Honda Automobiles: Thrillist, JackThreads and Honda Team Up to Create Exclusive HT3 Driving Shoe

Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by in Honda Canada

Thrillist, JackThreads and Honda have collaborated on an disdainful singular book HT3 Driving Shoe (MSRP: $100) that goes on sale today, accessible exclusively on JackThreads.com. The sneaker is desirous by a dramatically redesigned, all-new 2016 Honda Civic, and pays reverence to a 3 core aspects of Honda settlement that shabby a sporty and energetic styling – high touch, high tragedy and high tech.

With a thought recognised by a group during Thrillist, a digital publisher tapped a character geniuses during JackThreads to move a shoe to life. Working with Honda RD America’s Jarad Hall, who helped lead a extraneous settlement of a Civic Sedan in North America, JackThreads grown a pushing shoe to simulate a vehicle’s settlement via a HT3 sneaker, including a high peculiarity materials used in a shoe’s growth and a seamless conformation of a shoe itself. The sneakers underline reward materials, including neat suede with lead hints and a quilted leather settlement on a heel opposite and insole. To safeguard a gentle and cosy fit, a HT3 has a neoprene mermaid that fits firmly over a tip of a driver’s feet and articulated nodes that hang around a wearer’s ankle, to yield additional support. The well-spoken lines of a Civic extraneous desirous a purify lines of a sneaker. To cover a laces, JackThreads grown a suede hide that fastens into place, and when uncovered, reveals a Civic logo.

“We wanted to emanate a shoe that’s distinct anything seen before – something that is as gentle to wear as it is fashion-forward and futuristic,” pronounced Michael Vincent, Senior Buyer, Footwear during JackThreads. “The HT3 is a good versatile sneaker that elevates a elementary functionality of a pushing shoe and marries a settlement cultured of Honda and JackThreads.”

“Collaborating with JackThreads and Thrillist to rise an disdainful shoe for people who adore pushing and adore a sporty new Honda Civic has been a good experience,” pronounced Jarad Hall, Civic Senior Exterior Designer, Honda RD Americas. “Our all-new Civic lineup is a genuine diversion changer in a shred when it comes to styling and fun to expostulate spirit, and we demeanour brazen to stepping into a shoes universe with a reward singular book shoe that showcases only how conspicuous a Civic is, inside and out.”

The disdainful singular book HT3 Driving Shoe was strictly debuted alongside a 2016 Honda Civic during a special eventuality on Mar 29 in Los Angeles, hosted by Thrillist.

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About JackThreads
JackThreads was founded in 2008 out of a bedroom in Columbus, OH as a peep sale site for a streetwear community. Since then, a code has developed into a men’s character destination, providing a curated preference of a brands guys love, alongside a namesake collection. The JackThreads line is a plug of panoply that are essential habit staples, designed with a joining to bland character and value. The code is built around a core thought that character should be simple, and good value should be an absolute.

About a Honda Civic
The Honda Civic Sedan, recently named a 2016 North American Car of a Year, leads a Civic lineup that is a #1 Compact automobile in America and has been each year for a past 6 years1, and a many renouned automobile in America with Millennials2. The sporty and worldly 10th-generation Civic lineup comforts new Honda turbo engine technology, class-leading EPA fuel economy of adult to 42 MPG and a latest in connected-car technology, including both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. This totally reimagined Civic lineup kicked off final tumble with a launch of a 2016 Civic Sedan, followed final month by a attainment of a severely sporty 2016 Civic Coupe. The all-new Civic 5-Door induce will launch after this year, followed in 2017 by Civic Si variants and a radical new Civic Type-R, commanding off a sportiest, many expanded indication lineup in a 44-year story of Civic.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic and Accord newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, and a Odyssey minivan. The subsequent era Ridgeline pickup lorry is set to entrance after this year.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 30 years and now operates 16 vital production comforts in North America. In 2015, some-more than 99 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

Media Contacts:
Devon Giddon – Thrillist: devon@thrillist.com
Lauren Coombs – JackThreads: lauren@jackthreads.com
Alyssa Dominguez – Honda: alyssa@awapr.com

1 Based on IHS Automotive, Polk new sell car registration information in a Non-Luxury Traditional Compact Car shred for 2010-2015CY.

2 Based on IHS Automotive, U.S. new sell car registrations by volume for all models in attention and a age of conduct of domicile information for 18-34 year olds for CY2015.

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