Parra x Patta Nike Air Max 1 NSW 21 Mercer Recap

Parra x Patta Nike Air Max 1 NSW 21 Mercer Recap

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Yesterday was the release of the Nike x Parra x Patta Air Max 1 at Nike Sportswear 21 Mercer. With much hype around the shoe, many were already camping the day prior without even knowing if the shoe would officially drop. TSG Vagrant was there to capture a few pictures of the release. That wasn’t the only thing I walked away with…

It was a pretty hectic morning and afternoon. There were many people already there when yours truly arrived around 10:30 am (Mercer opens at 11:oo am). With no idea if the shoe would release today, chance and luck were the words for the day. Below is a small pictorial of the event. At the end, 41 pairs were sold through a raffle and the rest is history.

-Vagrant S.-

Arriving at about 10:30am. Line is about 40 deep or so.
We had to wait until 1:oo pm for the raffle.

Finally being called over for the event.
Nike Head Coach Wil explaining the raffle.
It begins!
Luck of the draw!
Calling out the last 8 numbers.
It's over! 41 pairs sold and a lot of people left happy and disappointed..
Parra Amsterdam makes an appearance.
Patta Chlorophyl Denim

  • BcUz-I-cAn

    I’ve already seen ebay sellers asking $600+ for these. I think these kicks are awesome but there is no F-in way I’m diggin that deep into my pockets for them. oh well I guess I Will just sit and wait patiently for a reasonable pair of sz12’s to pop up.

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/JonSoares Soares

    Congrats again on gettin these! i WISH i could get my hands on a pair. So Lovely!

    LOL @ the disappointed Lavish Lives in pic 10 hahahaha, take a swig out of your FLANK and cheer up!

  • prophecy1408

    those r nice. i like them

  • HURRIC@N3 24

    I need a pair bad, sz. 9, but the most I’ll cough up is $250

  • BRINX

    MAN FUCK 21 MERCER!!!!!!
    .
    THEY SAID THEY WERE DOING A TWITTER ANNOUNCEMENT AND DIDNT!
    .
    THATS BULLSHIT… THAT TWITTER ANNOUNCEMENT DROP WOULDA BEEN GREAT CUZ THEN IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A FAIR CHANCE FOR WHOEVER SEES IT AND GETS THERE ASS DOWN THERE 1ST GETS THERE PAIR!!
    .
    I WAS WAITING FOR A TWITTER DROP SO I COULD GET DOWN THERE OR HAVE MY MAN GO DOWN THERE FOR ME AND COP 2 OR 3 PAIRS……
    .
    AND THEN OUT THE BLUE I START HEARING ABOUT THERES 200 KIDS CAMPED OUT INFRONT OF MERCER AND THERES A RAFFLE GOING ON????
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    FUCK 21 MERCER FOR LYING AND BEING GAY LIKE THAT!
    .
    WHAT PISSES ME OFF EVEN MORE ABOUT THIS IS THAT 95% OF THE PEOPLE WHO GOT THESE SHOES THERE DONT EVEN WANT THEM NOR CARE ABOUT THEM THEY JUST BOUGHT UP A BUNCHA PAIRS TO RE SELL FOR 900$..
    .
    I HEARD KIDS WERE BUYING 3 PAIRS EACH NOT EVEN TO WEAR AND COULD CARE LESS ABOUT THE SHOES JUST TO SELL FOR 900$ A PIECE…
    THATS FUCKIN WACK SON FOREAL!!!!!

  • http://www.mercurycougar.net CenValCali

    Looks like Nike Town S.F. when the Net/Net Yeezy & Lights Out Trainer 1 dropped.

  • NowTheRetroJordanAmbassador4Life

    The staff at 21 Mercer were jerks and so non chalant this past weekend when I asked about these kicks. Customer service at it’s worst over there. Nothing special in the store that you can’t get at HOH in Harlem or any other kicks store. On another note these are the best Patta’s to release. Re sellers can suck salt on these kicks. Well worth keeping IMO.

  • Stevie Westside

    Those are ugly anyways, hypebeasts for real

  • J. Hunter

    This is a beautiful shoe, but I’m with ya’ll in the fact that I cant pay $600+ for them. Thats insane. Congrats to those that got a pair because they actually wanted them. Death to Resellers!!

  • jr_lyon

    Can someone fill me in. This is a shoe I know nothing about. Whats so special about it?????

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/Sheinzy Sheinzy

    ROFLMAO @ Soares, HA HA

  • http://Theshoegame.com alexthagr8

    Nice shoe. But for 6 bills I’d rather get a pair of some bodega x converse and still have a bill to spare. Now what to do with that extra hundred?

  • Hye Style Kid

    The shoes are tough not down with the raffle and everything so i wouldnt have thought of actually going to cop now if i happened to find a pair for a good price thats another story feel bad for ya brinx you sound real upset son

  • BRINX

    ^ LOL

  • solefix

    I would never….pay that child molesting price for these, i aint have no money anyway lol

  • http://www.truegameheadz.com deafwing

    Well, I was first told that these were available on Tuesday, and I went there and got an attitutde from the guys on the floor.

    I swear, their customer service is horribble (with the exception of the shorty that’s in there; the other guys could learn a thing or two from her).

    So this whole raffle thing was a last minute attempt for them to save face – that ‘ish is weak.

  • JERKOFF

    Brinx you really need to get a life.. U sound like a 2yr old… Do u need a shoulder to cry on???

  • chicityk7

    these dont even look good are you guys serious?

  • trey

    like em, would only pay reg price though…green might be a good color

  • artie

    fU 21 mercer they did us all dirty no customer service at all waited all say for these and whats even better is that they held most pairs for family and friends thats not the way nike should be running shit they need all new people working over ther

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/ATLien_Smoke ATLien_Smoke

    These arent all that, just all the HYPE.. I wasnt even trying to sweat this release.. Some ppl are super dedicated when it comes to shoes, a lil bit much, IMO. Its just kicks.

  • solefix

    Solecollector now have the official release dates for the Cool-grey 11s, flint 13s, white-true red 13s, bordeaux 7s, white cement 3s, and all black 13s confirmed!!!!

  • Gordito

    Truthfully, I don’t know how this dude Vagrant copped a pair. I’m not hating and props to him and everybody else that got a pair. However, that raffle was real suspect and it seemed like a lot of the people that “won” knew each other or someone working at Mercer.

  • weezy23

    Def a nice shoe but any store who does a raffle for these is lame it should be 1st come 1st serve and limit 1 per customer if anything but whatever I’m done paying more then retail for shoes now its starting to get a lil outta hand like people are saying 600 to 900 for a pair of these kicks for them people who are resellers your fucking lame and ruin it for people who really wanted and didn’t get these

  • http://shogame.com ill will

    These are aight but,whats the hype about? Did anybody catch finley last night wearing the jordan 11 silver anniversary?

  • BRINX

    SOLEFIX…
    .
    HOW BOUT SHARING A LINK INSTEAD OF TELLING US LOL ???
    PLEASE PASTE A LINK SO I CAN SEE THAT COOL GREY DATE AND TRUE BLUE 3 DATE WITH MY OWN EYES

  • rahrah

    i got 2 pairs left a 10 and a 12.5 post ur email or phone number and ill get back to ya asap these joints are crack

  • http://www.atgagainstthegrain.com atgbryan

    nice shoe but wayyyyy over hyped and that is mad lame with the resellers and douches at 21 mercer, i wouldnt pay over $100 for a pair

  • supreme501

    Not too sour about missing out, just copped a pair of Jordan Vii Bordeaux’s, ’92 originals HA!!!
    These are pretty sick, but not worth the $900 that they up for on Ebay… If you aint coppin’ to rock, keep ya punk @$$ at home and let the real sneaker geeks cop ’em!!! (shouts out to BRINX, you sound pretty pissed)LOL…

  • supreme501

    @SOLEKIX… There are no such posts on Solecollector…

    log on and see for ya’selves…

  • rahrah

    look it doesn’t matter at the end of they day ppl won fair and square me n my boy couldn’t get my size so what am i gonna do walk away with 2 winning tickets no we camped out since the day b4 so im going to sell them and get the most for them and i don’t care what u said it was fair and even mercer was being fair thats why they raffled it ya just sore ass looser go cry ya selfs to sleep as for me im good weather i won or not

  • WilFaReal

    Damn supreme501 I hope you didn’t shell out too much for those Bordeaux’s
    .
    As requested by BRINX

    Get Ready People!!

  • solefix

    LMAO HOL UP BRINX I GOT YU

  • solefix

    http://flightclub.tistory.com/722 OOPS I PUT SOME OF MY COMMENT CONNECTED WITH THE LINK HAHAH

  • BRINX

    @ JERKOFF
    .
    STOP HIDING BEHIND A DIFFERENT NAME U COWARD!!
    .
    IVE NEVER SEEN U HERE BEFORE POST A COMMENT SO I CAN ONLY ASSUME YOUR SOME LAME WHO MADE A NEW NAME SO I DONT KNOW WHO U ARE…
    .
    OR IM FLATTERED THAT YOU JOINED UP JUST TO LEAVE ME A COMMENT..
    .
    BUT EAT A DICK WITH AIDS ON THE TIP TWICE AND GET OFF MY COCK!!!!
    .
    AND IM NOT GONNA GO BACK N FORTH WITH YOU I WILL GIVE YOU MY ATTENTION FOR ONE POST AND ONE POST ONLY YOU FAG COWARD!!
    ITS NO POINT IN GOING BACK AND FORTH WITH SOME LAME COWARD HIDING BEHIND HIS COMPUTER SCREEN LIVING IN HIS MOMS HOUSE TALKING SHIT!
    .
    NOW TELL YOUR MOM TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY AND TO MESSAGE ME

  • http://shogame.com ill will

    lol brinx you crazy homey

  • solefix

    BRINX 4get about that ho bruh! pay dha no names..no mind! just click dha link and sulk in the glory

  • Royal Swagness

    @ Brinx. what kind of name is JerkOff. at least when he’s not window shopping at kicks, he’s f’n himself . Keep doing you Brinx.

  • IMPERIAL_D

    G this is a good shoe for you Boonapolist lol

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/DuRo DuRo

    rahrah I’m sorry, I don’t even know you and I’m calling you a lier. You know damn well if you camped out for a day and they didnt call you number you woulda been hot. Ive been in line for sneakers and not got my size cause they sold out but copped another size to sell before. I understand that! I wouldnt wait in line and just not get nuthin. But dont act like you woulda been cool about it.
    .
    Anyway raffles are not the biz. Never had to do that personally but Id be damned if I was to ever…EvEr…EVER let ANYONE at a store tell me that people who got in line or came after me are getting a pair and I’m not. RAHRAH that means you!!! You woulda been going home empty handed that day!!! Ya diqq?

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/DuRo DuRo

    *liar*

  • supreme501

    @ BRINX, y’all dudes be goin’ hard fa’real (no homo). Real talk tho ANYBODY would’ve been mad about that situation homey, dont trip on what that dude talkin’ bout, do you my dude!!!

  • Omega Jai

    @rahrah, you still got those pairs?

  • rahrah

    @ duro i have been to many campouts and never i repeat never have i walked away empt handed by the way to make this very clear to you also not only did i get 2 pairs that day i also had 4 extra pairs and not to rub it in anybody’s face they are beautiful so in your case duro if you was there you would of been the one walking away with out anything watching me my girl and my 2 boys loading up my truck i have camped out every where i am a true collecor i earned my stripes out here next to the best i roll vip niggaz hold me down so i am not a liar cuz i get mines no matter what n i dont pay over retail lets jus say if your a collector i have one shoe that would crush your collection so lets leave it at that homeboy.
    @brinxs get at dat corn ball lol

  • rahrah

    yes omega i got em what u need brother

  • Omega Jai

    @ rahrah, I need that 12.5, hit me up at retro-jay@hotmail.com

  • Shawn Chris

    This is definitely one of those situations where I am glad “I don’t get it.”

  • K-I-double-D

    Man these shoes is garbage. I wouldn’t but them hoes at a nike outlet let alone 900 get the fuck out of here…

  • Omega Jai

    The shoe games has it ups and downs, you can’t win them all. I flew all the way to Chicago to Buy a pair of all Black Air Yeezy’s left the mall with nothing but wet socks.

    The only thing a collector or customer shouldn’t deal with is Bad customer service that SH@t is a NO GO!

    Idea: Report them get their name call Nike, Footlocker, Finish line and Champs Corporate office and tell them what happen. Call a day or two after the release that way they will know how made you really are.

    Resellers,

    (Can’t Knock the next mans hustle)
    Its cool to resell if you’re not an employee or the manager. I walked into the my Local Footlocker and the Manager tried to sell me the Motor Sports VI’s for $350 the day after the release.

    Sometimes you have to pay over retail to get what you really want.

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/DuRo DuRo

    Thats cool ive gotten every pair of shoes ive ever wanted on time or before so…..you can keep that. As for your one pair of shoes you got please belive I have 5 for every 1 you think is hot, exclusive, limited, rare, og, vintage, signed, player edition, player exclusive, never came out yet, or never will come out, cause I have all of the above. Sneaker-Dave please get these dudes!

  • Omega Jai

    Who ever has exclusive sneaker put me on!! I need some heat the wifey just gave me a monthly budget just for kicks!

  • rahrah

    @ duro just 1 shoe im going to name jordan eminem 4s brother but go ahead wit your bad self brother omega ill hit you in a few brother

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/DuRo DuRo

    Don’t like them but I’m glad you got a chance to get you a pair, few people in the world have them, lol!!!

  • rahrah

    @duro thank you and im happy u have a good collection

  • JB420

    RahRah, you still have any pairs left? Get at me quick lyfelogic1@hotmail.com

  • smok3y

    fuck the fact that they did a raffle and were madd shady about the whole drop in the first place….but FUCK 21 mercer for releasing 40 pairs out of a 150+ stock….and @rahrah your getting a little too crazy and coming outta face with ur comments…i wanna see ur 1 shoe – fuck outta here

  • rahrah

    @smok3y obviously you must be very upset if you do not know the inventory do not speak on it there wasn’t 150+ pairs so u stop coming out your mouth was u even there or are u jumping into a conversation that you now nothing about and if you knew who i was you wouldn’t talk shit so recklessly

  • XkrispyELI

    how limited are these?
    Will these release anywhere else?
    price tag?

  • low

    its sad that resellers get the BIG part of all this
    ive seen pair up to 1000$ on ebay
    and no one has said anything about retail price?

  • Kickz4show

    Since mercer set a time for the raffle, they should have tweeted to give people waiting on a tweet a chance. The “girl” is just as shady she lies….

  • http://theshoegame.ning.com/profile/TokyoMike TokyoMike

    LOL at the reselling shitbags on eBay, asking upward of $600 for these…..eat dogsh*t and keep dreaming, and if you pay that much, you need your head examined. Believe I’ll have my pair before this weekend is over, for retail.

  • http://www.fistonclothing.com fistonclothing

    This how i see it, i have the money to buy my kicks but when these Stores and corporations lies, it doesn’t even suprise me anymore. Anyone who knows me here know that i hate Nike. They are soo f ing shady, the employees are shady and dissorganized because that’s exactly how their corporations function.

    I can go on and on but it’s not even worth it. I just wish they were enough smart people who collect sneakers so we could have a voice and have this corporations respect us and place some ethical laws in place agains them, but instead no one ever take action into matters.

    I had to call last time and leave a voice message to them lol… even if they didn’t listen to it i felt satisfied and wouldn’t be shopping there anytime soon. I never care about missing out on a shoes if someone was there before me, but i care dearly when these scumbags employees lies straigh to your face with no shame. Its just dissapointing.

  • JH

    Mercer did over 150 pairs. Only sold 41 to public. Rest are friends and family. Can anyone here honestly say if they worked there, they wouldn’t do the exact same thing all these employees did? They had been getting questioned for weeks about these, of course they’re gonna be over talking about them. If all the people that are complaining worked at Mercer, you’d be holding all the hot releases for you and your friends, so just put yourselves in their shoes.

  • JH

    *Mercer did have

  • XkrispyELI

    how r u getting ur pair for retail TokyoMike

  • BRINX

    ^ HES GONNA GO TO SLEEP TONIGHT AND HAVE A DREAM GOING INTO A STORE AND THE MANAGER SAYING “IS THAT TOKYOMIKE?? WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN MAN IVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU TO COME IN THE STORE, I HAVE A PAIR OF PARRA PATTAS THE ONLY PAIR IN JAPAN I HEARD YOU WERE COMING IN TO THE STORE TODAY AND GOT THESE SPECIAL FOR YOU, AND GUESS WHAT IM GONNA CHARGE YOU RETAIL PRICE” …. BUT THEN HES GONNA WAKE UP AND REALY WALK INTO THE STORE IN REAL LIFE AND ASK THE GUY FOR PARRAS AND HES GONNA LOOK AT HIM AND SHAKE HIS HEAD … POSSIBLY EVEN LAUGH….
    .
    LMAO JK TM
    .
    IF U DO MAN PLZZZZ PICKUP AN 11 OR 11.5 AND I WILL PAYPAL YOU THAT MONEY SOOOOOOOOOO QUICK!!!!!! MY FEET HAVE BEEN ASKING ME ALL DAY TODAY “BRINX WHY DONT WE GET TO HAVE PARRAS ON US?”

  • Wilbury

    I tailed it over to Amsterdam, from Australia… only to get there… have the cats lose my bags. I tell em “F&^k it, find em later”. I high tail it to a cab only to find the one cabbie who musn’t know “Patta” “you know, sneakers?” so we driving around lost, i get there late… and i end up being in the first handful of late cats that miss out. Wanted these for MONTHS!! One shoe i would have given my whole collection for. I NEED these, you know? Heart goes out to all the heads that got stiffed at Mercer. Damn i hate re-sellers. $800-$1000. There is making a bit of profit… and then there is down-right disrespectful. I’d kill for these… but if a dude come up and offer me these at those R*PE prices… i’d punch em in the face.

  • smok3y

    @rahrah….get the fuck outta here….if i knew who u were….hahahahahahha…..just re-read everything u said, u sound like a fukin douche bag….anyways i GUARENTEE that mercer had over 150 pairs of these pattas and only sold 40- so u do ur research before u look like a dumbass

    (here ill put it out there for u)
    brandon fants

  • CA

    to all the cry babies..

    if you really wanted these sneakers bad, you should’ve just waited outside – everyday like everyone else. they obviously didn’t care about the twitter shoutout.

    and i’m sure for the next big release, all of you are going to be calling 21 mercer again.

    so get over it.

  • rahrah

    @smok3y fuck you asshole your just mad because you didnt get a pair ur a hater and i got more pairs then you did well yea cuz u didnt even get one lol so really ur the ass in this picture lol im just laughing at you ur not brandon i know him and with all the bespoke brandon does his pair would of been on reserve o and for the record scumbag do your research 138 pairs where in stock do you want me to tell you the quantity ass hole umm i should know since i roll v.i.p all the way homeboy. you seem to be a new hybeast breed go cry and complain to the lord about how un fair it was that you didnt get a pair lol like i said i f you knew who i was you would not be talking shit cuz i would i would lets just leave that to the readers imagination lol im too much of a grown man to be going back and forth with an ignorant bastard like yourself so write what u want cuz i know who i am and i know the heat that i hold bitch……

  • rahrah

    o 1 more thing they are nike air max premium 1 parra x patta and for the record it was 41 pairs a girl won the last pair lol dumb ass now im done

  • smok3y

    SOMEBODY put this FUCKING MORON on!!

    http://www.sneakerplay.com/members/Smok3y/

    and im not tight about the fact they didnt hold me 1- im tight they released 40 outta 150….and there “VIP list” aint shiiiiit!!!….so its a fuckin shame that dudes r selling size runs out the back instead of giving the public a chance….

    fuckin dick

  • fortydogg

    overhyped aint like its a infa red air max

  • smok3y

    u better do ur research b4 u continue to look like a , FUCKING MORON! the funniest part was the fact u said u know me….but if u knew me, than ud know i go by “smok3y” – like WOW fuckin morons out there….

  • rahrah

    @smokey ur an ass brandon fuck you im not gonna continue this when i see u in dqm ima rob u for ur big red bespoke lol

  • rahrah

    im going to give u a clue jonas pauli darien delta who else is missing in that picture brandon

  • rahrah

    @smok3y ha ha ha bro thats y im talking to you on the phone right now lol

  • Vagrant S.

    smok3y and rahrah, do TSG a favor and continue this converstion in the community. We don’t need this circus non-sense and negativity here. Respect others that come in here too read/look the article. I don’t want to have to start deleting your comments.

    Peace
    -Vagrant S.-

  • optimus prime

    LOl @ people who think this nsw mercer st customer service is shit.

    Patta is 20 times worse. They lie to everybody, even to regular customers.

    To get any service at patta ;u have to be in the hall of fame at least.

    These people at patta , eyeballing u ,like they are able to see ,how much $ ur having inside ur pockets ,when ur asking for some shoes,like ur salary is written on ur forehead.

    They give false info about everything.. the black patta tz ; ”we only have 100 pairs”.

    Numerous lies;when ur true to the game ,u dont do that.

    This parra am1 was a so called tz release,only 248 pairs. 248 my ass..

    A day before the release ,all the so called celebs ,just walked out with a box.. And then putting their pics on twitter ;”oh look i have the parra airmax already ;coz i licked ass early”

    For me all people are the same ;so fuck all privileged people lmao.

    And these people can be celebs ;but they nothing but shameless asskissers..These celebs grab a pair of shoes ;while some kid is waiting 20 hours in line ,to get a pair..

    ”Yea ;if u would be a celeb u would do the same” ;complete bullshit.

    I rather leave my ”celebrity” pair for a kid that sits their for 20 hours .

    U know why? coz i have been a kid myself; And bcoz i have personality. Thats Something many celebs have never heard of.

  • optimus prime

    and oh yea ;i got myself a pair for retail waiting in line ,so i dont have to hate.

    I just get sick of how people are treated.

  • SF

    @ rahrah, I need that size 10. gio_so_oh@yahoo.com

  • sully420

    Rahrah——- What was your size that you were looking for? I’ve got an 11.5 and would love to trade for your 12.5. I wear a 13 and wanna keep them for myself.

    Holler at me. iandaman32@aol.com

  • http://www.andwot.com www.andwot.com

    man i had no idea these were so limited a friend went to 1948 in london where they only had 15 pairs and couldn’t get any. These are super dope though loving the one colour upper looks sick. A raffle don’t seem fair though, surely you would be real angry if you were first in the queue and then didn’t get a pair no???

  • Zemanel5000

    I know I’m going to be trashed for this, but whatever:
    I’m one of those guys re-selling the Parras for RAPE prices, and you know why? Because I spent 20 hours in line, with a freezing cold outside, just so I could be number 50 in line!!I absolutely love them, and the only way I’m gonna sell them is for an insane price!!If not, I’ll just keep them for myself!

  • rahrah

    well i have a size 10 left if u want them leave ur email ill get bak 2 ya