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Black Panther Star Michael B. Jordan Goes Sneaker Shopping

Star of the upcoming Black Panther film, Michael B. Jordan, caught up with Complex for the latest episode of Sneaker Shopping at Stadium Goods in New York City. Jordan discussed what it was like growing up in Newark, and how his love for Timberland boots grew, as well as what it felt like acquiring his grails such as the Nike HyperAdapt and the Tom Sachs x Nike MarsYard. One interesting element to note from the upcoming Marvel movie is that director, Ryan Coogler, went out of his way to drop …

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The Jordan Jumpman Pro Strong Debuts In New “Gym Red” Colorway

Widely regarded as one of the best non-signature Jordan sneakers ever, the Jordan Jumpman Pro Strong first released in 1998 and was worn by the likes of Jordan athlete Vin Baker. Notice the the extra-high heel collar, carbon fiber plate and chunky sole? These design cues are inspired by the Air Jordan 13 flagship model, a sneaker that bears strong resemblance with the Pro Strong model. The Jumpman Pro Strong was designed to give powerful big men the comfort, protection and support that they n…

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Air Jordan 3 “Free Throw Line” Releasing Early In NYC Through SNKRS Pass

This Air Jordan 3 “Free Throw Line” release is set to kick off a wild weekend of All-Star Game inspired footwear, but New Yorkers will get an early jump ahead of this Wednesday’s official drop. The Nike NYC Twitter reveals that the shoes will release through SNKRS Pass in New York City today. Those who are lucky enough to get through will be able to reserve their pairs for an easy pick-up on the official release date of February 14th. When this will occur hasn’t been m…

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JBF Customs Brings Back His Air Jordan 1 “Banned” In Python

Since 2008, JBF Customs has been one of the most prolific when it comes to creating completely reupholstered sneakers, particularly Air Jordan Retros. Not that he was entirely responsible, but Jordan Brand began releasing high-quality leather styles of their most popular Air Jordans, so it’s his success had some influence on the industry. For the first time since December of 2013, he’s releasing his reconstructed Air Jordan 1 “Banned”, with each pair personally handmade with genuine p…

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Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Homage To Home” Releasing In April

Remember this “split” Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG sample that was revealed last August? Dubbed the “Homage To Home“, this Air Jordan 1 combined the “Chicago” and “Banned” into one shoe by way of a longitudinal split. At the time, Jordan Brand called these a sample, but py_rates reports a release for either April or May at the heightened MSRP of $ 190. No other information regarding this release rumor has surfaced, but it’s safe to say that J…

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Justin Timberlake x Air Jordan 3 “JTH” Releases During Superbowl 52

Justin Timberlake took the Superbowl 52 Half-time stage sporting a never-before-seen iteration of the Air Jordan 3. Similar to the Tinker Hatfield x Air Jordan 3, this “JTH” edition had the Swoosh logo on the upper as well as the “NIKE” embroidery on the inner ankle, but with a White/Cement colorway and the pop-star’s signature embroidered onto the back of the right tongue, this was one of Jordan Brand’s best PEs yet. Thing is, it wasn’t a PE; Nike SN…

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The Air Jordan 1 Rebel Is Coming Soon in “Wheat”

The upcoming Air Jordan 1 Rebel, reimagined by a select group of women within Nike’s footwear design team, is set to release next week worldwide in a clean white colorway. This particular iteration makes use of a medial zipper as well as an asymmetrical lacing structure that the Air Jordan 1 has never seen before, with the signature heel tab shifting down the Swoosh towards the lateral size. Based on this newly surfaced “Wheat/Flax” colorway, it’s clear that the first …

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Concepts And Sneaker News To Give Away Five Pairs Of Levi’s x Air Jordan 4

Today, we joined with Concepts to give away five (yes, five) pairs of the Levi’s x Air Jordan 4 Retro. Releasing earlier in January, this denim-draped collaboration between Jordan Brand and Levi’s has been touted as one of the best releases in recent memory, and with the footwear selling out immediately getting a pair has proven to be a challenge. We’ll be giving away five pairs in total – four through Instagram and one through our Facebook page. Check out the informat…

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Official Images Of The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Gold Toe”

The release of the “Gold Toe” Air Jordan 1 is fast approaching, and the confirmation that they will be available in full family sizing should have Jordan Brand fans of all sizes excited. While they boast a very similar look to the “Top 3” version that dropped last November – due to its color scheme and material – this release will be much more attainable. Even though this sneaker is a GR release, its patent leather construction adds a touch of luxury to the…

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