The Nike Air Force 1 LE in Atomic Teal/Anthracite, like its Photo Blue/Hyper Red and Black/Court Purple counterparts, features a unique "crackled" leather running through the toe, eyestays, swoosh and heel. Look for the Nike Air Force 1 LE "Godzilla Pack" in February at select Nike retailers, including Tokyo's atmos.
Rugged Harlem aesthetic meets high fashion with the adidas Originals Harlem GLC, officially unveiled by designer Teyana Taylor. The Harlem GLC (Good Luck Charm) pulls styling cues from the Torsion Attitude and blends them with new age functions and details. Features include a scale-textured bronze leather upper, contrasting black accents and a unique open lacing system.
Look for Teyana's Harlem GLC to hit stores on Saturday, February 16, with a pre-order set for January 1 at adidas.com.
Last Saturday has seen the re-release of of the much anticipated Air Jordan IV "Thunder", which originally came out back in 2006 together with the Air Jordan IV "Lightning". The latter will see a comeback too in the upcoming year, as Jordan Brand announced the release, which will be most likely on March 2nd 2013.
The woven trend continues in 2013 with the introduction of the Nike Dunk Woven. The high top version of the iconic sneaker gets the woven treatment on the sidepanels, heel and the toe box. For Spring 2013 the sneaker comes in three colorways.
Artist Zhijun Wang presents a creative new Air Force 1 Bespoke design, celebrating the upcoming Year of the Snake. Similar to Wang's well received "Year of the Dragon" design from earlier in 2012, his "Year of the Snake" Air Force 1 features an intricate, laser printed upper. Wang's wave design continues onto the unique midsole, which is split between transluscent and classic white rubber.
The adidas Adizero PrimeKnit is now available in a handful of new colorways, including a special Prime Green / Running White version celebrating the Honolulu Marathon. Made in Germany, the PrimeKnit features a digitally knit upper for increased flexibility and reduced weight.
The metallic sheen of the Electro Purple Foamposite upper is complemented with bright accents of Total Orange coming from the piping and branding. It’s then finished off with an icy translucent outsole. Look for these Nike Foamposite One "Electro Purple" to drop Spring 2013.
For those who liked the print on the Nike KD 5 "Christmas" colorway, you’re in luck, as NikeiD looks to add the graphic option for KD 5 customization. The design is used only on the upper and tongue, but can also be used with the glow in the dark option. Seven different colors of the graphic option are available.
Said to be releasing sometime in 2013, the Air Jordan 3 '88 is nearly identical to the OG AJ III with the White/Cement Grey color combo and Nike Air branding we've all been hoping to see for quite sometime now. With 2013 marking the 25th anniversary of the iconic Air Jordan III, the Jordan Brand will be going all out with the return of the classic silhouette in original form with Nike Air branding.
adidas Originals is updating some of its classic designs including the all-important Superstar edition with the new adidas Originals Superstar CLR Series. Now with PU-coated leather in black and the options of a traditional clear outsole or one in "electricity" yellow-green colorway. Both are now available at adidas online stores.
If you happen to miss the Nike Air Force I iD with the elephant print option, NikeiD will give fans another crack at the popular option. The premium option will also feature premium leather, 3M, and safari treatments. Last seen in February 2012, this second run will sure to be a fast seller as well. Mark your calendars because the Nike AF1 Premium iD Elephant Print Option will hit NikeiD on December 31st.
Following the Christian Louboutin Rantus Orlato "Multicolor" shown yesterday will be another leopard print inspired sneaker set to release soon. Although there is already a leopard print Rantus Orlato model, but this version has more of a subtle approach to it. The upper is predominately black with hints of leopard print coming from the eyelets and collar.
Flyer than the rest of them, the Air Jordan 3 and Air Jordan 4 "Oregon Ducks" exclusives combine AJ heritage and school spirit in the most exclusive of manners. University branding tags the tongue on both home and away makeups of the cement laden signature, while the same stamping pops up on the heel of the winged favorite. These pairs belong to DJ Clark Kent and are not expected to release.
Chris Paul previewed the Jordan Brand Holiday 2012 lineup a few months ago showcasing the recently released "Kilroy Pack" and the classic AJ4 "Bred". Well, CP3 recently tweeted his latest shipment from Jordan Brand previewing a few models that is set to drop next year. The models includes new and original colorways for the AJ1, AJ5, and from his own CP3.VI lineup as well.
Dubbed the "Snow Style Pack", the Lunar Flyknit Chukka is seen in two snow-inspired colorways. The trio of Hiroshi Fujiwara, Mark Smith and Tinker Hatfield dressed the Lunar Flyknit Chukka in what appears to be a snow camo design with "Blue Glow" and "Light Charcoal" colorways.