Friday, November 17, 2017

Sneaker Freaker x Karavan Duffle

Sneakers and rucksacks are essential items in our daily life. Fusing our love of both, 
we linked up with German brand pinqponq to produce a triple pack of portage paraphernalia. 
Cloaked in a burly black tech-fabric made from 100% recycled plastic bottles, pinqponq’s bags are not just ultra modern and sleekly designed, they’re tough as hell and environmentally friendly too. 
Offset with classic Sneaker Freaker pops, custom ‘loose laces’ zip straps and branded satin lining in two-tone silver, the Karavan duffle is perfect for quick getaways.
Note - prices are in AUD, which is approximately $135 USD. via


adidas Originals has enhanced the streamlined NMD City Sock silhouette for the cold weather months. The laceless mid-top, offered in basic black and white colorways, arrives with waterproof Gore-Tex protection to take on the elements. Each pair is outfitted with contrast coloring on the BOOST midsole, and is marked with adidas branding on the heel loop and a Gore-Tex logo hit on the shoe's medial side. Scroll through the gallery below for detailed looks, and expect the adidas Originals NMD CS1 Gore-Tex to hit select Three-Stripe retailers and on November 18. via


The year isn't quite over yet, but Undefeated is giving us a reason to look forward to 2018, as the L.A.-based retailer is teaming up with adidas to launch a collaborative UltraBOOST in March. That's the news coming out of sneaker site WTS 1987, who previews a clean black and white colorway of the massively popular runner. Special details include oversized white-on-black Undefeated branding across the forefoot, as well as mismatched Five-Strike and Three-Stripe logo hits on the tongue of each shoe. Stay tuned for updates. via


Adidas is releasing an entirely white NMD R1 colorway that may draw inspiration from a classic legacy silhouette. A crisp white color engulfs the shoe from the upper to the outsole and all accents in between. The one particularly defining characteristic of the shoe is the three black stripes that cut through the medial side of the upper. While no official word has been given that this colorway is indeed inspired by the classic adidas Superstar, the three distinct stripes on a blank canvas of white bear great resemblance to those on the retro shoe that is currently the best selling adidas shoe on the market.
Those looking to cop the latest clean colorway of the NMD R1 can do so on November 30th from select adidas retailers. via


adidas continues to extended the of lifespan of its mid-1990s basketball shoe icons with the restructured and modernized Crazy 8 ADV and Crazy 1 ADV. Bringing in elements of the Crazy 8 and Kobe Bryant’s first signature shoe (now dubbed the Crazy 1), these refreshed silhouettes have undergone the ADV procedure as they now feature contemporary selections in materials such as Primeknit and premium leather. Find both models at on their official release date of November 22nd. via


mUCH of Nike’s longstanding success and reign as the best sportswear brand in the world is attributed to their incredible marketing strategies. In fact, Penny Hardaway’s rise to superstardom is largely in part to the fictional alter ego Lil’ Penny, the boisterous puppet voiced by comedian Chris Rock to spell Penny’s rather soft-spoken personality. This upcoming Lil’ Posite One, the reworked kids-only model of the Air Foamposite One, pays tribute to one of those classic ads in which the miniature Hardaway bugs the real deal for some basketball lessons; the original type from that print is reupholstered onto the upper of the shoe, while “Hey Penny” and other unique details are splattered around the shoe. This special tribute to Lil’ Penny will release on December 2nd, 2017 for $180 exclusively in kids sizes. via


adidas is taking the subtle approach with the release of the Ultra Boost 4.0 as new colorways of the popular running shoe continues to appear on store shelves without notice. Featuring a newly engineered Primeknit upper, the Ultra Boost 4.0 doesn’t depart too much from the winning formula, but that may also mean UB fans are looking for something new. If you’re still a fan of the look or are just getting into the Ultra Boost craze now, get this new grey pair now directly from JD Sports. via


The ever popular Ultra Boost cushion unit returns to the soccer-inspired ACE16+ silhouette in three new colorways. The ACE16+ Ultra Boost model, which first released in the Summer of 2016, is a perfect example of the brand’s ability to create footwear that blends elements of sports and lifestyle, a driving force of the German label’s uprise in the United States. An angelic triple white offering, a black and white design similar to the OG, and the always popular multi-color aesthetic applied in subtle matter is what’s in store tomorrow. All three colorways are releasing this Friday, November 17th for $200 at via


As 2017 winds down, Taiwanese boutique INVINCIBLE is gearing up for what’s shaping up to be an epic 10 year Anniversary in 2018. They’re merely whetting our appetites before that true milestone celebration begins, so we’re left asking – how could it get better than this? Today, Invincible and adidas Originals officially unveil a three way collaboration that ushers in legendary Japanese streetwear brand NEIGHBORHOOD; inspired by label’s adidas Superstar design from the silhouette’s 35th Anniversary celebration in 2004, Invincible blends in the iconic all-black upper with elements of a tiger, east-Asia’s most powerful cat, and design details of a classic “souvenir” jacket as seen on the ornate embroidery and lettering into the adidas NMD R1.
Powerful branding of both Invincible and Neighborhood are featured at the forefoot NMD “bumpers” as well as on the subtle tongue patches. A closer observation of the upper also reveals tonal camouflaged tiger stripes embedded into the all-black upper.
This epic collaboration is set to release exclusively at INVINCIBLE in-store and online on Black Friday, November 24th. A release at global Consortium accounts is confirmed for December 29th. Not enough for you? Invincible has one more adidas Consortium collaboration coming in December in the form of an NMD and Ultra Boost – the last of the brand’s Sneaker Exchange series. via

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Air Jordan 11 Win Like '82 - Midnight Navy

As a tribute to his alma mater, MJ famously wore his collegiate practice shorts under his professional uniform. The Air Jordan 11 Win Like ‘82 celebrates this ritual by featuring a White ballistic nylon mesh and leather upper accented by the University Blue Jumpman and Midnight Navy patent leather that ties back to his alternate practice short colorway. Additional Midnight Navy detailing is spotted on the, inner liner, heel, and the branding on the tongue. While the Jumpman on the ankle and tongue are done in University Blue to complete the UNC connection. via

The North Face x Vans Collection

Above you will find a brand new exclusive North Face x Vans Collection that is centered around the Vans Sk8-Hi and the Vans Old Skool silhouettes. Both models from the collection are constructed using North Face’s Scotchguard Technology to repel water and keep feet warm during the cold and wet winter season. The Vans Sk8-Hi comes dressed in your choice of Black and Red or all-Black. The Old Skool is draped in Yellow/Black or White/Black. Added features on both models include classic co-branding on the tongue and heel, the use of suede, the vulcanized midsole and rubber outsoles.
In addition to the footwear, the collection also includes jackets and three editions of a duffle bag with a backpack carrying system. Look for the North Face x Vans Collection to begin hitting retailers such as UNIK starting November 3rd. We will let you know if the collection ends up getting a wider release. via

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Nike Brings Back an OG Air Huarache Colorway

Air Huarache retro fever may have peaked a couple of years ago, but Nike is looking to recapture a little of that magic with its latest re-release for the iconic Tinker Hatfield-designed runner. Dubbed the Air Huarache Run ‘91 QS, this drop isn’t just any Huarache. Instead, the Swoosh has offered up a design that harkens back to 1991’s original in the underrated White/Game Royal-Black-Dynamic Pink colorway. Here, the kicks not only pay homage to the silhouette’s original build, but even swap out the ubiquitous Huarache badges on the neoprene tongues in favor of the OG’s more prototypical Nike-branded tags.
Fans can pick up this homage to a classic at Tokyo’s atmos beginning this Saturday, October 28, while a more widespread release is sure to hit NSW spots across the globe before year’s end. via

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Nike SB Dunk High Pro 92

This past September, Nike announced that they will bring back branded logos on the SB Dunk High for a special pack. Now, the athletic imprint has revealed official details of the retro capsule spotlighting the SB Dunk High Pro 92 silhouette blue and red renditions. Key features of each shoe are the patent leather underlays and of course, the miniature “Nike SB” embroidered logos that are placed on the lateral sides near the heel portions.
The capsule pays homage to the greatest basketball squad ever assembled, the 1992 Dream Team, consisting of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, Chris Mullin, Patrick Ewing, Clyde Drevia Hypexler, David Robinson, John Stockton, and Christian Laettner.
Check out both styles above and be on the lookout for an official release at Nike’s official website and select retailers this November 2. via