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 […]


17 Jun
Another Scorsese tale of criminal rags to riches ascension

The trailer for Martin Scorcese’s latest opus was just released, and it seems to hit all the touchpoints of a typical epic Scorsesian plotline. A rags to riches thug-life story shot not through the lens of organized crime but rather Wall Street (wait, is that the same thing actually?), The Wolf Of Wall Street tells […]


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 […]


The Greatest Sneaker Of All Time is being re-released by Nike this January. Jordan Brand’s Air Jordan 1 Retro High will be once again made available out of the box in its iconic White/Red/Black colorway, packaged in a similar fashion to the original. Of course the leather high-tops will feature the throwback Jordan logo with wings, […]


We covered Seattle-based photographer Chris Jordan’s Midway photography project back in 2009, and its impact was undeniable. Since that time, Jordan and a film crew have spent the past three years at the Midway Atoll (located halfway between North America and Asia) filming the albatross living and breeding. Why? Because they’ve been consuming our plastic […]


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 […]

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