“Concord” Air Jordan 11 confirmed for next holiday season

Amid much speculation over the past several weeks, it appears the “Concord” Air Jordan XI will be retuning during the 2018 holiday season. The shoe is expected to be remastered, much like 2016’s misnamed “Space Jam” release, meaning it will have the higher-cut patent leather rand like that of the original. At this time there is no information if this version will have “23” or “45” on the heel. The “Concord” Air Jordan 11 is to release November 2018 at select Jordan Brand retailers. The sticker price is set at…

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Nike debuts Flyleather material on Flyleather Tennis Classic

Innovate or fade into irrelevance (and insolvency), this is as true in the sneaker world as in any other industry and with their latest breakthrough, Flyleather, Nike may have broken new ground. The material is produced with at least 50% natural leather fiber and water power and,according to the company, is Nike’s lowest carbon-footprint leather material ever. Nike says this is the case for these three reasons: Creating Flyleather uses 90% less water and has an 80% lower carbon footprint than traditional leather manufacturing A pair of Nike Flyleather shoes…

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The Atmos Air Max 1 x Air Jordan III Pack

The Atmos Air Jordan Air Max Pack features an updated return of 2007’s Atmos x Air Max 1 and an Air Jordan III with safari print and “Nike Air” on the rear heel tab. This two shoe pack will retail for $400 and will release on March 18 2017. The Atmos x Air Max 1 will also release separately on that same day. The stand alone pair will be closer to the 2007 original and will eschew the Jumpman branding and other slight tweaks.   Atmos Air Jordan Air Max…

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Aaron Gordon Nike Zoom Rev PE

After electrifying the basketball world by his performance in last year’s NBA dunk contest( some would say he was the true winner), Aaron Gordon will return to the contest this evening. When he does, on his feet will be his player exclusive Nike Zoom Revs. The black upper sits atop a “chaos” patterned midsole and a translucent outsole with the same pattern underneath. According to Nike, this is because ” when Aaron is on the court he feels like there is so much chaos going on in the game and…

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Thousands of Pair of Counterfeit Sneakers discovered by South African Customs

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) seized counterfeit sneakers at the Lebombo Border Post.  Suspicions were aroused when a truck driver refused to stop at the port checkpoint on Monday. Police then chased the truck; the driver fled the scene outside the port area. The same truck had been detained earlier in the year with consignment clothing.  The truck contained 9,085 pair of “Adidas” and 1,850 pair of “Nikes” worth R8.7 million ( 63,315 USD).  SARS’ Janine Mqulwana had this to say:  The truck has been detained and escorted to…

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Reebok has been offering shoes to those who burned or tossed their New Balances

Earlier this week we covered the, at the time, growing movement of people filming themselves burning or throwing out their New Balance shoes in lieu of perceived company support of President-elect Donald Trump. This ire was derived from comments made by one of their execs. .@newbalance for publicly endorsing a racist, sexist, hate mongering President elect pic.twitter.com/BpXleYQPAS — J. Su (@jonnnysan) November 10, 2016 As a result of this recorded sneaker destruction, there were now a myriad of people that now were down at least one shoe in their rotation.…

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Adidas and Parley to make shoes from recycled plastic

                  For over a year, Adidas has been hinting at a release of a shoe composed nearly entirely of plastic trash that was removed from the seas. In June of 2015, an initial prototype, which was created in a joint effort with the environmental organization Parley for the Oceans, was unveiled. In the middle of November, 7,000 pairs will go on sale. The German athletic company says that is just a start.   We will make one million pair of shoes using…

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Popular Foamposite One Colorways to Return in 2017

The Shoe Game confirmed three beloved colors of the Nike Air Foamposite One will see a return next year. In celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Foamposite One, the Swoosh is reintroducing some of the most popular colorways, which include the Royal Blue, Copper and Eggplant. There are no dates as of yet, but we will bring you that information as it becomes available.

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Sports Authority to Shut Down all Stores

          It appears that Sports Authority will be going the way of the dinosaur.   Back in March, the company filed for Chapter 11. At that time, Sports Authority indicated it would close 140 stores and two distribution centers. Saddled with over $1.1 billion and unable to reorganize, the retailer will liquidate all stores and bring its store operations to a close. Closing all 450 stores across the nation is the final segment in the company’s aim to reorganize under Chapter 11 protection.

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Georgia teen robbed and run over in meet up sneaker deal

http://   The following story out of Georgia is another example of why we here at SneakerShopTalk strongly advise those of you who engage in live meet ups to buy or sell sneakers to exercise some precautions to protect yourselves. Meet in a public place during the day and do not travel alone. Do not let your desire to obtain a certain pair of kicks or to sell a pair blind you from maintaining your safety A sixteen year old Loganville, GA teen told WSB-TV of Atlanta she made a…

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