With the long days of summer coming to an end and the cooler winter weather coming, Nike SB is releasing their new Flash Pack just in time. The pack brings new reflective updates to the Nike SB Lunar Janoski Mid, the Koston 1 Mid and the P-Rod 8 with a Nike SB Steele Lightweight Jacket also accompanying the collection. Each item in the pack features new Nike Shield technology that boasts retro-reflective attributes that increases visibility for skating at night. The Nike SB Flash Pack will be available on nike.com/skateboarding and selects SB retailers beginning October 1st.
Adidas teams up with Washington Wizards‘ ankle breaker John Wall to launch his first signature collection. Introducing the J Wall 1 — three-piece, two-part — collection includes two sneaker pairs, two zip-up hoodies, and two pairs of basketball shorts; one in black and grey, and the other in homage to the Wizards, in red, white and blue. Specific to the sneakers, expect to find ‘Wall’ inscribed about the bottom of the sole and a well thought-out logo designed by Adidas to personify JW’s “quick playing style and ability to cross over defenders”. The J Wall 1 is a collection defined by a sleek, bold design fully inspired by Wall’s quick on-court play and fashion forward off-court style. The initial colorways of the brand new adidas J Wall 1 are set to debut Friday, October 31, 2014, for $115. [Read more →]
Nike Sportswear is preparing to drop yet another sneakerbomb on the masses sure to cause a stampede! Over the years Tinker Hatfield’s infamous Elephant Print has seen it’s way onto Jordans, Dunks, Air Max and everything in between. Finally the 1997Air Foamposite Pro Premium gets it’s turn in a grey and black elephant print contrasted with a gaudy pink sole! Duck for cover as these joints will be dropping Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8:00AM for $250 on Nike.com and at select Nike Sportswear retailers worldwide. [Read more →]
New Balance and Singapore’s Limited Edt are back with the final chapter of their Made in England 577 series. The grand finale of their trilogy that took over six years to complete features a New Balance M577 LEV sporting a mix of premium materials like nubuck leather on the upper with 3m reflective panels. The color way is inspired by Limited Edt’s Queensway Shopping Center boutique’s interior and sports-inspired logo’s signature royal blue and flash orange. New Balance fans can also expect only the highest quality and craftsmanship since the limited edition collab was produced in the brand’s legendary Flimby factory. The Limited Edt x New Balance M577 LEV will be released in limited numbers on October 24th at select accounts like End Clothing.
Japanese designer Taka Hayashi introduces three new signature Vault by Vans silhouettes for Holiday 2014. Behold the TH Era Huarache LX, TH Sk8 Mid Skool LX & TH Sk8 Huarache, presenting high end take on the Mid Skool, and huarache-inspired renditions of the Era and Sk8-Hi. Offered in a trio of colors in a premium material mix of leather, suede and nubuck, the Sk8 Mid boasts diamond-embossed quarter panels, accent stitched ankle counters, herringbone-molded toe bumper and a pressed midsole. The TH Era Huarache LX and TH Sk8 Huarache LX are presented in a four-piece set influenced by traditional huarache-crafting techniques. The Bordo editions combines dark leather uppers with wool accents at the midfoot section of the low-top and medial sides of the high-top, while the Mustang executions of each silhouette exhibit a softer appearance, hued in light tones and fashioned in premier pig suede and Italian woven textiles. Stylized perforations, laser-etched accents, rawhide laces and metal eyelets complete the Huarache-inspired aesthetic of the Era and Sk8-Hi. Look for the Vault by Vans x Taka Hayashi Holiday 2014 Collection to roll into select accounts this October starting at $140.
Jordan Brand is bringing back the Air Jordan 13 with an all new eye catching ‘Reflective Silver’ colorway. Traditionally famous for it’s reflective quilted upper, the Air Jordan 13 has been redone with almost an entirely 3M upper giving the classic basketball sneakers a lot more shine. For the Jordan purist the 13’s traditional black suede side and heel paneling remain in tact along with it’s black tumbled leather tongue and infamous hologram logos. However, an all new infrared Jordan logos and outsoles give this flashy new offering even a bit more pop. Look for the Air Jordan 13 Retro ‘Reflective Silver’ in select Jordan Brand accounts Saturday, October 4th for $185 Mens and $130 Kids.
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Nick Diamond expands the Diamond Supply Co. Footwear line with the release of his new Native Trek boot. While most Diamond Supply Co. Footwear toes the line of skateable lifestyle shoes, the Native Trek offers Diamond Lifers something a little more rugged to weather the elements. While the cut and paneling may be reminiscent of a classic mid top skate shoe, outdoor influence can also be seen in the moccasin like stitching and hiking laces topping each pair. A zip up shroud allows the wearer a more secure fit for those longer treks, while TPU eyelets and a toe bumper pay homage to classic runners. Look for the Diamond Supply Co. Native Trek to release in black and camo as a part of Diamond Supply Co.’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection soon.
The Stussy “Rootz” Fall 2014 collection features classic silhouettes influenced from select pieces out of the Stussy Archives. Three classic graphic tees are reintroduced along with two jackets, three button up shirts, two bottoms, fleece, and a selection of headwear – including iconic patterns with a strong timeless reference to their early designs. The Stussy “Rootz” Fall 2014 collection is available at Stussy Chapter Stores and Stussy.com for a limited time only.
With the recent release of the Air Jordan 2014, Jordan Brand stated its move toward a more stylish performance basketball shoe with a sneaker inspired by fine Italian suits. Now following two successful releases in tonal black and red, the Jordan Shine is back to showcase the best of both worlds with a new white luxurious woven leather upper and ‘Vachetta Tan’ sock liners on the modern silhouette inspired by the classic Air Jordan 1. Look for limited pairs of the ‘White/Vachetta Tan’ Air Jordan Shine to drop Saturday, September 27th with a price tag of $400.
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The fourth Vans and Liberty Art Fabrics collection is on the way for October. The release will include several of the classic Vans styles including the Era, Old Skool, Sk8-Hi, Authentic and Slip-On. One again Liberty pulls timeless fabrics from established artists from their archives and applies them to classic Vans skate shoes. Look for the new Vans x Liberty Art Fabrics Holiday Collection to hit Vans retails stores in October with the price range from 60 to 75 dollars.