[ 18.8.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] These days the selling and use of illegal substances has been bumped from the limelight by a different addiction. It's not a dried-out plant loved by hippies, nor does it march in from Colombia. Most of the product is sourced from China and sold openly at your local mall.
[ 18.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] In the two and a half years since the most recent Carhartt x Vans collabo kicks were first previewed, and in that period, we’ve seen the major brands dole out all manner of work boot and otherwise rugged designs.
[ 17.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] 1987 was a big year for Nike by all accounts. We were reminded of that just a bit during this 25th anniversary with bringbacks like the Nike Air Safari, but one no doubt more momentous model from that pivotal year has been relatively quiet.
[ 17.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] After a first teaser the other day, here it is now – the Nike Air Foamposite One ParaNorman. Created in honor of the launch of the animated film on August 17, Nike has created the sneaker.
[ 14.8.12 COMPLEX - JEFF STAPLE ] When asked to compile a list like this, two emotions come to mind: ...
[ 13.8.12 HYPEBEAST ] While London celebrated the closing of the 2012 Olympic Games and the reunion of the Spice Girls in a big way last night, #adidasundeground honored the final chapter of their two week-spanning event series in quite some style as well.
[ 13.8.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] The London Games have created the largest amount of social media buzz of any Olympics to date with 9.66 million tweets for the opening ceremony alone – more than the entire total for Beijing.
[ 11.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] About a month ago, previews of the Total Orange, Volt and Dynamic Blue Air Currents had us wondering if the Infrared edition might have been lost somewhere in the sampling process.
[ 11.8.12 COMPLEX ] The everyday struggle of trying to get the hottest kicks in the street has been exhausting in 2012 but spare us with the complaints and claims that the game done changed for the worse—it’s never been better.
[ 11.8.12 FRESHNESS MAG ] For you late adopters who have yet to jump on the New Balance bandwagon, this upcoming collaboration with Hanon – no. 8 for those of you keeping score at home — might prove to be an irresistible entryway to the storied brand.
[ 10.8.12 THE DAILY STREET ] It’s question time again, and this time we want to know what your favourite classic Air Max shoe is?
[ 10.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Yesterday we showed you the upcoming Nike Air Max 1 OG for Spring 2013. Here is now the next highlight for sneaker aficionados from the upcoming Nike collection – the Nike Air Max 90 Vintage ‘Infrared’.
[ 9.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] After having introduced the Re-Suede in 2011, Puma follows up with its latest The List limited edition release and presents the Re-Suede Color Pack.
[ 9.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Today we can offer up a first exclusive and detailed look at one of the more anticipated releases of next season. For Spring 2013 the Nike Air Max 1 returns in one of its OG colors.
[ 9.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] You know you’re a sneakerhead when you have a bed in your 500 sq. ft. sneaker closet. Last year, ESPN Mag featured NBA All-Star Joe Johnson and his massive sneaker collection, but recently Dime Mag went spelunking in this cave of leather and laces...
[ 8.8.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] The shoe consumer is marginally more complicated in 2012. The cynics have got him or her pinned as a hype addled goon, but with New Balance, technical runners, Jordans that even includes onetime UK white elephants at retro level like the 12 and 14, it's a tough thing to call.
[ 8.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] To continue celebrating the 20th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s legacy on the global stage, Jordan Brand is releasing the Jordan Golden Moments Pack on Saturday, August 18.
[ 8.8.12 SIZE ] When adidas first debuted the Micropacer in 1984 it was seen as a massive technological advance in the world of running shoes. The bold/eye-catching design and use of metallic silver leather instantly set it apart from the competition...
[ 7.8.12 ART & SOLE ] A new series of eight art prints, entitled the Minimal Sneaker Project, sees Stefan Dukaczewski of design practice MSTRPLN® take an extremely minimal graphic approach to some of the most iconic footwear from the late 80s and early 90s…
[ 6.8.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] We know the adidas London pretty well, because we reworked it back in 2009. From that brief it was tough to shift from what made the shoe great - that plain heel, the City Series' cult status...
6.8.12 [ NO6 LONDON ] We’re back open for business and we’ve missed you all, believe me. If you haven’t already been to the shop then you must come and check it out, as it’s looking absolutely beautiful!
[ 4.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] In July we previewed the upcoming collaborative footwear collection by French brand A.P.C. and Nike Sportswear. Two two brands chose two of the most iconic sneakers of the Nike lifestyle collection to work on for Fall/Winter 2012.
[ 2.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] The final third of the calendar year is going to start off with a bang, as the Air Jordan VII in the original Black/True Red-Dark Charcoal-Club Purple will hit Jordan Brand retailers at the first of the month this September.
[ 2.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Shoes like the Air Jordan III and Air Foamposite One have given fellas like Tinker Hatfield and Eric Avar a small-time celebrity status, but let’s not forget that man responsible for some of Nike ACG’s greatest designs – Peter Fogg.
[ 1.8.12 HIGHSNOBETTE ] Liberty of London and Nike Sportswear have been collaborating for a while now. Nonetheless we are always full of expectation when a new line is about to be released.
[ 1.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] The Nike Roshe has become quite the unexpected hit for Nike this season. The light weight runner has released in a series of strong colors, bringing the expertise of the Swoosh in the running sector into the lifestyle sector.
[ 1.8.12 COMPLEX ] LIVESTRONG and Nike piece together a premium pair of the Air Max 90 Hyperfuse, featuring the expected color tandem of black, white, grey, and yellow.
[ 31.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Renowned international artist Ron English, who was present at the 5th edition of Puma Urban Art, worked on the legendary and classic siloutte of the PUMA Suede, thus making them prized collectibles for fans of street art.
[ 31.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Next to the Rainbow Pack, the Nike Air Footscape Woven Chukka will be released yet again for Fall/Winter 2012 in three wool options.
[ 31.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Jordan Brand has been very thorough with its releases of original Air Jordan colorways, bookended by the Air Jordan X ‘Chicago’ and Air Jordan XI ‘Bred’. But let’s not forget another OG colorway that’s hitting stores next weekend
[ 30.7.12 HYPEBEAST ] Even though Reebok has a minor participatory role in these Olympic Games at London, it still feels like home coming for some who remember the brand as part of England’s J.W. Foster and Sons as well as one of the oldest footwear company in the world.
[ 30.7.12 EU KICKS ] Following on the 1994 Air Max2 CB, the Nike Basketball retrospective focused on the past twenty years moves to 1995 and one of the best sneakers to come out during the mid 90s, the Air Penny.
[ 30.7.12 SNEAKER FILES ] Making its triumphant return later this year is the classic Black/Cement Grey-Fire Red colorway of the Air Jordan 4.
[ 29.7.12 HYPEBEAST ] The adidas NEO Label is a range of product from the storied label that aims to blend sport and casual into a seamless fusion of apparel and footwear for all occasions. The latest release from the segment sees a special “NEO SUMMIT” footwear model.
[ 28.7.12 EU KICKS ] Nike Basketball is currently looking back at its catalog of sneakers over the past twenty years. The retrospective kicked off with the Air Force 180 Low and today, the series spotlights another Charles Barkley sneaker, the Air Max2 CB.
[ 28.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Entering the world of knitted running shoes is adidas as they reveal the launch of the adiZero Primeknit, their first one-piece upper performance runner, using a new seamless engineering technology making the complex beautifully simple.
[ 27.7.12 EU KICKS ] Here is another classic from the Nike Basketball arsenal that the label has selected to include in its 20 Designs That Changed The Game series, which chronicles from 1992 to 2012.
[ 27.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] One of our favorite adidas sneaker packs of the season is coming to retailers at the moment. The Snakeskin Pack consists of the Campus 80s and the Superstar 80s.
[ 26.7.12 EU KICKS ] Following on the Air Force 180 Low, the Nike Basketball retrospective that looks at "20 Designs That Changed The Game" from 1992 to 2012, focuses on a second silhouette from 1992, the Air Flight Huarache.
[ 26.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] Popular by demand, the Roshe Run has become one of the best selling running shoes this summer, but it’s no mystery as to why these have become one of the greatest silhouettes ever.
[ 25.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] Playing off the retro skate boom, Vans go back to their sidewalk surfing roots with this new colab pack with the venerable Skate Boarder Magazine.
[ 25.7.12 FRESHNESS ] When the Nike Air Force 180 Low hit the hardwood in 1992, it was not only a turning point for basketball, it was also a milestone in world of sneaker design.
[ 25.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] The whole Nike FlyKnit launch is the shoe highlight of 2012. It might seem a little presumptuous to make that statement just over halfway into the year...
[ 24.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] In early 2011, Sneaker News stumbled upon a cluster of impressive eBay listings put together by an unknown individual known only by his eBay handle ‘Sneaks Kicks’.
[ 23.7.12 FOOTPATROL ] Nike mix an OG colourway on an updated version of their classic runner the Air Max 90 Hyperfuse QS Infrared. This make-up last circulated the scene back in September 2011 and is back for summer 2012.
[ 23.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] The Puma suede is a timeless number and one that needs no altering. However, Puma have altered it recently, not by making changes to the look or feel of the shoe, but to the composition.
[ 21.7.12 THE DROP DATE: REPORT ] As we mentioned earlier here on The Drop Date, the 10th anniversary Supreme Nike SB Dunk dropped this week – and whilst we guessed that interest levels would be high, the actual demand was unprecedented.
[ 20.7.12 HYPEBEAST ] After the recent release of the Air Jordan 4 Military Blue’s saw their release somewhat overshadowed by the heavyweight Air Yeezy 2 drop, the Beaverton boys are showing no signs of slowing...
[ 20.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] Nike Air Force 1s and the UK have a decent relationship, but they can be a tough sell in 2012 beyond the hordes of kids who wear JD's white on whites and blacks.
[ 19.7.12 FRESHNESS ] One week ago Liberty and Nike Sportswear unveiled their latest collaborative effort – a quartet of runners, made up of the Air Max 1, LunarGlide+, Free Run+ and Lunar Montreal...
[ 19.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] Today (18.7.12) rumours that the ‘CTBBQ’ Hyperfuse make up of the Nike Air Max 90 ‘Infrared’ would return were confirmed, as we learn that the much hyped shoe will see a release through Quickstrike accounts next Friday July 27th.
[ 18.7.12 BORED ] Here at Bored Of Southsea we received the new Lucas Puig Pro model shoe – White/Blue/Gum Suede upper with a gum sole.
[ COMPLEX 17.7.12 ] The amazing thing about '80s sneakers is how broad a span of technical advancements they represented.
[ 17.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Highsnobiety TV went behind the scenes with Vans Styles as he photographed Abella Anderson for Foot Soldiers Miami wearing the upcoming Jordan 7 Olympic color way re-release along with collaborative exclusive caps by Mitchell & Ness x Foot Soldiers.
[ 17.7.12 EU KICKS ] The Dream Team Pack releases from Nike Sportswear keep coming.
[ 17.7.12 EU KICKS ] In celebration of a quarter centery since the origial releease of the 576, New Blance will be releaseing two classic colorways of the 576 with a vintage treatment.
[ 16.7.12 FRESHNESS ] Supreme has a long-standing, tight relationship with Nike, serving as one of their top sneaker purveyors and collaborators, including a pair that many credit with launching the Dunk Low into stardom.
[ 16.7.12 EU KICKS ] Dating back to 1999, the New Balance 991 tech runner has just dropped in a lifestyle look anchored on a speckled midsole.
[ 15.7.12 EU KICKS ] Since its debut in spring, the Nike Roshe Run has been a success with an affordable price and elegant design.
[ 15.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Here is an interesting return for Summer 2012. Nike releases in the coming months the Challenge Court Mid in a summit white/light mid – gym red colorway.
[ 14.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] It looks like the Nike Air Footscape Woven Chukka is receiving some well deserved attention for Fall 2012. Having just showed you the Rainbow Pack versions of the shoe, we present a couple more colors dropping in August.
[ 12.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] With a solid six months already in the books, it's time for us to reflect on the retros, the Roshes and the ridiculous to see which sneakers come out on top!
[ 13.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Following on from the Tabula Rasa and Your Story collections, the next chapter in the adidas Consortium delves back into the archive of 3-Stripes to deliver a faithful reproduction of one of the most influential running silhouettes of all time, the ZX500.
[ 13.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] Long before Odd Future ever thought to Kill 'Em All, metal gods Metallica made it the name of their debut album, which will next year celebrate its 30th anniversary.
12.7.12 FRESHNESS ] Liberty and Nike Sportswear have partnered once again, this time on a footwear collection that celebrates the culture of running.
[ 12.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Today we get a first look at the sneakers that French brand A.P.C. has produced for Fall/Winter 2012 with Nike. After teasing the collaboration for weeks already, these are the first proper images that we came across on.
[ 12.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] Judging by their second duo of Saucony colourways, New Jersey's Packer have a decent knowledge of what the people seem to want at the moment. It might just have been a convenient alliteration of Trail and Tech that links both packs thus far...
[ 12.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Gourmet goes camo for Fall/Winter 2012 and presents as part of their new collection a full line-up of sneakers covered in the popular pattern.
[ 12.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] This past weekend, the folks at Crepe City held another of their increasingly popular deadstock sneaker table sales, this time switching up the location and teaming up with Nike for a Swoosh/Jumpman only event at the 1948 space.
[ 11.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] When Sneaker News first broke word of the massively awesome string of Retro releases on their way for 2013 the schedule was, understandably, a little rough.
[ 11.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] Alongside the Air Max 95 ‘London‘, comes another classic runner that will be part of the ‘London’ Olympic Pack.
[ 11.7.12 EU KICKS ] Working on a collaboration made and sourced in the respective countries of both stores, Berlin based Afew and Japan’s Kobi Klub have influence a reworked model of the Asics Gel Lyte III.
[ 11.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Don’t forget that outside of the boundary busting Jeremy Scott releases and the contemporary basketball bangers within the adidas Crazy Light line the Three Stripes still has a huge stable of revered retro models waiting in the wings.
[ 11.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] TheNike Lava Dome is a thing of beauty. Don't agree? You're on the wrong website.
[ 11.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] adidas Originals have collaborated with a gamut of respected brands from across the globe in order to bring you a new take on the Rod Laver silhouette.
[ 10.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] A year before the Air Jordan 1 (much less Air Jordan 2011) and a quarter-century before the Nike Zoom Kobe VII System, adidas introduced the ‘peg system’ cushioning platform on a variety of its 1984 releases.
[ 10.7.12 EU KICKS ] Nike Sportswear debuted the military boot style as part of its 30th anniversary Air Force 1 Collection back in May.
[ 10.7.12 FRESHNESS ] A direct tie-in to Nike Skateboarding‘s “Camouflage” Collection of apparel and accessories seen back in April of this year, this upcoming Nike Dunk High Pro SB edition features the same Lowland “ERDL” Woodland Camouflage motif.
[ 10.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] The good ol’ Air Force 1 High strap is back this season with another colorway guaranteed to break necks.
[ 9.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Now that you’ve got this weekend’s massive retro release (the Air Jordan VI ‘Olympic’) out of the way, let’s shift focus to a pair arriving later in the year that should have even more folks scrambling to cop.
[ 9.7.12 EU KICKS ] Yesterday we gave you a look at an up coming Vans Sk8 Hi "Island Print" that will come out in the early part of 2013, here is a look at some of the Half Cabs that will be dropping around the same time.
[ 9.7.12 SNEAKERPEDIA ] After many great submissions and hours of deliberation by our judges we are delighted to announce FeetHeat as Winner of our first Crate of the Month competition.
[ 9.7.12 HYPEBEAST ] For Spring/Summer 2013, Gourmet introduces two new colorways for its popular “Quadici” shoe.
[ 8.7.12 SLAMXHPYE ] Nike are set to drop several new colourways of the groundbreaking Flyknit Trainer+, seen here in a collection preview.
[ 7.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] UK rapper Tinie Tempah and his Disturbing London clothing line have created another killer colab with these regal red Blazers.
[ 7.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] In an interesting and very secretive move, Vans have launched a new range of footwear called LXVI, focusing on lightweight technologies and materials.
[ 7.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] We haven't been this taken by a Nike running design since we saw the Flyknit offerings and GYAKUSOU Elites.
[ 6.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] We revisit the Sneaker Freaker Museum and look at one of Nike's renowned runners, reportedly their top-selling running franchise of all time, the Nike Air Pegasus.
[ 6.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Just yesterday, Ewing Athletics hit us with a nice teaser preview of the four upcoming colorways of the Ewing 33 Hi, revealing just the heel-shots of the two Knicks colorways, the Red/Black and the Black/White originals
[ 5.7.12 KICKS ON FIRE ] The Nike Air Max 1 is one of several classic silhouettes that has been reworked to feature Nike Hyperfuse technology.
[ 4.7.12 THE SHOE GAME ] Sometimes collaborations can be taken over the top and we’re left with the thought, “what were they thinking?” but with Solebox, they haven’t steered us wrong yet.
[ 4.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] The Nike Air Safari continues to overshadow big brother Air Max 1 in their shared 25th anniversary summer, this latest pair managing another connection to Nike Sportswear’s 2012 lineup via 1990.
[ 4.7.12 SOLE REDEMPTION ] Gear up your ends with the latest ACG release that’s fitted to go with you for the summer fun. Nike unveils the new hybrid All Conditions Gear Okwahn 2 in a tone that mixes up delicate and flashy hits.
[ 3.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] While the status of the SB umbrella is still undergoing some minor construction, we do know for a fact that the heritage models like the Dunk, Blazer, etc. will still carry the prized ‘SB’ designation.
[ 3.7.12 COMPLEX ] Growing up, Saturday mornings were nothing without a mixing bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and 30 minutes of "Saved By The Bell"...
[ 3.7.12 ART & SOLE ] Nike recently asked Intercity (authors of Art & Sole) to commission two canvas artworks for the NikeTown London store. With an extremely tight turnaround, we worked with graphic artists Fran Marchesi and Rich Fairhead to get the job done...
[ 3.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] 2000′s Air Jordan 6 Olympic Retro remained a classic in the AJ 6 line and it returns this summer, just in time before the Olympic games.
[ 3.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] As the adidas Consortium ‘Your Story’ drop two collection hits the stores, we take a look at the classic Baltic Cup that celebrates 20 years of adidas Originals.
[ 3.7.12 NASH MONEY ] It’s been a long time coming, but we’re proud to announce that the ellesse heritage x Alex Nash ‘N117’ is finally here!
[ 3.7.12 SLAMXHYPE ] With the Olympics around the corner, I have a feeling we will see numerous ‘Great Britain’ and ‘London’ make ups of sneakers and more. Nike’s Air Safari is making a big charge this season, and we’re not complaining.