10 Apr
Trainer inspired by the NFL's greatest receiver of all time

The new Jerry Rice-inspired version of the lightweight Free Trainer 5.0 built for hardcore activity is now available at Nike. Rice, known not just for his football feats (which place him as the best wide receiver the game has ever seen), but also for his intense training sessions along the steep hills of San Francisco, inspired [...]


4 Apr
Ultra-luxury footwear made in Italy with Velcro-closing

The British Alexander McQueen design-house manages to maintain the McQ aesthetic, while dropping a new style with this fresh take on the high-top sneaker. The two-tone sneaker top is an eye-popping but neutral mix of khaki-green and beige letter print with a quilted, cushion-y, Velcro fold-over closure. With a leather interior and rubber sole, the final touch [...]


1 Apr
Korean artist lifts Nike & N.A.S.A. to the moon for Air Max Day

Just a few days ago, Nike and Nike-shoe enthusiasts celebrated Air Max Day, a Nike holiday of sorts which commemorates the release of the original Air Max 1 back in 1987. The celebration is in honor of the athletic shoe that changed the expectations of what a running shoe could be in terms of fit, function [...]


Perhaps the illest kicks to hit the air since the winged sandals of Hermes, Jeremy Scott presents these Electric Mesh Wings 2.0 as part of his 2014 Spring/Summer collection for Adidas Originals. Bold being an understatement, the synthetic mesh upper is colored a vivid electric lime, featuring an untraditional closure that is a lace-up with [...]


If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, [...]


Jeremy Scott takes the iconic Rod Laver silhouette and does what he does best — transforming something ultra minimal into the ultra magnetic. The normally crispy white Laver sneaker gets a total overhaul from the LA designer, crafting the entire tennis shoe in a metallic gold reptile print leather that makes it instantly unavoidable. The low-top sneaker [...]


13 Feb
The latest release from the overlord of subtle footwear

The latest adidas Originals sneaker comes off as a bit more reserved for Jeremy Scott, who’s made his famed footwear into everything from psychedelic teddy bears to Totem poles. This latest takes adidas’ Instinct High silhouette and brandishes the exaggerated padded tongue with a bold representation of the British flag, aka the Union Jack, leading to the apt [...]


10 Feb
Honma Masaaki releases yet another collaboration for 2014

Certainly a big deal was made last year when designer Honma Masaaki announced he’d be shutting down his respected luxury street wear line mastermind JAPAN by the end of 2013. Well 2013 has come and gone, and still new collaborations are arising from the label — such as his XXX — which makes one wonder, are these [...]

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