Wednesday, May 31, 2017

More Deconstructed Air Jordan 2's Set To Release

Last week's pack of deconstructed Air Jordan 2's has a sequel in the works via this duo of Air Jordan 2 Decon pairs just unveiled by Jordan Brand. Per early sneaker release date info, both of these Air Jordan 2's should drop on July 15th. The official colorways are "Thunder Blue" and "Sail" for the above pair. While May's three Air Jordan 2 Decon colorways were each distributed in different regions, there's no mention of a geographically limited rollout for these pairs. Generally retros like these will see unauthorized leaks prior to their release, but Jordan Brand has gotten ahead of that here with this early unveil.

Someone Stole $14,000 Worth of Nikes from a Semi Truck?!?!

According to WREG Channel 3 News, the incident happened at CEVA Logistics, a local shipping facility. Police said that the locks on the parked trailer were cut and several shipments of Nikes were unloaded. "In Memphis, they know what trailers got what in them," said Ned Hunter, a local truck driver. "If you know what’s in the trailer, then you should get on to where you got to go to, get out of Memphis." Memphis, Tennessee is home to Nike's largest distribution centers, so savvy thieves are keen to targeting specific trucks. Hunter also added that truck drivers are encouraged to travel at least 100 to 200 miles before stopping when transporting valuables.

MPD looking for suspect(s) who stole $14K worth of Nike shoes from truck

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis police are investigating after over $14,000 worth of Nike shoes were stolen from a parked trailer. It happened at CEVA Logistics in Southeast Shelby County. "In Memphis, they know what trailers got what in them," said driver Ned Hunter. Hunter's been a truck driver for a decade.

adidas Signs Kendall Jenner

adidas has signed reality TV star Kendall Jenner to an endorsement deal, with Jenner confirming the signing on Instagram on Wednesday. In addition to the above video, Jenner also tweeted a message about her signing with the brand. Word of Jenner signing with the German sportswear brand has been circulating in industry circles for weeks now. She covertly hinted at the signing two weeks ago on Instagram, where she posted the below photo of her as a child in Adidas apparel.

Li-Ning Way of Wade 5 "Black Sand"

While we wait to see what the sixth Dwyane Wade signature Li-Ning shoe will look like, the brand announces the final colorway of the Way of Wade 5. Dubbed the “Black Sand” colorway, the shoe represents “the remnants of magnetic sand particles welcoming the metaphor for balance and becoming solely grounded to the earth’s surface.” The look combines black and tan sand hues in the mesh construction of the WOW5, also featuring reflective accents and a semi-clear white outsole. The “Black Sand” colorway is available now at for $160.

Bodega x Vans Vault Full Cab LX "Return of The Dragon" Pack

Bodega and Vans Vault have officially unveiled their newest Bodega x Vans Vault “Return of the Dragon” Pack that includes the Full Cab and Half Cab silhouettes. To go along with the sneakers, there will also be a matching Chinese restaurant themed apparel, complete with take-out containers adds Bodega’s neighborhood spirit into the mix. Both the Full Cab and Half Cab releases comes dressed in a two-tone color scheme with reptilian scales. The hóngbāo included with every pair of shoes contain best wishes for everyone, but a few lucky recipients will get an extra windfall of good fortune. Look for the Bodega x Vans Vault “Return of the Dragon” Pack to release on Saturday, June 3rd in-store and online at 11 AM EST.

adidas UltraBOOST Laceless Mid "Triple White"

With an upper composed of angelic white Primekint, the sneaker eschews any kind of traditional lacing system in favor of a ribbed texture running across the midfoot. For ease of access, a sock-like collar is incorporated, while the familiar (by now) Boost sole provides shock absorption and guaranteed comfort. A set in stone release date for the crep is still TBC, but look out for it arriving over the next month. As with most “Triple White” adidas sneakers, expect it to sell out instantly.

Nike To Sell The KD 10 Whenever Kevin Durant Steps On Court During Game 1

The second colorway of Kevin Durant’s 10th signature shoe, the Nike KD 10, is set for a unique release that coincides with Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Whenever Kevin Durant steps on the court, Nike SNKRS will make the KD 10 “Still KD” ($150) available for purchase, which each pair coming with a set of “Still KD” pins. Additionally, consumers have a chance to get one of ten autographed custom boxes designed by Shawn Barber, seen in the latest episode of the Still KD video series on YouTube.

Air Jordan 11 Retro "Midnight Navy"

It’s clear that the Air Jordan 11 is still one of the best-selling shoes, year after year. That said, Jordan Brand is doubling the fun this Holiday season by releasing not one, but two outstanding Air Jordan 11 Retro colorways not one month apart from one another in terms of release date. Dropping on what’s shaping up to be a jam-packed Black Friday is the Air Jordan 11 “Midnight Navy”, which transports a very palatable white/navy/carolina blue color combination on the patent leather Jordans with impeccable blocking. We’ll go as far as saying as this colorway is good enough to bang with the originals.Check out the latest look at the Black Friday Jordan release and stay tuned for more details on the Air Jordan 11 Navy as we approach Holiday 2017.

Cristiano Ronaldo Tops ESPN's 2017 "World Fame 100" List

Each year, ESPN ranks the 100 most famous athletes in the world with its “World Fame 100″ list. This year, Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid tops the list. Using athletes’s rank on Forbes‘s annual list of highest-paid athletes, — spoiler, Ronaldo won, ESPN’s rankings are determined based on a variety of factors, including endorsement money in 2016, social media followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and Google Trend scores. eSports and Chinese athletes were special situations and had relevant social media platforms Twitch and Baidu used respectively. Salary was not used in the formula because of its vast difference amongst sports. Retired athletes were also not included.

Check out ESPN's 2017 ranking of the top 100 most famous athletes on the planet

The ESPN World Fame 100 is our annual attempt to create a ranking, through statistical analysis, of the 100 most famous athletes on the planet. We started with Forbes' annual list of the highest-paid athletes and expanded the pool from there using a variety of domestic and international sources to make sure we didn't overlook any legitimate candidates.

adidas UltraBOOST 3.0 "Confetti"

Not to be confused with the forthcoming miadidas UltraBOOST, this new colorful iteration by DentKicks Custom will instantly make you the life of the party at any function. Dubbed “Confetti,” the popular low-top running shoe receives a multicolor pattern on the Primeknit upper alongside crisp white detailing on the overlays, laces, and BOOST sole. Check out the striking rendition below, and head over to DentKicks Custom’s official Instagram account to learn more.

UXA x adidas Skateboarding Harold Hunter Merch

The Harold Hunter Foundation (HHF) has planned a week filled with events to commemorate the life and legacy of NYC skateboarder Harold Hunter. To kick things off, UXA is hosting an event at its retail store featuring a skate jam, reception, live music, and a limited edition UXA HHF and adidas Skateboarding deck and T-shirt. Both the deck and the tee will feature a classic, youthful image of Hunter. The photo of Hunter that will adorn the items was shot in NYC by renowned street photographer Sue Kwon.

Reebok Answer IV Limited Edition Playoff Pack

Reebok is going into the vault to pay homage to Allen Iverson’s 2001 NBA Finals appearance. The Reebok Answer IV will make its return in white/black coloring as it took part in the famous “step over” Los Angeles Laker, Tyronn Lue. The Reebok Answer IV is highlighted by its DMX Cushioning system and complemented by a zipper which encloses its laces. Its initial design is closed out with a special “Only the Strong Survive” graphic on its insole along with another of Iverson’s face on its outsole. The forthcoming Reebok Answer IV “Playoff Pack” is limited to only 500 pairs and housed in special packaging which features a silhouette of the unforgettable “step over.” A special sweatband complements the packaging to close out its presentation.

Adrianne Ho Flaunts Her Custom Supreme x Nike Air More Uptempo Face Mask

A few weeks back, we got a preview of Adrianne Ho working with the designer in Beijing to create a custom Supreme x Nike Air More Uptempo face mask. Taking to her Instagram to show off the final product, we see the deconstructed silhouette in action. Check it out below.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sneaker Shopping w/ Blac Chyna

Mixing and matching opposing sportswear brands is the kind of outfit decision that almost always garners comments. There are those who see pairing sneakers from one brand with apparel from another as sacrilege, as evidenced by an anecdote from model Blac Chyna about getting hate for doing so four years ago. "I had wore an Adidas tracksuit with 'Grape' [Jordan] 5's. Underneath the comments everybody was like, 'You can't wear Adidas with Jordan,'" she says in the above episode of Sneaker Shopping from Complex while describing an old Instagram photo. Blac Chyna goes on to say that this kind of combo is more acceptable now, and thinks people in sneaker culture take themselves "way too serious" with rules like this. Check out the video below.

Release Reminder: adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Dark Green"

Infamous Adidas release dates leaker Yeezy Mafia took to Twitter to announce the release date for the upcoming colorway. The sneakers feature a tonal dark green Primeknit upper and a matching semi-translucent sole. It's rumored that there were less pairs made than the recent "Bred" Yeezy Boost 350 V2s. The Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Dark Green" is slated to release on June 24th for $220. Yeezy Mafia is usually accurate when it comes to pinpointing release dates, but stay posted for official confirmation from Adidas in the coming weeks.

Yeezy Mafia on Twitter

YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 DA9572 Dark Green First Look June 2017 #MafiaSZN

Stussy x Champion Tokyo and Osaka Exclusive Tees

Stüssy Japan‘s fourth release of its Spring 2017 collection co-produced by Champion is here. The lineup of tees are cotton made with a vintage texture and basic pocket design. The Champion Pocket Tokyo tee’s are available in white, black, gray heather, and navy, with the Osaka and International tee’s available in the same colors. Pick them up in Tokyo, Osaka, and International Stüssy chapter stores, respectively at $77 USD, with a release date on arrival.

Stance x New Balance 997 & ML1978

Perennial sock favorite Stance has teamed up with New Balance this spring/summer season to drop two pairs of limited edition kicks. Utilizing the 997 and 1978 silhouettes as canvases, the drop offers up two distinct looks. While the 997 comes in light brown and red with the likes of quilted leather and nubuck construction, waxed cotton lacing, and a combination of blue and turquoise accents, the 1978 comes in blue and tan and sports a stark white Vibram sole unit. In both cases, the kicks come with co-branded insoles and custom lace jewels. Available now from atmos, the Stance x New Balance collaboration, complete with corresponding socks, will soon make its way to additional retailers worldwide.

Air Jordan 1 Flyknit "Bred" & "Royal" Preview

The latest update to the Air Jordan 1 will be releasing in some very familiar colorways. That’s correct, the new Air Jordan 1 Flyknit will be dropping in two of the original silhouette’s two most iconic looks ever: “Bred” and “Royal”. The completely woven upper gets leather detailing for the Swooshes and “Wings” logos, which you can preview here in the OG color blocking of the black and red and royal and black color combinations that should need no further explanation. Preview both after the jump.

FILA "All-American" Pack

FILA is releasing a patriotic range of colorways, the “All American” Pack. Two silhouettes are included; the Mindbender and classic Cage. The Mindbender comes in the three colors of the American flag, and feature an almost entirely mesh upper with speckled sole. The Cage on the otherhand keeps things old school in all white with layered leather across the uppers, and stripped elastic band across the ankle. Take a look after the jump, for a closer look. The pack drops June second with the Mindbender retailing at $85 USD and the Cage $90 USD.

Friday, May 26, 2017

adidas Originals Stan Smith Canvas "Black Camo"

Decked out in durable canvas, the classic tennis kicks come with a “Core Black” base and couple the look with olive throughout. Capping off the look is black leather lining along with the silhouette’s usual stark white sole unit and a matching scaly leather heel for good measure. The canvas-constructed camouflage Stan Smiths are available now from adi spots like Las Vegas-based Feature for $85 USD.

Adidas Originals Stan Smith - Camo

The first-ever leather tennis shoe, the Stan Smith quickly became a legend much like its namesake. Since its introduction in the '70s, the Stan Smith has crossed from the court to the street and remains one of Adidas' most iconic sneakers. This pair of Stan Smith shoes get a modern-day makeover with energy-returning boost.

Carhartt WIP x Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star 70

Converse and Carhartt WIP have collaborated on three Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 reworks, each inspired by Carhartt’s workwear legacy. The low-top sneakers all come in a different one of WIP’s utilitarian fabrics: drill, canvas, and ripstop. The workwear influence is acknowledged in subtle details including triple stitching on the eye row and heel counter, red accents on the outsole, and premium cotton woven laces. The sneakers are available in three different colorways: brown, white and Carhartt WIP’s iconic tiger camouflage print. The collaboration is dropping on June 1st from the Carhartt WIP web store, Converse’s online store, and other select retailers.

This Rich Sneaker Teen Has His Nanny Ship Shoes for Him

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Like it or not, teens with thousands of dollars of expendable income to use on sneakers is very much a thing. The latest of these affluent children to emerge is 13-year-old reseller Mitchell Sozio, who is the focus of a profile at the Daily Front Row. The piece is full of incredible quotes, perhaps the best of them Mitchell's response to a question about whether his resell business has made him a regular at the post office.

Meet the Hamptons' Tween Tycoon! - Daily Front Row

Who needs camp when commerce awaits? Mitchell Sozio, a 13-year-old city kid who summers in Southampton, has turned his generation's sneaker obsession into his main hustle. How does he hunt down the buzziest sneakers on the market...and resell them for top dollar? Listen and learn, kids! So, what exactly do you do?

Jordan Jumpman Pro Quick 2017 Retro

For those that may not be aware of this classic model, it originally debuted back in 1998 and was made famous by Jordan Brand athlete Eddie Jones. Returning in White/Royal Blue-Black and a “Triple Black” colorway, both pairs are built with tumbled leather and mesh tongues. They also come complete with Zoom Air cushioning, quick lacing system and TPU panels. You can now find the Jumpman Pro Quick available in these two colorways at select Jordan Brand retailers.

Nike Be True 2017 Collection

Nike has officially unveiled their Be True 2017 Collection that will release on June 1st, 2017. Nike believes in the passion and pursuit of sport by all athletes, a message articulated in the EQUALITY initiative that launched last February. The footwear collection includes the Nike Air VaporMax, Flyknit Racer, Cortez and the Pegasus 34, along with matching apparel. Each pair comes accented in rainbow colors with other prominent symbols of Pride, including the color pink and the triangle, with Nike innovations and the encouraging message, RUN FIERCE, printed onto the shoes’ sock-liners.

Jordan Spiz'ike "White Cement" OG Retro

The Jordan Spiz’ike is coming back in its popular White/Cement colorway first released back in 2007 over a decade later on June 20th, 2017. Fans of the Jordan hybrid model that pays tribute to all of Spike Lee’s contributions to the brand over the years can take solace in knowing that more colorways are on the way too, as it was confirmed back in early-April that Jordan planned to bring the silhouette back in a major way. These official photos showcase the Jordan Spiz’ike White Cement with contrasting Varsity Red Spiz’ike print on the lining, a contrast black tongue to match the Air Jordan 3 midsole, and cement speckling on the side panel ‘Wings’ in honor of the Air Jordan 4. Another notable update is the price, as international retailers have hinted at a price drop from the normal $175 USD retro price to a slightly discounted $160. Check out more detailed shots after the jump.

Nike Air Max Uptempo "Triple White" Pack

Three classic Nike Air Max Uptempo models get perfect summer makeovers with the upcoming “Triple White” pack. Of course, the hottest retro hoops sneaker of the year, the Air More Uptempo, is included in the white-out collection, along with two more unforgettable classics, the Air Max2 Uptempo from ’94 and Air Max Uptempo from ’95. The only problem with all three is deciding which one is best. Maybe you’ll just need to grab all three when they drop Today, May 26th from select Nike Sportswear suppliers around the globe.

ASICS Gel-Lyte V "Reef"

The ASICS GEL-Lyte V gets ready for summer with this subtly tropical color scheme. The clean look features ‘Reef Water’ blue mixed with sandy tan and light green for the premium suede upper, all accented with red for the branding and coral pink on the outsole. The result is a colorway so nice, it looks like it could be a premium collab, but no, it’s just another stellar general release from ASICS Tiger. Find you pair now at select retailers.

adidas Nemeziz Tango 17.1

adidas' rich heritage in international football continues with the official unveiling of the Nemeziz cleat collection, a brand new design that features AGILITYBANDAGE and TORSIONTAPE technology. As one of the brand’s key silhouettes, the new Nemeziz will be worn by superstars Leo Messi, Renato Sanches and Roberto Firmino.In addition to the on-pitch options, adidas will release a few off-pitch street-ready options like the Tango 17.1 that boasts a City Sock-esque design aesthetic,AGILITYKNIT 2.0 upper construction.The entire adidas Nemeziz cleat collection, including the off-pitch Nemeziz Tango 17.1, is available for purchase now on

Half a Million Pairs of Fake Shoes Valued at $87 Million Seized in China

Today, the Global Times reports that half a million pairs of fake shoes were seized by police in Anhul, China. The shoes were intended to be exported to the Middle East and Africa, with a total value surpassing 600 million yuan, or $87.3 million dollars. According to China Central Television (CCTV), fake Nikes, Converse and Vans were made to resemble authentic pairs, but were made with cheap materials. They're being produced for about 20 yuan ($3 dollars), then sold for about 400 yuan ($58 dollars) in foreign markets. Though tagged as being manufactured in countries like Vietnam and Malaysia, the shoes were made in the neighboring area of Bengbu.

Half a million pairs of fake shoes seized - Global Times

Anhui police have recently busted China's biggest-ever case of counterfeit sneakers, seizing more than half a million pairs of sham shoes that were intended to be exported to the Middle East and Africa. The total value of the goods involved surpassed 600 million yuan ($87.3 million).

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Nike PG1 "Elements"

While Paul George's on-court future is up in the air, everything appears to be figured out when it concerns his debut signature sneaker. In mid-June, the Nike PG1 will arrive in an olive-based, nappy suede make-up. The style is complemented by black, bright orange and a speckled midsole. Before the "UNDFTD" nickname begins to stick, this pair is already dubbed "Elements," possible in connection to its multi-textured, all-weather construction. The "Elements" PG1 will release on Friday, June 16th for $110.

Nike PG1 "Elements"
Release Date: 06/16/17
Color: Olive/Black
Price: $110

Michael Jordan Comments on Charlotte Being Awarded 2019 NBA All-Star Game

In response to North Carolina legislature's decision to pass a law reversing an ordinance extending rights to gay and transgender people, the NBA decided to relocate the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte to New Orleans last summer. Now, following the announcement of a repeal of the controversial "Bathroom Bill," the league has decided to re-award the game to Charlotte. Today, the NBA announced that Charlotte will host the All-Star Game in 2019. Though there's still work to do to eliminate all remnants of the bill, the league believes positive steps have been taken. Check out the full article below.

Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan Statement Regarding 2019 NBA All-Star Game | Charlotte Hornets

May 24, 2017 - Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan released the following statement today: "We are thrilled the league has awarded NBA All-Star 2019 to the city of Charlotte. We want to thank Commissioner Silver for his leadership throughout this process and for the decision to bring NBA All-Star back to Buzz City.

How adidas Boost's Biggest Fan Became the "BoostGod"

Teddy Safarian is an artist / vlogger more commonly known as "BoostGod" on social media. He's turned his passion for all-things-Boost into a successful Youtube channel and profitable business, the latter of which has given him the opportunity to travel across the country to open pop-up shops for custom merchandise. He sold out of product during an appearance at New York's Rime. Before he handled his business, Teddy stopped by Sole Collector's sneaker-themed talk show, Full Size Run, to tell everyone exactly how he became the "BoostGod".


On today's Full Size Run we're discussing Odell Beckham Jr.'s massive Nike deal, and we're chatting with the Boost God.

NikeLab Zoom Fly SP

Earlier this month, runner Eliud Kipchoge set a new world record on the Formula 1 track at Monza, nearly breaking the elusive two-hour marathon barrier in Nike‘s Zoom Vaporfly 4%. With the kicks set to hit retail this summer, the Swoosh is celebrating its Breaking2 initiative with a special NikeLab rendition of the release. Inspired by the early prototype phase of the Breaking2 footwear, the Zoom Fly SP features a translucent, stretch-woven upper while incorporating a bevy of unique details throughout. Intended to be “fast enough for race day, yet durable enough for everyday training” and complete with Lunarlon foam, an embedded full-length carbon-infused nylon plate, a 10mm offset, and a 3mm stack height, the Zoom Fly SP is set to launch on June 8th at select NikeLab dealers.

BAPE Releases Color Camo Shark Shorts for 2017 Spring/Summer

Trailing behind its limited series of bucket hats is BAPE‘s new gamut of sweat shorts for the 2017 spring/summer season. The warm-weather offering features four distinct bottoms swathed in the streetwear mainstay’s infamous Color Camo Shark motif. Fans can choose from beige, blue, red and multicolored options. Take a look at the drop after the jump, and stay tuned for more details.

Patta x Vans "Mean Eyed Cat" 2017 Collaboration

The all-black “Mean Eyed Cat” Old Skool was a Japan exclusive and fans of the Dutch skate brand around the world have tried to get their hands on a pair. Patta and Vans have now announced that the two brands have teamed up for two new takes on the much-loved collaboration, this time with a global release. Coming in either “True White” or “Black Coffee,” the two sneakers both combine premium suede with canvas on the upper and come with leather signature jazz striping, as well as the “Mean Eyed Cat” text on the midsole, Patta branding across the side panels, and a pair of Team Patta laces. The Patta x Vans Old Skool collection is dropping in-store at the brand’s Amsterdam and London locations on May 27 and will be available from the Patta web store a couple of days later on May 29th.

CLOT x Nike VaporMax Collaboration

Following a subtle preview via Edison Chen, official images of the CLOT x Nike VaporMax collaboration have surfaced. Black Flywire and lacing provide the perfect complement to its red Flyknit upper which rests on the same colored Air Max system. Subtle detailing can be found thanks to co-branding on the tongue as well as the same seen on its reflective material on each heel. The silhouette is closed out by a small phrase on its Air Max unit reading “dense clouds of smoke and toxic vapor.” There’s currently no confirmed date as to when we should expect these to hit shelves. Stick with us as we’ll provide release details upon availability.

adidas UltraBOOST 3.0 "Bronze BOOST"

As the trend of colored BOOST keeps growing, we’ve seen red, silver and black along side the classic white, this iteration features the strong bronze color contrasted to a core black Primeknit upper. The Three Stripes caging system is composed of leather, while the heel counter takes on a matte finish. Look for the adidas UltraBOOST 3.0 “Bronze BOOST” to hit shelves on May 31st for $180 USD.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Anti Social Social Club x DSM x Vans Vault Collaboration

Anti Social Social Club is teaming up with Dover Street Market and Vans Vault for a surprise collaboration slated to release at select DSM Ginza, Japan this Friday, May 26th featuring new premium styles of the Vans Sk8-Hi and the Vans Authentic. Each pair features simple, traditional materials of classic canvas and touches of leather while contrast stitching highlights light pink vulcanized outsoles. Check out more photos below and know that you can enter a raffle to win a chance at grabbing your pair here.

DSM Ginza :

Dover Street Market Ginza

Nike SF-AF1 Mid "Tiger Camo"

We’ve already seen several upcoming colorways of the Nike SF-AF1 Mid that boast various color-blocking styles, but this “Tiger Camo” colorway will indeed be the debut release of this Summer’s highly anticipated silhouette. Catapulting off the massive success of the SF-AF1 High, the Mid version will make its retail launch in a black tumbled leather paired with camouflage print that blends in black with grey tones. If you caught the pre-game between the Cavs and Celtics Game 4, you might’ve caught J.R. Smith wearing the shoes before tip-off as well. Stay tuned for an official release date.

Restock Alert: adidas x Yeezy Powerphase Calabasas

The Calabasas-branded sneakers will launch online via Adidas on June 4, with reservations hitting the brand's Confirmed app on May 31st. adidas has not announced the re-release of the Kanye West sneakers in question, but info from the brand should coming soon if they are indeed arriving next week. This adidas Yeezy model has been one of the most difficult ones to buy so far, its release to date limited just to West's Yeezy Supply website. Despite the shoe being a no-frills retro model, it sells for around $700 on the secondary market thanks to the limited nature of its release. The adidas Yeezy Powerphase originally released on March 28th.

adidas Yeezy Powerphase Calabasas
Color: Core White/Core White
Style #: CQ1693
​Price: $120

Reebok Shaq Attaq Modern

Reebok has updated Shaq's first signature shoe to celebrate its 25th anniversary, releasing the Shaq Attaq Modern over the weekend. The brand made sure to get the man himself in the sneakers, inviting him out to its Massachusetts headquarters recently to play in the Shaq Attaq Modern at its on-campus court. The Reebok Shaq Attaq Modern is available in stores now for $160. This debut colorway is inspired by the cover art for the 16-bit fighter Shaq Fu, according to Reebok designer Xavier Jones.

PUMA x FENTY Jelly Slides

Rihanna and Puma will release their next collaborative capsule this week, the footwear in the group consisting of the Jelly Slide styles seen here. The slip-ons will release on May 25th in the black, white, and pink colorways pictured. The bad news is the prices on these don't exactly line up with the ubiquitous slides they're inspired by, these Rihanna Pumas retail for $90 USD each. The Puma x Fenty Jelly Slide should be available at a decent number of retailers, with big box stores like Finish Line and smaller boutique accounts alike, carrying them.

Odell Beckham Jr Re-Signs With Nike in Huge Endorsement Deal

The new deal came about as Beckham's original Nike contract was set to expire on May 1. Beckham and his agent, Zeke Sandhu met with Adidas, which also offered a very lucrative deal that included signature cleats, apparel and influence on the brand beyond Football and Training categories. Per Nike's "match clause," which states the brand will match any competitor's offer, Beckham ultimately decided to stay with the Swoosh. Check out the full article below.

Just dough it: OBJ inks richest NFL shoe deal

7:09 PM ET Darren RovellESPN Senior Writer Close's sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06 Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, and with ABC News Formerly worked as analyst at CNBC After a competitive battle, Nike re-signed the most valuable football player on its roster in New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

BAPE x "Alien" 2017 S/S Collection

Hot off the heels of the release of Alien Covenant, streetwear label BAPE teased an upcoming collaboration with the Alien franchise just yesterday via its Instagram account. The photos featured BAPE’s iconic Ape Head logo with an unmistakable Xenomorph superimposed. Now the full collection has been unveiled with an abundance of graphics that won’t let fans down. Comprised of Shark hoodies, crewnecks and tees, graphics include Xenomorphs and Facehuggers attacking the Ape head and Baby Milo. The Alien x BAPE collection is set to launch this Saturday, May 27th at your local BAPE store. Check out the lineup after the jump.

adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Semi-Frozen Yellow"

After revealing last week the first potential YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 colorway for December, a “Blue Tint” look, we now get a mockup of the next potential drop. Taking to its social media handles, Yeezy Mafia has revealed a rumored second pair of 350 V2s for the holidays, this time in a Semi Frozen Yellow/Raw Steel/Red combination. The much brighter color schemes look be a change in direction for the sneakers in general. Once again “SPLY-350″ retains and a sharp red composition while a grey base gets laced with a healthy dose of the highlighter-esque yellow.

Yeezy Mafia on Twitter

YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 B37572 Semi Frozen Yellow / Raw Steel / Red Mockup December 2017 #MafiaSZN

A$AP Rocky x GUE$$ Club Collection

The sequel to A$AP Rocky’s collaborative capsule with GUESS Originals has hit select retailers with followers longing for more. Presenting a nostalgic aesthetic to the better days of the ’90s, its offering consists of a mix of bright colors on pieces available for both men and women. In the video above, we’re presented with an inside look at its shoot, which took place in West Hollywood. Dubbed “GUE$$ Club,” you’ll find ice cream, Nikes, skateboards and more that help paint the offering’s overall picture. Take a glance below.

Jerry Lorenzo Documents a Bootleg Raid on 427 Fairfax

As was recently called out by Fear of God’s Jerry Lorenzo and the legions of shoppers before him, the L.A.-based 427 N. Fairfax shop known as Old School, has been raided by the authorities for allegedly selling bootleg merch. Over the years, the shop has been scrutinized by the public for knowingly selling fake items while passing them off as true authentics. Earlier, Guillermo Andrade of 424 on Fairfax posted a video via Instagram documenting the actual raid, with Lorenzo adding in that MNML and Mint Crew are next in line for a potential fed visit.


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Air Jordan Finals Pack

Both Air Jordan Retro models were worn by Michael Jordan during his sixth and final NBA championship. The Air Jordan 13 will feature a White-based upper with the hologram displaying the year ’98 with an image of MJ, while the Air Jordan 14 is dressed in Black. Each are accented with Metallic Gold, as a nod to the Larry O’Brien NBA championship trophy. Jordan Brand will be packaging both shoes in a special box that features a print of the “Last Shot” play drawn up by coach Phil Jackson. Look for the Air Jordan Finals Pack to release on June 14th at select Jordan Brand retailers. The retail price tag is set at $500 USD. Check out more detailed photos, after the jump.

Air Jordan XXX1 Low "Black/White"

The Air Jordan XXX1 Low Black White is the next low-top Air Jordan XXX1 to release. This version is ready for battle as Jordan Brand gave them a stealth-look. Dressed in a clean Black and White color scheme that features an all-Black Flyweave and leather upper. White accents covers the Jumpman logo and midsole, while sitting atop an icy outsole. Look for the Air Jordan XXX1 Low “Black/White” to release on June 2nd at select Jordan Brand retailers. The retail price tag is set at $160 USD.

Nike VaporMax "Day To Night" Pack Releases Next Week

Celebrating runners who are on their grind before the sun even rises and after it sets, Nike presents the VaporMax in the “Day to Night” pack. In four colorways representing different shades you’ll find in the sky from dawn to dusk, the pack contains tonal unisex colorways of Arctic Pink, Violet Dust, Glacier Blue, Blue Orbit, and College Navy in a light-to-dark scale. Is your favorite colorway of the VaporMax yet included in the five options? Get a detailed look at each of them after the jump.

ASICS Gel-Lyte III "Patchwork" Pack

This summer brings an all-new construction for the classic split-tongued runner, featuring a unique patchwork denim upper with various solid shades and striped swatches all sewn together across the upper in your choice of blue or black. Each is balanced with a white midsole and gum rubber outsole to complete the interesting new looks. Expect to find the “Patchwork” pack at select ASICS Tiger retailers soon.

Edison Chen Reveals New CLOT x Nike VaporMax Collaboration

The Nike Vapormax is slowly shaping into the “IT” shoe for collaborations. Already teaming with COMME des Garcons and OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh, the Vapormax is now in cahoots with Edison Chen’s CLOT label as revealed by Edison Chen’s Instagram. Chen also wore the shoe during the Strawberry Music Festival in Xi’an, revealing a full red Flyknit upper and a red Vapormax sole. See Edison’s Instagram teaser below and stay tuned for release updates.

NIKE CLOT ...... NEW CHAPTER IN A ONGOING COMMENTARY #swooshswoosh @clot @nikelab

7,989 Likes, 207 Comments - Edison Chen (@edcee3000) on Instagram: "NIKE CLOT ...... NEW CHAPTER IN A ONGOING COMMENTARY #swooshswoosh @clot @nikelab"