October 24, 2012 5:00:00 PM PDT
The iconic Nike Air Trainer 1 in its original "Chlorophyll" colorway is back. Initially released in 1987, the Air Trainer 1
is one of Tinker Hatifield's first sneaker designs. The story behind the first athletic cross-trainer ever created began when Hatfield was noticing people at his local gym carrying multiple shoes in their gym bag. He witnessed people do weight training in one pair shoes, then change shoes for cardio activities. So, Hatfield decided to create a sneaker that would excel in every facet of the workout regime. When Nike chose two-sport athlete Bo Jackson to endorse the Air Trainer 1 in commercials while participating in every sport under the sun, it was a perfect match. Famous tennis player John McEnroe even laced up the Air Trainer 1
. Simply put, it's a coveted Nike classic that's a must for any sneakerhead.
January 9, 2012 4:00:00 PM PST
Nike is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Nike Cortez with a new release that pays tribute to its original design. Throughout the years the design of the Cortez has been modified, they now have a chunkier midsole, and no longer have a heel pull-tab. But, this OG leather version sports several original design features, including a large Swoosh, slim midsole, rubber toe bumper, and heel pull-tab. The Nike Cortez will always hold an important role in Nike's history as one of the most iconic running shoes from the pre-Air Max era. Sneakerheads who appreciate the old school will definitely find this Nike Cortez Classic OG Leather
version a must cop.
June 13, 2011 5:00:00 PM PDT
The '92 version of the Nike Pegasus was constructed with serious style, fresh colorways, and comfortable/breathable materials. Ever since word got out that Nike was set to re-release this running icon, people have been anxiously awaiting their arrival. So it's great to see, Nike did not disappoint. The retro version of this classic sneaker is currently available in two colorways, Sail/Black-Crimson Silver
and Sail/Crimson Orange-Photo Blue
. They feature a suede and nylon upper, embroidered "Nike AIR" logo on the tongue, Air unit in the heel, phylon midsole, and a rubber outsole with waffle pattern for traction. If you're looking for a Nike original that has a clean design and comfortable construction, you can't go wrong with the Nike Pegasus '92
October 26, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
Nike has been delighting us with enthralling ACG (All Conditions Gear) sneakers ever since the late 1980's. From the comfy Nike Air Mowabb to the classic Nike Air Escape, the ACG line boasts innovative designs with functional capabilities. And, the ACG collection continues to grow every year. One of the newest members of the ACG family is the Nike ACG Woodside
. This versatile boot is a perfect choice for the fall/winter months ahead. They sport a premium leather upper, rugged duck boot-inspired midsole and a thick outsole with aggressive lug tread. Look for the Nike ACG Woodside in four striking colors, including Light British Tan, Classic Olive, Dark Army and Black. Whether your winter path is a slushy city sidewalk or a puddle-ridden outback trail, the Nike ACG Woodside will keep your feet comfortable and your look fashionable.
September 26, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
Specifically designed to meet the needs of Bo Jackson's versatile athletic regime, the Nike Air Trainer Max '91
is back in all of its glory. Released in 1991, this all-purpose cross-trainer was constructed to perform whether you were lifting weights, running laps, or engaged in pounding cardio exercise. The popularity of Bo Jackson and his two-sport heroics, along with a unique look and "never before seen" zig-zag support strap, made the Air Trainer Max '91 an instant hit. Plus, they were also backed by Nike's long running "Bo Knows" ad campaign. Thankfully, Nike re-released the Air Trainer Max '91 in the original Grey Stone/ Yellow colorway. But, the classic is also available in Black/ White and Black/ Varsity Red. Pick up one of the greatest cross-trainers ever made, you won't be disappointed.
August 11, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
As part of the Nike SB June 2010 sneaker collection, the Nike Zoom Paul Rodriguez 3
skateboard shoe has dropped in a fresh new colorway. In the shoe world, there are few classic color combos that are money every time they're featured on a shoe. One of those tandems is grey and neon green. Enter the latest from the Paul Rodriguez line, the Zoom SB Paul Rodriguez 3 in a Matte Silver/Black/Black-Electric Green colorway. This Paul Rodriguez 3 skateboard shoe hosts a silver-based upper made of both leather and suede. Black is seen on various parts of the shoe, including the liner and swoosh. Mean green makes its impression on the heel, outsole, and tongue. as a added feature these skateboard shoes also come with both white and electric green laces.
August 10, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
The Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski
has been released yet again and this time we get to grab the skateboard shoe in Pine Green/Sail. The suede upper is definitely noticeable in its gleaming green upper and the Sail accents really stand out. Seeing it up close and personal tho its the leather accents that really do the trick. Making a good thing even better the tonality and play on materials comes to head with the leather laces. To be more specific, pine green suede covers the majority of the base, while a sail-colored swoosh, along with shoelaces of the same color, offset the base's predominant color nicely. Lastly, a sail sole gives this Janoski skateboard shoe its finishing touches. This is a sneaker that is ideal for the summer season and for those of you who skate.
July 15, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
Introduced in 1987, the Nike Delta Force AC
features a easy retro look with a sleek silhouette you can rock anywhere. The Delta Force AC lifestyle shoe has been seen a few times thus far, coming in a variety of simple colorways. From the all-black low version we saw recently, to the maroon Highs we've seen, the Nike Delta Force AC seems to be one of the favorite autoclave Nikes we've seen thus far. The shoe's original bulky profile goes the diet route to create a more streamlined silhouette with some interesting color pops. This next pair brings in a simple approach featuring a colorway of white/team red-neutral grey. This lifestyle shoe also consist of a leather upper with classic styling and a rubber sole.
July 15, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
The miles will fly by, thanks to the unique blend of light weight, cushioning and support delivered by the advanced Nike LunarFly+
retro running shoe. Notched bootie construction delivers fantastic comfort and fit. Targeted overlays boost support and durability at key wear zones. This Nike Lunarfly+ retro running shoe features a Lunar Lite cushioning system with dynamic support midsole architecture providing a class-leading blend of cushioning and adaptive support. Deep flex grooves promote a naturally efficient stride. Environmentally friendly rubber outsole with added abrasion resistance at heel.
July 5, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
Vintage is definitely in style, and with that being said, Nike has placed the "vintage" label on many of its classic silhouettes. The Nike All Court Low
lifestyle shoe has been a very popular sneaker throughout the first half of 2010. Colorways such as birch and navy were definitely like by many around the sneaker community. Nike has now released the All Court Low Vintage lifestyle shoe in White/Black. The 100% all-white canvas upper is contrasted by a black swoosh and a vintage Nike logo on the tongue. However, the real vintage attribute is seen in the form of the stained sole. Other features include white laces and a white inner lining.
June 15, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
The latest candidate for this summer's best all-white sneaker is a new Nike Blazer High AC
retro lifestyle shoe. Looking better than ever in white leathers, the velcro-strapped AC Blazer lifestyle shoe features a subtle herringbone pattern on the upper, While the laceless, velcro Blazer sports a white base which uses textured leather for the side panels and tumbled leather on the toe, mid-foot, Swoosh and heel tab. There's just a touch of red for good measure on the tongue tag, while pine green goes virtually unnoticeable on the outsole and insoles. You might think of this Nike Blazer AC High lifestyle shoe as an Un-Gucci look.
June 10, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
Nike Sportswear has made a number of footwear styles famous including the Air Force 1, Nike Dunk, and various other styles. While the Nike Dunk was redesigned to better fit a Women's foot a couple of years ago we've yet to see Nike change anything on the Air Force 1 to tailor it more for Women until now. Nike has launched it's new Nike Women's Air Feather High
retro lifestyle shoe, slimmed down specifically for the females. As for the color makeups,this specific pair owns a primarily red patent leather base, featuring white accents including the shoe laces, Nike swoosh, and front of the outsole. With this simple but yet bold colorway, this retro lifestyle shoe is sure to turn heads.
June 10, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
This laceless cross-training shoe was first released in 1993 as a shoe that would lead you to "devour" your opponents. Now it's back with the original colorway and same unique design. The Nike Air Carnivore
takes a step to the wild side with this sandal-trainer hybrid. The ankle and midfoot crossover straps are white and contrast the black toe and heel. On the heel nubuck, a textured print can be seen, with the same print appearing on the black and gold midsole. The neoprene sleeves that hold your foot and ankle are bright red, adding a splash of color to this unique trainer. The cross-training shoe is also equipped with performance features like breathability, lock-down straps across the top of the foot and the sides and great cushioning in the insole. It's a retro style that will definitely stand out in your collection.
June 8, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
Nike's been pushing their Dynasty 81 Hi lifestyle shoe to the max this year, releasing a half dozen colorways so far with plenty more planned to launch throughout the rest of the year. For this new addition to the retro high-top lineup, Nike covered the entire upper in black, however, unlike the solid Black Dynasty 81 that released back in February this pair features some noticeable differences. Instead of the smooth leather uppers which have been accustom to the Nike Dynasty 81 Hi
lifestyle shoe, this pair features a combination of textured leather and what looks to be nylon, with a dab of smooth leather on the swoosh. Depending on how you angle the shoes you'll also notice some faint hits of purple worked onto the edging of the paneling. More noticeable accents of the color appear on the tongue and heel branding, and on the outsole.
June 8, 2010 5:00:00 PM PDT
The Nike Lunar Rejuven8 Mid+
has come on strong in the last few months, combining the chukka shape and Torch technology. Though the Torch-constructed silhouette hasn't been around long, there has always been an innumerable amount of color-ups, including some inspired by the World Cup. This featured running shoe has no team affiliations, but might still be the perfect pair to throw on after a game of soccer, or track, or any other sport. The Nike Lunar Rejuven8 Mid+ running shoes rely on the standard Torch construction, and get help from a textile material on the mid-foot, heel and Swoosh. The shoe color-up is simple it relies on two shades of purple while the ever-comfortable and light Lunar sole is white.