Thursday, October 28, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Shout out to nice kicks for the look out:: A few photos have floated around the web of the shoes and the packaging, but before the official release we wanted to give you a tour of the shoe through an unboxing of the Nike LeBron 8. Look for the Nike LeBron 8 at Nike retailers including Nice Kicks October 26th.
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Friday, October 15, 2010
Lupe Fiasco and his new musical endeavor, Japanese Cartoon deliver their new visual interpretation for “Heirplanes.” The single first made it’s appearance on their first album In the Jaws of The Lords of Death
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
size? and Nike have collaborated once again for the UK retailer’s 10th year anniversary. Both sides chose the ever-so-popular Nike Lunar Air 180 model as the silhouette selection for their ninth joint effort of the year. The collaborators applied “ACG” attributes to this shoe, as they incorporated a multi-colored, original (1991) Air Terra ACG color scheme to the entire upper. A primarily purple upper is offset by Black Torch technology-laced sections, namely on the toe, sides, collar and tongue. Other intriguing features include orange laces, pink Nike branding, a gold 180 Air unit and a white/black speckled Lunar sole.
Recognised internationally for his signature theme: the moc-stitch - a painstaking craft that he learnt from scratch and perfected via trial and error, Alex Nash customs are hybrids that bring together sports and casual design. Raised amid the sneaker one-upmanship of the late '80s and early '90s, London based sneaker customiser Alex Nash grew up fixated with athletic footwear. His admiration for the panels, makeup’s and innovations that marked a golden age of sneaker design left him with a shoe addiction that still hasn't budged.
After showcasing his work to over 2000 people at the Cape Town Station on the 24th of September at STR.CRD kicking with Sportscene, Alex Nash aka NashMoney is bringing the critically acclaimed works he showed in Cape Town to Johannesburg for one night only at the GrayScale Gallery in Braamfontein.
Date: Friday 15 October
Time: 18:00 - 21:30
Venue: GrayScale Gallery. 33 De Korte Street. Braamfontein
Saturday, October 9, 2010
Jordan design, skate shoe function, and a classic colorway merge on th Air Jordan 1 Phat Low Black/Elephant. Relying on a predominately black upper, this Phat Low balances red accents and elephant print branding on a white midsole. A good look on the half pipe or in the hallway, this colorway brings retro nostalgia for an everyday wear.
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
According to the WIPO, renowned Nike designer Tinker Hatfield and company have filed a patent for an Automatic Lacing System similar to the technology featured on the “Marty McFly” Nike Air Mags in Back To The Future II. With the recent release of the Nike “McFly” Hypermax, it’s possible that Nike might be living up to the 2015 release date set in the film.
Sunday, September 19, 2010
The possibility of the Nike Air Mag release in 2011 garnered an abundance of attention when patent papers for a shoe with an automatic lacing system surfaced on the web last month. With that said, the Marty McFly is, and will continue to be, one of the more well-received themes ever. Recently, Jeremy Morsy, a young French designer, created a custom, Marty McFly-themed concept for a hopeful “Back to the Future 4″ movie dubbed the Nike Air On.
The black-colored upper is primarily constructed of nubuck; yet, it also contains a net-like mesh element on the toe box, tongue and collar area. Multiple white sections provide nice color blocking, while red-orange laces/visible Air sole unit act as third-color compliment.
Nike is set to release yet another high-top construction that is similar in color and texture. This pair also possesses a nubuck finished, yet, its predominant color is Medium Grey. It also possesses minimal white hints in the form of the swoosh, outsole and tongue/sole branding. Lastly, this shoe also contains a lighter complexion of grey on the toe area.
The team at Nike Harajuku put together this wild AF1 to show the variety of materials available to each customer. Croc, leather, elephant print and faux zebra hair are just some of the materials utilized on this specific shoe.A clear MX sole sits underneath and boasts pink, blue and neon AIR branding. Which material used do you like most?
A Photo Blue-highlighted colorway of the Nike Air Max 95.The standard gradient features appears on the upper, fading from the black midsole to the white midfoot via a few shades of grey. Photo Blue accents set this shoe apart from other AM95 releases like the “Neon.”