08/24/2020 ~ Haider Tahir

Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low – Release Date

Civilist x Nike SB Dunk Low Pro is releasing on the 29th of August for a probable retail price of $100 (TBC). The sneaker is nothing like we have seen. You might think that is simply an all-black SB Dunk Low but there are a few tricks hidden in the soles. As the temperature around the sneaker increases, the sneaker changes its colors! How? Keep reading to find out!

The Civilist x Nike SB Dunk Low Pro is a profit-making machine and with the help of our Hypemaster Playbook you can find out how you can become a sneaker reseller as well. Take a look at what some of our users have had to say, here! 

What is Civilist? 

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Civilist’s story starts way back in 2009. Their first store opened up in Berlin-Mitte, Brunnenstrasse which was formerly being used as an art gallery. According to Civilist, they did not change the interior all that much and left the concrete floor coating as it was. They only added the wall unit from the fifties and some other furniture.  

Their store was diversified into various categories. The founders, Alex Flach and Andreas Hesse, wanted to create space that catered to skaters, acted as a streetwear boutique, and allowed art exhibitions and launches to take place.

This diversified strategy allowed different kinds of individuals to meet and collaborate such as musicians, artists, skateboarders, and BMX riders. This was done in order to imitate Berlin’s skateboarding scene and its club culture. The store was a replica of that entire approach. 

As the store gained popularity, they were offered the space next door where the continued to have pop-up bars with Nike SB, a one day only lobster restaurant, a Vans Syndicate showroom, a keinemusik launch, art exhibitions to the Stussy Berlin store.  

However, redecoration was a hassle and couldn’t be sustained. Therefore, the asked Nike SB for a more permanent option. Nike SB happily obliged and with their support, Civilist was able to bring one of their longest-lasting ideas to life – putting iconic parts of the Neue Nationalgalerie into their store.

It was a tribute to their favorite skate shop that was built by Bauhaus master Miles Van Der Rohe. However, due to several reasons, that store has been closed.  

Civlist is no stranger to collabing with Nike. 7 years ago, back in 2013, Civilist and Nike released an SB Dunk High. The sneaker featured an all-black upper with a white midsole and black outsole. According to Stockx’s sales data, the Civilist Nike SB Dunk High has a resale value of roughly $200. 

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Although, the release was not a mega-hit it still set-up the boutique store to become familiar with designing and collaborating with brands.  

Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low – How Heat Changes the Color 

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At the first glance, the Civilist Nike SB Dunk Low looks like your run of the mill standard sneaker. With an all-black leather upper, a pixelated yellow Nike swoosh on the tongue, and a large lateral Nike swoosh in black tone.  

However, this is only smoke and mirrors. The real differentiating factor of the Civilist Nike SB Dunk Low is its ability to change color when exposed to heat. This Nike SB Dunk Low has the ability to change its color from an all-black upper to a thermal color as the temperature rises up 

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As the temperature rises, the Civilist Nike SB Dunk Low, becomes a heat map. The boring black transforms into a rainbow of colors triggered due to heat. And what’s interesting is that each part of the sneaker reacts differently as can be seen from this video. 

However, it’s worth noting that the effect doesn’t take place immediately. The Civilist Nike SB Dunk Low triggers its thermal map several minutes after it has been exposed to heat.  

Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low – Where To Buy  

This is an exclusive skateshop release and therefore, you will be able to purchase it from Civilist and other skateshops worldwide. 

Here is an extensive list of all the skateshops that will be carrying the Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low.  (Courtesy of SneakerFreaker.com) 

US 

561 

APB Skateshop 

Arts-Rec 

Atlas 

Branded 

Black Sheep 

Bluetile 

Brooklyn Projects 

CCS 

Civil 

Clockwork 

Continuum 

Daville 

Drift House 

FTC 

Galactic G 

Homegrown 

Humidity 

Labor 

Lick 

Lucre Industries 

New Yak City 

Nike SNKRS 

Orchard 

Premier 

Prosper 

Pure 

Recess 

Rukus103 

The Block Skate Supply 

Travel Skateshop 

Westside Skateshop 

UK 

Attitude INC 

Consortium 

Kong Store 

Underground 

France 

Buzzz 

Digital 

Snowbeach 

Vega 

Wall Street 

Germany 

Arrow & Beast 

Blowout 

Bonkers 

Civilist 

Lobby 

Orange Jungle 

Pivot 

TX Sports 

Finland 

Beyond 

My Favorite Things 

Switzerland 

242 

Italy 

ACriminalG 

Big Air 

Spain 

Amigos 

Japan 

Instant 

Mortar 

Spotaka 

Australia 

Beyond 

Boardertown 

Empire Skate 

Evolve 

Fast Times 

Lo-Fi 

PASS~PORT 

Pavement 

Precinct 

UPS 

Brazil 

Sunset Skateshop 

 

Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low – Resale Price 

The Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low does not have an official retail price at the moment but we are expecting it to sell around a $100.  

The resale price of the Civilist Nike SB Dunk Low (on StockX) has been on average $897 with the peak resale being $1250.  

As we take a closer look at the Ask and Bid prices, we can see that the Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low is an extremely profitable sneaker.  

According to our estimates, the resale price of the Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low is $1000-$1100. With a retail price of $100 and after eliminating selling costs, you’re looking at an average profit of $800! That’s a definite COP for us!  

Conclusion 

Sneaker: Civilist Berlin Nike SB Dunk Low  

Release Date: August 29th 2020 

Retail Price: TBC (Probably $100) 

Resale Price: $1000-$1100 

How To Resell Sneakers For Profits

The sneaker resale game is tough and merciless. Whilst there is an opportunity for a whole load of profits to be made, there’s also a greater opportunity of losing your money. The one way to counter this is through following a set of practices that have shown success in the past and present. 

Our Hypemaster Playbook was curated very carefully. Each aspect of the sneaker resale game is talked about in detail within this guide. This guide will teach you the fundamentals of identifying hot drops and then converting them into a sale for a profit. 

Moreover, if you want additional help and tips, you can always join our winner’s circle. A place where we share valuable insider information with our most devoted and successful followers. 

Lastly, make sure that you follow us on Instagram for all the latest shock drops and resale value guides. 

Looking forward to speaking to you again, 

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