Monday, November 12, 2018

Nike Air Force 1 “De Lo Mío”

Today, Nike shares the model’s official imagery highlighting its intricate details and influence. Its white upper is joined by red and blue accents as a nod to the Dominican flag. “República” and “Dominicana” are found on the right and left tongues respectively with the Swoosh logos incorporating a head-turning effect that switches its look from red to blue. The same call out on the tongues are matched on the heels as the sneaker rests atop translucent outsoles. Lastly, the pair is joined by three extra lace sets allowing you to provide your own mix. The Nike Air Force 1 “De lo Mío” releases on November 17th for $165 USD at select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS. 

Jerry Lorenzo x Nike Unveil Air Fear Of God Collection

Nike and Jerry Lorenzo have officially revealed their upcoming collaborative capsule called the Nike Air Fear Of God collection. Consisting of two colorways of the Air Fear Of God 1 and a spirited assortment of apparel inspired by sport, this partnership exemplifies the superhero-nature of athletes and looks to the game’s top performers, not social media stars, as the icons that influenced fashion and trends. Originally debuting as part of Fear Of God’s Sixth Collection, the Air Fear Of God 1 is built to be basketball-ready. The menswear label founder teamed with Nike design director Leo Chang to create a model that balances the proven performance direction of the Swoosh with the distinct aesthetic brought on by the LA-based creative.

Nike Officially Introduces the 2018 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection

The six new models have been designed by patients of OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, which has been an ongoing collaboration with Nike for 15 years. Envisioned by former Nike creative director Michael Doherty’s son Connor, the program has been able to raise nearly $20 million USD for the hospital thus far and has allowed patient-designers to bring their creative vision to a Nike model during the months of February till October of each year.

Under Armour Curry 5 "Confetti"

Under Armour shares a new colorful rendition of the innovative basketball sneaker. While the upper maintains a simple appearance in a tonal white colorway, the sole diverts from the theme and gets a speckled, multihued upgrade. Patches of purple, teal, orange and yellow are scattered throughout the outersole for an overall festive appearance, accented by a teal and orange “SC” logo on the side. Supported by UA’s lightweight Anafoam technology and full-knit construction for added support, this silhouette is both functional and eye-catching. Take a closer look at the footwear in the photos above.

BAPE x adidas UltraBOOST "Black Camo"

Following a first preview back in August, we now have a closer look at the BAPE x adidas UltraBOOST sneaker in “Black Camo.” The new images, offer detailed shots of the special collaboration reportedly releasing in 2019 as a Super Bowl exclusive. This stealthy UltraBOOST features BAPE’s famous 1st camo print in black and dark grey throughout the entire upper. The murdered out theme continues via black tooling at the cage overlay (with grey Three Stripes branding), heel clip, inner lining and tongue branding, while a full-length black BOOST sole unit completes the look. The BAPE x adidas UltraBOOST “Black Camo” colorway is rumored to release alongside a classic green camo version, both as Super Bowl exclusive on February 2, 2019.

ASICS Gel-Lyte MT "Caravan/Birch"

ASICS cozies up for the winter season with a hairy suede and sherpa fleece-lined GEL-Lyte MT. This “Caravan/Birch” colorway takes on a neutral palette of brown, tan and white that channels teddy bear vibes when combined with its fuzzy textures. The GEL-Lyte MT silhouette features an inner bootie and a zip-up shroud at the split tongue. The upper sees a combination of suede textiles, a shearling layer at the ankle and a satin inner bootie for an added touch of luxury. The warm colorway is complete with an off-white midsole and a segmented gum outsole.

JJJJound x New Balance Collaboration

Justin Saunders has taken to his Instagram to give a first look at his upcoming JJJJound x New Balance sneaker for Fall/Winter 2018. The upcoming model follows in the footsteps of previous JJJJound sneaker collaborations with Victory Sportswear and Vans, continuing the Montreal-based label’s classic, low-key aesthetic via a neutral gray color palette. The JJJJound x New Balance sneaker sports a classic dad shoe silhouette with a premium suede and mesh upper in varying shades of taupe and grey. Other details include off-white knit weave laces, a waffle pattern silver 3M reflective tongue tab, and JJJJound-branded insoles.

Vince Carter Will Wear the Nike Shox BB4 for the Rest of the NBA Season

Throughout his NBA career, Vince Carter (currently the oldest active NBA player at age 41) has been characterized by a long list of accomplishments and attributes. Among that long list, Carter has made his name synonymous with a few immediate things: Dunking, the Toronto Raptors, and the Nike Shox. Since signing with Nike in the year 2000, the same year the he shocked the Sydney Olympics with le dunk de la mort, Vinsanity quickly took the Nike Shox to a whole new level, as the silhouette grew alongside his stardom.

Travis Scott x DJ Khaled Tease the Air Jordan 1 "Cactus Jack"

Ahead of his second Miami Astroworld Tour stop, Travis Scott recently linked up with DJ Khaled to tease his upcoming Air Jordan 1 “Cactus Jack.” Previously teased, the shoes serve as the Houston rapper’s take on Jordan Brand‘s court classic model with the Swoosh turned backward. Aside from the unique branding, the shoe features a mix of earthy brown nubuck and white leather. Not pictured in the latest teaser, the shoes come complete with a Cactus Jack tongue badge and a hidden stash pocket around the ankle region. Check out Travis Scott & DJ Khaled’s Air Jordan 1 “Cactus Jack” teaser above.

adidas YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 "Semi Frozen Yellow"

Last year around this time, adidas Originals and Kanye West released the “Semi Frozen Yellow” colorway of the highly sought out YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 sneakers. Equivalent to the “Blue Tint” iteration, the neon-hued version reimagined the familiar zebra stripes and featured the text “SPLY-350” in red along the sides. Now, according to adidas, all those who lost out on the first release might have a second chance to cop the brightly-colored footwear. The Semi Frozen Yellow/Raw Steel-Red is expected to re-release right before Christmas on Friday, Dec. 14th and retail for $220 USD.