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We round up all the best Air Jordan 1s of the glossy variety. There’s an ironic thing happening in sneakers. As time marches on and the memory of Michael Jordan’s time with the Chicago Bulls becomes less vivid, the more popular his signature Air Jordan 1 seems to become. Nostalgia no doubt plays a role in keeping […]


There are no limits in the world of collaborations now. Footwear has become the testing ground for collaborative collisions of all sorts and never is that more apparent — both in style and in name — than with the Nike x Sacai x CLOT LDWaffle Net Orange Blaze. The latest in a saga of LDWaffle […]

YEEZY FOAM RUNNER “Yellow Ochre” Releases On September 18th

Fresh off news that his 10th studio album, “DONDA,” secured the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart a week after its debut, Kanye West is moving forward with a shoe first teased in late April: the adidas YEEZY FOAM RUNNER in “Yellow Ochre.” Akin to the majority of pairs before it, the latest take on YEEZY‘s partly-algae […]

Travis Scott’s Nike Air Max 1 Collab Appears In “Baroque Brown”

Arguably one of the most influential men on the planet, Travis Scott has what some would call the “Midas Touch.” With every collaboration, be it with McDonald’s or Nike, La Flame garners roaring reception, some going as far to scream “Cactus Jack sent me” to unfortunate part-time workers. And with his latest project, which is likely to […]

First Look At The Travis Scott x Nike Air Max 1 “Wheat”

Undoubtedly one of sneaker culture’s finest, Travis Scott has effortlessly taken 2021 by storm, offering collaborations with PlayStation and even the legendary Hiroshi Fujiwara. And soon — likely before the year’s end — the artist will drop not just one but multiple iterations of his Air Max 1. The classic sees a treatment not too unlike the releases […]

A Lot Has Changed in the adidas Yeezy Line Since Kanye West’s Last Album

While we wait for “Donda,” we look back at the evolution of the adidas Yeezy line since “Jesus Is King” dropped in 2019. Prior to “DONDA,” Kanye West’s last studio album was October 2019’s “Jesus is King.” To no one’s surprise, ‘Ye’s adidas Yeezy footwear line looked completely different back then versus today. A glut of new […]

An Early Look at the Air Jordan 4 “Lightning”

Detailed look and history behind the anticipated colorway. Michael Jordan’s retirement from basketball opened up new avenues for sneaker storytelling. Freed from the constraints of having to appear in Chicago Bulls-friendly colors or honor any specific on-court moment, the Air Jordan colorways of the mid-2000s often explored Jordan’s interests away from the game he once dominated.  One […]

Detailed Look At 2021’s Air Jordan 11 “Cool Grey”

First teased in mid-November 2020, the Air Jordan 11 “Cool Grey” has recently surfaced via unofficial, but detailed images that’ll surely have savvy and casual sneaker enthusiasts alike set aside $225 USD+ ahead of the pair’s anticipated December 11th release date. While initially believed to be part of the model’s 25th anniversary due to a handful of […]

All 50 Off-White x Nike Dunks Revealed

It’s official: Virgil Abloh is releasing 50 pairs of the Off-White x Nike Dunk Low before 2021 ends. Dubbed the “Dear Summer” collection by the Illinois-native (and “The 50” by spectators on social media), the upcoming collaboration serves as Abloh’s most expansive project with NIKE, Inc. since 2017’s “The Ten,” which reimagined 10 silhouettes from under the North American conglomerate’s umbrella. […]