Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 High “Low Flip”

We’ve been meaning to do this one for a while now, but quite frankly, with the back-end of 2020 loaded with catch-up releases and the start of this year so chock-full-o-news, we forgot. Plus, we’ve barely had the time to get into the lab and get a little creative. But a Friday afternoon fuck-around finally gotContinue reading “Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 High “Low Flip””

Air Jordan 5 “Anthracite”

As part of Jordan Brand’s unveiling of their Spring 2021 collection, official imagery and also a first look at the Air Jordan 5 “Anthracite”have arrived. While it does bear some resemblance to the predicted mock-up, the more you look at the release, the more you start to notice just how different it is. The reconstructed and reconfiguredContinue reading “Air Jordan 5 “Anthracite””

Adidas Niteball “Big Logo”

Adidas has continually looked to its history for future inspiration, many of which arrive under the same name in completely new designs that utilize it’s namesake’s heritage. Options like the popular Nite Jogger and recently-revived Streetball come to mind, and in this instance, come together to forge the adidas Niteball. It saw a pretty solid debut back in mid-2020, but as theContinue reading “Adidas Niteball “Big Logo””

Nike Dunk Low “UNLV”

There’s no slowing down for the Dunk in 2021 with Nike set to embark on the silhouette’s biggest year ever. Already having previewed dozens of upcoming options for the new year — from general releases to more OFF-WHITE collaborations — yet another appears. This time around, it’s a Low version of the original “UNLV” Nike Dunk from 1985. TeasedContinue reading “Nike Dunk Low “UNLV””

Jaden Smith x New Balance Vision Racer

Jaden Smith and his New Balance Vision Racer returns this month with two back-to-basics colorways of black and white. But the upcoming duo isn’t as simple as that, with pairs presenting in premium construction and with pops of pink to add some signs of life. First, we’ll take a look at the white option, which arrives anchored inContinue reading “Jaden Smith x New Balance Vision Racer”

Nike Air Flight 89 “Roswell Rayguns”

We’re now just days away from Nike’s extensive “Roswell Rayguns” collection that incorporates a handful of the brand’s best retro hoops shoes (and a Kyrie 7) in honoring the classic Nike ad campaign from 2002. Already covering the Air Force 1, Blazer, More Uptempo, Air Raid, and two Converse options, the pack felt a little unfinished withContinue reading “Nike Air Flight 89 “Roswell Rayguns””

Air Jordan 1 High “University Blue”

Air Jordan 1 “University Blue” pegged for the first quarter of 2021, and it’s tipped to arrive in White, Uni Blue, and Black. Of course, being so far out from release and its production, we can only speculate what the pair will look like — and we’re hoping for something like this “UNC Toe” mock-up we’veContinue reading “Air Jordan 1 High “University Blue””

OFF-WHITE x Air Jordan 1 “Canary Yellow”

A lot of light is shining on Virgil Abloh and his collaborations with Nike over the past few days. Firstly, it was the reported return of another multi-pair collection dubbed “The 20”, then it was a release confirmation of two University Gold OFF-WHITE x Nike Air Forces 1s for July. Then it flowed through that there wereContinue reading “OFF-WHITE x Air Jordan 1 “Canary Yellow””

Jordan 6 Rings “Light Graphite”

Like the Retro pair, this too features a mix of grey, orange, red, black and white, though unlike the aforementioned inspired-pairs, this does appear in moderately different blocking. For this release, we can expect to see medium grey nubuck uppers paired with jet black patent leather overlays, liners, and hardware. Complimentary accents of red andContinue reading “Jordan 6 Rings “Light Graphite””

Jordan 6 Rings “Obsidian”

Not only does the silhouette borrow elements from Jordans 6 thru 12, it often sees itself dressed in colorways made famous by those retros. This time around it looks to an OG Air Jordan 12 for inspiration, with this Jordan 6 Rings “Obsidian” taking on both the name and the blocking of the classic release. Though itsContinue reading “Jordan 6 Rings “Obsidian””

Jordan 6 Rings Spiz’ike

Not only does the silhouette borrow elements from Jordans 6 thru 12, it often sees itself dressed in colorways made famous by those retros. This time, though, it looks to its most famous hybrid brother, the Spiz’ike, for inspiration. Though blocking is unique to the pair, the unmistakable mix of black, white, red, and greenContinue reading “Jordan 6 Rings Spiz’ike”

Jordan 6 Rings “Island Green”

With white mesh uppers and striking black patent leather overlay at the mudguard. Outsoles, which arrive icy on the original Air Jordan 11, have been tinted here in the titular green hue, with the color returning again at the chenille tongue, Air Jordan 6 rear pull, and embroidered heel branding. Black liners, lace locks, andContinue reading “Jordan 6 Rings “Island Green””

READYMADE x Nike Blazer Mid

This newest Blazer Mid colorway displays a DIY aesthetic while still capturing modern-day hype appeal, the core of the upper is comprised of a grey-on-white camouflaged textile that plays host to a plethora of unique overlays. White rubber panels cover the toe cap and heel, a large black rough-cut material is positioned on the medial,Continue reading “READYMADE x Nike Blazer Mid”

Air Jordan 13 “Red Flint”

Following the hugely successful return of the Air Jordan 13 “Flint” in May this year, Jordan Brand will look to deliver another grey-garbed edition of the silhouette. This time, though, it won’t be capped with the OG blue, but with red for an Air Jordan 13 “Red Flint” that immediately draws thoughts on Kevin Martin’s Rockets PEContinue reading “Air Jordan 13 “Red Flint””

Air Jordan Flight 45 “Concord”

The late 1980s/early 1990s was the golden era for hightop hoops shoes. But although Mike was more of a Mid-to-Low man, it hasn’t stopped the brand from paying homage to the aesthetical era on more than one occasion. The Jordan Flight 45, though been missing from retails for five-or-so years, is the brand’s tribute toContinue reading “Air Jordan Flight 45 “Concord””

Oregon Ducks Tease on OFF-WHITE Air Jordan 1 PE

In recent years, college sports have garnered just as much attention off the field as on it, and some would say, with all the media – social and traditional — surrounding it, that the attention is heavily weighted to the latter. For sneakerheads, though, its the exclusive PE unveiling that take center stage — theContinue reading “Oregon Ducks Tease on OFF-WHITE Air Jordan 1 PE”

Jordan 6 Rings “Light Graphite”

Jordan Brand is going full-speed with the Jordan 6 Rings for the new year, with the hybridized silhouette slinging out a sample of sleek new colorways over the past week, all of which are taking inspiration of classic Air Jordan colorways both OG and otherwise. Following on from the recently revealed “Hare” and “Aqua” options comes this Jordan 6 Rings “Light Graphite” which,Continue reading “Jordan 6 Rings “Light Graphite””

Nike Air Jordan 1 KO “Chicago”

The popularity of the Air Jordan 1 has naturally lead Jordan Brand to implement an array of alternate models to quench the market’s thirst. In addition to the mainstay AJ1 High, Mid, and Low. Jordan Brand has recently introduced new variations like the Twist and Zoom CMFT, while also paying tribute to its old school originals in the HighContinue reading “Nike Air Jordan 1 KO “Chicago””

Air Jordan 11 Adapt

Celebrating 25 years of the Air Jordan 11, Jordan Brand commemorates the storied silhouette with a storied release that simultaneously pays respect to the Jumpman past and looks to the future: the Air Jordan 11 Adapt. Twenty-five years after original sketches of Tinker Hatfield’s Air Jordan 11 design illuminated his intent to make a laceless shoe, JordanContinue reading “Air Jordan 11 Adapt”

Air Jordan 4 “University Blue”

Jordan Brand’s release schedule for 2021 is filling up fast, with yet another leak for the brand’s first quarter revealed today. At this stage, the information we have has the pair listed to arrive in University Blue/Tech Grey/White/Black ,sounding very similar to an old Concept Air Jordan 4 we did in the Lab around this time lastContinue reading “Air Jordan 4 “University Blue””