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The Nike React Element 55 Appears In More Nylon Grid Uppers

A takedown version of the ever-popular React Element 87, Nike’s React Element 55 has garnered some acclaim due to its reasonable price point and recognizable cored-out midsole, but it seemingly lacks the luster of its proverbial “big brother” silhouette. However, the Swoosh Brand is hoping to inject the model with a needed shot of adrenaline via a new fashion-friendly upper style that features a nylon grid pattern. A design aesthetic originally premiered by the recent size? …

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The Nike Air Max 90 Premium SE Adds Waterproof Uppers

With November just about halfway over and the cool holiday embrace of December and its flurries of snow on the horizon, the world’s top sneaker brands have begun releasing a deluge of footwear to keep you in style in the harsher climates. Next up from the Swoosh is a clean grey colorway of the Air Max 90 Premium SE that sees its customary mesh uppers replaced with a new waterproof construction to aid you in the fight against the rain or snow. Its toebox ushers in a warm-weather friendly…

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The adidas Y-3 Runner 4D II Is Releasing With Black Uppers

As the Three Stripes continues to roll out their 3D-printed, light synthesis-utilizing Futurecraft technology, it’s gradually become more common to see them call upon their collaborative partners to add a special touch to the tech. After Taiwan-based Invincible adorned the Futurecraft 4D with a light rainbow gradient earlier this summer, adidas is now looking to Y-3 — one of their most esteemed and longest-tenured co-conspiritors for another new take on Futurecraft, and Y-3 certainly …

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The adidas NMD STLT Is Arriving With Clean Black Uppers

Although the Three Stripes has seemingly shifted much of the attention around their lifestyle silhouettes to the new POD s3.1, the beloved adidas NMD is still going strong with new colorways and iterations-the latest of which is this clean NMD SLT. Featuring a full Primeknit upper, the shoe sports an interesting striped/textured look with black and multi-color interwoven Primeknit accents and a jet black heel collar. A white Boost midsole with black blocks provides both comfort and contrast, …

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The Jordan Future Is Returning With Camo Woven Uppers

Ben Kirschner’s popular Jordan Future silhouette has had a resurgent 2018 campaign after not being released for a bit of time. Utilizing the iconic sole unit of the Air Jordan 11, its modernized upper ushers in an asymmetrical lacing system as well as a woven build to provide a unique look that is also both comfortable and breathable. Upon its initial release, one of its most admired colors saw the aforementioned woven upper dressed in a woodland camouflage pattern that you can see repl…

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The Jordan Flyknit Elevation 23 Arrives In Black And Red Uppers

Jordan Brand’s new Flyknit Elevation 23 silhouette serves as a modernized take on the iconic Air Jordan 6, while implementing Jumpman staples from other silhouettes on its tongue. We saw this with the Ferrari-red colorway that utilized the iconic yellow logo of the Air Jordan 14 that was seen on the red suede pair of that particular silhouette. This time around, the black and red colorway that you see below borrows the familiar tongue from the Jordan 7 that sees “Air” mixed…

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Nike Adds Leather Uppers To The Zoom Spiridon

Nike’s Zoom Spiridon, a shoe that’s usually known to feature a mesh upper has arrived with an interesting combo of materials: premium leather and a synthetic ripstop. This new take on the classic runner features a navy blue upper with a leather mudguard that wraps around the whole shoe sitting below a ripstop canvas that makes up the tongue, toebox, and remainder of the midfoot. Accents arrive via silver detailing on the shoe’s stitched seams and tongue, while further brandi…

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This Nike Air Max 90 SE Features Full Nylon Uppers

Now that April is more than halfway over, it’s time to start seriously considering your spring/summer Air Max rotation. Thankfully Nike Sportswear’s newest iteration of the OG Air Max 90 silhouette complete with a warm-weather ready nylon upper fits the bill perfectly. The classic sneaker features a nylon royal blue upper with red accents on the lacing system and heel collar for contrast. An old-school white Nike Sportswear tag with an orange swoosh and additional classic Nike Spo…

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The Nike Air Max Plus With Zig Zag Uppers Is Dropping In Grey

A few days ago, we brought you a first look at a new-look Air Max Plus iteration with Zig Zag uppers dressed in a hybridized “Sunset” and “Royal” color scheme. While that iteration had a bit too much going on, this more subdued grey color scheme gives you a better idea of what the Swoosh can do with this new concept. One interesting design element of note, is that the Zig Zags are only present of the lateral side of the upper, while its medial side comes equipped with …

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New Balance Drops The 997 In Tonal Navy Uppers

New Balance’s Made in USA concept takes shape stronger on the 997 silhouette than any other model in its diverse arsenal, as the monicker is embroidered right on the sneaker’s tongue. Guaranteeing the utmost in quality, New Balance dresses this new version in a tonal navy hue that dyes the premium pigskin suede and mesh that combine together for this sophisticated look. The Boston-based brand continues to stick to its time-tested formula that sees intriguing GR colorways adorn sil…

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