Tuesday, July 31, 2012

First Look: Nike LeBron 10*~

Sticking close to the 8/9 script, LeBron's tenth signature shoe has a more chiseled and angular appearance, with diamond-cut lateral TPU supports and a 3-D reverse Swoosh.

Ronnie Fieg X ASICS Gel Saga "Neptune"*~

Through his Kith stores, the designer is set to release yet another joint venture with frequent co-conspirator ASICS in the shape of the Gel Saga “Neptune,” named after the Roman god of the sea. The shoe features a slate grey nubuck upper with a perforated base, plus cove/white accents throughout and a lavender-lined interior. A Gel cushioned sole unit and two sets of laces complete the details. The kicks are scheduled to drop in limited quantities at Kith stores and online this Friday, August 3rd, at 11 a.m. EST. Customers will also have the opportunity to purchase a special bundle pack exclusively at Kith stores, made up of the Ronnie Fieg X ASICS Gel Saga “Neptune,” Kith exclusive duffel bag and a Kith “Just Us” snapback cap.

644 Broadway
(Entrance on Bleecker Street)
New York, NY 10012

233 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Release Date: August 3rd, 2012 (Friday) 11 am EST

iLL WiLL "Kicks"*~

Ron English X Puma Suede Collection*~

World renowned graffiti turned contemporary artist, Ron English, has linked up with the likes of Puma for an exquisite collection with the Puma Suede. The “Popaganda” artist weaves his creativity around the Puma Suede Low and High using strong variations of analogues and complementary colorways that come together nicely on gum soles. The perforated uppers are embellished with the "Star Skull", a signature token of the artist with his name minimally branded in various places throughout the shoe.

Look for these to hit select Puma accounts really soon.

Sneaker Pimps LA*~

Concepts X New Balance 999 “Seal”*~

Nike Hyperdunk+ "Fireberry"

Following the Hyperposite preview, we see the tone take on the Hyperdunk+. Cool grey graces the metallic upper, with dynamic blue accents filling in a supporting role. This makeup differs only slightly from the inline colorway and will release exclusively at select locations in Paris, Berlin, London, and New York.
Brand: Nike Basketball
Model: Nike Hyperdunk
Color: Wolf Grey/Fireberry-Dynamic Blue
Article #: 524934-003
Release: Aug 4, 2012
MSRP: $140

Monday, July 30, 2012

Custom Kicks: Nike Air Foamposite One “Foampollo One”*~

Taking the outer-space theme to new (and literal) heights is this latest Air Foamposite One custom done by Chef of Gourmet Kickz. While the Air Foamposite One "Galaxy" featured the rich purple/black graphic backdrop of the galaxy, Chef cooks up one of the most unique Air Foamposite One Customs that not only glows in the dark, but features the reflective effect.

Nike Air Jordan IV "White/Varsity Red"*~

Jordan Brand has been very focused with its releases of original Air Jordan colorways, bookended by the Air Jordan X "Chicago" and Air Jordan XI "Bred". But let’s not forget another OG colorway that’s hitting stores next weekend – the White/Varsity Red-Black colorway of the Air Jordan IV. Here's the preview.

Air Jordan IV
White/Varsity Red-Black

Futura X Hennessy Custom Chuck Taylor Box Set*~

Fine adult beverage maker Hennessy and legendary New York artist Futura debuted their new collaboration today with a special box set, featuring both the new collaborative Hennessy Cognac bottle and a pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars customized by Futura himself.

miadidas Customizers Personalize London 2012 Inspired Shoes*~

Maison Martin Margiela GAT Mids with Splatter Paint*~

Maison Martin Margiela has released this paint splattered edition as part of their Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. While painted GATs are nothing new to Margiela, this is a much more colorful take on the concept that what fans have come to normally expect. Multiple colors of paint have been splattered across the toe of the 100% leather beige upper, as well as the midsole. These made-in-Italy sneakers clock in at $460, and are available now.

Release Reminder: Ewing 33 Hi Retro*~

Yesterday, Patrick Ewing took to NBA TV for an announcement regarding the release of the highly-anticipated Ewing 33 Hi Retro. The 33 Hi will officially release on Sunday, August 5th, 2012, which happens to be Patrick’s 50th birthday. Stay tuned for additional release info. Also, follow Ewing Athletics on Twitter for a chance to win special stuff on the release date of the Ewing 33 Hi Retro.

Nike Air Max Hyperposite - Black/Bright Crimson & Charcoal/Atomic Green*~

As we approach the fall launch, new colorways of the upcoming Nike Air Max Hyperposite continue to emerge in advance. Over the weekend, RegularOlTy broke out two never-seen-before styles for the H-Town Sneaker Summit in Texas. First, a black-based pair with Bright Crimson color pops on the Swoosh branding, 360-Max Air unit and outsole. Similarly blocked is the charcoal pair, which features vibrant hits of Atomic Green throughout.

Converse All-Star "Bandanna"*~

An all-American classic, these women's Converse All-Stars show their true colours with a star spangled bandanna wrapped around the ankle. All tied up like Daisy Duke, there's a blue or licorice striped upper to choose from.

Louis Vuitton Upside Down Sneaker Boot in Monogram Embossed Patchwork*~

Louis Vuitton is offering a new multi-color and material trainer from their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Features include their embossed momogram, and calf leather and canvas patchwork. All that sits atop a running-inspired midsole. These can be yours for cheaper than a pair of South Beach 8s, clocking in at a mere $830.

Shoes Hour With Chip Van Winkle*~

Friday, July 27, 2012

Custom Kicks: Nike Air Max 90 "Piranha"*~

San Antonio-based custom kid Emilio Zuniga has give the Air Max 90 a terrifying transformation with these new Piranhas! Starting with 2011's Ocean Fog Air Max, Zuniga applies the fierce flesh-eater's teeth to the toe, with an orange underbelly on the heel. Finished off with a googly eye, these killer customs are not for sale, but hit up Emilio on Twitter for more info.

Givenchy Spring 2013 Pre-Collection Sneakers*~

The luxury brand Givenchy headed by Riccardo Tisci continues to produce some eye catching footwear as part of their accessories range. The green paisley war plane print, now also appears on a high top sneaker. Otherwise mid and high top sneakers come in white, black and white leather options, some more simple than others.