25 Jul
Happiness & celebration in custom high-top form

Nike’s Air Jordan continues its celebration of the Far East with its XO Ignite Shanghai high-top. The XQ stands for “Xi Qing,”, or “happiness and celebration” in Chinese and explains the shoe’s obvious Eastern influences. The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG silhouette is customized in a patterned white leather with gold laces, Swoosh, silk […]


25 Apr
The iconic Nike high-top returns with all original branding

In their “The Air Jordan OG” series Nike resurrects their beloved Air Jordan 1 high-tops — only this time with all the original logos, instead of with the Jumpman23 branding you see on on most recreations. Many find the Jumpman23 logo to be garish, and ruin an otherwise good pair of shoes — count us among […]


26 Feb
Air Jordan 1 & snapback hat benefit Big Brothers of America

This February marks the 37th Anniversary of Black History Month, and to celebrate the Jordan Brand has hooked up with hat designer JUST DON to produce a limited edition sneaker and snapback hat BHM pack. The classic Air Jordan 1 silhouette is crafted of all black leather with a bright orange liner, with a similar […]


29 Jan
Air Jordan 1 High & MELO M9s get the Chinese viper treatment

Just like everyone else in the sneaker game, Nike’s Jordan Brand is getting into Year Of the Dragon celebration. The Chinese just might be growing into an important market — you heard it here first, kids — so it’s hardly a mystery why top brands are climbing over each other to fully represent the celebration […]


25 May
Cheaper canvas versions of your favorite vintage Air Jordans

If you want to stock up on your vintage Air Jordans but don’t have $1,000 to drop on a pair of mid-80s deadstock shoes, then jump on the Air Jordan 1 KO Quickstrike Pack dropping on June 2nd, 2012. Released in the classic black/red/white (above) and white/black/red (below) colorways of the original sneaker with canvas […]


2 Jun
Sole Mates pins sneakers and playmates together for pet project

With the Mavericks and the Heat preparing for the last stretch of the NBA finals, Playboy decided to compile a list of the coolest Jordan sneakers in a project they called Soul Mates. In a move of inspired genius, the twenty-three top Air Jordans were selected and photographed accompanied by one of nine Playmates posing alongside […]


17 Sep
Fashion Figure INC is here to save your Action Figure's day

Fashion Figure INC is unlike any organization you’ve ever heard of. The brainchild of the elusive, artistic savant Reggieknow (who we’ve profiled before), FFINC has arguably the world’s most unique business model: they make dope ass gear for your action figures, and they will style them the hell out. If you’ve ever, absolutely, 100%, no […]

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