Posts Tagged ‘Sneakers’

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Michael Jordan + Roger Fderer Unveil the NIKECourt Zoom Vapor AJ3


Nike promised an unprecedented collaboration of the Zoom Vapor 9.5 and the Air Jordan 3. Now we get an official look at the NikeCourt Zoom Vapor AJ3 by Jordan. Marking the start of Roger Federer’s 2014 New York grand slam bid, the shoe symbolizes the championship mindset of both Federer and Jordan. Their twin obsessions have a common denominator in Tinker Hatfield, who created signature shoes for both transcendent athletes, albeit decades apart.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Nike Presents “Genealogy of Innovation” Commercial


A new commercial from Nike sees the sportswear and lifestyle brand track its footwear history over the last 43 years. Entitled “Genealogy of Innovation”, the spot looks at seven key game-changing eras – Genesis, Reformation, Golden Years, Enlightenment, Renaissance, Transformation, and Revolution – showcasing the most important shoes from each. The advert was directed and produced by Shoreditch-based studio Golden Wolf.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

BLACK COMME des GARCONS x Nike Blazer High Premium


Japanese streetwear label, BLACK COMME des GARCON got the chance to give their take on the popular Nike Blazer High silhouette. CDG decided to deck the entire classic model out with black premium suede on the upper with black outsole, midsoles, and laces. To finish the custom look, the shoes are branded with the letters “CDG” on the upper heel.

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

EGOTRIPS + Bjoern Von Schulz | Sneaker Sundays


A few months ago Egotrips and artist Bjoern Von Schulz was distrubed called the “Need More” series which featured their favorite kicks. Since then they started a new project called “Sneaker Sunday” where bjoern draws one of his favorite sneakers every single Sunday and is put online for sale. The hand drawn fine art prints are limited with 100+3 and signed by the artist.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Air Jordan 1 Mid Nouveau | Wolf Grey/White


Constructed from a premium grey leather upper, the shoe features perforated accents across the toe box and side panels for enhanced breathability, and contrast stitching throughout. The upper sits nicely atop a crisp white rubber cupsole which includes an encapsulated Air-Sole unit in the heel for lightweight cushioning, with an icy blue outsole adding the finishing touch to the overall clean design. The Air Jordan 1 Mid Nouveau “Wolf Grey/White” is now available at Sneaker Politics for $135 USD.

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Buscemi | The Key to Selling an $800 Sneaker


The Wall St. Journal explores what it takes to sell an $800 sneaker to the marketplace in a spotlight of Jon Buscemi and the company that shares his surname. Noting his roots in the sneaker world, his Birkin-bag inspired strategy, and his celebrity-fueled endorsers that reinforce the exclusive nature of the product, it’s certainly an interesting read.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Every Sneaker Release You Need to Know About for This Week


Straight from Complex here are all the sneakers being released this week. Adidas drops a Shanghai-themed shoe, and Kith has finally set a release date for their collaboration with Puma for Dover Street Market.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Wings + Horns Leather Hi Top Sneakers


Wings + Horns unveils an all-black version of its premium leather hi-top sneaker. The shoe features a minimalist design made in Italy with an exacting attention to detail seen in the leather toe cap, military-inspired stitching and padded calf leather lining. Metal eyelets, square cut leather laces and a tonal rubber sole unit completes the look.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Air Jordan 3 Retro GS Black/Mint Green-Cement Grey


Arguably one of the most celebrated silhouettes of all time, the Air Jordan 3 Retro will soon be releasing in a new colorway just for the kids. Here, the classic shoe features a black nubuck base spruced up with elephant print around the toe and heel, and a bright streak of mint across the midsole and around the collar. No word yet on a release date but expect these to reach Jordan Brand accounts soon in GS sizes.

Monday, July 21st, 2014

HUGE Eastbay Air Jordan Restock Happening Tomorrow!


Eastbay is restocking a seemingly endless amount of Air Jordans. The drop is set to take place at 8:00 a.m. sharp tomorrow morning. As you probably guessed, people with larger feet are going to have the most options to choose from, but there does appear to be a few exceptions.