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Nike and Starbucks buck the trend with caffeine-inspired trainers

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By John McCarthy | Media editor

May 23, 2016 | 1 min read

In this day and age we are no strangers to weird limited edition trainers (ranging from Kanye Adidas boots, to Marty McFly Nike sneaks to Reebok’s Alien stompers) but a new partnership from Nike probably takes the biscuit and dips it head-first into a cup of tea.

US sports apparel company Nike has seemingly released an unofficial Starbucks trainer, based upon the style of its SB Dunk Lows.

Adorning the sneaks is a swirling, brown coffee bean design offset with the company’s iconic green hue.

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The limited edition trainers will set coffee-trainer fanatics (is that a thing?) back $100.

So if you're in the market for footwear that defines your love of coffee, these are probably for you.

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Nike has previously rolled out a Krispy Krene-inspired trainer so this is likely part of that wider strategy.

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