Even Pizza con is a thing and therefore the existence of a sneaker convention shouldn’t surprise anyone at all. For those who have been living under a rock (yours truly, included), yes, sneaker convention is real, but that’s not what we are here for. We are here for something that popped up during one such convention for all-thing kicks held in Germany. The case you see here packs a custom Xbox One S with matching color controllers, and a pair of matching Atmos x Air Max 1 ‘Elephants Print 2017’ and it was a giveaway by Germany sneaker store 43einhalb, in collaboration with Microsoft, at Laced Up Sneakermesse held in Frankfurt back in March. Continue reading Custom Xbox One S With Matching Nike Sneakers Was Given Away In Germany
Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES for short, had a fair number of basketball game titles, but even if it did, does it warrant a NES-themed Jordan? Maybe not. But whether or not it does call for a NES-themed treatment on a pair of kicks largely known for its basketball lineage, it does not matter because sneaker customizer Freaker Sneaks have already made some. The last we seen from this talented sneaker customizer is the SNES version, which was undeniably cool – especially to folks who grew up in 80s and 90s playing NES, but this latest one feels different. It is, how do you say? Complete? I don’t know why it feels complete to me. Continue reading Freaker Sneaks NES-Themed Jordan Comes With Cartridge-shaped Tag
Remember the Nike Air Mag self-lacing sneakers introduced last year? Apparently, a pair was put on the block recently by Heritage Auctions in a sale called The Future is Now which saw this pair of high-tech sneakers closes at a whopping $52,500, setting the world record for a collectible sneaker at public auction. The recent 2016 Air Mags sale smashes the previous record by a good $20,000. The 2016 Nike Air Mag, designated Lot #77121, is listed as size 11 and comes in its original box with signed numbered plate, display and charging accessories, plus a Deadstock Plate signed by Tinker Hatfield, one of the Nike architect who made self-lacing shoe a reality. Continue reading Nike Air Mag Self-Lacing Sneakers Sold For A World Record $52,500!
Fans of Nike line of Air Force 1 and Roshe kicks will be delighted to know that you can have the iconic outsole designs of the respective sneakers right next to your ear – thanks to Nike for turning the outsole designs into protective cases for iPhone 7. Now, we all know the soles of any pair of kicks are designed for traction, or grip, but we are not sure if this 100% thermoplastic polyurethane iteration will improve your grip on your precious device. It does look rad though, especially the Air Force 1 version. As with any good case, these new Nike cases for iPhone 7 are designed to give your the protection it need and in the case of the thermoplastic polyurethane, it is said to be impact resistant (to what extend, it is unknown) and resistant to scratches. Continue reading Nike Brings Air Force 1 And Roshe Outsoles To Cases For iPhone 7
Nike has once again teamed up with Apple to introduce another Apple Watch. Yes, the first was announced just last September, but last week, the sporting goods maker has unveiled the second, this time introducing Nike’s collaborative innovation platform called NikeLab. The new Nike collab Apple Watch, dubbed Apple Watch NikeLab is a limited edition smart timepiece in neutral-tone, sporting black and cream watch band paired to a Space Gray Apple Watch Series 2. Continue reading Apple Watch NikeLab: Nothing Much, Probably Just Change In Color
If you have a thing for old fighter jets and love Nike sneakers – particularly, Jordans, well, then look out for this pair of new Air Jordan 5 retro kicks. Mind you, this ain’t no ordinary rebooted retro. It is a pair inspired by the classic American long-range, single-seater fighter bomber used back in WWII, the North American Aviation P-51 Mustang. Obviously, there’s not a lot you can do to a sneaker to make it look like a flying Mustang. You certainly don’t expect propellers on those kicks, much less wings or stabilizers, but it sure has something that will appeal to aviation enthusiasts: the iconic shark teeth. As far as the actual kicks are concerned, the shark teeth is not what you expect; it is presented as embossed on the leather wrapped midsole. It is really subtle. Continue reading If Only The Shark Teeth With Colors Could Be On This Pair Of P-51 Jordan 5…
Freaker Sneaks is not shoe brand and that’s probably a good thing, or else this shoe customizer founded by U.K. born artist Jonny Barry wouldn’t be able to turn out shoes that you desired in your favorite, sometimes one-of-a-kind design. Having said that, if you are tired of off-the-shelf sneakers and if you have been bitten by the nostalgic gaming bug, then you should really check out Freaker Sneaks’ Jordan “Super Nintendo” IV. Well, the product pretty much says it all. There’s really nothing we can add on except for two things: it has a colorway that’s a nod the Super Nintendo chassis color and each pair features D-pad and buttons that are actually pulled from official Super Nintendo controllers, and hence they are can actually be pressed. Continue reading Freaky Sneaks “Super Nintendo” Shoes Have Real Controller Buttons!
Designed by Nike Basketball designer Tony Hardman (who is the same man responsible for Run The One and Hyperchase), Nike PG1 is the very first signature shoe of NBA star, Indiana Pacer’s Paul George who is also Nike’s 21st signature athlete in 44 years and boy, does this pair of kicks look awesome. Sporting a low-cut design, the light grey PG1 features a couple of design touches that points to the man’s passions, including a 2K-rendered portrait on the insoles connect to George’s love of gaming and also, his status as cover athlete of the video game NBA 2K17, while a bobber-inspired lace lock and fish scale detailed upper points to his other interest: fishing. Continue reading Paul George’s First Nike Signature Shoe Has His Portrait On The Insoles
Nike is constantly pushing out new Air Force 1 sneakers which is hard for us to keep track or feature. And thus, we make a point to only pick out Air Force 1 that are truly unique in look, such as the AF1 that’s covered in raw cork material, or this one here that has ballistic nylon in the mix amongst premium full grain leather, introduced recently. The former material gives this pair of kicks a very military feel and the olive (or black, the other color Nike is offering for men) colorway, along with a gum color outsole only serve to reinforce that notion. Continue reading Ballistic Nylon Nike Special Field Air Force 1 Is Very Military-ish, Very Cool
Last year was the year of the supposed future as foretold by Robert Zemeckis. Though we didn’t quite get flying cars, self-drying jacket or holographic billboard, at least hoverboard was kind of real and so was the unforgettable self-lacing Nike Mag shoes worn by Marty McFly. Thanks to the enhancement in battery and motor technology, Nike Mag is real and in 2015, a functional pair was hand-delivered to actor Michael J. Fox who played the young McFly in the hugely successful Back to the Future trilogy. In 2012, a version of this iconic Nike Mag was created and put up for auction to benefit Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and today, Nike and The Michael J. Fox Foundation has come together once again to announce the release of Continue reading Good News! 2016 Nike Mag Can Be Yours And Here’s How To Get It