The nickname Homer, stems from the fact that they are said to resemble Homer Simpson. Some say the nickname also stems from the illustration of Cyclops on the footbed. Cyclops was a one-eyed monster that was featured heavily in Greek mythology, much of which was documented by Greek poet Homer. Although the basis of the name differs, one thing that’s clear is that these Nike Dunk SB Homer are great looking shoes. Constructed from leather, they are clean, simple, yet effective. They are definitely head turners, and a favorite among Nike SB fanatics.