagen figurehead helped the brand to break through with its sleek purist design and made it a timeless classic. The success remains lasting, because the shoe is in no way inferior to its exquisite design in terms of comfort. The hybrid upper material of mesh and neoprene ensures the perfect fit, the STABLE-E15 sole for comfortable rolling, the nylon laces with only three loops for a pleasantly reduced look on the back of the foot, which the diagonally inserted mesh insert gives a dynamic touch. Only the heel strap at the back and the foot flap at the front show the ARKK Copenhagen logo - of course also tone-in-tone. Which, by the way, is just as simple in Scandi style: "ARRK" is reproduced in four strikingly clear capital letters, with the missing crossbar of the letter A symbolizing its reduced minimalism.
MINIMALISTIC, UGLY AND A BIT RETRO: THE ARKK COPENHAGEN SNEAKER OF THE HOUR
However, the latest model from the Scandi sneaker forge has also taken a fancy to the fashion scene. Because it hits a needle between basic and extreme, for which many were hungry. If the Ugly Sneaker trend is a bit too extreme for you, you will be left with all your prejudices when you see the ARKK Copenhagen Kanetyk. The shape is still minimalistic, but the sole is a bit more clumsy and structured. In contrast to the reduced Raven, the ARKK Copenhagen logo is used here as a style element and adorns the tongue, sole and side of the shoe. With its material mix of semi-transparent mesh and slightly rough suede, paired with retro colour block in neon yellow and neon orange on light grey outside and bright blue lining, the sneaker picks up on the hip 80s hype and is celebrated not only by sneakerheads but also by influencers as an it piece of streetwear. Sympathetic plus point: ARKK Copenhagen focuses exclusively on unisex designs - and thus shows that the brand has internalised the inclusive zeitgeist of fashion.
ARKK COPENHAGEN - LIFESTYLE SNEAKERS FOR EVERY SITUATION IN LIFE
With the creation process of their very own dream sneaker, the two creative minds behind ARKK Copenhagen 2014 created the Raven, a sneaker model that should be created for all life situations. With their minimalist tone-in-tone design, the sneakers have remained timelessly chic ever since - and can be combined in just as many ways. So the Raven - a sneaker that every ARKK Copenhagen dealer carries - can not only be stylishly worn with jeans and blazers, but also sporty with trackpants and sweaters or in cheeky style with silk slipdresses. For those who like a more colourful fashion, the ARKK Copenhagen Kanetyk can be the target of streetstyle photographers in no time at all. Thanks to the retro-style Color Block, the sneaker is a shoe that effortlessly enhances any outfit. The fashion scene prefers to wear it with white tennis socks, short suit trousers or wide maxi dresses - or, to show off its wonderful colours to their best advantage, with simple basics such as vintage jeans and a white T-shirt.
ARKK COPENHAGEN - SNEAKERS FOR SPORTY MINIMALISTS
Whether to jeans, to wide sweatpants or to narrow bikertights: ARKK Copenhagen sneakers are shoes that not only fit stylishly but also functionally to people who want to make their lives flexible, uncomplicated and adventurous. You never know what will happen tomorrow? Then the best thing to do is to get the right sneaker now for exactly this attitude to life. At Keller x you will find the latest ARKK Copenhagen offers and can even pick up an ARKK Copenhagen Sale from time to time. Because yes: less is more.