Air Jordan 5 JSP “Laney” – Detailed Look

  2019 will see Jordan Brand release brand new versions of the Air Jordan 5  “Laney”, which, like the first version in 2000 and its retro progeny in 2013, are inspired by MJ’s Emsley A. Laney High School. There are two colorways, one outfitted in Varsity Maize/Light Charcoal-Varsity Royal and the other in Varsity Royal/Light Charcoal-Varsity Maize.       Air Jordan 5 JSP “Laney” Varsity Maize/Light Charcoal-Varsity Royal  CD2720-700 $190 January 19, 2019      Here is a possible rendering by @py_rates:              …

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Kelly Oubre, Jr. signs with Converse (and Nike)

  Converse has brought Washington Wizards small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. into its fold. The  deal is unique in that Oubre Jr. will Converse shoes off the court but Nike shoes on the court ( for those who may not know, Nike owns Converse).     According to ESPN’s Nick DePaula , the deal will focus on the increased attention given (for some reason) to the Association’s arena entry fashion with Oubre Jr. to debut a number of new Converse sneakers this year via his pregame entries. Every game since my…

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Jordan Brand officially unveiled “Concord” Air Jordan 11

We are a little more than two weeks away from arguably the most anticipated release of 2018, the “Concord” Air Jordan 11.  For the past several months, images of the sneaker have filtered out and since then the sneaker community have went back and forth off their approval or disapproval of numbers on the back and patent leather height. Yesterday Jordan Brand officially unveiled images of the Concords. More in line with original release, and 11 drops dating back to 2016 this version features a higher patent leather rand. Ever…

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German sneaker brand nat-2 launches sneakers made from recycled coffee grounds

In April, we brought you the story of high-end German sneaker brand nat-2 ,who in collaboration with fellow German company Zvnder, produced a vegan mushroom leather sneaker. Nat-2 is now using repurposed coffee grounds into their nat-2 Coffee Line. According to the brand themselves, the sneaker is 100% vegan, unisex and the uppers are made of from real sustainable recycled coffee, coffee beans and coffee plants. Depending on the style, (there is both a low and versions) up to 50% of the shoe will be covered in coffee. The type…

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LeBron 16 “I Promise” coming before Thanksgiving

The “ I Promise” colorway of the Lebron 16 is part of the “1 Thru 5” series and represents the Center position.This colorway is inspired by his children and the I Promise school in Akron, Ohio that opened it doors earlier this summer. The “I Promise” LeBron 16 features a black Battleknit 2.0 upper with a multi-color layer placed beneath it. Down the tongue features the words, “JUST A KID FROM AKRON”. On the rear heel on one shoe reads “WE ARE FAMILY” and the LeBron James Foundation logo on…

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Detailed looks of the Air Jordan 6 “Flint”

The “Flint” colorway, first a prominent makeup on the Air Jordan XIII, has since then been featured on the Air Jordan VII and IX. Now the Air Jordan VI is the latest in the line to get the Flint treatment. This VI features a white leather upper with grey suede underlays. A black tongue with concord branding and infrared is found on the rear spoiler.  Concord and red branding is also found on the rear heel. Additional black detailing is present on the white midsole and the look is rounded…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Little Rock Duo arrested for gunpoint sneaker robbery

When lunkheads collide with sneakers, we have another edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers. Our latest entry takes us to Little Rock, Arkansas, where two teens have turned their freedom into a memory in the rear view mirror of their lives. According to a police report, the 17-year-old victim told police that Taylor Rhodes, 18, and Eduardo Paniagua, 17, came to his home after he had spoken to Rhodes about selling him some Air Jordan sneakers. The report states that Rhodes tried one pair of the Jordans and…

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A Look at the Georgetown Hoyas’ Air Jordan 33

Jordan Brand presented the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team with two PE colorway of the Air Jordan 33. The first pair is composed of a grey mesh upper with navy blue overlays, navy tongues and a grey midsole. The second pair makes use of a white mesh upper with grey overlays and tongues and a white midsole. Both pairs feature the Georgetown “G”logo on the tongue on the left shoe and the Jumpman on the right and are completed with translucent outsoles. You probably saw these on the court last…

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Black and Gold Zoom LeBron 3 to return soon

After the “Christ the King” colorway dropped as a quickstrike in September, the original black and gold version of the Lebron 3 is getting prepared for its return to retail. Not seen since its original 2006 release, the 2018 version , like the original, will feature a full black leather build underlaid with black nubuck. Gold detailing throughout the upper are present on the lace loops, the lion logo on the tongue, the Lebron logo on the medial side and bordering the swoosh on the rear lateral heel. Gold is…

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