This Pickle-Inspired Sneaker Collab by Ewing Athletics Is Something to Crave

Allie Fasanella

Food-themed sneakers are almost always a hit. Last week, Saucony Originals dropped its avocado toast-inspired sneaker yesterday and today, Ewing Athletics unveiledits pickle-themed shoe in collaboration with Grillo’s Pickles.

The new limited-edition Ewing Sport Lite sneaker dubbed “The Pickle” comes with a plush green suede upper serving as a nod to the fresh dill in each jar of Grillo’s, while green leather accents represent crisp, crunchy cucumbers used to make “the world’s best pickle.”

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Ewing Athletics “The Pickle” sneaker.

Additionally, the shoe comes with clear soles and a clear lace lining inspired by Grillo’s farmers market-style jar. White laces inspired by the fresh California garlic, wood cart detailing and Pickle Man logos on the heel complete the collab. The Ewing Athletics x Grillo’s Pickles Ewing Sport Lite “The Pickle” will retail for $140.

Grillo’s Pickles branding at the heel of the green suede sneaker by Ewing Athletics.

Grillo’s Pickles founder, Travis Grillo, began selling two spears for $1 out of a hand-built wooden pickle cart on the streets of Boston 10 years ago after getting denied a job at Nike.

Grillo’s Pickles x Ewing Athletics.
Grillo’s Pickles and Ewing Athletics team up to bring us “The Pickle.”

This limited-edition Ewing Sport Lite releases March 4 exclusively on Ewingathletics.com. Meanwhile, Grillo’s Pickles can be found nationwide at markets including Whole Foods, Target, Publix, BJ’s, Stop & Shop, Safeway and many many more.

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