Get ready folks! The next model of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite sneaker is set to release and it's bringing an artistic influence that no one saw coming! It's quite possible that Kobe and Nike have realized that the Kevin Durant sneakers carrying a story along with it reals fans in on a many levels, and they've decided to do the same with the Kobe 9 Elite sneakers. The upcoming release entitled, "Perspective" draws inspiration from Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's "Blue Period".
If you happen to be one of the many people that missed out on the Nike KD VI "Aunt Pearl" sneaker, myself included, you still have a chance at getting your hands on a floral colorway of the Nike KD VI sneaker. The official release date for the KD VI "Floral" sneaker is March 15th and the sneakers will retail for $130. Definitely keep your ear to the ground for your local stores that will have these sneakers as well as the online availability because these are sure to go fast.
In the event that, this past summer, you spent a couple of minutes or hours envious of Michael Jordan's Air Jordan XI Retro Low "Concord" sneakers as he sat around playing beer pong then this one is for you! As Jordan fans, and sneakerheads alike, already know the Air Jordan XI sneaker has always been in the top 5 iconic releases from Jordan Brand. It's one of the sneakers you can attach a memory of greatness to, which helps with its iconic status. As we saw last summer, the Air Jordan XI low sneaker still moves numbers like it's nobody's business. For all of those interested, Christmas comes again this May.
Think you know everything there is to know about Nike? BuzzFeed just recently dropped a cool video giving some unique facts about the sneaker company. The facts range from how Nike came up with "Just Do It", to some surprising fans of the brand. Check out the video, and see how much you really know.
Spring is right around the corner and Nike is prepared with the Roshe Run "Pure Platinum". The shoe features an upper made from honeycomb mesh material. Its simplistic white colorway makes it the prime kick to bring in the warm weather season in style. Look for the Nike Roshe Run "Pure Platinum" to drop sometime in April. Check out some more pictures after the jump.
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and New Balance is looking to get in on the celebration with their latest 990 model. The shoe features an upper made up of green mesh and suede materials. Grey and white take care of the branding while the midsole and heel counter get a speckled finish. Subtle orange accents provide the shoe with a pop, as the clover on the heel ties the whole theme together. Retail prices for these kicks is set at $180. More pictures after the jump.
Supreme, Playboy, and Vans have teamed up create the new Spring/Summer 2014 footwear collection. The collection gains special significance due to it being Supreme's 20th anniversary, and Playboy's 60th. Containing both the Vans Sk8-Hi and Authentic, each design is available in black, burgundy, green, and white colorways. The Sk8-Hi model features a premium suede and canvas upper with leather lining and insoles, while the Authentic has an upper solely made from canvas with leather lining and insoles. Look for this collection to hit store March, 6th.
Reebok is back with episode 3 of "The Retro Shop." Shaq, Kemp, and Lil' Duval do their thing as usual while Allen Iverson & French Montana stop through to hang out. The scene gets funny when Shaq and Duval get into an argument over fashion. The episode also debuts the Reebok Kamikaze I, Black and Red colorway. Check out the the video to see the full story.
March, 9th DXC is teaming up with the Golden State Warriors for a special sneaker event. The sneaker show will start prior to the game from 1pm-5pm. Don't miss the chance to network with fellow sneakerheads, and get in on a chance to win a number of special auctions and prize raffles. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.
The Sneakfest Expo is coming to the Cook Convention Center in Memphis,TN on March, 8th. Buy, sell, and trade for rare kicks listening to Maybach Music Group's DJ Q Memphis on the turntables. If you register at the City Gear Booth you will eligible to when a pair of Air Jordan XII "Taxi." For more info and to purchase tickets, go to sneakfest.org.