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Friday, May 26, 2017

adidas Originals Stan Smith Canvas "Black Camo"

Decked out in durable canvas, the classic tennis kicks come with a “Core Black” base and couple the look with olive throughout. Capping off the look is black leather lining along with the silhouette’s usual stark white sole unit and a matching scaly leather heel for good measure. The canvas-constructed camouflage Stan Smiths are available now from adi spots like Las Vegas-based Feature for $85 USD.

Adidas Originals Stan Smith - Camo

The first-ever leather tennis shoe, the Stan Smith quickly became a legend much like its namesake. Since its introduction in the '70s, the Stan Smith has crossed from the court to the street and remains one of Adidas' most iconic sneakers. This pair of Stan Smith shoes get a modern-day makeover with energy-returning boost.

Carhartt WIP x Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star 70

Converse and Carhartt WIP have collaborated on three Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 reworks, each inspired by Carhartt’s workwear legacy. The low-top sneakers all come in a different one of WIP’s utilitarian fabrics: drill, canvas, and ripstop. The workwear influence is acknowledged in subtle details including triple stitching on the eye row and heel counter, red accents on the outsole, and premium cotton woven laces. The sneakers are available in three different colorways: brown, white and Carhartt WIP’s iconic tiger camouflage print. The collaboration is dropping on June 1st from the Carhartt WIP web store, Converse’s online store, and other select retailers.

This Rich Sneaker Teen Has His Nanny Ship Shoes for Him

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Like it or not, teens with thousands of dollars of expendable income to use on sneakers is very much a thing. The latest of these affluent children to emerge is 13-year-old reseller Mitchell Sozio, who is the focus of a profile at the Daily Front Row. The piece is full of incredible quotes, perhaps the best of them Mitchell's response to a question about whether his resell business has made him a regular at the post office.

Meet the Hamptons' Tween Tycoon! - Daily Front Row

Who needs camp when commerce awaits? Mitchell Sozio, a 13-year-old city kid who summers in Southampton, has turned his generation's sneaker obsession into his main hustle. How does he hunt down the buzziest sneakers on the market...and resell them for top dollar? Listen and learn, kids! So, what exactly do you do?

Jordan Jumpman Pro Quick 2017 Retro

For those that may not be aware of this classic model, it originally debuted back in 1998 and was made famous by Jordan Brand athlete Eddie Jones. Returning in White/Royal Blue-Black and a “Triple Black” colorway, both pairs are built with tumbled leather and mesh tongues. They also come complete with Zoom Air cushioning, quick lacing system and TPU panels. You can now find the Jumpman Pro Quick available in these two colorways at select Jordan Brand retailers.

Nike Be True 2017 Collection

Nike has officially unveiled their Be True 2017 Collection that will release on June 1st, 2017. Nike believes in the passion and pursuit of sport by all athletes, a message articulated in the EQUALITY initiative that launched last February. The footwear collection includes the Nike Air VaporMax, Flyknit Racer, Cortez and the Pegasus 34, along with matching apparel. Each pair comes accented in rainbow colors with other prominent symbols of Pride, including the color pink and the triangle, with Nike innovations and the encouraging message, RUN FIERCE, printed onto the shoes’ sock-liners.

Jordan Spiz'ike "White Cement" OG Retro

The Jordan Spiz’ike is coming back in its popular White/Cement colorway first released back in 2007 over a decade later on June 20th, 2017. Fans of the Jordan hybrid model that pays tribute to all of Spike Lee’s contributions to the brand over the years can take solace in knowing that more colorways are on the way too, as it was confirmed back in early-April that Jordan planned to bring the silhouette back in a major way. These official photos showcase the Jordan Spiz’ike White Cement with contrasting Varsity Red Spiz’ike print on the lining, a contrast black tongue to match the Air Jordan 3 midsole, and cement speckling on the side panel ‘Wings’ in honor of the Air Jordan 4. Another notable update is the price, as international retailers have hinted at a price drop from the normal $175 USD retro price to a slightly discounted $160. Check out more detailed shots after the jump.

Nike Air Max Uptempo "Triple White" Pack

Three classic Nike Air Max Uptempo models get perfect summer makeovers with the upcoming “Triple White” pack. Of course, the hottest retro hoops sneaker of the year, the Air More Uptempo, is included in the white-out collection, along with two more unforgettable classics, the Air Max2 Uptempo from ’94 and Air Max Uptempo from ’95. The only problem with all three is deciding which one is best. Maybe you’ll just need to grab all three when they drop Today, May 26th from select Nike Sportswear suppliers around the globe.

ASICS Gel-Lyte V "Reef"

The ASICS GEL-Lyte V gets ready for summer with this subtly tropical color scheme. The clean look features ‘Reef Water’ blue mixed with sandy tan and light green for the premium suede upper, all accented with red for the branding and coral pink on the outsole. The result is a colorway so nice, it looks like it could be a premium collab, but no, it’s just another stellar general release from ASICS Tiger. Find you pair now at select retailers.

adidas Nemeziz Tango 17.1

adidas' rich heritage in international football continues with the official unveiling of the Nemeziz cleat collection, a brand new design that features AGILITYBANDAGE and TORSIONTAPE technology. As one of the brand’s key silhouettes, the new Nemeziz will be worn by superstars Leo Messi, Renato Sanches and Roberto Firmino.In addition to the on-pitch options, adidas will release a few off-pitch street-ready options like the Tango 17.1 that boasts a City Sock-esque design aesthetic,AGILITYKNIT 2.0 upper construction.The entire adidas Nemeziz cleat collection, including the off-pitch Nemeziz Tango 17.1, is available for purchase now on

Half a Million Pairs of Fake Shoes Valued at $87 Million Seized in China

Today, the Global Times reports that half a million pairs of fake shoes were seized by police in Anhul, China. The shoes were intended to be exported to the Middle East and Africa, with a total value surpassing 600 million yuan, or $87.3 million dollars. According to China Central Television (CCTV), fake Nikes, Converse and Vans were made to resemble authentic pairs, but were made with cheap materials. They're being produced for about 20 yuan ($3 dollars), then sold for about 400 yuan ($58 dollars) in foreign markets. Though tagged as being manufactured in countries like Vietnam and Malaysia, the shoes were made in the neighboring area of Bengbu.

Half a million pairs of fake shoes seized - Global Times

Anhui police have recently busted China's biggest-ever case of counterfeit sneakers, seizing more than half a million pairs of sham shoes that were intended to be exported to the Middle East and Africa. The total value of the goods involved surpassed 600 million yuan ($87.3 million).