Despite making its debut back in 2015, the adidas Ultra Boost remains one of the company’s most sought-after silhouettes. We’re now onto the third iteration of the sneaker, which boasts updated features like a new, more-streamlined Primeknit upper and frosty translucent cage alongside a slew of new colourways. It retains the DNA of the original, but adds flourishes and subtle touches to reinterpret what the … Continue reading The KITH Ultra Boost Mid ‘Aspen’ Arrives 31st December
The Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ is a sneaker that has a cult following unlike any other.
It achieved notoriety in the 1980s when it was said to have been ‘banned’ by the NBA (who fined Michael Jordan $5,000 each time he wore the sneaker, as it deviated from the Association-approved ‘uniformity of uniform rule’ which states that ‘a player must wear shoes that not only matched their uniforms, but matched the shoes worn by their teammates.” Nike allegedly footed the bill each time the fine was issued.) The story has become a thing of legend, and is still one of the most-enduring sneaker stories told today. Nike even released the ‘Jordan 1 ‘Banned” in 2011, which featured an embossed ‘X’ on the heel panel to pay homage to the story. Continue reading “Nike Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ Returns This September”
The adidas Ultra Boost is arguably the most popular sneaker in the world right now, thanks to a slew of celebrity endorsements and the Boost technology which has revolutionised the running shoe game. Continue reading “adidas Ultra Boost Medal Pack”
With the Olympics firmly underway in Rio, Nike pays homage to the ubiquitous medals by adding metallic options to Nike ID. Continue reading “Metallic Gold, Silver & Bronze Options on NikeID”
Boost? Check. Primeknit? Check. Triple-white colourway? Check.
It’s more of the same, but in a slightly new variant – the XR1 boasts a brand-new cage wrapping from the midsole to the top of the foot, which helps give the already technical runner a more, er, technical silhouette. Continue reading “Adidas NMD_XR1 Set For August 18 Release”
Brad Hall is arguably one of YouTube’s most polarising sneakerheads. Whether you love him or hate him, there’s no denying he’s got the awkward, geeky shtick down to a fine art, pairing the latest sneaker drops with wide-legged khakis and neat button-down shirts. Continue reading “Brad Hall Reviews the Yeezy 750 Boost”
You may remember that in 2015, adidas debuted the first sneaker made entirely of reclaimed ocean waste.
Now, the brand with the three stripes has embarked on a whole new method of designing and manufacturing their footwear, one which allows the sneakers to be individually tuned to the needs of the wearer – be it a runner or footballer. Continue reading “adidas Futurecraft ‘Tailored Fibre’”
Despite being less than seven years old, Amsterdam-based footwear gurus Filling Pieces have made a huge impact on the sneaker scene in a relatively short space of time.
The brainchild of Dutch architect Guillaume Philibert, Filling Pieces was designed to bridge the gap between streetwear and luxury, and to provide premium materials on a brand-new silhouette at an affordable price point. Continue reading “Filling Pieces Spring 2016 Collection”
Founded in 2004, Common Projects has quickly risen to become the footwear of choice for those seeking a minimalist silhouette, subtle branding and premium materials. Buttery-smooth Nappa Leather and flawless hand-stitching are in plentiful supply on each and every pair of their sneakers, and the versatility of an all-white low-profile sneaker really cannot be overstated. Continue reading “Common Projects – New Colours for 2016”