Thursday, May 31, 2012

Nike LeBron 9 Low – Summer 2012*~

It’s not over for the Lebron 9 series just yet as more colorways are scheduled to release in the coming months. We’ve already seen the USA colorway surface yesterday, and there’s two more Low’s that sport a Silver – Pink and Teal colorway, as well as “Knicks” themed Lebron 9 Low. Watch out for these colorways to release in the next couple of months.

Jordan Brand Weekend Releases Delayed*~

2 weeks ago, the Air Jordan 12 “Cool Grey” and “What the Max” pack were delayed for a few days until Nikestore tweeted the purchase link at a random time during the day. The same thing will apply for the Air Jordan 1 AJKO and Son of Mars, which were three of the upcoming weekend releases set for June 2nd. However, that’s not stopping other online retailers from releasing these pairs. You can check Finishline or Eastbay for both of these releases by calling them.

Afew X ASICS GEL-Lyte III "Koi Klub"

Next Saturday, June 2, German retailer Afew will partner up with Onitsuka Tiger and Koi Klub to celebrate the 11th Annual Japan Day in Düsseldorf. In addition to a traditional Japanese barbecue and Koi Klub exhibition presented by Japanese Artist Yoske Nishiumi, the collaborative trio will introduce a re-worked version of the ASICS GEL-Lyte III. The Japanese-inspired runner features a denim, leather and suede build, as well as unique company branding elements throughout.

Lebron James and the Nike Zoom Generation #ThrowbackThursdays*~

The Making of The Original Nike Air Yeezy*~

What began as a simple design challenge for Mark Smith with a phone call from a longtime cross-campus friend had turned out to be that year's most monumental sneaker release. Campouts globally ensued, with tents and chairs lined up for days at a time, and during the first three Saturdays of the young summer season, the footwear landscape couldn't get enough of Kanye West and his Air Yeezy.

adidas Originals by Jeremy Scott Fall/Winter 2012 Preview*~

In Fall/Winter 2012, designer Jeremy Scott will continue to add his unique vision to adidas classics, offering a premium collection derived from an eclectic mix of inspiration. This time around, Jeremy taps into elements of nature and technology and blends them into a series of 90s-inspired looks. The new collection is highlighted by floral and animal prints, strong symbols, bold graphics and loud colors.

Nike, Inc. To Divest of Cole Haan & Umbro Brands*~

Earlier today, Nike Inc. announced its plans to divest of its Cole Haan and Umbro subsidiaries, sharpening its focus on the NIKE, Jordan, Converse and Hurley Brands. The planned divestitures mark the companies first in four years (Bauer Hockey being the last). Nike, Inc. To Divest of Cole Haan and Umbro Brands.

Air Jordan Son Of Mars GS White/Prism Blue-Wolf Grey*~

Jordan Brand’s latest Son of Mars offering can be seen in full detail today. Borrowing cues from the iconic Air Jordan 3 White/Cement, this GS silhouette combines a white leather mainstay with black and grey accents, blue lining, red branding, and a partially translucent outsole.

Jordan Son of Mars GS
White/Prism Blue-Wolf Grey

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Nike Air Yeezy 2 Launch @ Espionage*~

The hype for the Nike Air Yeezy 2 has consumed us all at this point, after months and weeks of teasers, leaks, false information and a date that’s been debated to be the actual day of release. However, overseas stores like Espionage in Sydney have already confirmed their release date, that is said to be June 9th. Espionage will be raffling off the Nike Air Yeezy 2, making it easy for all customers to have a fair chance. If you’re in Australia, You might want to head over and start planning.

Stussy X ZOZOTOWN 5th Anniversary Slip-On*~

Continuing with the fifth anniversary celebration of the Stussy online store in ZOZOTOWN, Japan’s largest online fashion mall, they will be dropping a limited edition Slip-On sneaker. Hardcore fans of the brand may recognize this original fabric, Chango, which was designed all the way back in the mid 80s. It is rare to see this textile design brought back to life, and there are blue and pink versions on offer.

RayFish Footwear - Grow Your Own Sneaker*~

Converse Music Collaboration “Three Artists. One Song” – Jaurim X Aziatix X Idiotape*~

Converse presents its first ever all Korean installment of the “3 Artists. 1 Song” series. The latest project brings together three diverse recording artists: Jaurim, an award-winning modern rock quartet whose 15-year history as a touring band have made them icons in Korean’s indie music scene; Aziatix, a hip-hop trio who took “Best New Asian Artist” honors at the 2011 MNET Asian Music Awards; and Idiotape, the electro-punk trio who drew rave reviews at the 2011 Canadian Music Week, the SXSW music festival and Summer Sonic Japan.

Nike WMNS Air Force 1 Low Lightweight ‘Sport Red’*~

The Nike WMNS Air Force 1 Low Light returns after a couple of months away from the spotlight, this new Sport Red canvas pair is far more complex than its color code would suggest, a mixture of reds, orange, green and purple that comes together for a surprisingly versatile end. This slimmed-down take on the Air Force 1 is available now during the Uptown’s 30th anniversary celebration and you’ll find them online at NikeStore.

Nike WMNS Air Force 1 Low Lightweight
Sport Red/Sport Red

First Look: Reebok Pump Twilight Zone*~

Release Reminder: Jordan Son of Mars - Black/Varsity Red-Cement Grey-White*~

The Jordan Brand gives us an official look at the latest Son of Mars release. For the third drop in the series, they decided to roll with a black nubuck and patent leather upper, reflective tongue, elephant print toe rand and red on the Jumpman, laces and toe bumper. The midsole features white-speckled shark teeth and sits atop a translucent rubber outsole to complete the look.

Jordan Son of Mars
Black/Varsity Red-Cement Grey-White

The Nike Air Force 1 “Barcelona”*~

The Nike Air Force 1 “Barcelona” drops this summer in commemoration of the 1992 Dream Team’s gold medal at the Olympic Games. Draped in red leather, the kicks sport black accents on the branding, inner liner, and heel tab. Metallic gold stitching and “USA” tongue branding finish this pair off, which can purchased right now at select overseas retailers.

Nike Air Force 1 “Barcelona”
Challenge Red/Black

Nike Air Yeezy 2 US Release Date*~

Slimmer and sleeker than the Air Yeezy 1, this pair focuses on fit and function by tailoring it to Kanye West’s foot. Tennis, training, and texture inspire the Air Yeezy 2, as conveyed on the Tech Challenge II sole, molded forefoot strap, and hand skived anaconda panel. References to ancient civilization provide detail and history in the form of hieroglyphics on the loop strap and leather lace toggle that carries the Roman numeral ‘II’. After months of anticipation, the Nike Air Yeezy 2 has an official drop date. Both the “Platinum” and Black/Pink colorway are slated to drop in the US and worldwide on June 9th at select retailers in limited numbers.

Nike Air Yeezy 2
“Platinum” & Black/Pink
June 9, 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Nike WMNS Air Max 1 "Mint Candy"*~

The Nike WMNS Air Max 1 continues its 25-year run with a “Mint Candy” color up. Sky Blue hues add a seasonal feel to this timeless runner, with white and obsidian playing the background. US release details are unknown at this time, but expect a European drop sometime this July.

Nike LeBron 9 Low “USA”*~

Have you been eagerly awaiting an official release date for the Nike LeBron 9 Low “USA”? If so, you’re in luck. With the opening ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games set to occur on July 27, the June 16th release date of these LeBron 9 Lows comes at an opportune time.

Nike LeBron 9 Low
White/Obsidian Red-University Red
Jun 16, 2012

First Look: Air Jordan Son Of Mars "Bordeaux"*~

Jordan Son Of Mars ‘Bordeaux’
Dark Grey/University Gold-Bordeaux

Spider-Man X Reebok Insta Pump Fury*~