ADIDAS SPEZIAL EXHIBITION

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  Last Thursday 19.7.13 saw the opening night of the excellent ADIDAS SPEZIAL EXHIBITION held at the Hoxton Gallery in...

REEBOK PHASE II OG

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  The ‘Reebok Reserve’ hasn’t been around long but it’s wasted no time showcasing how deep Reebok’s archive is –...

NIKE AIR MAX COUNTRY CAMO PACK TZ DROP ONE SOLD OUT

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    The NIKE AIR MAX COUNTRY CAMO PACK is a TIER ZERO release and easily one of the most...

NIKE AIR VINTAGE PACK QUICKSTRIKE AVAILABLE

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    A few weeks back there was some confusion as to exactly when the NIKE AIR VINTAGE PACK would...

REEBOK CLASSIC x PALACE SKATEBOARDS 12.7.13

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  PALACE launched in 2010, took the European Skateboard Brand of the Year accolade in 2011, teamed up with Umbro...

NIKE X SIZE AIR MAX 180 URBAN SAFARI PREVIEW

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  The third and final instalment of the NIKE x SIZE URBAN SAFARI collaboration comes in the form of two...

FOOTPATROL X JASON MARKK SHOE CLEANING KIT

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  Continuing their collaborative winning streak, FOOTPATROL drop their latest project this Saturday which sees them team up with JAMES...

SAUCONY X HANON SHADOW MASTER MIDNIGHT RUNNER

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  Aberdeen’s HANON SHOP keeps on burning – so their motto says, and based on their latest collab with Saucony...

6ACRE KICKS FESTIVAL MANCHESTER 27.7.13

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  On Saturday 27.7.13 Manchester will play host to the first 6ACRE KICKS FESTIVAL, which is looking set to offer...

SNEAKERPEDIA CRATE OF THE YEAR 2013 COMPETITION

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  SNEAKERPEDIA is an online resource, or wiki as it’s also known, where you can upload images of your trainer...

LE COQ SPORTIF X FOOTPATROL ECLAT MACARON LAUNCH ROUND-UP

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  It’s been a couple of weeks now since the launch event for the LE COQ SPORTIF x FOOTPATROL ECLAT...

VANS SYNDICATE X ODD FUTURE OLD SKOOL PRO S PACK

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  Last Saturday 15.6.13 saw the In-store launch of the VANS SYNDICATE x ODD FUTURE OLK SKOOL PRO ‘S’ Pack,...

NIKE X SIZE URBAN SAFARI PACK PART 2 14.6.13

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  Not content with serving up the top draw NIKE AIR MAX LIGHT and TOKI colourways from Part 1 of...

NIKE LUNAR FLYKNIT CHUKKA

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  Nike have long been the masters of mixing their high-end performance technology with casual wearability, but we can’t think...

NIKE AIR MAX THEA WOMENS

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  The WOMENS NIKE AIR MAX THEA is the end result of introducing an Air Max to a Roshe Run...

DIADORA TITAN

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  DIADORA have been working closely with the JD Group for a while now, and we’ve seen some excellent reissues...

NIKE FLYKNIT RACER AND TRAINER+

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  The NIKE FLYKNIT technology was first introduced at the beginning of last year, and has since seen a meteoric...

NIKE X SIZE URBAN SAFARI PACK PART 1 7.6.13

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  We knew it was coming, but we didn’t know it was going to be this good. The NIKE x...

REEBOK CLASSICS CL AND NPC VINTAGE

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  2013 has been a solid year for REEBOK so far, and now we’re leading into the third quarter we’re...

NIKE AIR MAX LIGHT EASTER EDITION RESTOCK

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  We think it’s fair to say that SIZE? have pretty much made the NIKE AIR MAX LIGHT their shoe. Since...

FOOTPATROL X LE COQ SPORTIF ECLAT MACARON EDITION

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  The FOOTPATROL x LE COQ SPORTIF ECLAT ‘MACARON’ EDITION is set to drop on Saturday 1.6.13 and is most...

ADIDAS X MITA ZX8000

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  Japan’s Mita Sneakers have a track record of delivering the goods when it comes to major brand collaborations, but...

PUMA X HYPEBEAST DIM SUM PROJECT

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[ REVIEW } PUMA and online magazine super-power HYPEBEAST have teamed up to bring us the DIM SUM PROJECT, drawing inspiration from the culinary lifestyle of HONG KONG and fusing it with one of Puma’s iconic silhouettes, with two tasty results - the BLAZE OF GLORY OG and its lightweight counterpart, the LTWT.

NEW BALANCE M1500 TWS

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  Fresh out the kitchen of New Balance’s UK Factory in Flimby comes the latest evolution of the 1500 series...

ADIDAS ORIGINALS X UNITED ARROWS ZX500

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If you purely went on the description of ‘white and green adidas’, it doesn’t sound that remarkable. This adidas Originals...

NIKE FREE TRAINER 5.0

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  A month or so ago, NIKE put the FREE TRAINER 5.0 in both the Black / White and the...

REEBOK CLASSIC LUXURY TEXTILE

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  As we get stuck into the 30th Anniversary celebrations and bask in the resurgence of their Classics range, we...

ADIDAS TECH SUPER

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The current interest in early ’90s runners isn’t showing any sign of disappearing – and we at The Drop Date...

LE COQ SPORTIF ECLAT

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  Timed well with the imminent return of summer (nope, we’re still not convinced either) LE COQ SPORTIF have just...

ADIDAS ZX8000 AQUA

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  It’s safe to say that most things that seemed futuristic in the late 80’s look badly dated in the...

SAUCONY X FOOTPATROL ONLY IN SOHO SHADOW 6000 IMAGES

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  After the initial teaser videos, and with the excitement around the SAUCONY x FOOTPATROL ‘ONLY IN SOHO’ collaboration growing,...

ADIDAS ORIGINALS TRIMM STAR

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  The adidas Originals TRIMM STAR has cropped up in a couple of colourways recently, and now we’re blessed with...

ADIDAS TORSION ALLEGRA NEW COLOURWAYS

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  We took a look at the adidas Torsion Allegra a week or so back, and the verdict was that we’re...

SAUCONY SHADOW ORIGINAL

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[ REVIEW ] SAUCONY are better than good when it comes to their collaborations, but the fact that their general release offerings hold their weight in today's relentless bombardment of good shoes speaks volumes of the brand and its recent resurgence. The SHADOW ORIGINAL is a trainer that has a look of simplicity, yet with its solid construction, heavyweight materials and strategic tech, that is most definitely not to be called simple.

CREPE CITY 7 VIDEO ROUND UP AND ON THE FOOT SHOTS

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  James Measom, our resident man with the cam took to the first CREPE CITY 7 of 2013 to cover...

CREPE CITY 7 ROUND-UP

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  Over it’s previous six outings, the CREPE CITY sneaker festival has proven itself to be a growing force in the London...

NIKE FLYKNIT SPECIAL EDITION 13.4.13

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NIKE FLYKNIT SPECIAL EDITION DROP DATE: 13.4.13 EUROPE EXCLUSIVE – Nike Flyknit Racer Nike Flyknit HTM Trainer+ – CONFIRMED UK...

NIKE AIR MAX 1 OG DARK OBSIDIAN

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  Ask any fan of the Air Max line what their favourite colourway from 1987’s original drop is and chances...

SAUCONY WOMENS MASTER CONTROL

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  These are definitely one for us girls to stand out in, without having to wear a 5 Inch pair...

NIKE ROSHE RUN iD

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  The excellent and ever popular NIKE ROSHE RUN is now available to customise with NIKEiD. Available in two offerings,...

LE COQ SPORTIF FLASH

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  Since the first pictures of the samples emerged a month or two back, there’s been a fair amount of...

ADIDAS TORSION ALLEGRA

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We’re not going to pretend that we remember the adidas Torsion Allegra (or its predecessor, the Allegra S) from its...

NIKE FREE TRAINER 5.0 – TBC

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NIKE FREE TRAINER 5.0 Blue / Yellow – DROP DATE: TBC – CONFIRMED UK STOCKIST: –

PUMA X BLACK RAINBOW R698 + R698 LTWT

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[ NEWS ] A collaboration that was a long time in the making sees PUMA team up with Parisian multi-media empire BLACK RAINBOW for an exciting project - The PUMA R698 + R698 LTWT x BLACK RAINBOW.

SAUCONY WOMENS JAZZ ORIGINAL

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[ NEWS ] The release of the SAUCONY WOMENS JAZZ OG reflects its originals of 1981 with its nylon upper, suede overlays and leather side branding and heel tab.

DIADORA B ELITE

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[ NEWS ] Diadora's Heritage line are masters of keeping it classy, and the latest drop of the DIADORA B ELITE is no exception

NIKE AIR 180 OG

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[ REVIEW ] Whilst some of the purists out there disagree with the addition of the yellowed soles and vintage effects that the Nike 'OG' range brings, most heads can't get enough of these original, iconic Air Max colourways - and we can see why!

NIKE AIR MAX REINVENTED EXHIBITION

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[ NEWS ] The NIKE AIR MAX REINVENTED EXHIBITION kicks off its four day bank holiday viewing today at arch 402, off Cremer Street in Hoxton. We made our way down to the launch last night to check out the artwork that the brand commissioned five london based artists to produce.

CREPE CITY 7TH EDITION

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[ NEWS ] The CREPE CITY Crew have just announced that the 7th EDITION of the excellent, and increasingly popular trainer trading fair will be taking place at Village Underground, East London, on SUNDAY 14th APRIL 2013.

ADIDAS X BAPE X UNDEFEATED PACK – 13.4.13 & 20.4.13

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ADIDAS X BAPE X UNDFTD PACK – DROP DATE 1 – 13.4.13 DROP DATE 2 – 20.4.13 – ZX5000 –...

REEBOK GL6000

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[ REVIEW ] When it comes to bringing back running shoes from the archives, Reebok know a thing or two about doing it right; not only do they possess one of the strongest back-catalogues of any brand, but they also pay close attention to what made the shoe great in the first place.

CONVERSE ALL STAR CHUCK TAYLOR WELL WORN COLLECTION

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  Well worn is the CONVERSE approach to encouraging you to have a shiny new pair of shoes without looking...

NEW BALANCE 576 25TH ANNIVERSARY

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[ REVIEW ] The NEW BALANCE 576 25th Anniversary editions are two of the strongest shoes we've seen this year, and in order to do them justice, we sent them over to two of the most astute and educated NB collectors we know, who both own crates that put most, if not all of ours to shame.

NIKE AIR MAX LIGHT EASTER EDITION 22.3.13

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 NIKE AIR MAX LIGHT EASTER EDITION – DROP DATE: 22.3.13 – Purple / Violet / Grey Turquoise / Navy /...

NIKE AIR JORDAN 3 88 CEMENT 23.3.13

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 NIKE AIR JORDAN 3 ’88 White / Cement – UK DROP DATE: 23.3.13 – 00:00hrs – CONFIRMED UK ONLINE STOCKISTS:

SAUCONY X BODEGA ELITE G9 SHADOW PACK 15.3.13

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SAUCONY X BODEGA ELITE G9 SHADOW PACK – DROP DATE: 15.3.13 – #5 Black / Tan / Camo #6 Grey...

NIKE AIR MAX 95 NEON ENGINEERED MESH

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[ REVIEW ] History indicates that we will always prefer the original versions of most sneakers, but if anyone is going to try and push things without destroying our rose-tinted specs, it'll be the people at Nike.

SUPRA OWEN MID

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[ REVIEW ] Last year was a busy one for SUPRA, a lot of focus was placed on the many different aspects within the brand, along with collaborating with a heavyweight line-up to include Solebox, SNS and Sneaker Freaker, as well as hooking up with Havoc and Prodigy, from the infamous, Mobb Deep.

NIKE ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE CHIMP STORE BY JOSH PARKIN

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[ NEWS ] Following on from the success of his recent 'Trainer Takeover' Illustrations, the talented JOSH PARKIN has been commissioned by the guys over at THE CHIMP STORE to produce a set of excellent illustrations for a lookbook, showcasing their forthcoming drops from NIKE.

Nike x Undercover GYAKUSOU SS13 Collection

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[ NEWS ] We'd been waiting for this latest collection in the Nike x Undercover GYAKUSOU series for a hot minute – and it hasn't disappointed.

NIKE FREE RUN+ 2 EXT

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[ REVIEW ] When NIKE introduced the FREE RUN+ 2 model into the market just a couple of years ago, it’s such an excellent shoe, that it was no surprise it’d hit the dizzy heights that it has, in such a short space of time.

NEW BALANCE 576 RACE DAY PACK

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[ NEWS ] These are the first pictures to surface of the excellent NEW BALANCE 576 RACE DAY PACK which is scheduled to drop in early April. Consisting of two shoes, this horse racing themed release takes the 576 model, and dresses it up by taking inspiration from a day at the races.

NEW BALANCE X SNEAKER FREAKER NB998 TASSIE DEVIL 30.3.13

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NEW BALANCE X SNEAKER FREAKER M998 TASSIE DEVIL – DROP DATE: 30.3.13 – 10:00hrs – Black / Purple / White...

NIKE AIR MAX HOME TURF PACK 30.3.13

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[ NEWS ] The NIKE AIR MAX HOME TURF Pack consists of 12 shoes celebrating three of Europes most illustrious Cities - London, Milan and Paris. Each City gets four shoes in their collections, made up of both original and modern silhouettes, taking cues from fashion, music and technological trends that relate to the history of the iconic destinations.

PUMA OSLO

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[ REVIEW ] For part of their Spring/Summer 2013 campaign PUMA have reissued one of their oldest and most iconic models from their extensive back catalogue. The PUMA OSLO will once again see the light of day this season.

NIKE AIR MAX REINVENT EXHIBITION LONDON

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[ NEWS ] To celebrate 25 years of the iconic AIR MAX, and the continuous evolution of a collection of classics, NIKE has partnered with five London creatives to launch ʻAIR MAX REINVENTʼ.

NIKE AIR BASE II

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[ REVIEW ] "WHAAAT??!! NO WAY!!" was our reaction when news first broke, late last year, that NIKE were bringing back one of our favourite runners for 2013, the NIKE AIR BASE II. A simple, yet very effective early 90s runner, that had been on a slow journey to the back of our minds, as its grew older and even more elusive to find.

NIKE AIR HUARACHE LE 2ND DROP DATE

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[ NEWS ] The reissue of the NIKE AIR HUARACHE LE towards the end of last month created unprecedented hype. On one of the longest run-ins to any release (one or two JORDANS aside) we can recall, the conversations surrounding the toebox shape, heel strap colour, sizing and limited availability only helped to stoke the fires of the Huarache #HYPETRAIN

ORIGINAL 1987 NIKE AIR ADVERT VIA THE DAILY STREET

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[ NEWS ] This excellent image of an original advert from back in 1987, featuring the revolutionary NIKE AIR MAX 1 was recently brought to our attention by the guys over at THE DAILY STREET.

REEBOK ERS 2000

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[ REVIEW ] 2013 has started at a relentless pace, and we've already seen a wealth of iconic runners, in their original make ups hitting the shelves. Not ones to miss a trick, REEBOK have brought back one of their flagship running shoes from the late 80’s in it’s original livery, the ERS 2000.

SAUCONY X HANON SHADOW MASTER

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[ NEWS ] The beginning of March saw the launch of the SAUCONY X HANON SHADOW MASTER, an excellent collaboration between the heavyweight brand and the Scottish retailer.

CONVERSE 1970S CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR

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[ NEWS ] A very limited run of the excellent CONVERSE 1970s CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR collection, from the brands First String division, will be available in the UK very soon. Everyone owns a pair of All Stars, right? They're always getting battered, live in a shoe basket and hang around your back door, and that's why we love them.

NIKE SPORTSWEAR AIR MAX LIGHT PERF

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[ REVIEW ] It was way back in August 2006 that the first pictures surfaced of the NIKE AIR MAX LIGHT reissue. It was off a phone, with just a handful of us privy to the images, and straight after, the conversations that ensued were evidence that most of us were pretty damn stoked...

LE COQ SPORTIF ECLAT 89 NEON PACK

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[ REVIEW ] If you follow us on our social feeds, you may have noticed we've been getting a little bit excited about the three new colourways from the LE COQ SPORTIF ECLAT NEON Pack, recently. The ECLAT, first released in 1985, is a superb, sleak running silhouette...

NIKE AIR HUARACHE LE DROP DATE 22.2.13

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[ NEWS ] Arguably one of, if not the most anticipated shoe to drop in modern trainer times, the NIKE AIR HUARACHE LE, in reissues of two original colourways - Emerald/Resin and Royal Blue/Pink - are set to arrive on your feet on Friday 22.2.2013. Well, that's after they've crashed servers, overheated the internet, and ...

NIKE AIR MAX 1 AND DUNK SKY HI YEAR OF THE SNAKE

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[ NEWS ] Both the NIKE AIR MAX 1 and DUNK SKY HI from the YEAR OF THE SNAKE Pack take on the reptilian make-up in this excellent womens drop, that is sure to please those of both the runner and the hi top camps, in equal measure.

NIKE AREA 72 PACK 16.2.13

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  NIKE AREA 72 PACK – DROP DATE: 16.2.13 – 00:00hrs – CONFIRMED UK STOCKISTS CLICK-THROUGHS: END URBAN INDUSTRY CROOKED...

PUMA SUEDE CLASSIC RED AND BLUE

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[ REVIEW ] The Puma Suede silhouette is one of the most infamous of all that has transcended through the time and tastes of many cultures. Since their introduction in 1968 there have been many versions, in numerous mock-ups, but these current Suede Classic’s are some of the best ones seen for almost 10 years.

NIKE AIR FOOTSCAPE WOVEN CHUKKA NIGHT STADIUM

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[ REVIEW ] As fans of the original Nike Footscape, we were nervous when we saw the base model being manipulated. As this latest revision shows, we need not have worried.

NIKE FLYKNIT LUNAR1+ MENS COLOURWAYS

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[ THE DROP DATE ] It's twelve months since we saw the launch of the Flyknit project, and what better way to celebrate than to bring Lunarlon along to the party. The NIKE FLYKNIT LUNAR1+ is now available over here in the UK, and we're all invited too.

LE COQ SPORTIF ECLAT NEON PACK

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[ THE DROP DATE ] Following on with the success of the Le Coq Sportif Eclat reissue in 2012, the brand are set to drop another three colourways of the running silouhette which was first released back in 1985.

TEA AND A CATCH UP WITH DAVE WHITE AND CARMELO

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[ THE DROP DATE ] January 17th saw the New York Knicks take on the Detroit Pistons in front of a sell-out crowd at the o2 Arena, and comfortably beat the 'home' team' with a dominent performance from Carmelo Anthony, in what was only the third time an NBA game had been played in London.

ADIDAS ORIGINALS CENTAUR OG 1.2.13

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ADIDAS ORIGINALS CENTAUR OG – DROP DATE: 1.2.13 – White / Red / Black Navy / Grey – CONFIRMED UK...

ADIDAS CONSORTIUM X HANON CNTR 2.2.13

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ADIDAS CONSORTIUM X HANON CNTR –  DROP DATE1: 26.1.13 – CONFIRMED UK STOCKISTS: HANON-SHOP* No.6 LONDON* *In-Store Only – DROP...

NIKE FLYKNIT HTM CHUKKA SNOW STYLE 2.2.13

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– NIKE FLYKNIT HTM CHUKKA SNOW STYLE PACK – DROP DATE: 2.2.13 – Blue Glow / White Charcoal / White...

REEBOK X SNEAKERSNSTUFF CLASSIC LTR 30TH 2.2.13

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REEBOK X SNEAKERSNSTUFF CLASSIC LEATHER 30TH ANNIVERSARY – DROP DATE: 2.2.13 – SYMPHONY BLUE / TIN GREY – CONFIRMED UK...

ADIDAS CONSORTIUM X HANON CNTR VIDEO

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[ THE DROP DATE ] Hanon are one of the most experienced retailers when it comes to collaborating with the brands, and their most recent creation, the adidas Consortium x Hanon CNTR is as good as any we've seen to date.

ASICS X SLAM JAM GEL-LYTE III 26.1.13

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ASICS X SLAM JAM GEL-LYTE III DROP DATE: 26.1.13 – CONFIRMED UK STOCKISTS: END CLOTHING* FOOTPATROL* WELLGOSH* HANON* *In-Store Only

NIKE AIR MAX 1 PREMIUM

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[ THE DROP DATE ]We're in the midst of a NIKE AIR MAX invasion. The festival of all things AIR MAX kicked off last year with the AIR MAX 1 25th Anniversary celebrations and is showing no signs of slowly down.

NIKE AIR REINVENTED: AIR MAX ENGINEERED MESH VIDEO

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[ THE DROP DATE ] To celebrate the AIR REINVENTED launch, NIKE have put together this nice little video that takes us through the transformation of the AIR MAX 1, 90, 95 and 97 in their original form, into their new and to some degree, eyebrow raising, Engineered Mesh make-ups.

NIKE AIR JORDAN V FIRE RED 26.1.13

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NIKE AIR JORDAN V ‘FIRE RED’ – DROP DATE: 26.1.13 – 00:00hrs – WHITE / FIRE RED / BLACK – CLICK...

NIKE AIR JORDAN III ’88 CEMENT

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[ THE DROP DATE ] As if the flood of releases throughout 2012 wasn't enough to satisfy our hunger for Jordan Brand, it would appear that we're being sucked back in again in 2013, as rumours have emerged of a reissue of the Air Jordan III Cement colourway, with the welcome return of the original Nike Air branding on the heel.

NIKE X BE@RBRICK LUNAR FORCE 1

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Nike and Medicom Toy have been working together for eight years now and the Nike x Be@rbrick Lunar Force 1 joins the long list of some of the freshest, and most sort after releases we've seen emerge in that time.

NIKE LUNAR FORCE 1 LAUNCH 1948 LONDON

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[ THE DROP DATE ] There are few shoes more iconic than the Air Force 1, and to do it's 30 years of service justice, Nike had to pull off something big.

NIKE FLYKNIT RACER 2 COLOURWAYS 7.12.12

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NIKE FLYKNIT RACER DROP DATE: 7.12.12 – VOLT / ELECTRIC GREEN TOTAL ORANGE / DARK GREY – CONFIRMED UK STOCKISTS:...

NIKE UNVEILS THE LUNAR FORCE 1

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[ THE DROP DATE ] To help celebrate 30 Years of the Air Force 1, Nike give us sneak peak at the Lunar Force 1 which is set to launch in the next couple of weeks – and it was just too good to keep to ourselves.

NIKE FLYKNIT TRAINER 5 COLOURWAYS 7.12.12

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NIKE FLYKNIT TRAINER DROP DATE: 7.12.12 – ELECTRIC GREEN BLACK / WHITE RED / ELECTRIC GREEN COURT PURPLE / VIOLET...

REEBOK CLASSICS X HANON SHOP NPC II 7.12.12

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REEBOK CLASSICS X HANON SHOP RPC II – DROP DATE: 7.12.12 – SAND INK PURPLE – CONFIRMED UK STOCKISTS: HANON...

NIKE LUNAR FORCE 1 – 12.12.12

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NIKE LUNAR FORCE 1 XXX ANNIVERSARY – DROP DATE 1: 12.12.12 DROP DATE 2: 15.12.12* – CONFIRMED UK STOCKISTS: 1948...

ADIDAS ORIGINALS CONSORTIUM TORSION ALLEGRA EQT 15.12.12

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ADIDAS ORIGINALS CONSORTIUM  TORSION ALLEGRA EQT – DROP DATE1: 15.12.12 CONFIRMED STOCKISTS: SOLEBOX No.6 LONDON – DROP DATE2: 22.12.12 CONFIRMED...