Thursday, January 31, 2013

Jordan Brand XX8 Days Of Flight Giveaway*~

The XX8 Days of Flight calls for sneakerheads to share photos of their personal Air Jordans through Instagram on the corresponding model day. Along with each picture, add the hashtag for the model (#AJ1, #AJ2, #AJ3, etc.), #XX8DaysofFlight and mention @Jumpman23.

Salong Betong X Reebok Classic Leather*~

Sweden’s most popular tattoo parlor, Salong Betong, puts its artistic touch on a 30th anniversary pair of the Reebok Classic Leather. The Salong Betong X Reebok Classic Leather comes suited in black full grained tumbled leather and oiled nubuck. Unique lace-like detailing is present on the toe and heel portions, and crocodile motif graces the tongue. The shoe is finished with a white midsole and black outsole, and will be available at select Reebok Classic retailers.

Future Releases: Nike LeBron X "All-Star"*~

Nike LeBron X "All-Star"
Laser Purple/Strata Grey-Total Crimson

VANS 2013 Custom Culture Pack Preview*~

The VANS 2013 "Custom Culture" Pack will be available for purchase in Spring 2013 at Vans and Journeys retailers. Vans Custom Culture has teamed with Americans for Arts for the 2013 contest, and Journeys will donate an $10,000 for the school with the best “local flavor” as a part of the new partnership. Head over to Vans to register for the 2013 Custom Culture contest, and the chance to have your school’s designs featured.

Nike SB Dunk Hi Pro "McRad" for Black History Month*~

McRad was an afro-punk band fronted by Chuck Treece, who was also one of the first African-Americans on the cover of Thrasher Magazine. The shoe's design, constructed with suede and canvas, draws inspiration from both McRad and Treece's Thrasher cover from 1984.

Dave White X Jordan Melo M9 - "Tea for Two"*~

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

XX8 Days Of Flight: Air Jordan 10*~

As a new day dawns, yet another Air Jordan model comes to us from the ever growing Air Jordan "Black/Neon Green" collection. This is the sneaker MJ first stepped into during his comeback, remixed with the #XX8DaysofFlight palette attached.

VANS Syndicate Presents “What Are You Doing After This?” Exhibit*~

solebox X Reebok Pump Teaser*~

Sneaker retailer, solebox, takes to Twitter to tease the masses about an upcoming collaboration with Reebok. Details on the project are being kept pretty close to the vest, however, the image shoes us two bold accent colors featured prominently on the Reebok Pump, but not much more than that.

Fitteds To Match: New Releases*~

Toronto Raptors Carbon Graphite Grey Concord Brick Rust Red Elephant Print New Era Hat

San Francisco Giants Jet Black Orangeade 25th Anniversary Rear Patch New Era Hat

Miami Marlins Cardinal Blue Black Lime Green Orange White New Era Fitted Hat

Chicago Bulls Fadeaway 6 Time Champs Melton Wool Black Red Bred XIII New Era Fitted Hat

New Balance M574 REVlite*~

New Balance will look to upgrade one of their classic models with the latest technological advances. Called the M574 REVlite, this model uses the classic M574 and will now be equipped with REVlite midsole. It results in more responsiveness and durability.

Nike Zoom Kobe 8 EXT "Black Year of the Snake"*~

This version of the shoe goes with a black snake skin upper, with the scale effect appearing more realistic thanks to using a synthetic skin rather than a graphic. Leather is used on the Swoosh as well as the heel counter, and the sole contrasts things nicely with a blue tinted translucent offering. These will be available when the rest of the Year of the Snake collection begins to drop from Nike, which will start releasing this Saturday, February 2nd.

Eminem Gives Prince Fielder Encore Jordan 4′s*~

Undefeated and Nike Announce Upcoming Collabo*~

In news sure to excite Nike collectors, Undefeated announced a new collaboration with the Swoosh today, expected to release on February 8. While details are scarce, the collaboration is expected to arrive in the form of a pack celebrating Undefeated's "rich collaborative history in the sneaker game."

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

XX8 Days Of Flight: Air Jordan 9*~

Day 9 of the XX8 Days of Flight brings us a look at the IX in tumbled black leather with green highlights on the inner lining and outsole.

adidas Basketball 2013 NBA All-Star Footwear Collection*~

All-Star sneakers feature an impact camouflage pattern, designed to stand out on the court, showcase bold style and evoke the exhilaration that comes from being faster than your opponent. The Crazy Fast features an all-new SprintWeb design with tighter panels to improve support, reduce weight and make players quicker and more comfortable on the court. Design is inspired by the speed and power of a combustion engine and the drive inside players to dominate on the court. The green zest colorway will be worn by Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers (East), Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs (West) and Rising Stars Challenge and NBA All-Star Saturday Night participants.

size? Exclusive: adidas Originals Centaur OG*~

Coming exclusively to size? is one of adidas Originals’ most storied running styles, the Originals Centaur. The upcoming sneakers are part of the UK shop’s ongoing archive series with the German company and will be released in two new colorways.

Nike: We Will #MAKEITCOUNT*~

15 Burglars Rob An Atlanta Footlocker*~

VANS Old Skool "Year of The Snake"*~

The Asia-only VANS collection provides fans of the classic Old Skool silhouette with seven perfect everyday options, opting for full suede builds over a traditional vulc sole. Snakeskin takes over the Jazz stripes, tongue and heel on each pair, available in purple, yellow, black, green, red, gold and aqua.

Custom Kicks: Air Jordan Retro 4 "Ball Dont Lie"*~

Monday, January 28, 2013

Nike KOBE 8 SYSTEM - Aqua/Purple-Gold*~

Taking full advantage of the Kobe 8's Engineered Mesh build, Nike Basketball hit the upper with an interesting twist on the Lakers' team colors. Immediately catching our eye we see an aqua hue taking over the entire toe, fading into a combination of purple and gold over the midfoot and heel area. Black hits the tongue and laces, while a solid grey outsole finishes these off down below.

First Look: Converse Pro Leather "Year of the Snake"*~

Celeb Sneaker Watch: San Francisco 49ers In Air Jordan 5's*~

Jordan Illustrated Sneaker Fonts*~

Will C. Smith connects with 13th Collective on a series of Jordan Illustrated Sneaker Fonts. Taking inspiration from the Air Jordan retro card concept, the numbers take on the image of the corresponding Air Jordan signatures and famed colorways.