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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New Balance attempts to distance itself from the support of white supremacist organization

Ever since one of its executives made statements in support of President-elect Donald Trump, New Balance has been under fire ( literally in some cases). The right wing website The Daily Stormer proclaimed New Balance the “Official Shoes of White People”, following New Balance’s VP of public affairs Matt LeBretton’s comments to the Wall Street Journal that Trump’s election was a move in the “right direction.” New Balance has this to say in a statement: As a 110-year-old company with five factories in the U.S. and thousands of employees worldwide…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Man Breaks into Cousin’s home and Steals Sneakers

Stealing is bad, stealing sneakers is stupid and stealing from your family is deplorable. Javontae Garrett of Simsbury,Connecticut has the unfortunate distinction of achieving this atrocious ternion. On May 21 of this year, Garrett’s cousin attended a high school prom, when he returned home,  found 22 pair of sneakers missing,with an estimated value of $5,450- and possibly his aunt’s $2,000 designer handbag.  The victim’s family did some investigation and identified two suspects, however Garrett was not charged until his fingerprint was found on one of the sneaker boxes left behind…

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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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Latest Images of the Air Jordan 9 “Kobe”

For many who have salivated over these since the first images of the original sample surfaced years , the news of the pending retail release of the “Kobe” Air Jordan IX retro was a cause for celebration.  This shoe features a white leather upper with a concord rand and midsole, tour yellow accenting on the rear Jumpman and 23, lateral side branding , outsole logo and on the front of the tongue. Closing the look is a white solid rubber outsole. This Air Jordan IX comes to retail November 19,…

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“Hyper Cobalt” Air Foamposite Pro releases later this month

These Foamposite Pros were only once available to Ben Gordon, are coming to retail very soon. This version stays true to its PE progenitor with its Hyper Blue Foamposite shell, black leather eyestays, black jeweled Swoosh and hyper blue outsole. You can try to get your hands on these beauties when they release August 26, 2016. Nike Air Foamposite Pro Hyper Cobalt/Black 624041-403 August 26, 2016 $230    

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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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How would you spend $1,500 on kicks?

When it comes to buying sneakers many of us are turned off because of the lines,raffles,bots, hypebeasts and other hassles you now have to do just in order to acquire a pair of shoes. Even if those are not a deterrent for you, sometimes the funds just aren’t where they need to be. With Jordans, Kobes and Lebrons tipping the retail scale at over $200 a pop, it’s easy to see why people make that financial decisions to pass on releases. So for this fun hypothetical situation, we are going…

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Our 33 Favorite Kobe Bryant Moments, Part II

  28.┬áKobe’s sneaker free agency After his departure from Adidas, Kobe came into the 2002-03 season sans a shoe deal. What ensued was an awesome season long sneaker smorgasbord. As he destroyed cats that season,Bryant rocked Nike, Jordan Brand, Reebok, as well as And1, just to name a few. I’m not sore if we will ever see such sneaker variety from a player of his caliber, but it was fun because you never knew what we was going to wear from game to game       27. Surpassing 31,000…

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Mobile sneaker resale application Flip helps ‘heads unload unwanted kicks

Whether you have a closet full or corner full of sneakers, there are likely some pair you’d like to part ways with. The mobile application Flip has been created to help you do just that.     Founded by 26 year old former Google and Apple engineer Kemar Newell, Flip is a mobile only kicks bazaar that they will buy the shoes. To set up a listing all one has to photograph the shoes to be sold and upload that and a description to the marketplace. Listings have to approved…

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