Jordan Brand continues its Olympics themed kicks with a new rendition of the Air Jordan 1, paying homage to the bronze medal. The sneaker features a predominantly black and grey upper, alongside metallic bronze accents on the Wings and Swoosh logo. The tongue showcases an Infrared 23 Jumpman logo to complete the look. At press time, a release date for the Air Jordan 1 High “Bronze Medal” had not been announced.
In celebration of the Olympics, Nike drops a new Metallic Gold edition of the Air Force 1. The shoe sports a full perforated leather upper in this gold finish, along with the laces, tongue, inner liner and outsole. The midsole and tongue branding offer contrasting in crisp white. The Nike Air Force 1 “Metallic Gold” is available now at select Nike stockists for $100 USD.
The Nike Dunk High evolves with this new makeover, dubbed the Dunk High CRFT. The classic silhouette is crafted with a seamless, molded one piece upper, made of premium leather for a more casual look, while the sole is also updated a bit, via a roam and rubber construction. The new sneaker comes in this monochromatic tan colorway across the upper, which sits atop a white midsole and gum outsole. As of now, there’s no release date for this new Nike Dunk High CRFT.
Nike SB celebrates the summer with a new footwear collection inspired by summer road trips, dubbed the “Seat Cover” collection. The collection consists of a trio of sneakers, including the Dunk High Premium, Janoski Max Premium and Zoom Janoski Canvas Slip-On models. Each sports black dominated uppers, while incorporating beaded textures that sport a retro look of vintage automobiles. The Nike SB Seat Cover Collection drops July 15 at select Nike retailers.
The latest Nike SB Dunk pays tribute to the open road with this asphalt inspired iteration. The colorway features a black and white “Asphalt” print across the entire upper, while a white leather Swoosh, heel tab, tongue and laces offer some contrast. A white midsole sits atop a gum outsole to complete the look. The Nike SB Dunk Low “Asphalt” drops July 15 at select Nike retailers.
Jordan Brand unleashes another colorway of the iconic Air Jordan 1 High in “Gym Red”. Officially called Gym Red/Metallic Silver-White colorway, the sneaker sports a combination of red and white across the upper, while the patent leather Swoosh and iconic Wings logo stands out in striking metallic silver. The Air Jordan 1 High “Gym Red” drops June 11 at select retailers, including atmos.
Nike SB comes with a novelty colorway of its Dunk High, dubbed “Raw Meat”. The colorway is meant to look like raw beef with a marble style print, balanced out with a white Swoosh and matching sole. The insole reads “Fresh Quality” in gold. The Nike SB Dunk High “Raw Meat” is available now online for $110 USD. Find them if you can.
Jordan Brand is bringing back the OG “Chicago” colorway to the Air Jordan 1 Retro Low. The sneaker sports a combination of red, white and black across the upper, as well as vintage sail midsole and the OG Nike Air logo on the tongue. Matching black laces, side swoosh and Air Jordan heel branding finishes the look. The Air Jordan Retro Low OG is available now at select retailers, including Sneaker Politics.
Jordan Brand keeps upping the ante for its “Remastered” Retros program. Following the much hyped Air Jordan 4 Pinnacle, we get a first look at the next premium iteration dubbed “Snakeskin”. The luxe updated sports a predominately white colorway, alongside a stark white midsole and outsole with premium leather, snakeskin and metal hardware. Additionally, they come with an extra set of leather laces and flight branded dust bags. The Air Jordan 4 Premium “Snakeskin”, officially labeled as a light bone/white-pure platinum-wolf grey colorway, drops May 21 for $400 USD.
Nike’s iconic Air Force 1 gets updated with a completely woven upper, done in this bright “Gym Red” colorway. The entire upper is done in the red colorway, while hits of contrasting gold detailing are applied to the straps and tongue. Finally, a white midsole completes the look. The sneaker is available now at select retailers for $150 USD.
Nike SB unveils a new eye-catching colorway of its Dunk High silhouette. The sneakers sport an “Tricolor” upper, split up between red, white and blue, which is then completed with a gold leather Swoosh and a translucent blue icy outsole. The France themed colorway was reportedly created to celebrate the UEFA European Championship Cup, which is taking place in France in June 2016.
Nike SB gives its Dunk High silhouette a unique upgrade in the form of this “Waffle” edition. The sneaker sports a tonal wheat colored hemp upper, complete with a waffle woven pattern, while syrup appears to be dripping from the brighter yellow Swoosh. It’s then finished off with a dark gum sole and lightweight mesh tongue for greater breathability. The Nike SB Dunk High Hemp “Waffle” drops April 2 at SB retailers.
Nike SB gives its Dunk High silhouette a premium makeover with this new edition, dubbed “Homegrown”. Inspired by Ithaca New York, the sneaker sports a rugged full pig suede upper, understated color blocking, hiker laces, and artwork by long time shop family member Jesse Hill. The Nike Dunk High Premium SB “Homegrown” drops Jan. 9 at select skate shops.
Jordan Brand preps a new colorway of the Air Jordan 1 for the ladies for the Winter 2015 season, dubbed “Mulberry/Dark Grey.” The sneaker sports a dark grey base on the upper, with overlaying Mulberry panels, while a black Swoosh adds contrasting, as well as hits to the Wings logo, stitching and inner lining. Vibrant Blue Lagoon laces finishes the look. The Air Jordan High “Mulberry/Dark Grey” is available now at select retailers for $95 USD.
The 30th anniversary of the “banned” Air Jordan 1 was this weekend. In commemoration of the milestone, here’s a look back at a short commercial Nike rolled out making light of the situation and controversy surrounding the iconic sneaker. The story goes like this. The red/black colorway of the shoe went against the rules of the NBA, so Michael Jordan was fined $5,000 per game, which was covered by Nike and helped fuel sales, adding to the legend of the shoe.
For the spring/summer season, Nike applies some new colors, prints and fabrics to its updated Lunar Force 1 Hi. Consisting of four vibrantly colorful pairs, each model sports a mesh or textile upper with some sort of gradient or mesmerizing all-over print. Be on the lookout for this range to hit select NSW sellers in the coming weeks.
Sneaking in under the radar is this Nike Air Force 1 “Paisley” colorway. Taking on the same color combination as the recently released Nike Air Bakin’, this AF1 features a university red, paisley textured upper with a black tongue and Swoosh and yellow laces. Underneath is a simple all-black sole.
Nike‘s “Safari” colorways have made for some memorable releases throughout years and now Nike is looking to recapture some of that magic with the Air Trainer Max ’94 “Safari.” Appearing at first glance to be another take on Nike’s “What The” concept, this is one of the livelier “Safari” colorways we’ve seen thanks to the liberal use of neon green, purple and crimson, along with the Safari print panels the toe box and ankle. Look for this vibrant colorway now at select stockists.
Nike is set to roll out new options for the Dunk iD, dubbed the Quick Turn. The brand will introduce new customizable elements inspired by original “Be True to Your School” colors, as well as a new midsole look to update the and show off your school spirit. Specifically, consumers can choose between white leather, black suede or snakeskin upper, then customize around it with a palette the “Be True to Your School” colors. The new Nike Dunk iD Quick Turn Update will launch April 15th for $135.
Taking cues from the tallest living terrestrial creature in the animal kingdom, Nike SB delivers the Dunk Low Premium “Giraffe” sporting a black and team orange color combo. Certainly not the only animal print to be reimagined on a pair of Nike SB Dunks, it is however the first time the giraffe’s spotted body makes an appearance on the iconic silhouette. Including faded black leather overlays, tonal orange logos, a white midsole and a gum bottom, this model comes together very nicely.
Nike SB continues with the basketball-themed releases initiated by the Nike SB x Jordan Brand release, this time celebrating college ball fans with the “March Madness” pack. Promptly delivered in time for the Big East and ACC tournaments currently underway, Nike SB has re-imagined its seminal Dunk High Premium silhouette to honor two of college basketball’s greatest programs: Georgetown and University of North Carolina. The Georgetown edition harkens to the “Be True To Your School” SB release, featuring an oversized “NIKE” at the back heel of the Grey/Obsidian leather shoe. The UNC version is a decidedly lighter fare, featuring a brilliant white and university blue colors around the upper. Priced at a reasonable $108 USD, both options will be available at Nike SB stockists beginning March 22.
Nike has unveiled the follow-up to its “Liquid Metal” pack from last year with a new set for 2014 featuring Lunar Force 1 High and Mid silhouettes. The upper’s glossy patent leather finish gives the sneaker a distinct look and the release comes in two bold colorways, metallic gold and metallic silver. Both iterations are rounded out with matching laces and rest atop a speckled Lunarlon midsole and white rubber outsole.
Paying tribute to the home of the NFL’s annual Pro Bowl, Nike presents this Hawaiian themed Air Trainer 1 “Pro Bowl.” The classic training shoe features a premium white leather base accented with a vibrant floral print across the midfoot strap, tongue, heel, and lining. Black laces, Swoosh, tongue trim, and an icy blue translucent midsole round out the look for this “Pro Bowl” colorway. Be on the lookout for these when they reach Nike and select stockists on January 25.