Monday, Dec. 28th, 2009 at 13:30 pm
Nike has been unloading the Nike Blazers in mass portions this year. Nike Sportswear has released a new colorway of the Nike Blazer AC High in a Dark Cinder colorup. We have seen just about every colorway and a few unique attributes on these Nike Blazers AC High. One such element that seems to have won a lot of sneakerheads over is the return of the velcro straps. This retro lifestyle shoe simply features a 100% dark cinder-colored leather base set off by camel accents and combined with a clean white vulcanized rubber sole. However, the most distinctive element on this shoe is the five-strap velcro design across the mid-foot. Other features include a monochromatic swoosh, tan trimming, and a tan Nike tag logo on the heel. The Nike Blazer AC High LE lifestyle shoes are simply a well put together shoe for a more relaxed and casual style.
Wednesday, Dec. 23rd, 2009 at 13:55 pm
The Nike Foamposite is one of those retro lifestyle boots that captured the minds of basketball enthusiast and sneaker heads. It is only fitting that Nike brings back a hybrid version of the Nike Foamposite with ACG's classic Goadome boot. The simple concept of fusing the Nike Foamposite's unique upper with Goadome's soles works well. Of course the functionality of the boot is not compromised with the use of all weather condition upper that can with-stand the abuse and comfort from the air in the soles. This retro boot is ideal mainly for sneaker enthusiasts who are numb to cold weather and snow during this time of the year. As for the makeup, these retro lifestyle boots obviously feature an eggplant base. However, depending on which the light hits the base, one is able to see the black-silver metallic shades. As an added feature, the heel possesses the classic Nike ACG logo.
Monday, Dec. 21st, 2009 at 12:20 pm
Taking inspiration from the Nike Dunk, Nike Vandal, and the height of the Air Yeezy apparently creates the Nike Women's Aeroflight High LE. This simple creative casual lifestyle shoe designed for women is composed of an entire hyper blue patent leather upper. Topping this shoe off is a solid hyper blue patent leather strap, which lay between the ankle and mid-foot resting right below a towering blue tongue. Green can be seen on the tongue tags accenting the entire shoe. Black accents can also be found on the heel and lace eyelets while the rest of the mid-sole and outsole is all white and black which also includes a stripe of hyper blue as an accent color. The Nike Women's Aeroflight High LE casual lifestyle shoe will certainly attract attention to your feet.
Monday, Dec. 21st, 2009 at 12:10 pm
Electrolime seems to be a popular colorway this season, with tons of releases utilizing the bright and noticeable hue. This time around, Nike dips it's Nike Women's Vandal High in Electro Lime/ Electro Lime-White, making the release exclusively for ladies. Using almost a full electrolime colorway, the only break up we see is in the material choice. While this retro basketball shoe uses a white midsole, it too gets a splash of the electrolime with the stitching. The Nike Vandal High possesses a 100% electrolime colorway, yet the different textures make this shoe very interesting. The toe box, side panels and swoosh are all smothered in bold metallic lime, while the rest of the sneaker is done up in electrolime colored elephant print. To finish it off this sneaker is complimented with a electrolime sole. The Nike Vandal High is a classic high-top sneaker that's perfect for the basketball court or casual wear.
Monday, Dec. 14th, 2009 at 14:40 pm
Now that the winter season is here, we should expect to see many boot inspired sneakers. Nike ACG continues to add to its collection by now unleashing the Nike Magma AC. This particular sneaker borrows the exact same colorway from previous Nike ACG sneakers. This casual Nike lifestyle shoe was given the increasingly popular vulcanized treatment, removing its tough sole in exchange for this simple flat one. The uppers are made with all brown suede, while the sole is done up in black inspired by the Nike Blazer. Bright red accents are used on the Nike logo, laces, and tongue label to set off of the brown upper, and finished off with metal lace holders. Nike gave the Nike Magma AC lifestyle sneaker a sporty look while keeping it very clean and relaxed.
Monday, Dec. 14th, 2009 at 14:30 pm
This Nike Blazer High takes a more subtle approach to the whole tattoo theme compared to their counter partners with an entirely red upper which appears to be made up from a combo of leather and nylon. The Nike Blazer High comes in a beet/black-white colorway, utilizing a beet red upper consisting of leather and synthetic material, along with a black leather Nike Swoosh and heel tab help to break up the red, also to match the black printed inscription at the ankle. On the lateral side of the upper near the ankles there are bold black letters done up in an Old English font spelling out part of "Blazer". The retro style basketball shoe is then finished with a white vintage Nike Blazer mid-sole which is added in the mix to make this Nike Blazer High 100% authentic.
Monday, Dec. 14th, 2009 at 14:25 pm
The Air Structure Triax 91 running shoe has been a welcome addition to Nike's retro runners. It's clean and classic silhouette has been the recipient of numerous colors and materials in recent seasons, and it even spawned a high top basketball version, the Nike Air Hoop Structure. This version of the Nike Air Structure follows a simple but poignant colorway that resembles the Livestrong collection in it's appropriation of black and yellow. This classic running shoe silhouette is not part of the Lance Armstrong collection, yet it stands out with it's black suede and mesh upper with a bright yellow swoosh while white is used on the top lace hole and heel panel. The use of dark grey and yellow on mid-sole adds in color with its zig-zag design, with some tonal interest on the sole as well. A sparse usage of white also appears around the air bubble, and on the outsole of the sneaker. The rugged outsole is perfect for trail running, while the sole unit at the heel provides the barrier with ultimate comfort and shock absorption.
Monday, Dec. 14th, 2009 at 14:15 pm
The Nike Blazer Mid continues to receive a seemingly endless supply of fresh new color schemes, but this pair definitely has its own style. Nike continues to release new styles of their simple high-top basketball shoe. This time around, the Nike Blazer Mid goes even bolder, sporting a solid metallic silver upper with black accents seen on the tongue and the stripe above the clean white mid-sole, while electro-lime accents are visible via the inner lining, heel, laces, and out-sole. Usually, dark-colored sneakers are the style for the winter season, therefore, this particular shoe will stand out in the darkest of times. Overall, this pair of Nike Blazer Mid '09 ND lifestyle shoe yields a bright and vivid colorway that is a good look for all seasons of the year. This is definitely one of the more interesting Nike Blazer models seen recently.
Thursday, Dec. 10th, 2009 at 17:20 pm
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.
Thursday, Dec. 10th, 2009 at 12:20 pm
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.
Thursday, Dec. 10th, 2009 at 12:10 pm
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.
Tuesday, Dec. 8th, 2009 at 16:20 pm
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.
Friday, Dec. 4th, 2009 at 12:35 pm
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.
Thurssday, Dec. 3rd, 2009 at 12:20 pm
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.
Wednesday, Dec. 2nd, 2009 at 11:00 am
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.
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