Category Archives: Sneakers

UConn Men’s Basketball Shows Off A Nike Kyrie 5 PE

While UConn’s women’s basketball team is arguably the most dominant program in sports over the last decade-plus, their men’s organization boasts an impressive resume in their own right, cutting down the nets at the end of the season in both 2011 and 2014. Combine that with an impressive alumni list including NBA stars the likes of Kemba Walker, Ray Allen, and Andre Drummond, UConn is arguably one of the Swoosh brand’s top college basketball teams. To celebrate this ill…

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Nike Commemorates New NYC Store With “Noise Cancelling” Collection

Nike is ready to open its doors to its new NYC flagship on Thursday, November 15th, offering the first customers a chance at the new “Noise Cancelling” Collection that honors five epic athletes who silenced the city through various performances. It all begins with the Nike Zoom Fly 2, which represents long-distance runner Shalane Flanagan and her triumph at the Women’s NYC marathon in 2017. The Air Jordan 1 High is connected to Nigel Sylvester, who burst into the mainstream …

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Where To Buy The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 v2 “Zebra” In The US

The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 v2 “Zebra” is ready to release this Friday, November 16th at select adidas retailers across the United States. Retailing at $ 220, this popular sneaker by Kanye West features an elastic Primeknit upper above a distinguishable sole that utilizes Boost cushioning for supreme levels of comfort. This white and black colorway, which actually released back in early 2017, features a hint of red on the upper that reads SPLY-350. After returning to stores worldwid…

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Oversized Jewel Swooshes Arrives On The Nike Air Force 1

Jewel Swooshes are one of the more revered embellishments throughout all of Nike’s illustrious lore. The shimmering hit of Beaverton branding manages to take a simplistic Air Force 1 or Air Max 1 creation and bring a slightly luxurious edge into the fold. Now, Nike Sportswear’s designers are taking things to a whole new level by way of an oversized jewel check on this Obsidian-colored AF1 Low. For an even more eye-catching effect, that Swoosh ushers in a gradient pattern that comb…

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Air Jordan 1 “Not For Resale” In Yellow Releases On November 14th

The Air Jordan 1 “Not For Resale” is a shoe that’s incited strong opinions both positive and negative from sneakerheads since the day it was revealed. Some stores raffled their pairs, some stores made the buyers wear their shoes out the door to ensure their anti-reselling message would be followed — but all stores sold out, and the shoes supposedly created to make a statement about wearing your kicks are now being flipped for several times their original retail value. Now,…

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ASICS And size? Team Up To Celebrate Japans’ Balloon Fiesta

In continuation of their esteemed collaborative relationship, UK-based retailers size? and ASICS are back once again with a colorful rendition of the original Gel Saga silhouette. Meant to pay homage to Japan’s “Balloon Fiesta” – a celebration located in the North of the island of Kyushu where thousands of locals and tourists meet to share their love for hot air balloons and compete in a series of competitions – its focal point clearly comes by way of a dazzling …

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The Air Jordan 1 Mid “Pure White” Arrives With Heel Logos

Over the years, the Jordan Brand has done a masterful job of creating numerous logos that are both instantly recognizable and always associated with the company. Of course there is the Jumpman and the Balls and Wings logo, but there are also other emblems the likes of its signature “Jordan” block text, and the interwoven Air Joran hit that takes shape on the heels of this new Air Jordan 1 Mid. Dressed in a snowy combination of Pure White and icy blue, this AJ 1 creation ushers in …

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ASICS Adds Hairy Suede And Sherpa Fleece To The GEL-Lyte MT

With that colder months ahead in mind, ASCIS is set to release a souped up version of the GEL-Lyte MT equipped with sherpa fleece lining. On top of its wool-infused layering, the construction of the MT went under a bit of a makeover that harkens back to Extra Butter’s collaborative GEL-Lyte MT done in conjunction with Ghostface Killah. Sporting the same split-tongued construction that made the model famous, it also ushers in an inner bootie with a zip-up removable shroud for additional …

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Nike Unveils The Doernbecher Freestyle 2018 Collection

For fifteen years, Nike, Inc. and the OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital has been lending hope to its patients through a creative sneaker/apparel design experience called the Doernbecher Freestyle. Beyond its role as being a fun and interactive challenge to the youth, it has also been part of a healing process through the mass support its received. Over $ 20 million has been raised through the sale of the Doernbecher Freestyle collection, and for 2018, these six new silhouettes are rea…

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Vans Adds An Adjustable Lockdown Dial To The Sk8-Hi MTE

Geared for the harshest conditions, the Vans Sk8-Hi MTE dons a highly technical tooling packaged in the ever-classic skateboarding silhouette. Despite the many utilitarian modifications — like weather-resistant uppers, insulated lining, and vulcanized outsoles — the MTE avoids straying too far from lifestyle sensibilities. In refreshing the hiking-infused model, the California based footwear brand has given it yet another innovation: the BOA closure system, a piece of tech that has seen o…

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