Nike Customer Gets Moldy Pair of Shoes

Dusty Olive Dunks That Had A Lot More Than Dust

Matt Rogo

Matt Rogo

Nike Customer Gets Moldy Pair of Shoes

Moldy Kicks

In a surprising twist for one sneaker enthusiast, the highly anticipated arrival of the Nike Dunk Low "Dusty Olive" turned into an unexpected encounter with mold. The individual, who had eagerly snagged the pair from SNKRS, was met with an unwelcome surprise when unboxing the kicks.

The "Dusty Olive" colorway had gained substantial hype in the sneaker community, with many eagerly awaiting its release. However, the excitement for this particular individual took an unforeseen turn when the mold was discovered on the sneakers.


Potential Causes

It's not uncommon for sneakers to encounter various issues during production, storage, or shipping. While mold is and should be a rarity, it can be caused by factors such as humidity or improper storage conditions. In this case, it seems the Nike Dunk Low "Dusty Olive" fell victim to some unfortunate environmental circumstances.

The affected individual posted a video calling out Nike for the mold saying, "Nike...what the f**k is this?"

Quality Control

The incident serves as a reminder that even in the world of high-demand sneaker drops, quality control remains crucial. Sneaker enthusiasts invest not only in the brand but also in the expectation of receiving a flawless product. Instances like these underscore the importance of vigilance in the manufacturing and shipping processes.

As the situation unfolds, it will be interesting to see how SNKRS and Nike handle the concerns raised by the affected individual. Sneaker enthusiasts worldwide will be watching closely, highlighting the growing significance of quality assurance in the booming sneaker culture.