Friday, August 31, 2012

DJ Clark Kent Introduces “1Thology”*~

Whether it’s Hip-Hop or sneakers, DJ Clark Kent has had an influential part in the development of both cultures. Possessing arguably one of the finest collections of Air Force 1s ever, the record producer and DJ has had strong ties with Nike ever since he lacing up his first pair. A series of short videos beginning with Nike’s new 1thology project tie in with this year’s 30th anniversary of the Air Force 1. Other clips pertaining to some of Kent’s most memorable projects and his insights into some all-time favorites can be seen below.

19-Year-Old Shot Outside Rochester Sneaker Store*~

According to the News 10 WHEC Rochester, a 19-year old Rochester man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being shot while waiting in line for the release of the Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Bright Crimson" shoe at the Street Game Sneaker Store. Police say the people were lined up outside of the store located in the Chili Hinchey Plaza in Gates, NY when an argument occurred around 4 a.m. It is believed the assailants attempted to rob the young man after driving off and returning on foot. Authorities are still looking for the suspect. This type of senseless behavior has to STOP!!!.

Supra Falcon: Brown & Black*~

The Supra Falcon is a testament to the brand’s creative approach. The unmarked sneaker features smooth brown leather on the upper, tonal laces, and chocolate brown suede on the inner lining. The dramatic padded lines seems to draw inspiration from architectural structures, as a vulcanized white rubber sole provides the finishing touch. More in the lane of high-end fashion sneakers than the average skate shoe, the Falcon is sure to cause conversation once they are released, There also available in all black!

Kenzo X Vans "Marble" + "Moth" Packs*~

Paris' Kenzo has come through with some of the more unique prints we’ve seen all season, including everything from lizard scales and dress shirt stripes to flowers and grapes, all taken from this year’s runway styles.

Nike Air Force 1 Foamposite "Pewter" & "New Green"*~

One design to come from the new efforts of NSW's Gentry Humphrey is the upcoming Nike Air Force 1 Foamposite Low, set to launch in October of this year. In the exact same construct as other Air Force 1 Foamposite, the new editions feature a seamless Foamposite upper as well as a MX air cushioned outsole. One key difference is the large "jewel" Nike Swoosh on the sneaker’s lateral side.
Nike Air Force 1 Foamposite Low

Nike Air Force 1 Foamposite Low
New Green/Black

The Making Of: adidas adiZero Primeknit*~

Celeb Sneaker Watch: Chris Brown In Air Jordan 7 "Raptors"*~

Jameer Nelson & Jason Terry: Help Reebok Launch the Sublite Pro Rise*~

Nike Zoom Revis 1 "Darrelle Revis" Signature Shoe*~

Today, Darrelle Revis took to Instagram to preview his upcoming Nike Zoom Revis 1 signature shoe in two colorways. The low-top features Flywire paneling for extra stability, a midfoot cross-strap for a lockdown fit, large Swoosh branding at the heel and Zoom Air cushioning. Jets fans will obviously be drawn to the Green/White colorway, which is no doubt a salute to his current team.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Yeezy In His Signature Shoes // 2 Chainz feat. Kanye West - "Birthday Song" Video*~

Jordan Brand October 2012 Footwear*~

Jordan Brand kicks off the Holiday 2012 season with an impressive collection of footwear the encompasses basketball, lifestyle, training, and trail by introducing a plethora of new models in some exciting colorways.

Happy Socks X Keds Champion*~

Swedish sock company, Happy Socks, has teamed with Keds to create a fun combination of sneakers and socks. The Keds Champion received a polka dotted makeover as both shoes are colored with interchanging red, white, and blue hues. The package is completed by striped socks with the same colors.

SN'EADS by REE @ New Era L.A.*~

Cartoon creator REE will be drawing fans for free next Thursday at New Era L.A. To get your drawing, swing by the store between the hours of 6PM and 11PM that night and spend over $50. Art exhibits by REE and Hiro Tomita will also be on display, with music provided by the LA Leakers, DJ Justin Credible, and DJ SourMilk.
New Era L.A.
8001 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

adidas Campus 80s "Snakeskin Pack"*~

The Campus 80s "Snakeskin Pack" by adidas that we reported on earlier this year is now available. The shoes features the traditional Superstar 80s makeup, including a full nubuck suede covered upper on top of an all white outsole. The 80s however feature hits of snakeskin print on the heel along with a multicolored heel tab.

Carmelo Anthony Previews: The Jordan Melo M8 Advance*~

Carmelo Anthony went to Instagram with three new photos previewing the new Jordan Melo M8 Advance. The first is an obvious "Knickerbockers" colorway decked out white, orange and royal. Part of the upcoming WWF/WWE-inspired pack is the silver-based "Legion of Doom" colorway, which of course salutes the legendary Road Warriors tag team of Hawk and Animal. Lastly, there's a red shoe dubbed "Red Hook" in tribute to the famous Brooklyn projects Melo calls home.

adidas EQT Elevation Kobe Bryant #ThrowbackThursdays*~

Louis Vuitton "Dream On"*~

The next sneaker model from the luxury brand is a low top called "Dream On". It has a sleek and clean silhouette wrapped in the finest suede and smooth leather materials. The earth-tone upper is complemented with a gum bottom mid/outsole. The Louis Vuitton “Dream On” Sneaker is available now @ Louis Vuitton.

La MJC X colette X Undefeated X New Balance 1500*~

Michael La MJC, colette, Undefeated and New Balance have teamed up for a collaborative 1500 runner, the second shoe in their upcoming "UCLA" pack. The quadruple-branded 1500 features a UCLA-like blue and gold upper, along with a speckled white midsole and an animal print liner/sockliner.

Nike Air Force 1 Deconstruct Premium - Black*~

The Air Force 1 Low Deconstruct by NSW is constructed of premium materials, sporting a tumbled premium leather throughout the entire upper. Premium suede covers the stitched Swoosh, biringing to life the extremely subtle black-based look for the Air Force 1 Low.

Marc Jacobs High Top Fall/Winter 2012*~

This simple Marc Jacobs high top is given a complete navy color up with a leather upper and a black/red geometric pattern stitched onto the textured leather. The rounded toe gives them an element of sophistication which should make pairing them with your favorite pair of weathered jeans or dressing them up with a blazer should be a easy task. Available now online for a retail price of $640.

PUMA Blaze Of Glory LTWT City*~

Making a return for the Fall season are a trio of Blaze of Glory LTWT sneakers from PUMA. This model is also a sibling to another classic sneaker from PUMA, the Disc Blaze, and features retro futuristic plastic lacing design. Conveying the beauty of the 90s running shoes, albeit shedding some extra grams, and sporting the latest technology PUMA has to offer. Lightweight materials are selected for the upper, and neoprene bootie offers comfort, while thinner outsoles also aid in weight reduction.