In terms of popularity, adidas may have surpassed Jordan Brand, but Nike is rightfully proving to be worthy competition. In response to the widespread popularity of the adidas Boost soles, Nike introduced their own variation earlier in 2017, in the form of the ZoomX. The Nike Vaporfly Elite, which Eliud Kipchoge wore during his 2-hour marathon, was the first sneaker to be equipped with the ZoomX. Prior to introducing the Vaporfly Elite though, Nike had designed a few prototypes, which ended up serving as the basis for the Zoom Fly SP, which is set to arrive in a New York City-themed colorway. Continue reading This Upcoming Nike Zoom Fly SP Colorway Is Inspired By The Big Apple
Over the recent years, Nike has upgraded the uppers of their Air Max sneakers every so often. For instance, they added Flyknit to make it more breathable and added Flywire to provide more support to the uppers. Until 2016 though, Nike did not make any major changes to the key feature of the Air Max sneakers. That was until the Air VaporMax debuted last year, back in March 2016, during a Nike Innovation event, where several other sneakers were also introduced. One year has passed since the Air VaporMax debuted and it seems that Nike will soon be dropping a new variation that will feature a strap. Continue reading Nike Will Be Introducing A Strap-Equipped Variation Of The Air VaporMax In 2018
It seems unlikely that Nike will be dethroned in the world of sneakers. Nike’s footwear division generated worldwide revenue of approximately $20 billion back in 2016. adidas was and still is the second largest athletic footwear company in the world, but back in 2016, it had generated slightly more than half of Nike’s revenue that year. In 2017 though, adidas managed to surpass Nike’s Jordan Brand, becoming the second largest athletic footwear seller in the United States. The adidas Yeezy line has actively contributed in the brand’s rise in popularity. With 2017 nearing its end, it seems that adidas is ready to upgrade the Yeezy Boost 350 for next year. Continue reading Could This adidas Yeezy Boost Sneaker With A Different Design Be The V3?
Back in September 2017, Pharrell Williams was spotted laced up in a never-before-seen iteration of the adidas NMD Human Race. The unknown colorway he was seen rocking appeared to pay reference to quite an important quote from the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance, namely “For liberty and justice for all.” The right shoe had “LIBERTY” printed over it and the left one had “JUSTICE,” both in bold, capital font. The Black-colored text contrasted well with the Tan-colored sneakers. While Pharrell and adidas have continued to collaborate every now and then, it seems that Chanel is joining in for this latest, upcoming release of the NMD Human Race. Continue reading A Pharrell x Chanel x adidas NMD Is Set To Debt In Paris
Two NBA basketball players recently laced up in unexpected pairs of the Air Jordan 3. One of them was P.J. Tucker who is now a member of the Houston Rockets roster after recently signing a new contract. Between 2012 and 2017 he played for the Phoenix Suns and during that time he even rocked the Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October.” On the recent NBA Media Day 2017 though, he was wearing the extremely rare Air Jordan 3 “Legends of Summer.” Apart from NBA players, Jordan Brand has also dropped a brand new Air Jordan 3 colorway in GS sizes for the small-footed sneakerheads. Continue reading Jordan Brand Has Dropped An Air Jordan 3 “Anthracite” Colorway In GS Sizes
On October 8th, 2017, WWE hosted its ninth Hell in a Cell PPV event. The main event was a Hell in a Cell match between Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon, who happens to be WWE’s minority owner. Shane McMahon is known for being an avid sneakerheads, having close ties with Jordan Brand, and ever since his return back in February 2016, he has rocked numerous custom and popular Air Jordan sneakers. For his Hell in a Cell main event match, Shane’s sneaker of choice was the custom Air Jordan 32 iteration seen above. It seems a recently seen Air Jordan 32 PE pair has also become unexpectedly available. Continue reading The Air Jordan 32 “Charlotte Hornets” PE Is Available On eBay For $1,100
Sneakerheads reading this may or may not remember the Air Jordan 17 OG Low “All-Stars” or “Lightning,” which made its retail debut at a price of $150 on June 1st, 2002. Around that time, i.e. during the 2001–02 NBA season, Michael Jordan was dominating in the league after suddenly returning to the sport and was constantly making headlines. Michael Jordan actually rocked the Air Jordan 17 Low “Lightning” during the 2002 All-Star Game, which included an astonishing setback when MJ missed a wide-open dunk. Now, it seems that Jordan Brand and SoleFly are collaborating to whip up an exclusive variation of the Air Jordan 17 Low “Lightning.” Continue reading This SoleFly-Exclusive Air Jordan 17 Low Is A Variation Of 2002’s “Lightning” Colorway