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Nike Honors MJ’s Early Days with the AJ1 Retro High OG “Rookie Of The Year”

Following the Nigel Sylvester edition, as well as the Spike Lee “He Got Game” tribute sneakers, Nike brings back the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG to tell a new story from Jordan’s rookie days. The colorway pays homage to the peanut butter brown outfit worn by MJ during the Rookie of the Year acceptan…

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The Jordan Why Not Zer0.1 Low Honors Russell Westbrook’s Alma Mater

The Jordan Why Not Zer0.1 Low continues to roll on with a special “UCLA” colorway. Dressed in all white, Russell Westbrook’s first performance model welcomes light blue and yellow accents throughout as an ode to his former UCLA stomping grounds. The triple-double machine’s logo is placed on the tongue with the i…

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Saint Laurent’s Pre-Fall 2018 Fringed Desert Boot Honors the City of Marrakech

In referencing the label’s Pre-Fall 2018 collection, Anthony Vaccarello respectfully touched on Yves Saint Laurent’s deep-rooted fondness for Marrakech — an area of western Morocco responsible for much of the house’s archival designs — to craft these fringed desert boot silhouettes.

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The Next Nike #LeBronWatch Release Honors The Vintage Shoebox

The next Nike #LeBronWatch release touches on the unsung hero of the shoe game – the shoebox. This orange and grey colorway is a nod to the brand’s energetic shoe-box design that dates back to 1972, when brand founder Phil Knight requested the packaging for his prized footwear creations. On this limited edition Nike LeBron 15, a tonal orange Flyknit upper is contrasted with the grey/silver midsole and the familiar diagonal stripes, while a white embroidered Nike Air logo sits at t…

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Russell Westbrook Honors Late Friend Khelcey Barrs With His Jordan Signature Shoe

In 2004, Russell Westbrook’s best friend Khelcey Barrs collapsed and died after a game of pick-up basketball. Throughout his career, Russell honored his late friend by writing Khelcey’s initials on his shoes, but yesterday the reigning MVP and Jordan Brand released a special colorway of his Why Not Zer0.1 to officially honor KB3. The navy, red, and gold colorway of the shoe features the KB3 autographed inscribed on the tongue of the shoe to immortalize his name on Westbrook’…

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New Balance Honors The Legacy Of Grey With Three Epic 574 Releases

In 1982, New Balance cleansed the palate of the running industry by releasing a the first-ever $ 100 running shoe in a clean grey suede colorway. At the time, running shoes were oversaturated with neon tones and pops of color, so New Balance shrewdly presented their high-performance offering in a simple grey colorway. Since then, that monotone color scheme has become synonymous with NB’s heritage, and throughout the month of March, New Balance will honor the Legacy of Grey with three 574…

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Nike Honors Roger Federer’s #1 Ranking With One-of-One Air Force 1

Roger Federer’s relationship with Nike has completely changed the Tennis Footwear industry, as the illustrious NikeCourt Vapor line is worn by 81%of Nike tennis athletes. In honor of Fed regaining his number one world ranking, the Swoosh has gifted the Swedish sensation with an exclusive pair of Air Force 1 Lows that boasts a premium leather upper with golden Swooshes and a custom “RF” tongue tag. If you flip to the other side of this ceremonious offering, “RF 1”…

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Richardson’s New “Teamster” Capsule Honors North America’s Strongest Labor Union

NYC imprint Richardson’s latest merch drop pays tribute to North America’s strongest and most diverse labor union: the Teamsters, with particular appreciation to Local 143.

The graphic-centric “Teamster” collection includes a silk bomber jacket, a 13 oz French terry hoodie, sweatpants and long-sleeve T-shirts in black and white opt…

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Air Jordan 32 “UNC” Honors The Tar Heels’ Six National Championships

Michael Jordan’s alma mater – UNC – is one of the true Blue Chip college basketball programs in the country and one of the most successful ones at that. Coming off their sixth National Championship in program history, the Jumpman is creating another celebratory Air Jordan 32 in honor of all of their titles – represented by six ring decals on the spine of the sneaker. Dressed up with a  premium kurim-molded overlay, this offering features more of a luxe aesthetic than …

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