[ THE DROP DATE ] Everyone already knows that the first ever colourway of the Nike Air Max 1 will be coming our way sometime early in the new year, but we're curious as to whether it'll be able to pull off its acronym tags with confidence and have us deliberating whether we need another pair of the reds in our cupboards.
[ SIZE? ] When the Nike Free was introduced in 2004, it was a massive breakthrough in performance running, a time when other brands were using bulky cushioning and heavily padded support. The base, or alien-like sole, was where all your attention was focused towards, until you actually put a pair on.
[ CROOKED TONGUES ] If somebody told us they didn't like the Nike Air Terra Humara, we'd be inclined to charge at them and start pummeling them in the head.
[ CROOKED TONGUES ] The Nike Challenge Court has been a welcome reintroduction for 2012. That height and material mix makes this pivotal John McEnroe shoe a genuine icon and with the success of the Blazer, we can see Nike eating the waters to see what else amasses mass appeal like that basketball classic.
[ SNEAKERS ADDICT ] Let’s be clear, even if the Nike Huarache Free release of this year was a great success, many are hoping the release of retros faithful to the OG model from 1990.
[ SNEAKERNEWS ] A recent ‘list’ pointing out the ten ‘rules’ of sneakerheadism suggested we throw out our shoeboxes.
[ SNEAKERS ADDICT ] 2013 will see the return of a few key models of the 90s, such as the Nike Air Base II expected by many sneaker heads as never been reissued. In addition to the original color, more colorways will come, including this one that we are pleased to unveil.
[ SNEAKERNEWS ] The Nike Air Max 90 ‘Infrared’ is one of those sneakers that’s going to sell out pretty much every time it comes back around, Nike Sportswear having brought it back with a pretty true to OG look a good number of times in the last decade.
[ HYPEBEAST ] Presented in a dark obsidian/neutral grey colorway, we get a preliminary preview of the forthcoming Nike Air Max 1 OG VNTG.
[ CROOKED TONGUES ] Sequels and shoes are a tricky one. The Nike Air Max dynasty is a good example of an ongoing line that works (even though between 2003 and 2006 there wasn't too much memorable activity) and adidas did quiet tweaks to bestsellers to make them Super.
[ GQ.COM ] Laguna Beach, CA and Beaverton, OR are about to meet face to face (yet again) in one of the years most 'Oh Shit' worthy collaborations.
[ THE DROP DATE ] Regardless of the inevitable hype that will accompany the release, the Supreme Air Force 1 is a future classic edition of one of the most-loved Nike shoes ever. The Drop Date looks a little closer...
[ SLAMXHYPE ] Having enjoyed a successful introduction, here is a look at the latest addition featuring the Nike Flyknit technology.
[ EU KICKS ] Here is a look at Nike Sportswear's collection of Air Max 1's for November. The kicks are premium and do not feature mesh but a mix of suede and leather with the third sneaker mixing a textile and leather.
[ SLAMXHYPE ] Nike Sportswear are on a real roll at the moment, with a series of subdued releases that are taking clean lines and a much more refined aesthetic and applying them to classic trainers and performance wear, resulting in casual street appeal.
[ HIGHSNOBIETY ] After previously showing you the full men’s and women’s Nike x Undercover Fall/Winter 2012 Collection, we now take a closer look at the running shoes that come as part of the line this season.
[ SIZE? ] With a shift in trends towards prints and patterns evident on many releases this last season, we thought it fitting to follow suit for our latest collaboration with Nike Sportswear.
[ EU KICKS ] With Nike SB gearing up to debut the Koston 2, the original Koston is gearing up to release hybrid style. The fusion sneaker dons Air Max 90 styling on the upper and comes in a choice of two colorways.
[ SNEAKER NEWS ] When adidas Originals showed off new colorways of their classic Tech Super runner last week, we were reminded of how major brands have enjoyed significant success with resurrecting some of their more obscure running OGs.
[ HYPEBEAST ] Nike All Conditions Gear continues to churn out expert trekkers as evidenced by their latest wolf grey colorway of the Okwahn II Quickstrike. Once again featuring a speckled sole like previous models, red accenting serves the outdoor-inspired shoe quite nicely.
[ SNEAKER NEWS ] The ’87 catalog continues its rebirth in 2012 with the re-release of the Air Trainer 1 in the OG ‘Chlorophyll’ colorway.
[ HYPEBEAST ] After showcasing a preliminary preview, Nike rolls out a video highlighting the premium crafted details on the Inneva Woven.
[ SNEAKER FREAKER ] Behold the final Nike Air Current from our stash box! Decked out in an NYC-type colourway with orange highlights leaping off the Royal Blue and black upper, this tidy addition to the Current family is welcomed with open arms.
[ GQ.COM ] To sneakerheads, there is one god above all others: the elusive Tinker Hatfield, Nike designer behind almost every pair of His Airness's kicks. In a rare interview, he explains why he works nights and what it's like to collaborate with the greatest ever.
[ SNEAKER FREAKER ] We just released the first images of our Sneaker Freaker x New Balance 998 'Tassie Devil' so the timing is ripe to show another pristine purple and black daubed sneaker. Featuring the same colour blocking as the University red and Stadium Green versions complete with specked midsole.
[ HIGHSNOBIETY ] The Nike Free footwear is spreading at an incredible speed these days. By now it has gone far beyond running and sports and has rather become a street staple.
[ FRESHNESS MAG ] In the sneaker firmament, Nike‘s pursuit of innovation in design has achieved numerous pinnacles that effectively changed the game. One of those moments occurred in 2000, when Nike introduced the Air Woven and effectively altered what we expect from prototypical sneaker design.
[ SNEAKER NEWS ] If there were something like a National Hiking Association, it seems a foregone conclusion that Nike All Conditions Gear would have the same stranglehold on the league’s talent as the Swoosh’s Basketball division.
[ NICE KICKS ] Nike is pushing you to literally walk on the wild side with a new set of leopard inspired Nike Blazers.
[ HYPEBEAST ] The Nike Air Max 1 first hit shelves in 1987, but still remains one of the most celebrated sneakers of all time.
[ THE DROP DATE ] Some will argue, and rightly so in most cases to date, that the quality of Nike's reissues is really not up to the standards that their price tags suggest. But it seems that such a factor isn't really a priority with a large section of the buying public anymore.
[ THE DROP DATE ] Images of the Nike Air Max 1 Leopards first surfaced back in May and what with all the top draw releases these past few months you can be forgiven for forgetting about these two colourways, scheduled to drop in the last quarter of this year.
[ THE DAILY STREET ] Moving on to part 2 of our Nike Designers feature, we had the privilege of sitting down with Nike Innovation Kitchen Studio Director and designer Ben Shaffer, the man behind the now infamous FlyKnit.