Bally has joined forces with recording artist J. Cole, launching an exclusive pair of hiking boots and backpack,inspired by the notion of “urban explorer”.Bashar Elamad, General Manager of Bally Phipps Plaza, along with J. Cole recently hosted a cocktail event to kick-off the J. Cole for Bally collaboration.The boots and backpack will BE offered in a range of colors andmaterials from calf leather to exotic python. Bally is known for their expertise in crafting hiking boots starting in 1950s, when they created the “Reindeer Himalaya boots”, worn by Sherpa Tenzing Norgay when he climbBEd Mount Everest. Now, the new version of these hiking boots are still a hallmark for exceptional design and comfort, but reincarnated to traverse various terrains from cityscapes to Jamaica’s Blue Mountains. In the short film, Off the Grid, J. Cole escapes to Jamaica to disconnect from technology and connect with his surroundings.Bally’s expertise and integrity have developed a culture of excellence that uplifts its collections to the status of artistic expressions.Today, Bally is the unique Swiss luxury shoe and accessories brand.
Photos, credit Paras Griffin/Getty images: J.Cole for Bally Cocktail