Friday, June 29, 2012

Celeb Sneaker Watch: Nas In Nike Air Max 90 Hyperfuse "What The Max"*~

Nike SB Dunk High – Spring 2013*~

Nike SB Spring 2013 is making an early appearance this summer, with small previews of the Dunk Line set to release next spring. Together with the ‘Vanilla’ Dunk High and other new colorways including a ‘Saint Patty’s’ Dunk High, Black and White and Brown and Black colorway.

Jeff Staple X Nike Air Max 90 Hyperfuse iD “Pigeon”*~

The Nike SB Dunk ‘Pigeon’ will forever be remembered as the first sneaker to cause riots in the streets of New York in 2005. But As much trouble as the Pigeon caused in the mid 2000′s, it’s not stopping Jeff Staple, Creator of the Pigeon concept, from releasing another sneaker featuring the classic Pigeon colorway. Jeff Staple and HUPBOX!, collaborate on a 12 pair size run using the Nike Air Max 90 Hyperfuse iD. The ID features the Grey and Orange pigeon theme, accented with white. The iD will be packaged in a clear box courtesy of Hupbox, displaying text, size and of course, a Pigeon logo. These release this weekend at Reedspace.

Swizz Beatz Confirms Reebok Retro Releases*~

Reebok Classics Creative Director, Swizz Beatz said it’s “Showtime” for some classic Reebok models. Although we got a preview look at the upcoming 2012-13 Reebok Retro lineup, Swizzy wanted to assure the fans by tweeting a image of five upcoming Reebok Retro models including the Kamikaze II, Question, ES22, DMX Run, and Answer IV’s.

Sneaker Con NYC Pre-Party @ adidas Originals*~

This Saturday sneakerheads throughout the 5 boro's and beyond will be heading to Sneaker Con NYC, an event big enough to warrant a pre-party to get the ball rolling proper. It’ll be going down Friday night at the adidas Originals store in Soho, from 7 pm to 10 pm, with beats supplied by the one and only DJ Clark Kent. Any purchase made in the store during the party gets you free admission to next day’s Sneaker Con NYC, while a purchase over $50 will score you an official adidas Originals Sneaker Con t-shirt as well.

Air Jordan 1 AJKO “RTTG”*~

This particular version is part of the Road to the Gold Collection and has a different take on the traditional Olympic colors. The upper is constructed from canvas materials and has a color combination of grey, red, light blue, and yellow. A white midsole is provided to complement the multicolored upper. One notable feature is the special spray paint fade look from the toe box, Swoosh, and around the collar. Look for the Air Jordan 1 AJKO “RTTG” to hit select JB accounts in the upcoming weeks.

First Look: Nike Air Force 1 Low "Jewel Pack"*~

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Vintage Ad: Hakeem Olajuwon for LA Gear #ThrowbackThursdays*~

Quai 54 2012 Event Promo*~

Summer hoops means another running of the Quai 54 Streetball Tournament in Paris, and a promo video for the highly anticipated event recently dropped online. The 10th Annual edition of the tournament is part of this summer's World Basketball Festival and will run from June 30 to July 1. Stay on top of the discussion by following @quai54tvon Twitter and 'Liking'

First Look: Nike Air Max 90 iD "Zebra"*~

Continuing to utilize the timeless Air Max '90 runner in ways we'd never imagine, Nike Sportswearrecently introduced a zebra print option to iD up the classic runner. Although we still cannot confirm when the unique print will be available for use, this NIKEiD Studio Design dresses the sleek runner entirely in zebra print. Black laces and a black tongue help tone down the full-patterned look, while a white and black tradtional Air Max '90 tooling holds everything down below.

Nike WMNS Air Max 1 - Blue Glow - Volt*~

25 years after it was first introduced to the world, the Nike Air Max 1 is back in a big way for 2012, releasing in several colorways, old and new. One of the standout new colorways, pictured below, features Blue Glow and Volt, two of the brighter options in the Nike color palette. This bold AM1 uses a suede and mesh upper sitting atop the retro runner's classic visible Air sole unit

Custom Kicks: Air Jordan 2011 “South Beach”*~

The “South Beach” theme washes up on yet another custom. Following the LeBron 9 P.S. Elite, the Air Jordan 2011rocks the retro and pink shades. Black accents and a hangtag finish off this ShowtimeXII creation.

LeBron James and the Chamber of Fear #ThrowbackThurdays

Celeb Sneaker Watch: Stalley In Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Gym Green"*~

Vans OTW Advocate – Dimitri Coste*~

Levi's X Nike SB Omar Salazar LR*~

Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook have quickly become the go-to space for previewing new releases, and Omar Salazar took to one of them recently to reveal his new collaboration with Levis and Nike SB. The image reveal a quarter top Nike SB in black suede with the Levi’s logo in red on the heel.

Celeb Sneaker Watch: Miami Heat's Big 3 In Air Jordan 3 "Cement" & Nike LeBron 9 Low "Team Red"*~

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Methamphibian X The Hundreds “Meth” Hoya*~

Classic customizer Methaphibian and The Hundreds will link up to create a super limited sneaker. The Hundreds Hoya will be used as the platform for this custom. The Hoya is equipped with a TPU cage, heel stabilizer, and molded EVA midsoles makes it a highly durable and comfortable shoe.

Under Armour TB Micro G Bloodline

Designed to be worn by different high school teams competing in the second annual Brandon Jennings Invitational tournament, the Under Armour TB Micro G Bloodline appears today in a colorway that is certain to break necks on and off the court. This pair features a completely yellow upper and sole unit, that under light, reveals a 3M coating. Silver trim plays into the branding found on the heel cup and strap, while a white outsole tops things off.

Under Armour TB Micro G Bloodline

Missoni X Converse Auckland Racer SS 2013*~

Missoni and Converse linked up for the third time to create two more special edition Converse. The Auckland Racer model will be used as the platform. The colorways are inspired by Missoni’s upcoming seasonal collections. The upper is constructed out of Missoni’s mulch-stitch fabric in multicolored and a grey gradient fade colorways.

Kinetics - Only Jordan Tokyo Pop-Up Shop*~

Japanese streetwear boutique Kinetics has announced that they are planning to host a pop-up shop in Tokyo titled ONLY JORDAN “Began from here”. Though details are very scarce right now, we can tell you that the pop-up shop will be located somewhere in Harajuku, and will run from Saturday, June 30, 2012, to Monday, July 16, 2012.

atmos X adidas Originals Superstar 80s G-SNK V*~

Tokyo's atmos and adidas Originals have teamed up once again for a fifth G-SNK offering, presenting the classic adidas Superstar in a unique glow-in-the-dark snakeskin colorway. The atmos X adidas Originals Superstar 80s G-SNK V will release on July 7 at atmos. Retail price is set at ¥14,700 (approx. $185 USD).