In 1966 during the Pre-Olympic trials, Onitsuka Tiger introduced a shoes – Formerly known as the Limber – Adorned with the distinctive crossed stripes that are now synonymous with the brand. Two years later they would garner global attention during the Mexico Olympic Games and the shoe would soon be renamed the MEXICO 66. Nearly 50 years later, the MEXICO 66 remains as iconic as it did when it first debuted.
The MEXICO 66 icon pack celebrates the model’s iconic status and features a few new design details: full grain leather, gold foil side logo and the MEXICO 66 logo printed on the sockliner.
The Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 was the first shape that featured the Onitsuka Tiger stripes. This superb low sleek silhouette comes in an upper of woven denim with a suede toe guard and a low profile outsole. This popular style was first endorsed at the '68 Olympics' and was worn by Bruce Lee in his film 'Game Of Death'.but has now garnered considerable fame and notoriety from Onitsuka Tiger Shoes lovers!