Nike Dunk High DeluxeMita Ostrich Dunks featuring a ostrich on the heel, denim for the lace panel, a snakeskin textured toe panel and patent leather Nike Swoosh. Shoe also features two kinds of suede, smooth, and textured. The Nike Dunk made its debut in 1985 as a technical basketball sneaker. Designed with multiple panels for support and a low profile to enhance movement on the court, the Nike Dunk was an instant hit. Plus, Nike added to their popularity by producing the Dunk in specific colorways designed to match college uniforms. After a period of cease production, the Nike Dunk returned in 1998 and is still very popular today.