Archive | Footwear

Nike’s HyperFam Collection Pays Respect to Basketball’s Capital Cities

Nike Basketball isn’t only active during the NBA Season. The Swoosh embraces basketball culture outside of professional leagues, especially during the summer offseason. As the Hyperdunk 2017 continues to be revealed in numerous colorways, the model will usher in an interesting selection gaining inspiration from basketball’s global capitals of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Manila, Beijing […]

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PLEASURES & monkey time’s 2017 Spring/Summer Capsule Is Packed With ’90s Influences

PLEASURES and monkey time have teamed up once again on an exclusive capsule collection for the 2017 spring/summer season. Designer Alex James continues to dish out nostalgic graphic designs for the collaborative range which is very apparent on one tonal-black tee that features a text effect synonymous with the cult motion picture, Matrix. One of […]

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adidas’s ClimaCOOL 02/17 Receives Timeless Black and White Rendition

After showing off a white/black/red “OG” rendition of its new ClimaCOOL 02/17 silhouette set to drop this weekend, adidas is back with a timeless black/white look. This time around the 02/17 will see a neoprene all-black upper with venting grooves sitting atop an all-white midsole and translucent outsole. The clear lateral and medial panels that […]

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adidas NMD_R1 Primeknit “Zebra” Launches in Contrasting Iterations Next Month

adidas’s NMD_R1 model is back with two new colorways reminiscent of a popular YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 drop. The model will soon drop in contrasting “Zebra” iterations hosting black and white coloring. One color scheme is dominated by black on its Primeknit upper with white detailing throughout its aforementioned Primeknit weaving and ankle collar. Following […]

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Here’s a First Look at the Thrasher Magazine x Vans Collaboration

After images leaked earlier this year, official confirmation of Vans’s collaboration with the iconic skateboarding bible Thrasher Magazine has now arrived. The capsule collection includes both apparel and footwear, with Thrasher’s iconic flames logo featuring prominently, as well as a reference to Vans’s legendary skater John Cardiel and his 1992 “Skater of the Year” award. The collection […]

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The Nostalgic Nike Foamposite “Eggplant” Will Be Making a Comeback

When it was first released back in 2009, the Nike Air Foamposite One “Eggplant” proved to be one of the silhouette’s most popular colorways. The sneakers were re-released a year later, but since then, that’s all we’ve seen. Nike, though, is now bringing the classic colorway back with a new “Eggplant” Foamposite drop later this month. […]

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Steven Harrington, Dez Einswell & KICKS LAB. Team up on a Le Coq Sportif “Road Trippin'” Pack

Los Angeles-based artists Steven Harrington and Dez Einswell have teamed up with Le Coq Sportif to produce a special “Road Trippin'” pack in conjunction with KICKS LAB.. For the Eureka OG model, Dez Einswell takes the helm by adding a nature rich color palette of blues and browns juxtaposed with a pattern of his characters. […]

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“Triple Black” Visits the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ’70

Converse’s iconic Chuck Taylor All Star ’70 models receive the classic “Triple Black” treatment for this summer. Both the Hi and Ox iterations will boast higher midsole foxing, a polished rubber finish on the sole unit, premium quality construction and a thoroughly murdered-out look except for the metallic silver eyestays. These stealthy models are scheduled […]

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‘Street Fighter II,’ ‘Mega Man’ & More Classic Video Games Get a Nostalgic Capcom x UBIQ Sneaker Pack

Philly-based sneaker boutique UBIQ has teamed up with Japanese video game developer Capcom on a special sneaker pack inspired by iconic ’80s and ’90s video games. The four officially licensed games include Street Fighter II, Mega Man (aka Rockman outside of the U.S.), Monster Hunter and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts (aka Makaimura). For the Street Fighter […]

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Chinese “Jordan” Brand Qiaodan Sports Is Countersuing Michael Jordan

It was late last year that Michael Jordan won its trademark case against Qiaodan Sports after the dispute was initially dismissed by the Chinese court in 2015. The infringing label — pronounced “chee-ow dahn” which is Jordan’s name in Chinese — was selling goods such as basketball jerseys and footwear while also using the number 23 on some […]

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