Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Even if you think you have outgrown cartoons you have got to admit that this is just flat out cool. Disney and adidas have teamed up to bring us the Mickey X which is a Mickey Mouse themed Superstar II with a style that is anything but childish. The sneaker features a Black leather upper with White crossbones with Mickey’s hands and feet at the tips. The tongues depict a scowling Mickey head while if you flip to the insoles you can see him strutting his stuff from left to right sneakers. These are available now at select retailers in limited numbers.
Disney x adidas Originals Superstar II ‘Mickey X’
The Air Jordan X released in 1995 in a variety of team-oriented colorways that allowed some of the NBA's other squads to garner some attention while Michael Jordan was away from the Bulls. The Kings, Knicks, Magic and Sonics all got AJXs along with a variety of Chicago-style colorups, but only the Bulls colorways were retroed when the AJX returned a decade later. Instead of those 'PEs', we got a few new colorways including the white, Varsity Red and Steel Grey edition that served as an alternate 'home' look to the white, black and True Red OGs. Turns out there were also some differences between the '05s and a sample version that never hit retail, notable details including the sockliner color, eyestay material and outsole Jumpman. Click through to see more angles of the unreleased pair, browse the Sneaker News Air Jordan Legacy archives and let us know which version you like best. via Stickie213
It turns out that Connor Burns' handiwork won't be the only Nike LeBron 8 V/2 to feature the street art aesthetic, as DJ Steph Floss has shown the world the latest in a long line of V/2 heat. The 'Graffiti' LeBron 8 V2s were also spotted at another all-star game of sorts, a Monday night tip where the Melo League squad somehow overcame Kevin Durant's 59 points for the Goodman League all-stars.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Arriving at adidas Originals accounts this month is a new Forum Mid from the Star Wars Collection inspired by Rebel Alliance general Han Solo. Taking on a military flight jacket theme, the shoe features an olive green nylon build with metal zipper detailing. The tongue is adorned with a Han Solo Portrait, while a Millenium Falcon graphic and "Galactic Scoundrel" text are etched into the lateral side panel. The inner liner is done in vibrant safety orange textile and a chunky white rubber outsole finishes off the look below.
Look for the "Han Solo" adidas Originals Forum Mid S.W. at spots like Mr. R Sports today. Retail is $160.
Here's a sneaker that folks have been foaming at the mouth for ever since photos first surfaced. The Nike Air Foamposite Pro 'Dark Pine' is just what Penny fans have been waiting for, something a bit more versatile to rock as Fall comes around. No shiny metallic hues or glowing greens and blues here, just a low contrast colorway with a hit of blue via the signature icy soles. Judging by the huge response these have been generating online for months now, we don't advise sleeping in on the September 2nd release date. Be on the lookout for the Nike Air Foamposite Pro in Dark Pine at NSW retailers like Millennium and if you want to avoid that release date anxiety then grab a pair early on eBay.
Nike Air Foamposite Pro
50 of these The Hundreds x Garbage Pail Kids tees will be made available and given out for FREE at the opening night of their GARBAGE PAIL KIDS tribute at Gallery 1988 on Melrose this Friday from 7 to 10pm. A full collection will drop later this year.
Underground comic titan Mark Newgarden and graphic novel godfather Art Spiegelman’s iconic co-creation, Garbage Pail Kids, are getting a makeover this Friday. Over 100 artists are putting their unique spin on the trading cards for an exhibition at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, put together by The Hundreds. The works will be on display until October 1, 2011 for those interested in stopping by!
Gallery 1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Nike Lebron 8 V2 Low Miami Nights will be released to people in a first come first serve basis and wristbands will be given out on the day before they drop to help organize the line. For more information check out Niketown Miami’s Facebook page.
Nike LeBron 8 V2 Low “Miami Nights”
September 2, 2011
Today we preview exclusively the ZX 700 Boat Mammoth.
This previously unreleased version is a straight colorway flip of the original 2007 consortium release, which saw the 3-Stripe take on a boat shoe dropped on to a ZX 700 sole. A true leisure classic, the B-Sides version features a predominately white Vapour suede upper, black stitching details and black, white and grey contrast touches on the midsole and outsole.
This pair of blazer lows utilizes vibrant hues that come together to create some nice graphics, all of which is contrasted by white leather on the Nike swoosh and heel. Look for these now at Nike Sportswear accounts.
Nike WMNS Blazer Low Premium
Sail / Sail
Monday, August 29, 2011
Sneaker heads usually find it hard to find Matching gear for there kix but over at Cool J's Miami 20th street location your only problem will be what else to buy to match your kix. Here's a taste of some of the matching fitteds Cool js carry to match your favorite J's.
While the Star Wars x adidas Originals collaboration may have died down a bit from when the team-up was first hitting shelves, the saga continues here as adidas is bringing it back after the initial string of releases, apparently taking a page out of the George Lucas playbook. The adidas Originals Superstar 2.0 shown here is inspired by the ice planet Hoth, manifsted in the cool mixture of blues and whites on the upper and the icy soles on bottom. These sneakers rep the Rebel Alliance side of things, with the Alliance logo on the soles and the obvious L. Skywalker logo hit on the heel. Continue reading for a full look at the latest installment from the Star Wars x adidas Originals collection, available now at adidas online.