Thursday, November 30, 2017

Moncler x Kith x ASICS Gel Lyte III Collaboration

Here's a preview of an upcoming colorway of the newly announced Moncler x Kith x ASICS collaboration. The offering premiered with a navy blue suede iteration, which today is joined by two more simplistic colorways that bolster this huge joint partnership that helps Ronnie Fieg close out another hallmark year. Joining the navy edition are two others in cream and red. They all adorn similar construction alongside multicolored laces, shearling liners and branding across the silhouette’s famous split tongue. It’s reported that all pairs will release next weekend on December 9th. Get a better look at all three pairs of the Moncler x Kith x ASICS Gel Lyte III collaboration after the jump.

#YouGottaEatThis x Ewing 33 Hi “Sushi”

What do you get when you combine talents from Houston and New York? The tastier of the two comes at the hands of Bun B and Premium Pete, creators of the food community YouGottaEatThis.com. Linking with Pat’s signature brand, they’ve used their love of sushi to stomp out sucker foodies with a salmon suede high top equipped with an embossed YGET logo on the tongue. It doesn’t stop there though as the strap tab is inspired by wooden chopsticks while the green wasabi sockliner sits on a white rice inspired outsole. For first dibs on the YouGottaEatThis x Ewing 33 Hi “Sushi” you’ll have to be at the H-Town Sneaker Summit in Houston this weekend. Tickets are available here.

Sneakerhead Removes Sneaker to Avoid Creases During Marriage Proposal

Telling the love of your life that you want to be with them till the end of the time is important. But, so are sneakers. In a move that proves you don't necessarily have to sacrifice one of those things for the other, the man in the below clip from social media carefully removed his right shoe before taking a knee and proposing. The sneaker in the video appears to be the "Win Like '82" colorway of the Air Jordan 11, a shoe that is prone to creasing because of its patent leather mudguard. The Air Jordan 11 is often worn in formal settings due to the dressy nature of the design, so perhaps the wearer here will bring this pair back when it's time for he and the bride to exchange vows.

Chinese Villagers Loot adidas Trainers After Truck Catches Fire

It is being reported that a freight truck riding through eastern China caught fire after brake failure, potentially damaging much of the cargo inside. What was this truck carrying? Only about 10,000 pairs of adidas shoes. The driver was able to save a great deal of the product from the flames, but was injured in the process. To make matters worse, nearby villagers raided the massive haul of adidas stock and looted nearly $500,000 in adidas footwear. The remaining, unlooted stock was collected 10 hours later when one would have to think there wasn’t much left. The question is, just what pairs happened to be on that truck?

Limited EDT x Reebok Workout Lo Plus

Reebok and Singapore-based retailer Limited EDT have teamed up numerous times to create some unique and distinguished collaborations that have displayed the strengths of both brands. Now, the two are back with a Workout Lo Plus that truly celebrates the Singaporean virtues of peace and harmony that are expressed through the country’s national pledge.Adorned in premium textiles, the blue upper of the sneaker symbolizes the plethora of cultures Singapore houses with patchwork elements that include motifs of Islamic, Indian, and Western symbols. White branding, a speckled midsole unit and a translucent blue sole finish off this clean dedication to the cultural melting pot that is Singapore.Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 2nd, when the Limited EDT x Reebok Workout Lo Plus arrives at Limited EDT as well as their website, packaged with a commemorative t-shirt that further celebrates this diverse partnership.

Eastbay Accidentally Sent a Customer Unreleased Air Jordans

After accidentally receiving the Air Jordan 1 “Bred Toe” early, lucky sneakerhead @theejakejohnson is now selling his shoes for $10,000 USD. Jake Johnson was mistakingly sent the early “Bred Toe” instead of the Air Jordan 1 “RE2PECT” he had actually ordered from Eastbay. Currently, the listing on eBay has 13 inquiries but zero bids and a staggering buyout price of $10,000 USD. If you’re interested in getting your hands on the early Air Jordan 1 head over to the eBay listing to make an offer or simply buy the shoe for $10K USD.

Nike Air Force 1 Low "Split"

A throwback to a 2006 model, the Air Force 1 Low “Scarface,” the new monochromatic rendition is swathed in a contrasting color scheme of black and white. However, while the “Scarface” iteration halved the shoe down the middle, the latest silhouette takes a slightly more uneven approach with black coloring the laces and toebox portion of the upper, and the white covering the heel, branding, and lower section of the shoe; this gives the silhouette a fun offset aesthetic. No official release date or pricing has been announced for the new AF1 “Split” so stay tuned for further info.

Shiekh Shoes Files for Bankruptcy After Owing Nike $16 Million USD

U.S retailer Shiekh Shoes has filed for bankruptcy. Earlier in November the company spoke to Reuters, with founder Shiekh Ellahi saying “we are struggling because of the situation with the banks and suppliers.” These issues included having to remodel over 61 of his 120 stores, with re-fits designed to match demands of wholesalers such as Nike, adidas, Puma and more. Wall Street Journal’s Sara Germano reported on Twitter that the Shiekh Shoes filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing that it owed more than $16 million USD to Nike amongst a host of other companies. The news comes just after Nike’s CEO, Mark Parker, said that the company would be massively cutting its wholesale accounts from around 30,000 to 40.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A Ma Maniere x Invincible Exclusive: adidas Consortium Sneaker Exchange

Unified by a singular concept created by both entities, these designs raised the bar to a level far above what we’ve come to expect from a shoe collab. Perhaps saving the best for last, adidas connected Taiwan’s Invincible, fresh off their own NMD release with Neighborhood, with Atlanta’s A Ma Maniere for the Ultra Boost and NMD R1 Primeknit. The Ultra Boost is treated with a fully uncaged upper with the three stripes protruding from the Primeknit body, leather detailing on the tongue and interior lining, and co-branded tongue tabs. The NMD’s Primeknit upper makes use of the classic Ultra Boost pattern with the same raised textures on the stripes and white-out bumpers on the midsole.This concluding adidas Consortium Sneaker Exchange is set to release at Invincible and A Ma Maniere on December 9th, with a global Consortium release scheduled for December 16th.

Stash x Nike Zoom Spiridon

One of the most heralded collaborative partners in sneakers is none other than NYC-based graffiti artist Stash and Beaverton-based Nike. Since 2003, this combo of sportswear and art has produced some of the most coveted sneakers in history, and that portfolio extends tomorrow with the release of the Nike Air Zoom Spiridon. Featuring the familiar blue colorway and nozzle-cap detailing on the insole, this release is all about signature Stash. Get your pair tomorrow on Nike SNKRS and at select retailers at 10 am est.

adidas Ultra Boost 4.0 "Champagne Pink"

adidas’ fourth installment of the ever-popular Ultra Boost line is back with this women’s exclusive “Champagne” selection. This is a popular colorway in the Trefoil Brand’s arsenal, as it has adorned numerous NMD models reminiscent of a bubbling glass of Rosé. adidas is going to need to continue ushering in clean new coloways like this one if the Brand with the Three Stripes expects its consumers to remain loyal to the Ultra Boost line that has seen little change since its debut. Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 30th, when this “Champagne Pink” offering arrives at select retailers.

YEEZY Season 5 Military Boot "Camo"

YEEZY Season 5’s rollout continues with another colorway of the range’s Military Boot. Following a drop on SSENSE of its Black and Black/Beige color selections, an all-over camo print makes its way onto the aforementioned silhouette. The print is officially named “CPN21 Camouflage” and makes its way onto the canvas upper and treaded rubber outsole while its hiking laces are treated with tan coloring to complete the rugged design. Retailing for $695 USD, the YEEZY Season 5 Military Boot in “CPN21 Camouflage” is currently available at select retailers.

GOAT's Pop-Up Gallery Is Set to Kick Off With a Jason Markk Residency

After having Jeff Staple kick off its recent New York sneaker themed pop-up, the GOAT Gallery now looks to Jason Markk to continue the space’s on-going special events. Renowned for his sneaker cleaning products and kits, Jason Markk has been tapped by GOAT for a residency starting December 1 until the end of the month. More importantly, the space is free and open to the public where sneakerheads can get their kicks clean for free by Markk’s Sneaker Care Technicians (SCTs). It all starts this Friday, December 1 from 6pm to 10pm with free admissions and DJ Set by Jason Markk as well as music by Andre Power and Kittens. Guest can RSVP at GOAT’s special microsite.

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The "Igloo" & "Rust Pink" Air Jordan 1s May Be Art Basel Exclusives

It all started when Nigel Sylvester took to his personal Instagram account to showcase the Air Jordan 1 in a special “Rust Pink” colorway. This was then followed by an “Igloo” iteration being shared by @Upscale_Vandal. Since then, buzz has been circulating around the two models as to if and when they would drop. While there’s no official confirmation in regards to the releases, industry experts are speculating that they’ll be made available at this year’s Art Basel in Miami which spans from December 7th through December 10th. Take a look at the images, after the jump.

size? Exclusive: adidas NMD R1 "Neon Orange"

size? has joined forces with adidas Originals to launch a new colorway of the NMD R1 model. Coated in neon orange, the forthcoming iteration serves as the second part of its “Invisible” pack. You’ll find Primeknit detailing on its upper that hosts black accents to serve as a contrast on its eyelets, laces, EVA midsole plugs, and around its ankle collar. The favored BOOST cushioning returns to its midsole in white and rests atop a black outsole. adidas’ Three Stripes branding makes its way back onto the lateral and medial sides of the upper in matching orange for the finishing touch to the attention-commanding colorway. adidas’ bold NMD R1 will officially launch on December 2nd for approximately $200 USD exclusively at all size? stores in addition to the size? app.

24 Kilates x Hummel HIVE Marathona "Sepak Takraw"

Honoring the intense Southeast Asian ball sport of sepak takraw, 24 Kilates and Hummel’s HIVE division have developed a special, limited-edition Marathona. Made up of premium, black lamb leather, the new sneaker is outfitted with tonal stitching, gold branding and a Thailand-constructed brass pedant. For the matching apparel, consumers are treated to two jerseys that boast the same colorway as the shoes and a similar pair of shorts to go along with the entire look. Adding to the theme of the collaboration, each of the clothing items features graphic motifs that honor Thailand’s national sepak takraw team. You can take a look at 24 Kilates and HUMMEL’s new “Sepak Takraw” HIVE collaboration below.

New Balance Parallax Skate Video


New Balance has released another New Balance Numeric skate video. Known as “Parallax,” New Balance Numeric’s latest showcase joins its talented team of skaters as they flex their skills across Italian and German streets. Specifically, professional skaters Flo Mirtain, Brandon Westgate, Franky Villani, Jordan Taylor, Karl Salah, Levi Brown, Jake Hayes, Tyler Surrey, and Nisse Ingemarsson all star in the visual; Brindle Collective’s James Messina and Russell Houghten served as the piece’s filming duo and editors. For the soundtrack, Brindle Collective and New Balance looked to A Cosmic Gift’s record “Looking Back.” You can check out New Balance Numeric’s new “Parallax” presentation above.

First Look: Concepts x Nike SB Dunk High "Ugly Sweater"

Concepts and Nike SB are set to offer a follow-up to their coveted 2013 holiday-themed release. This time around the new Nike SB Dunk High “Ugly Sweater” colorway features a multicolor knit rework of the festive motif-packed print found on the original 2013 Christmas collab. While a blue Swoosh, matching outsole and an assortment of colorful lace options round up the design of the shoe. The latest Concepts x Nike SB holiday collab is rumored to be released December 2nd at Concepts and December 7th at select retailers. Stay tuned for more details when they become available.

OVO x Timberland 6-Inch Boots "Wheat" & "Black"

Two distinct takes on the classic silhouette features premium detailing and a host of OVO references. The label’s owl logo appears on the boots’ insole and tongue, while a premium nubuck upper and Vibram sole offer comfort and support. A GORE-TEX lining ensures that any water that doesn’t bounce off the nubuck uppers won’t touch your feet, which will be extra warm thanks to a fur-lined tongue. A tonal OVO hang tag accompanies the black and tan footwear. Look for the duo to arrive at OVO retailers on December 1st.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

First Look: Air Jordan 1 Gatorade "Grape"

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The latest Gatorade-themed Air Jordan 1 Retro to surface is inspired by the popular "Grape" flavor. Primarily decked out in violet purple, the shoe features orange accents and Gatorade branding hits on the heel, insoles, outsoles and hang tag. Lemon-Lime, Orange and Blue pairs are also included in the collection. The Gatorade x Jordan 1 Retro High will release on Tuesday, Dec. 26th for $175 at nike.com and select Jordan retailers.

A Derrick Rose Retirement Could Save Adidas $80 Million?!?!

The rollercoaster ride that has been Derrick Rose's career has apparently hit another low point as the former MVP has stepped away from the Cleveland Cavaliers this week to "re-evaluate his future in the NBA." While Rose hasn't commented on his absence, sources have indicated that the mental aspect of his injury-plagued career is catching up to him. Rose tore his left ACL during the 2012 playoffs, right meniscus in 2013 and has steadily missed games due to injury since. Should Rose decide to retire from basketball, it would not only mark the end of his playing career, but likely the end of his partnership with Adidas. ESPN's Nick DePaula reports that the brand is "protected" in its deal with Rose, which still has 7 seasons worth a potential $80 million remaining on the 13-year extension signed in 2012. If the retirement paperwork is filed, Adidas would not continue to pay Rose.

Sneaker Shopping w/ JB Smoove


Michael Jordan's "Flu Game" is one of the most infamous moments in basketball history. Everyone knows about MJ's health in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, but did Scottie Pippen contract the sickness from him after holding him up on the sideline? Actor and comedian JB Smoove discusses his interesting conversation with Scottie Pippen on the latest episode of Complex's Sneaker Shopping. Check out the interview above.

Vans Vault "Stitch and Turn" Pack

Vans Vault is back with a brand new collection that sees the popular SK8-Hi and Old Skool silhouettes dressed up with premium Italian leather uppers. The luxe capsule is donned the “Stitch and Turn” series that features two bold colorways in orange and maroon and two black selections constructed on the popular skateboard silhouettes. Each iteration’s upper is completely tonal with matching Vans branding on the side panel and heel tab while all sitting atop a white waffle sole unit. Head to your local Vans retailer or log onto select accounts to select your favorite “Stitch and Turn” sneaker today.

Air Jordan x Air Max 1 Calendars by Schulz

Renowned sneaker illustrator, Björn von Schulz, is paying tribute to some of the most iconic sneakers in the industrywith two full-length calendars fully equipped with original artwork. The Air Max 1 calendar is dedicated to some of the best color schemes and the most iconic collaborations in the sneaker’s hallowed history, like the Kid Robot design from 2005, and the atmos x Air Max 1 “Safari”. Additionally, he chooses some of the best models from Jordan Brand’s impressive arsenal and uses the numerical designation of each sneaker to correspond with each month in chronological order, utilizing fan favorites like the Air Jordan 11 “Concord” and the Air Jordan 1 “Chicago”. Schulz’s two calendar selections are are currently dropping at inflammable tomorrow.

Nike Kyrie 3 "Fear" PE

The Boston Celtics’ newest member, Kyrie Irving has been putting on an amazing showcase since donning the green and white. The All-Star has also played in a few eye-catching colorways of his Nike Kyrie 3 model throughout the season. In a recent victory against the Orlando Magic, Kyrie Irving sported a special “Fear” PE of his third silhouette with the Swoosh. Black coloring dominates the upper as its complemented by Neon Green coloring on the outsole, tongue logo and on its side panels. An additional graphic is implemented on each lateral and medial side to depict a dark forest which plays into “Fear” theme. There’s currently no confirmation to if these will be made available to the public anytime soon. Take a look at the imagery above.

Nike Air Max 97 "Country Camo" Pack

Nike has officially introduced its plans for the new Air Max 97 “Country Camo” pack. First seen on the feet of Cleveland Cavs guard Isaiah Thomas, the Air Max 97 “Country Camo” style first hit headlines last week. Now, Nike has gone beyond rumors and leaks, spilling all the necessary details. Available in four different colorways, the Air Max 97 “Country Camo” will honor Italy, France, the United Kingdom and Germany; each shoe will also bear its respective country’s flag. For the release targets, consumers can expect these shoes to roll out to select retailers and Nike’s official website throughout the month of December. You can take a look at some new shots of the Nike Air Max 97 “Country Camo” models after the jump.

Here's a Rarity Ranking of Every YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 Release

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According to a rarity ranking list put together by Yeezy Mafia, some colorways of Kanye West‘s signature shoe are worth more than others. According to the list, currently the rarest YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 is the “Semi-Frozen Yellow” iteration of the model released last November. While the “Beluga 2.0” colorway is the least valued with resale prices sitting a little under double retail price. Set to have a staggering 11 different colorways in total by the end of the year, the increasing supply with each colorway release has made new YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 looks less valuable and inflated the hype surrounding some of the earlier looks and small releases. Check out Yeezy Mafia’s YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 rarity ranking above and let us know what you think.

Police Shutdown NikeLab 21 Mercer's Release of Air Jordan 1 "Top 3"

With resale prices for the Air Jordan 1 “Top 3” reaching $1,500 USD, sneakerheads looking to get their hands on the coveted shoe lined up for the instore-only Cyber Monday drop. Although most releases went smoothly, the NYPD had to shutdown NikeLab’s 21 Mercer location when the line outside the shop got out of hand. In a video posted to YouTube, the queue of sneakerheads braving the cold became too big for the street and spilled onto the road drawing law enforcement over to control the crowd. After dealing with the responding police officers, NikeLab 21 Mercer store officials made the decision to cancel the store’s release leaving sneakerheads that waited for hours disappointed and confused. No word yet if NikeLab 21 Mercer is planning to reschedule its release, but stay tuned for more information when details become available.

PUMA Clyde "Canadian Money" Pack

For Canada’s 150th birthday, PUMA is dropping a trio of Clyde sneakers inspired by Canadian currency, specifically, the $20, $50 and $100 CAD dollar bills. Each model boasts a tonal nubuck suede upper in the colors of Canadian banknotes with the denomination embossed on the lateral heel and laces. Iridescent detailing falls on the heel tab, tongue tab and PUMA Clyde insignia on the side to channel the opalescent maple leaf that legitimizes the Canadian dollar bills, while a gum sole brings to mind the rubber bands that wrap around stacks. Each Clyde sneaker from the “Canadian Money” pack retails for $130 CAD (about $100 USD) and is available at select PUMA retailers such as PUMA Lab and Footaction.

Monday, November 27, 2017

JAY-Z x PUMA Clyde "4:44" Gets a Limited Release in NYC

A few months ago, Beyoncé teased JAY-Z‘s 4:44 PUMA Clyde sneakers in an Instagram post without confirmation that the model would be available to the public. Today, it’s been announced that the collaboration sneaker will have a limited release in Brooklyn, JAY-Z’s hometown and current 4:44 tour stop. Specifically, KITH will be dropping 44 pairs of the celebratory sneaker at its Brooklyn store, one of the pairs will include free 4:44 concert tickets. The classic low-top silhouette boasts a light pink leather upper with exclusive heel tabs that read “LGA” on one shoe and “718” on the other. Those who aren’t able to get their hands on a pair this round will be able to try their luck again tomorrow, November 27, at Foot Locker on 34th Street. The Foot Locker drop will also only have 44 pairs, with one random pair containing tickets.

The Air Jordan 9 NRG Boot Gets a Multicolor Makeover

Hot off the heels of debuting the Air Jordan 9 NRG Boot in a classic black and brown scheme, Jordan Brand is now giving the winterized silhouette a multi-color look for those in search of something more upbeat. This version of the sturdy model boasts the same features as the original black and brown edition, with a robust leather-constructed upper, metal D-ring eyelets and a hefty sole unit ideal for various terrains, but in a quirky color-blocked palette that sees an aqua blue and grey upper, a navy and orange sole unit and hits of neon blood orange at the heel tab and Jumpman logos. The image comes by way of Jordan Brand’s Frank Cooker, who notes in his Instagram caption that these are still in the sampling process. Needless to say, these sneakers still don’t have a confirmed release, but stay tuned for more information and let us know if you’re a fan of this fruity colorway.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Air Jordan 1 Gatorade "Lemon-Lime"

The Air Jordan 1 Gatorade Cyber will be one of four other Air Jordan 1 colorways inspired by the classic Gatorade flavors. Dressed in a highlighter Cyber colors scheme. This Air Jordan 1 Gatorade features a full leather constructed upper with Orange Nike Air tongues, Gatorade lightning logo on the heel and co-branded insoles. Other details includes Gatorade branded outsoles and “Be Like Mike” on the inner tongues. It’ll also come with an Orange hangtag, Gatorade x Jordan Brand towel, three set of laces housed in a special edition “Like Mike” box. Look for the Air Jordan 1 Gatorade “Cyber” to release on December 26th at select Jordan Brand retailers.

FIRST LOOK: 2017 Air Jordan Retro 1 High OG #Gatorade “Lemon-Lime” December 26th, 2017 || $175

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adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Beluga 2.0" Store Listings

The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Beluga 2.0” is officially set to release this Saturday, November 25th. Registration via adidas Confirmed app is open now. For those using the adidas Confirmed app, you’ll need to be in the specific locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Long Island, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, New Jersey, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. via the app. Look for the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Beluga 2.0” to release on November 25th at select retailers listed after the jump, and adidas.com/yeezy.

PSNY x Air Jordan 12 “Michigan” PE

While the latest PSNY x Air Jordan 12 released during Summer 2017, Jordan Brand has designed a special edition Michigan PSNY Air Jordan 12 PE for the school’s football squad. Shared by Sonny Anderson, head football equipment manager for the Wolverines. This Air Jordan 12 features a full Navy Blue upper paired with Yellow Maize accents on the inner liner, insoles, upper eyelets, midsole and back pull tab. Completing the player exclusive is Michigan’s “M” block logo on the right tongue. Don’t expect these to release anytime soon, but you can get a closer look at the PSNY x Air Jordan 12 “Michigan” PE after the jump.

Nike Air More Uptempo "ATL" Set to Join Upcoming "City Pack"

Back in October, we got a sneak peek at the Nike Air More Uptempo “CHI,” and it now looks like the upcoming “City Pack” will be adding the Nike Air More Uptempo “ATL” to its roster. A first look at the latest colorway, inspired by the city of Atlanta, depicts the Air More Uptempo embossed with bold “ATL” lettering swathed in green and outlined in gold. The underlying upper is built from white leather and features perforated detailing, while the gold Swoosh branding takes up its familiar Air More Uptempo position on the toe cap and heel of the rubber outsole.

Nike Unveils The "What The Kyrie" S1HYBRID

Kyrie Irving has seen his signature shoes get all mashed-up, as Nike lets loose with the crazy “What The Kyrie” S1HYBRID. The hybrid basketball shoe that includes design details from each of the Kyrie 1, Kyrie 2, and Kyrie 3, is a multi-colored, multi-material jamboree like nothing we’ve seen before. Nike has used a plethora of fabrics and colors for its upcoming silhouette that includes a denim-treated heel, an infographic representing the Boston Celtic’s point guard’s stats, a wide canvas strap, all of which sits atop a black and blue zig-zag sole. Release information has yet to be announced, so keep it locked and be sure to check out the shoe in the gallery, after the jump.

Air Jordan 1 "Top 3" Is Gearing up for a Cyber Monday Release

Following an exclusive drop at Union LA’s Complex Con booth, the Air Jordan 1 “Top 3” has quickly become one of the most hyped Jordans out now due to its limited market supply. Resale prices have even shot up to as high as $1,500 USD due to the limited release, but rumors are now circulating that Jordan Brand is set to release the shoes this coming Cyber Monday. After Jordan Brand denied reports of a 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend release, official imagery has just recently surfaced, leading many to believe a Cyber Monday release is really in the works. The Air Jordan 1 “Top 3” is rumored to release on Cyber Monday, November 27th, for a retail price of $185 USD online at Nike’s web store and at select Jordan Brand retailers.

adidas NMD R1 "Wool Heel"

Here are new images that have surfaced of a new tonal variation, with the upper being swathed in a deep olive hue. Sitting directly below is a black BOOST midsole, adding ample color contrast to the new design. Much like its core black counterpart, the new adidas NMD R1 “Wool Heel” in olive is available now at select retailers.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Serena Williams Wears Bedazzled Nike Cortez For Her Wedding Afterparty

Serena Williams got married to Reddit-founder Alex Ohanian last week, and while the ceremony was filled with glamour and luxury, the standout piece of decorum may not have made its debut until the afterparty. The top tennis star performed a quick change following her vows and switched into a glistening bedazzled edition of the Nike Cortez. The shoe featured pastel tones and was covered heel to toe in rhinestones. This is not the first time the star Nike athlete has gotten a special edition shoe, but it may very well be the one she cherishes most.

Concepts x Nike SB Drunk Snowman

It appears that Cambridge-based Concepts sneaker boutique has another holiday-themed Nike SB collaboration based on this new photo leaked by the shop’s creative director Deon Point. While the model they’re using is unclear, these insoles reveal the theme of the drunken snowman as it features an inebriated character with his vomit spelling out Nike SB and Concepts. With the success of their epic “Ugly Sweater” Dunks from a few years back, we can only imagine what the shop has in store. Stay tuned for updates.

Diadora Reissues Made in Italy IC 4000 OG

Tying in with the brand’s 70th anniversary, Diadora is issuing one of its staple silhouettes: the IC 4000 returns, fabricated entirely in Italy. Debuting in 1989 as the IC 4000 NYL, the new IC 4000 OG features upgraded materials and an eye-catching color palette, the muted tones allow the logo on the sneaker’s side and rear branding, both executed in red, to pop. The upper sports a variety of suede and grain leather, while the sole features Diadora’s trademark Impact Control Vibrassorb technology. Check out the making-of video below. The Diadora IC 4000 OG will arrive at select retailers on November 24th.

Vans Launches a Special Collaboration With 'GeGeGe no Kitarō'

Vans is paying homage to legendary Japanese cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki with its latest footwear collaboration. The special range draws inspiration from the cult manga series GeGeGe no Kitarō which made its debut back in 1960. Graphics of yokai characters created by Mizuki are embellished on the two unique Old Skool iterations alongside yellow checkerboard patterns to boot. Accompanying the sneakers are limited six-panel caps in tonal black and long-sleeve T-shirts in white with co-branding details.

KITH x nonnative Black Friday 2017 Collaboration

KITH and nonnative have joined forces to kick off the holiday season with some heat. The two merge military garb and traditional workwear with quality fabric executions to deliver a range that’s comprised of outerwear, tops, bottoms and footwear. For the selection of outerwear and tops, the duo welcomes a Trooper Boa Shearling Parka, Stroller Pullover quarter-zip, Explorer Zip Shirt, Trainer Hoodie and more. The bottoms include Farmer Patchwork Denim , a cargo pocket Trooper Trouser, and Trainer Sweatpants. Ranging in price from $220 to $1,281 USD, the KITH x nonnative Collection will be available on November 24 (Black Friday) at all KITH Shops and at midnight on KITH’s official webstore. It’ll also be available at United Arrows Sapporo and Nagoya, United Arrows & Sons, and its online store, in addition to Coverchord.com.

adidas Originals EQT Support ADV Mid

adidas Originals is elevating the design cues of the EQT Support ADV silhouette for 2018. The all-new runner will be introduced as a mid-top variant complete with premium suede and leather paneling, black vertical striping on the uppers, a crisp white midsole, and what looks to be reflective details on the heel counters. Collectively, the futuristic shoe is adorned with the brand’s popular Core Black/Sub Green colorway. View the EQT Support ADV Mid above and expect an official release on February 8th, 2018, at select retailers.

Timberland Unveils "Black Ice" & "Frost Bite" 6-Inch Premium Boots

Timberland is launching two special iterations of its classic 6-inch boots as part of a pre-Black Friday promotion. Dubbed the “Two Below Zero” collection, the limited high-tops are swathed in unique “Black Ice” and “Frost Bite” color schemes. The black variant is made up of full-grain leather alongside 3M reflective detailing on the collar and lacing system. On the other hand, the white model is draped in white leather with a metallic silver lacing system for a lavish look. Both boots arrive in an ultra-cool packaging, which is designed to make the boots appear like they’re encased in ice. Expect an official launch on Timberland’s official website and select retailers this November 21st.

GraphersRock x PUMA Tsugi Kori & Disc Blaze

Tokyo design firm GraphersRock once again teams up with PUMA for more futuristic sneakers, including another Disc Blaze. The Tsugi Kori and Disc Blaze have received bold, graphic makeovers. GraphersRock outfitted the pair with one monotone and one multicolored colorway apiece. The Tsugi Kori arrives in all-black, while the Disc Blaze sports an all-white colorway, appropriate for techwear aficionados who shun color. Both offer small white graphics across the upper and midsole alike, which vary between geometric shapes and small phrases like “TOKYO JAPAN” while the PUMA logo also appears alongside biohazard and abstract symbols. The Disc Blaze boasts a graphic sockliner, while the Tsugi Kori features the graphic hit on the top of the shoe, beneath the elastic bootie. Both shoes arrive at PUMA’s Harajuku store and web shop on December 1st.

END. x Vans Reveal Winter-Inspired Old Skool LX Models

END. has joined forces with Vans to launch two special iterations of the Old Skool LX model. Inspired by spending time indoors during the winter, Nordic Wool is incorporated into the sneaker with both hosting a “Turtledove” pattern. Two pairs make up the pack, as one hosts a black base with a white stripe and turtledove graphics, while the other welcomes white coloring with a white branding stripe and a black turtledove pattern. White laces are added for both pairs, while leather is placed on each heel as well. Scheduled for a launch on November 24th, both will retail for $95 USD each and will be available at END.

Unreleased Off-White™ x Air Jordan 1 White Colorway Spotted On-Feet

If you missed out on the Off-White™ x Nike “The Ten” releases, you’ll get a second chance at copping Virgil Abloh‘s Air Jordan 1 rework, in a brand new white colorway. Lately, rumors have been spreading online regarding the white AJ1’s existence, and now we have an on-feet photo to confirm the speculation. Apparently slated to drop in 2018, this never-before-seen Off-White™ x Nike Air Jordan 1 features Virgil Abloh’s signature deconstructed design in a clean white and gray color scheme, rather than the original’s “Chicago” look. No word yet on the confirmed release date, but the price tag is reported to be set at $190 USD.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Bred Toe"

As part of Jordan Brand’s Air Jordan 1 lineup for 2018, they’ll be debuting an all-new Air Jordan 1 Bred Toe colorway beginning this February. Dressed in a Gym Red, Black, and Summit White color scheme. This Air Jordan 1 comes constructed very similar to the “Shattered Backboard” release. While looking exactly like the “Black Toe” Air Jordan 1s, coming with an added “Red Toe” and Black tongue replacing the White areas. Look for the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Bred Toe” to release in February at select Jordan Brand retailers.

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OFF WHITE x Nike SNKRS Officially Release Today

Nike has just announced official release info for the entire OFF WHITE x Nike “The Ten” Collection (with the expection of the Converse Chuck Taylor). All nine will release on November 20th exclusively through Nike SNKRS at set times throughout the day. See after the jump for the official schedule of all nine releases, starting from the earliest.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Igloo"

The iconic AJ1 gets yet another colorway, not long after the “Rust Pink” version which was shared earlier this month. It’s another take on the classic black toe style, where the leather upper comes color-blocked with black, white, and the new pastel green. Nike branding is seen across the tongue as the look is complete with a white midsole and matching green outsole. Expected to retail for $160 USD, no release date has been shared, though it is rumored to drop before the end of the year.

adidas Twinstrike ADV Pink/Green-Red

adidas new Twinstrike ADV made its debut as part of the Consortium A//D pack back in September, and now, the statement-making model gets another bold colorway that looks especially appropriate for the holiday season. The elaborate runner is an updated take on an archival model. It boasts a breathable ClimaCool mesh upper, suede and leather accent straps, skeletal grid caging, rope laces, a padded tongue, and a sculptural sole unit that adds to the silhouette’s bulky brawn. This new colorway especially brings out the sneaker’s design with neon pink, green, and red accents over a black and white base for a punchy color-blocked look. Despite its festive demeanor, this new adidas Twinstrike ADV isn’t confirmed to drop in the near future. However, it is labeled to launch in February 2018 for a price of $212 USD.

First Look: Air Jordan 13 Retro PE "Oregon Ducks"

The year may be coming to an end, but that’s not slowing anything down with Jordan Brand. The latest from them appears to be a retro pair of Air Jordan 13 PE dedicated to the Orgeon Ducks, as shared by Ducks’ equipment manager Kenny Farr on Twitter tonight. From the photos, it appears the suede and leather panels have been reversed, while the upper’s been color blocked between the team’s bright and dark green colors. Near the heel of the shoe, the regular hologram has also been replaced by the Ducks’ mascot. Nothing has been confirmed between the team or Jordan Brand yet, though the shoes are rumoured to be an exclusive for students, staff, friends, and family. Check out the photos, after the jump.

Police on the Hunt for Armed Suspects in N.E.R.D. x adidas Originals Hu NMD Robbery

Police are currently searching for two suspects accused of robbing an Irvine, California resident of a pair N.E.R.D x adidas Originals NMD Hu sneakers designed by Pharrell, which currently have a resell value of $6,000 USD. The Irvine Police Department took to Twitter last week, seeking assistance in their hunt for the two accused suspects, one of which is reportedly armed. The IPD posted a video of one of the suspects recently inside Irvine Market.

Extra Butter Celebrates 10th Anniversary With a Remodel of Lower East Side Store

Design is at the center of the newly reopened Extra Butter boutique which sits at 125 Orchard Street in New York’s Lower East Side. Celebrating the brand’s 10th anniversary, Nubuo Araki, a Japanese designer, makes his American debut by leading the project. Araki brings a modern yet minimal approach to the space, while accommodating its need for adaptable function. Guests can expect to see a few new things, which all carry out the brand’s long-time movie theme, including compartmentalized nooks for the retail area, a cafe concession stand and a two-way projection screen for movie nights complete with old school seating. Check out the photos, after the jump.