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New Balance 1500 “London Marathon”

On the 28th of April, runners will descend on the British capital for the annual London Marathon. New Balance has crafted an edition of the 1500 that is a “post run” option. Made at the New Balance factory in Flimby, the sneaker is layered black suede, white mesh and leather in dark grey and green. LDN identifies the sneaker on the heel.…

Air Jordan 7 x Patta / First Look

Just recently, word broke that Amsterdam based Patta has aligned themselves with Jordan Brand a two-piece Air Jordan 7 Pack. Today, we get a first peek at one of the colorways, which is listed as Shimmer/Tough Red-Velvet Brown-Mahogany Pink. The kicks are formed in brown and creamy tones with red accents. Beyond the color choices, the kicks are distinguished by the Patta…

NikeCraft Transitions Collection

In 2015, Jarrett Reynolds, Nike’s senior design director for apparel special projects began a project to “a slimline pack complete with a quick-deploy poncho that pulled swiftly from its carry and could be easily repacked after use”. After two years, the project racked up nine concepts but the samples produced were clunky. Then Reynolds brought the project to Tom Sachs who is…

Nike ACG Okwahn II in Racer Blue & Pink

This season Nike ACG is launching a new silhouette, the React Terra Gobe. The All Conditions Gear subset of Nike is also dropping some of his classic sneakers, including the Air Wildwood. Also returning from the ACG archive this season is the Okwahn II. For the drop, the trail runner is fitted in layers of sail white leather and desert beige textile.…

Air Jordan 13 Retro “Cap and Gown” Detailed Pictures

Following the Air Jordan XI “Cap and Gown” release in 2018, the Air Jordan XIII continues to evolve Jordan Brand’s tradition with new materials on an occasion-oriented design. The shoe laces nod to graduation honor cords, and the patent leather upper is complemented with a black tinted outsole. A laser-etched cat eye replaces the signature hologram, and the all-black colorway celebrates students…

Vans Sk8-Hi Pro Coral Snake

The Vans Sk8-Hi Pro has just dropped in a snake style. The design is set in white leather with the stripe in a stylized snake pattern that mimics the coral snake (but it looks more like a milk snake pattern). Complete with a brassy top eyelet, the kicks are currently making the rounds at shops that include US based unheardof.

Nike Air Fear of God Raid “Light Bone White”

Co-created with street-fashion mogul Jerry Lorenzo and his Fear of God brand, the Nike Air x Fear of God 1 merges the swagger of luxury streetwear with a design inspired by the original 1993 Air Raid outdoor basketball shoe. Leather and textile upper has a luxurious look and a soft, sumptuous feel. Full-length Zoom Air technology provides responsive toe-to-heel cushioning. An extra…

Patta x Air Jordan / Announced

Amsterdam based Patta has a record of producing some hype collaborative sneakers, especially their work on the Air Max 1. The shop is now taking their talents to Jordan Brand to drop a sneaker. Word has it that the shop has created two Air Jordan 7 colorways: Shimmer/Tough Red-Velvet Brown-Mahogany Pink & Icicle/Sequoia-River Rock-Light Crimson A release is expected some time in…