Posts Tagged ‘Releases’

No.One Releases Luxurious Charlie Sneaker

Budding Los Angeles-based footwear brand No.One, helmed by Mark Gainor and Jimmy Gorecki, today released a new limited edition style championed after the classic cap toe basketball sneaker. This luxurious style that reaches to vintage inspiration while positioning itself within contemporary sentiment is called The Charlie.

Debuting in two rich colorways – black and natural – the small batch limited to only 24 pairs per style comes handcrafted from the brands design studio in Venice Beach. They’re enhanced with premium vegetable leather joined by waxed laces and crowning comfort by way of a lambskin liner. For added stability and yet another touch of elegance, the rubber outsole utilizes pure hevea milk collected from Hevea tree bark.

The No.One Charlie sneaker is available now in extremely limited quantities for $ 575 each online.

No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie
No.One Charlie

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The Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection Releases this Friday

Ronnie Fieg has officially unveiled all three colorways of New Balance’s latest 574 Sport, releasing in conjunction with Dover Street Market.

New Balance’s modernized silhouette combines elements of the classic off-road runner with new-age styling, featuring Fresh Foam technology in the midsole, a mono-sockliner and interchangeable velcro “N” logos with 28 different color options. The “N” patches also include leather, nubuck and reflective offerings.

The collection pays homage to some of the classics within the 574 lineage, while also incorporating various elements and details influenced by Ronnie Fieg and Dover Street Market. The grey offering is influenced by New Balance’s notoriety for crafting a series of their most iconic styles in this colorway, while the navy and black versions tribute Fieg’s favorite 574JN model as well as DSM’s signature all-black palette. Each model features co-branded insoles along with extra laces and a special “N” system packaging.

The Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection is releasing this Friday, July 7 at all Kith locations, Dover Street Market, Kith.com and Doverstreetmarket.com. All Dover Street Market shops will release the collection in-store on Friday, July 13.

Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection

Price: $ 160

Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Dover Street Market x New Balance 574 Sport Collection

 

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The Next Big adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 Releases Next Week

Following the “Silver Boost” craze that gained much notoriety when adidas released the coveted Ultra Boost style during halftime of the Super Bowl back in February, medal stand colored Boost has become a focal point for three stripes enthusiast everywhere. Next week, the bronze pair finally makes its way to retailers.

Officially colored in Tech Rust, the adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Rust” makes its way to retailers next week on May 31. Its Primeknit upper comes encapsulated by leather cage construction while the bronze-like Boost midsole works as the perfect contrast below.

Grab a closer look courtesy of Livestock below and let us know if you’re grabbing these Ultra Boost 3.0’s next Wednesday.

adidas Ultra Boost 3.0

Colorway: Black/Tech Rust
Release Date: May 31, 2017
Price:$ 180

adidas Ultra Bost 3.0 "Rust"
adidas Ultra Bost 3.0 “Rust”
adidas Ultra Bost 3.0 "Rust"
adidas Ultra Bost 3.0 “Rust”
adidas Ultra Bost 3.0 "Rust"
adidas Ultra Bost 3.0 “Rust”

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Air Jordan 6 “Heiress” Releases This Weekend

Alongside the men’s and boys Air Jordan 6 “All-Star” release this weekend, Jordan Brand will also debut a grade school girls edition of the 1991 originated silhouette under the “Heiress” moniker.

Joining a black suede baselayer with shiny leather overlays, the “Heiress” 6’s are made whole by a traditional white midsole unit and glowing ice blue outer. The shoe is priced at $ 160 and will release on February 17 at select Jordan Brand retailers like Rock City Kicks.

Air Jordan 6 Retro Premium HC GG “Heiress”

Colorway: Black/White
Release Date: February 17, 2017
Price: $ 160

Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”
Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”
Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”
Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”
Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”
Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”
Air Jordan 6 "Heiress"
Air Jordan 6 “Heiress”

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The Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo” Releases Very Soon

This Friday, in accordance with NBA All-Star weekend, Nike will release the SF-AF1 “Desert Camo” in quickstrike fashion.

Debuted earlier today for the first time, the mixed material leather and canvas high top is largely produced in a light tan shade with desert camouflage taking hold at the heel construction. Backed by paracord straps, a tonal midsole, outer and matching laces balance the militaristic aesthetic.

Look for the Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo” this Friday, February 17, at select Swoosh retailers like Unheardof.

Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo”

Release Date: February 17, 2017
Price: $ 180

Nike SF-AF1 "Desert Camo"
Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo”
Nike SF-AF1 "Desert Camo"
Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo”
Nike SF-AF1 "Desert Camo"
Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo”
Nike SF-AF1 "Desert Camo"
Nike SF-AF1 “Desert Camo”

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Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star” Releases on February 18th

Alongside the Nike Air Max Uptempo 97 “All-Star” release on February 18, we’ll also see a new quickstrike iteration of the Air Max Uptempo 2.

Dressed in the same University Blue shade that tracks back to earlier Nike/Jordan Brand days where everything was Carolina Blue, the white midsole encapsulates Visible Air implementation while the mixed material upper breeds 90’s nostalgia.

Priced at $ 140, look for the Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star” next weekend at select retailers like Sneaker Politics.

Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 QS

Release Date: February 18, 2017
Price: $ 140

Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 "All-Star"
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star”
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 "All-Star"
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star”
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 "All-Star"
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star”
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 "All-Star"
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star”
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 "All-Star"
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star”
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 "All-Star"
Nike Air Max Uptempo 2 “All-Star”

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Nike Air Force 1 High Releases in Two New Colorways

The ongoing renaissance of the Nike Air Force 1 stays the course with new releases of its high-cut variation. Two new styles clearly assert themselves in ode to the heritage of the silhouette and its foundation in sport.

Rendered in Blue/White and White/Red colorways, each style highlights gold lace tips and a matching lace jewel. Basketball flavored gum bottoms find placement at the outsole while the upper is best defined by accentuated lines that trace the shoes paneling.

Both of these Nike Air Force 1 High colorways can be seen in further detail and purchased at Unheardof.

Nike Air Force 1 High Blue/White
Nike Air Force 1 High Blue/White
Nike Air Force 1 High Blue/White
Nike Air Force 1 High Blue/White
Nike Air Force 1 High Blue/White
Nike Air Force 1 High Blue/White
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red
Nike Air Force 1 High White/Red

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Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration Releases this Week

Taking to his Instagram story, Travis Scott gave the world a quick look at the upcoming Travis Scott x Helmut Lang footwear and apparel collection. The 2016 All-CSS First Team member also uploaded a photo of a jean jacket from Helmut Lang, with both parties confirming a launch date of January 30th at select stores worldwide and hopefully online at Helmut Lang.

While the IG photos only preview jackets, a quick look at Trav’s snap story also gives a glimpse at footwear collabs in both black and white. Peep the screen shots below and let us know if you plan to cop this collection in the comments section.

Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration
Travis Scott x Helmut Lang Footwear & Apparel Collaboration

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#NK50 // The 50 Best Sneaker Releases of 2016

Written by Nice Kicks Staff
Lead Art by @SNKRGFX

2016, it’s been an interesting one. While each year seems to bring more and more sneaker releases, this past year was no different as seemingly every weekend had one coveted drop and a handful of worthwhile wears. So, when it’s all said and done what were the best shoes to come out in ’16? The Nice Kicks staff has made our picks in the latest #NK50. Check ’em out below and let us know on social and in the comments your favorite shoes of the year.


IMAGE: @KicksTQ

50. Air Jordan 4 White/Cement

In 2012, the Air Jordan 4 returned for the first since 1999 with a white upper and grey accents. The catch? Jumpman heel tagging and a “Tech Grey” hue that was maybe more modern than “Cement” but simply worse in the eyes of OGs. A classic case of close but not quite. In 2016, Jordan Brand did the right thing with the proper Air Jordan 4 White/Cement release.

Dropping on All-Star Weekend and restocking to really no remorse on a handful of occasions, the ’89 classic was available for all in its purest form and wearable condition. While Pinnacle pairs on the same silo were a solid stunt and perhaps a preview of the future of JB, the past still proves to be the best application on the model Mike made fly that both hardwood heads and fresh fashionables still soar in. – Ian Stonebrook

49. Air Jordan 12 “The Master”

There’s endless subjectivity when discussing the best of the best pertaining to a shoe as visible as the Air Jordan 12 was in 2016. But “The Master” edition, on its face, embodies everything that great retros holistically brought to this year in sneakers. Blending great historical context with modern contemporary material usage, “The Master” seamlessly incorporated fashion’s most dominate theme, monotone, through adoring tumbled leather basking in a bold noir sensibility. Yet maybe even more important than that was the all-encompassing “Poster” campaign that cradled the shoe. Reaching back to Jordan’s vintage posters for inspiration was a genius stroke from Jordan Brand, arguably the better of the “Alternate” and “Dunk From Above” offerings, respectively. – Darren Griffin

48. Nike Air Force 1 “Linen”

Rewind the clock 15 years and times were very different for sneakers. Below are staples in today’s sneaker world today that didn’t exist when the “Linen” Air Force 1s released in Japan:

– Sneaker Blogs
– Online Consignment Shops
– Camera Phones
– Social Media
– Google Translator
– “Air Force 1s” by Nelly

The Nike Air Force 1 “Linen” became a highly sought after shoe long before we had any of the tools to discover or chase the shoes. It was one of the first underground sneaker legends that had people asking “Where and how did you get those?” that crossed the globe. – Matt Halfhill

47. Concepts x New Balance 998

Year in and year out, Concepts and New Balance almost surgically churn out one of the best sneakers of the year. 2016 was no exception and quite possibly one of their best since the “Kennedy” back in 2011. The New Balance 998 from the “City Rivalry” pack was an ode to the Boston Red Sox and their time-honored duel with the New York Yankees. There’s a duality here that makes this collaboration exceptional aside from just great materials and aesthetics. America’s greatest pastime, baseball, is often defined by moments that act in conjunction with rivalries. Sneakers, too, are represented not only the product, but the forces working together or in an adversarial capacity to elevate the culture. So while looking at this collaboration and more importantly, glancing past it, it speaks to the stories we tell that narrate the history of the culture. There’s a cleverness here that shouldn’t be overlooked. – Darren Griffin

46. Solefly x Air Jordan 16

2016 — the year Jordan Brand dropped a “South Beach” 16? It sounds silly, but it actually worked on this Solefly style. In a year marked by odd occurrences and rapidly radical trends, the combination of a LeBron-laden colorway on a retirement-era retro may seem out of action, but it made a splash in the midst of it all by dropping during Art Basel. As the star-studded attraction looks to steal the steeze from Fashion Week or SXSW, the shoe may register to some as party, to others as parody, but in true artistic fashion the Florida shop took a risk by playing with a pop culture phenomenon, using an unlikely canvas and stripping the piece’s obvious shine. If that’s not enough to convince you these are actually high brow, well hey, Quavo has a pair! – Ian Stonebrook

45. adidas FutureCraft 3D

You’re looking at innovation at its finest right here. On December 15th adidas released their first 3D printed sneaker to the public. Not only was this shoe created for optimum level of performance, but it’s aesthetically pleasing as well. The FutureCraft 3D is our introduction into what the future of sneakers will look like as one day you’ll be able to walk into a store, get your feet scanned, and have a shoe that was 3D printed to specifically fit your individual footprint. Retailing for $ 333, adidas saw their futuristic shoe sell out in minutes and rise in resale value to over $ 2,000. Technology, aesthetics and hype earned this shoe its spot on this list for sure. – Ray P.

44. Under Armour Curry “Back to Back” Pack

Under Armour hasn’t exactly had a steady flow of energy launches highly coveted by collectors, but when they have, the storytelling has surrounded an iconic moment in sport. After being named the first-ever unanimous league MVP, it only made sense to package Stephen Curry’s second signature alongside his first, which he also won MVP in. The ensuing “Back 2 Back” Pack featured accents of trophy gold throughout, along with sharp fonts and graphic icons to celebrate Curry’s rise through the league and accomplishments. – Nick DePaula

43. Air Jordan 12 “Wings”

Jordan Brand brought back the Air Jordan 12 in a way we’ve never seen before. Our beloved “Playoff” motif was blessed with gold accents reminiscent of DMP Air Jordans. But there was a catch! It was limited to only 12,000 pairs worldwide. Adding to the madness, the sneaker world lost its mind when finding out the black layer on the upper wears off to eventually reveal a golden winged graphic. The Air Jordan 12 “Wings” are beyond beautiful on foot, limited and had secret detailing. What more could you want from a release? So dope! – Ray P.


IMAGE: @LeJazmyn

42. Rihanna x PUMA Suede Creeper

There was a time not long ago when only sports figures had the type of shoe deal Rihanna has with PUMA. More specifically, women removed from the industry were not in similar positions of power. That, in and of itself, is a feat of strength and empowered gender role reversal. Then there’s the actual product output, which smartly reworks a classic already within the current brand layout and on the minds and feet of sneakerheads. The Suede, modernized with plush suede and the now famous Creeper sole, by many estimations is the retail story of the year. A case that’s very difficult to argue. But viewing this from a wider lens says more about where sneaker culture is headed than it does about what people are buying. Brands are no longer scared to place their confidence and dollars behind someone of any gender, race, or background. Rihanna can sell sneakers just as well as she sings popular music. A shift in thinking from a brand perspective made this possible. A chance was all it took. – Darren Griffin


IMAGE: @SneakerZimmer

41. Kith x adidas Tubular Doom

Kicking off the adidas Consortium “World Tour” of twelve collaborations throughout 2016, Kith debuted the newest addition to the Tubular family with a timely take on the new Doom in varying shades of gray and anthracite. The shoe’s sock collar and fully knitted upper was perfectly styled alongside joggers and fitted sweats, making the Tubular Doom one of the more beloved styles of adidas Original’s ever-evolving Tubular franchise. – Nick DePaula

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Kith x adidas Ultra Boost Mid “Aspen” Releases Globally This Weekend

Following the release of the Kith x adidas Ultra Boost Mid “Aspen” last weekend and a subsequent sell out merely moments after they became available online, the first-ever UB Mid in collaboration with Ronnie Fieg’s brick and mortar will release (again) globally this weekend at select adidas Consortium retailers.

Landing on December 31 at shops including Solebox, No.42 Paris and No.74 Berlin at 9am EST, this impressive collaboration was undoubtedly one of the most sought after Ultra Boosts of the year. If you missed out, redemption could be yours this Saturday.

Kith x adidas Ultra Boost Mid "Aspen"
Kith x adidas Ultra Boost Mid “Aspen”

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