December 9, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Take the Nike Air Force 180
and fuse it with a vulcanized sole, then you've got the Nike Auto Force 180 Mid in a classic color and a style that is unmatched. These pair of casual kicks features a leather upper, polyurethane mid-sole and a vulcanized rubber sole. These lifestyle shoes also show a more simpler design choice with a traditional color scheme of all black upper with a white mid-sole, with a mix of nubuck and leather. The Nike Auto Force 180 Mid sits on a clean vulcanized sole and no Nike Auto Force would be complete without the "Force" strap over the mid section. Making this lifestyle shoe interesting and pleasing for the purist of sneakerheads.
December 9, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
The Nike Blazer has seen more materials and colorways than ever this season with a fair amount of them being highly successful. The Nike Blazer High "Carbon Fiber"
shows the limits Nike will go to in keeping this basketball shoe fresh. The sneaker's black glossy upper has been given the carbon fiber treatment, with light grey accents on the mid-sole, laces, and quilted lining. A large white swoosh breaks up the dark construction, while a two-tone grey sole brings the colorway home. It's nice to see Nike pushing its iconic Blazer silhouette in a more futuristic direction, especially through the use of materials.
December 9, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Lately, Nike unleashed some very hard to pass up Blazers to say the least, all have been a must-have for many. Since the Jordan Brand tried it out on the Air Jordan 1 Premier Low Velcro, Nike decided to give the same twist to the Nike Blazer AC Velcro. This Nike Blazer AC
uses a Black / Persian Violet-Aquamarine-White color up with the same design as the Nike Blazer Low model, but without the laces, to incorporate the three Velcro straps. The upper is made of black nubuck and a Persian violet leather swoosh. Persian violet is also used in the inner lining and stitching on the back heel logo giving this lifestyle shoe a outstanding finish. To complete the clean lifestyle shoe, the Nike Blazer AC uses a white and a splash of black for the mid-sole to keep it simple, while the sole is aquamarine. The Nike Blazer AC low is sure to have great success, whether these are used for style or for a more casual approach.
December 7, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Lately, Nike has applied the rustic colorway to a number of its silhouettes including the Air Zoom Toki QS
. On this unique make-up, Nike has toned down the already minimalist Nike Air Zoom Toki upper by substituting the swoosh overlay for perforations outlining a swoosh. The premium materials of the upper possess a premium leather rustic/sail color-up with a nice two-tone piping as accenting with a clean white vulcanized rubber. To finish it off, the Nike Air Zoom Toki QS lifestyle shoe is finished with a soft, white inner lining and comes with an extra set of white laces. One cannot deny that this lifestyle sneaker is very stylish and classy.
December 3, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Nike Vandals come in a variety of fabric but nylon is definitely the first one to come to mind. This tendency birthed a whole series of Nike Vandal High
, which are basically Nike Dunk silhouettes hewn in nylon with a ribbed strip wrapping the shoe atop its mid-sole. Those same ribbed strips are present on these Vintage and all nylon Nike Vandal High Supreme, but instead of a vertical ribbing, these go with a diagonal cut for an ever so slightly different look. The Nike Vandal High Supreme (vintage) consist of an entire magenta nylon upper, with a metallic silver swoosh and a tri-colored strap. In addition, this basketball sneaker consist of small white and gold accents colors in the stitching of the mid-sole. This pair of retro basketball shoes gives your feet the vintage treatment, with a modern twist. Using nylon definitely takes these kicks back in time, but the vibrant color scheme really makes these shoes stand out.
December 2, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
The Nike Auto Flight High
has seen a lot of interesting colorways this year, comprised of simple, yet effective, color blocked layouts. The basketball sneaker gets a subtle stroke of pattern in this latest colorway, featuring the famous Air Jordan VIII (8) "Aquatone" style mid-sole detail. The highly imitated Aquatone style is rarely see on a white canvas, consider that a thing of the past thanks to the Nike Auto Flight High. The basketball sneaker is complimented by aqua lining and laces, a perforated mid-panel, and patent leather on the tongue. Its vulcanized rubber sole is wilder than almost every other autoclaved street-pieces seen. The Nike Auto Flight High "Aquatone" is certainly an interesting mix of features.
December 1, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Nike has just released an interesting new pack for the ladies that is inspired by Egyptian history and culture. The Nike Court Force High "Egyptian Scarabeus"
is apart of the Nike Court Force High "Egypt pack". This specific Nike Court Force High basketball shoe is based on the Egyptian scarab beetle and features an entire upper of 100% patent leather in an iridescent shade of red known as "Very Berry" accented by a white mid-sole and black outsole. The Nike Court Force High "Egyptian Scarabeus" retro lifestyle sneaker also features a pearlized base, with the most notable attribute coming by way of the beetle tongue tag.
November 24, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Nike has given the Nike Air Royal Mid
a clean Quickstrike pack. The Nike Air Royal Mid, one of the cleanest mid top sneakers to recently come from Nike Sportswear, inspired by the classic work boot. The Nike Air Royal Mid Quickstrike comes in two elegant color ways, wine-deep burgundy and black-deep burgundy. The Nike Air Royal Mid pack also features premium leather uppers in their respective color ways with white contrast stitching to match the white mid-soles, which are shared by the wine and black color ways, completed with a perforated Swoosh. Both sneakers use black outsoles and deep burgundy patterned laces, which are held by gold eyelets on the wine pair, and silver eyelets on the black. Overall the Nike Air Royal Mid are a prime example of a very clean cut work sneaker.
November 2, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Godzilla is back! Using inspiration from a character which everybody on all sides of the globe should be familiar with Nike presents the Nike Blazer Mid premium "Godzilla"
. At first glance the sneakers instantly scream out "Godzilla" with their upper consisting of a green reptile pattern resembling the skin of "Godzilla" and the toe and tongue both in green. The Nike swoosh and lace panels are black with the swoosh having red contrast stitching and accents of red and gold are scattered throughout the sneakers such as on the heel tab, laces and inner lining. Adding more color contrast to the shoe it is finished off with a smooth beige sole. Whether you want to wear these sneakers for everyday or just for special occasions these "Godzilla" themed Nike blazers you definitely can add your Halloween and fall sneaker collection.
May 13, 2009 5:00:00 PM PDT
Nike is paying tribute to legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson with this new pack. The Nike Blazer Hi "Jackie Robinson" Pack
includes a trio of Blazers that feature solid colored uppers. They also have a repetitive Brooklyn Dodgers "B" pattern on the side, "Brooklyn" script on the tongue, and a "broken lines" pattern around the Nike swoosh and midsole. This pattern symbolizes Jackie Robinson's efforts to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. These fresh sneakers are available in red canvas, royal nubuck, and grey suede.
May 12, 2009 5:00:00 PM PDT
The Nintendo Wii is currently being used for fun, fitness, and surprisingly, an inspiration for Nike sneaker designs. The Nike Nintendo Wii Pack includes an Air Force II
, Air Max 95
, and a Sky Force High
. All of these sneaker models have taken serious cues from the Nintendo Wii. Some of the Wii influences include stark white uppers (similar to the console), a Wii power circle graphics on the tongue, translucent sidepanels, red stitching, and "icey" soles. Although gamers may be more hyped for this pack, the design is so fresh and unique they'll surely be desired by all.
February 22, 2009 4:00:00 PM PST
Tiger Woods is not only one of the greatest to ever swing a club, but one of the most dominating athletes the world has ever seen. He currently has 14 major wins and 4 Green Jackets from the Masters Tournament. With this Blazer High Premium
, Nike decided to commemorate Tiger's accomplishments at the Masters tournament and they did it very well. The Blazer High Premium features a white upper with dimpled leather to resemble a golf ball, a Nike swoosh with faux tiger camo fur (for obvious reasons), a Master's Tournament logo on the heel, and a green jacket on the tongue (which is given to the winner every year). The clever details on this Blazer are appreciated and so is tribute to golf's leading man.
October 5, 2008 5:00:00 PM PDT
Trick or treat? Well, the new Halloween (or Glow In The Dark) Pack from Nike is definitely a treat. Now when the kids hit the streets looking to fill their bags with candy, they'll also be sportin' sweet kicks. The pack includes a Dunk High
, Dunk Low
, and an Air force 1
August 3, 2008 5:00:00 PM PDT
Nike is definitely getting ready for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and they want to get the kids involved too. This new release is being called the Olympic "5 Rings" Pack. All the shoes within the pack, which include an Air Max 90
, Dunk High
, and Blazer Low
, are available in grade school (GS) sizes and feature the colors of the five Olympic rings. The black, blue, red, green and yellow accents colors are contrasted nicely with white for a great inspirational design.
July 31, 2008 5:00:00 PM PDT
As the summer draws to a close, Nike wants to get all the kids ready to go back to school in style. That's why they released the Notebook (or Composition) Pack. The pack includes a Vandal High Premium
, Dunk Low Premium
, and an Air Max 90 CL Premium
. All three models feature the classic marbled black-and-white pattern found on the cover of the Mead Composition Notebook used by students and writers for many years.
Although kid's fashion constantly changes, Nike always seems to be on the cutting edge of it. Especially when it comes to girls. Just in time for school, Nike has brought out three stylish models that all follow the same design. Available in Vandal High Premium
, Dunk Low
, Air Force 1
, and Blazer Mid
models, they feature a trendy plaid pattern with pink accents. They will definitely be a hit with girls and worn by many on their highly anticipated first day back to school.