”Obsidian” Air Jordan 1 Mid SE Craft: Obsidian

This soon-to-come Air Jordan 1 Mid Craft is constructed of a combination of french blue and ashen slate patent, obsidian and ashen slate mesh and sueded of the latter at the rear heel. Jumpman branding is seen on the tongue with the Wings booted from its usual location to be relocated to the aforementioned ashen slate suede overlay at the rear heel. Underneath resides a sail midsole and an ashen slate rubber outsole. The ”Obsidian” Air Jordan 1 Mid Se Craft is planned to debut sometime over the course of…

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“Chenille Swoosh” Nike Dunk Low coming soon

The Nike Dunk has become the City Bus of the sneaker world; if one is missed, another is coming in 15 minutes. The latest one the schedule is this lower collared iteration. It sports a white leather foundational layer overlaid with grand purple at the toe, eye row and at the heel. Neptune green-bordered Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with the same hue present on the branding on the tongue and the embroidered ”NIKE” on the rear heel. Underneath resides a sail midsole and grand purple rubber outsole.…

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An initial look at the ”Gorge Green” Air Jordan 1 High OG

The ”Gorge Green” Air Jordan 1 High OG is a new and upcoming colourway of the Jordan 1 that in the brand’s fall/winter release plans. As can be seen from the image below, it sports white leather foundational layer overlaid with gorge green leather at the toe, eyerow and wrapping the rear foot. A metallic silver Swoosh can be seen on the medial side and is oilily also present on the lateral side with a Wings logo also on the lateral side. Underneath resides a white midsole and gore green…

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“Lakers” Air Jordan 13 to release in July

Along with the upcoming “Knicks” Air Jordan 3, this Air Jordan 13 makes up what the brand is calling the “Rivals” pack.  It pays homage to Jordan and the Chicago Bulls defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in 1991 to win their first NBA title. This Air Jordan 13 sports a white leather upper overlaid by court purple suede. It sits atop a black midsole and a white outsole with university gold channels.  The “Lakers: Air Jordan 13 is set to release July 20 at nike.com and select retail establishments. The…

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Kyrie Irving breaks out Kobe-inspired PEs

Wednesday night Kyrie Irving went of for 37 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in Boston’s 99-91 game 2 win over the Indiana Pacers. For last night’s festivities,Kyrie broke out a never-before seen PE of his Kyrie 5. Inspired by Kobe Bryant, the sneaker features a snakeskin pattern upper with bright orange and volt detailing. On the heel and on the tongue is a Kyrie-Kobe hybrid logo. A sail midsole and orange outsole complete this aesthetic of this Kyrie exclusive. Don’t look for a retail release for these but take…

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“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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Kyrie 3 “Duke” to release next week

Continuing the trend set by its predecessors, this colorway of the Kyrie 3 shows love to the college Kyrie attended, Duke. This model, which debuted in the Blue Devils’ February 28th game against Florida State,  is dressed completely in a royal blue with “DU” wrapping the left heel and “KE” on the right. Chenille, varsity-inspired Swooshes finish off the aesthetic of this shoe. For those of you who do not play for Coach K, you will have to wait until March 10 to get these, when they release.   K

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NIKELAB DUNK LUX CHUKKA X RT

Fashion designer Riccardo Tisci has in the past collaborated with Nike on models such as the NikeLab Dunk Lux High x RT, two training models,  Free Train Force Flyknit x RT, and the Transform Flyknit and the Air Zoom Legend x RT,a Chelsea boot. Ticsi and NikeLab have once again teamed up , this time to birth the NikeLab Dunk Lux Chukka x RT,a shoe inspired by Tisci’s interest in skate culture aesthetics and 80’s retro basketball. “I think the Dunk has something that’s very special. It’s grounded in sport…

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LeBron 14 “Black Ice” to release January 28th

After the long awaited unveiling of the Lebron 14 on Christmas Day, LeBron James broke out another colorway of his upcoming signature shoe on his birthday. Dubbed the “Black Ice”, this sneaker features an all-black upper with the white outlined Swoosh on the midfoot strap breaks up the monochromatic look. A white midsole and blue tinted outsole that houses the Zoom-Air units.  You can get your hands on these when they release January 28 2016 for $175.  What are your thoughts on the 14th model in the LeBron James signature…

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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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