Ghostbusters & Reebok Cross Streams For A ‘Ghost Smasher’ Sneaker

Oct 23, 2020

Category: Style

The spooky season is drawing near, ushering in a handful of unique, Halloween-inspired collaborations from some of the style world’s most prominent brands. With so many high-profile companies on the hunt for seasonal sales, it makes sense that they’d turn to beloved IPs to bolster their clout within the space, especially in terms of footwear. That being said, the announcement (and subsequent disappearance) of Reebok’s Ghostbusters-branded “Ghost Smasher” sneaker has given us a reason to believe in “life after death.”

Initially, Ghostbusters x Reebok’s “Ghost Smashers” arrived like an apparition in the night, descending from the brand’s spooky shoe laboratory in an effort to suck our wallets dry. However, before they could drain our accounts of their lifeblood, the outlandish mid-top sneakers were pulled from the brand’s website. Not only were these fan-focused shoes at the apex of their respective genre, thanks to their classic Alien Stomper-inspired silhouette, green “Pump” accents, and contagion-esque wiring, but their devotion to the Ghostbusters theme continued, calling upon a detachable proton pack at the shoe’s rear. On the tongue of the Smasher, an iconic Ghostbusters logo became visible, accenting the shoe’s jumpsuit-like qualities. While these ghostly sneakers seem to have phased out of the plane of the living, they’re scheduled to return on October 31 at a price point of $150.

Purchase: $150

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Style

Win Her Heart With A Lab-Grown Diamond Engagement Ring From Clean Origin

Ethically-sourced settings that go big on value without breaking the bank.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

This Lightweight & Thin G-SHOCK Watch Is Still As Rugged & Capable As Ever

The thinnest in the series, it's marked by a slim module and carbon core guard structure.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

The 15 Best Men’s Suits For Summer

Stay cool in more ways than one with these hot weather-ready duds.

Posted By

Jul 28, 2021

Featured Image

The 15 Best Polo Shirts For Men

Options that assert the garment as a timeless menswear staple.

Posted By

Jul 27, 2021

Featured Image

Citizen Unveils Two Watches To Mark Japan’s Upcoming Lunar Mission

The watches utilize the same Super Titanium as found in the Hakuto-R spacecraft.

Posted By

Jul 26, 2021

Featured Image

One Of Nike’s Top Running Shoes Got A Streetwear Makeover From Off-White

The radical design features a number of Virgil Abloh signatures.

Posted By

Jul 22, 2021