The Nike Dunk High was released in 1985; for those of you who are
not familiar with US sports or sports in general, the Dunk High
is a sneaker designed for Basketball. Although I am not positive,
I believe that the '08' refers to eight college's in the US who
played Basketball in colour coordinated High Dunk's.
Up until that point, college's did not colour coordinate their
outfits and sneakers. It was somewhat of a style revolution for
college sport: whose generally dour outfits were enlivened by the
vivid colours of the Dunk High.
The Dunk High was produced with a leather upper and a rubber outsole
for grip. Traditionally, the Dunk High was colour coordinated with
white; such as white/red, white/blue, white/yellow, white/green;
although some versions are colour coordinated with black; such as