Tag Archives: Sneaker

The Sneaker Lab: Dissecting the adidas 3D Runner

It’s been awhile since I’ve written something for The Sneaker Lab. Life got in the way of something I enjoy doing, dissecting and exploring constructions and innovations in the world of sneakers.

In the last 12 months, anybody and everybody have dubbed themselves a sneakerhead and things are bigger than ever. If you’ve been around for awhile, you’ve seen the …


President Obama Signs a Bill Protecting Sneaker Manufacturers in the U.S.

Nearing his final days in the White House, President Barack Obama has been hard at work ensuring a number of policies are enacted before he leaves. On Friday, he signed into law an annual defense spending bill which would increase pay for troops, as well as require the Department of Defense to issue athletic shoes made in the U.S. to its new recruits.

Known as the “Made in …


Sneaker Customizer Jake Danklefs Fuses the YEEZY BOOST 350 v2 With the NMD_XR1

Sneaker customizer Jake Danklefs has morphed two of the most hyped sneakers of 2016, the NMD_XR1 and YEEZY BOOST 350 V2, into one custom shoe. The frankenshoe features an upper silhouette based off of the NMD_XR1 model, as well as a BOOST sole with the signature EVA midsole plug. The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 influence comes in the form of the shoe’s cageless look and recogn…


Nike Transformed the Benassi Slide Into a Slip-On Sneaker

Nike’s Benassi Slide isn’t new to makeovers. Back in February, the kicks got a major leather-clad overhaul thanks to NikeLab and now the design is being transformed yet again — this time into a comfy slip-on sneaker. Aptly dubbed the Benassi SLP, the design retains the sole unit of the aforementioned NikeLab drop and even comes with the slide’s usual midfoot st…