French architect Jean Nouvel entered into a unique collaboration with high-end Italian sneaker brand Ruco Line to launch a capsule collection of sneakers called “Pure.”

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The shoe is true to its name, being both pure and simple with its minimalist design bringing the architect’s aesthetic into the fashion world for the first time. Scaling back and taking away any unnecessary adornment, only leaving the sleek form of the sneaker.

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Each pair of shoes is stamped with a serial number (that will never be repeated) giving it somewhat of a graphic element.

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

The sneakers are made from fine leather and come in black and white versions, as well as bright fluorescent yellow and fuchsia.

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category

Pure Capsule Collection by Jean Nouvel for Ruco Line in style fashion main  Category