LeBron James’ special edition Nike LeBron 7 “Lakers” PE, which he first debuted during Media Day in September, is reportedly headed to retailers later this year. As seen in the IG post embedded below, the mismatched sneakers come equipped with a white base – the left shoe featuring more yellow detailing while the left opts for purple.
A release date for the Nike LeBron 7 “Lakers” colorway has not yet been announced but you can expect the kicks to carry a $200 price tag when they do finally make their retail debut. Check out some additional on-foot shots in the posts embedded below, and stay tuned for more release details.
Rick Ross is one the most successful artists this generation and he is constantly coming through with dope projects. When you’re as successful as Ross, you get to enjoy the fruits your labor. We all have things we are passionate about although when you don’t have as much money, you’re not able to go out and explore those passions. Luckily for Ross, he has all the money in the world to get what he wants. As it turns out, shoes and cars are two those things on his list.
On the latest episode Complex Sneakers, Ross showed f his impressive sneaker collection which is tucked away in various different closets. As the artist explained, his mansion had around 100 rooms and some them are dedicated to his extensive sneaker collection. Ross revealed that he wears all his shoes, regardless how rare they are. He also seems to get his kicks before anyone else, which certainly has us just a bit jealous.
Ross even showed f some his vintage shoes which for him, hold even more sentimental value than the hype rare shoes he has. It’s clear that he has a wide-ranging taste which is quite admirable considering today’s sneaker climate. Overall, Ross’ mansion is huge but there is no doubt his car and sneaker collections are some the most impressive parts.
Pressional skateboarder Paul Rodriguez has another limited edition Nike SB collab in the works, drawing on inspiration from P-Rod’s Mexican heritage and the country’s boxing roots. The P-Rod x Nike SB Dunk High first launched exclusively at select skate shops on Saturday, January 18 but they’ll release again the SNKRS app on Tuesday, January 21.
That said, the kicks are already available at StockX in a number sizes for just slightly more than the $125 retail price. Considering the collaborative Dunks are a limited release, you’d be wise to secure your pair today before the resale prices blow up even further.
P-Rod’s Mexico-themed Nike SB Dunk High comes equipped with a pristine, white leather upper, highlighted by red and green detailing as a nod to the colors the Mexican flag. The kicks also feature a championship belt inspired lace dubrae, a matching Paul Rodriguez logo on the tongue and a tri-colored outsole.
Reebok will continue to retro some Allen Iverson’s most iconic sneakers in 2020, including the Reebok Answer V. The cult classic returned to retailers in 2019 in several OG colorways, as well as new styles that had never been seen before.
Now, Reebok is re-releasing the low-top Answer V in a trio colorways, such as the OG white/black iteration.
Much like the mid-cut model, the Reebok Answer V Low features a white tumbled leather upper with that unmistakeable shroud that extends up from the sole and through the side panels. Additional details include the I3 logo on the lateral portion the shoe, and a velcro strap on the heel.
In addition to the white & black colorway, the kicks have also resurfaced overseas in pristine, all-white colorway, as well as a brand new white and tan joint. Release details for the trio Answer V Lows have not yet been announced but we expect to learn more in the near future as the kicks have begun popping up at select retailers.
Continue scrolling for a closer look at all three upcoming releases.
New Balance is celebrating Black History Month this year with a limited edition collection sneakers, including a brand new colorway Kawhi Leonard’s New Balance OMN1S sneaker.
As shown below, each the kicks comes equipped with a navy, grey and red color scheme, hihglighted by gold accents. Kawhi’s New Balance OMN1S also includes the word “INSPIRE” stamped on the mid-foot strap.
New Balance OMN1S ‘BHM’/New Balance
According to New Balance, the name OMN1S is derived from the Latin omnis, a word meaning “ everything”. New Balance’s debut basketball shoe was made for the modern day positionless player, featuring the brand’s “FitWeave” upper and a full-length FuelCell midsole.
“As the game has changed, there is a versatility to the player on the court now that there has never been before. The OMN1S was built for a player like Kawhi Leonard that can do it all. It’s designed to represent what we want New Balance to represent on and f the court. Game speaks for itself,” said Jonathan Grondin, Creative Design Manager at New Balance.
In addition to the “BHM” OMN1S, New Balance will also be releasing similarly styled versions the 574, 850, and 997S. Scroll down for a look at each upcoming colorways and look for the full collection to launch on January 30.
Utah Jazz superstar Donovan Mitchell grew up as a huge fan comic books, which is the reason why his Adidas signature sneaker line carries the “Issue #1” moniker. Tying in to Mitchell’s love for comics and his “Spida” nickname, Adidas has already released a plethora Spider-Man colorways the D.O.N Issue #1.
Now, it looks like Adidas is shifting their focus to Gotham with a Joker-themed colorway.
Though Adidas has not yet confirmed the “Joker” nickname or any release details, rumors suggest the special edition kicks will be available on February 1 for the retail price $100.
The Adidas D.O.N. Issue #1 features a propulsion clip on the side for lateral support and a wider outsole to provide stability for landing from above-the-rim leaps. Adidas’ Bounce cushioning ensures a comfortable ride, and a unique, wavy tread pattern, which represents Mitchell’s unconventional path to the NBA, helps drive his illusive speed.
Check out our unboxing the OG Adidas D.O.N Issue #1 below, followed by additional photos the Joker-themed colorway below.
One the most iconic Nike sneakers all-time is the Nike Air Max 1 which was designed by the infamous Tinker Hatfield. Over the years, the Air Max 1 has seen a wide variety colorways and continues to be one the best silhouettes in the brand’s expansive catalog. All these elements make it the perfect canvas for a Chinese New Year colorway. The holiday is taking place on Saturday, January 25th which means Nike is rolling out a plethora sneakers for the occasion. Of course, the CNY Nike Air Max 1 “Longevity” is one them.
This sneaker is incredibly colorful and features vibrant blues, pinks, yellows, and reds. Flower patterns and Chinese characters make their way across the leather in such a way that pays homage to the culture. Overall, this shoe is perfect for Chinese New Year and will certainly be a hit amongst sneakerheads who celebrate the annual event.
According to Sneaker Bar Detroit, these are dropping on Thursday, January 23rd for $130 USD. Let us know in the comments below what you think these and whether or not you would ever think about copping.
Adidas Originals has joined forces with Disney for a three-pack Mickey Mouse-themed sneakers in celebration the upcoming Chinese New Year aka The Year the Rat. The collaborative collection consists two different Adidas Stan Smiths, as well as a special 3D version the Adidas Superstar.
Each the Adidas x Disney collabs are built on white leather uppers, with the Superstar and one the Stan Smiths sporting a graphic Mickey’s shorts, legs and shoes on the lateral portion the shoe. The other Stan Smith comes equipped with a dizzying all-over comic strip that literally requires 3D glasses to see clearly, along with a smiling Mickey logo on the heel.
The full collection will release this Saturday, January 18 Adidas.com. Continue scrolling for a detailed look at all three footwear options.
The iconic “Black Cat” Air Jordan 4 is returning to retailers in the very, very near future. That much is true. The thing is, have been multiple different release dates floating around so you’ll need to be on your toes over the next few weeks so you don’t miss out.
According to Nike, the stealthy 4s will be available starting Wednesday, January 22 at 10am ET. The kicks are also slated to release at major retailers such as Foot Locker and Finish Line on that date as well, contrary to recent reports that the drop had been postponed until February.
The beloved 4s originally debuted in 2006 and became an instant classic thanks to its easily wearable “Black/Black-Light Graphite” color scheme. Judging from the ficial images that surfaced this week it looks like the kicks are returning OG form, featuring a smooth nubuck construction accompanied by grey detailing on the Jumpman/Flight logo on the tongue.
In addition to adult sizes priced at $190, the Black Cat 4s will also be available in grade school, pre-school and toddler sizes for $140, $80 and $60, respectively. Check out the ficial photos below.
Nike Basketball has today unveiled the special edition Black History month player exclusives to be worn by their signature athletes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20. The annual collection consists the Zoom Freak 1, PG4, Kyrie 6, KD12 and LeBron 17 – each which features it’s own unique, colorful design.
According to Nike, the BHM PEs are inspired by the color-blocking from the 2020 Nike Black History Month collection, which nods to early ’90s street style and African textiles.
Kyrie Irving, Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James will all wear their BHM PEs on the court this Monday during the NBA’s full slate MLK Day games. Paul George will debut his BHM kicks on Tuesday as the Clippers take on the Mavericks in the lone game scheduled for January 21.
Take a look at the Nike Basketball lineup below, and stay tuned for the full reveal their 2020 Black History Month collection.
In February 2018, following the Golden State Warriors’ championship, Stephen Curry and several teammates brought local youth to visit the iconic National Museum African-American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. During the visit, Curry grew intrigued by the mystique the venue itself—a feat architecture from lead designer David Adjaye.
Inspired by that trip, Curry and Under Armour have today introduced a commemorative Black History Month Curry 7 colorway dubbed “Our History.”
The Curry 7 “Our History” colorway reflects the museum’s unique three-tiered exterior with its own distinct, multi-layered upper, featuring tiers brown, olive, bronze and splashes neon green. Additional details include the museum’s longitude and latitude coordinates, which can be found on the heel tab.
“The Our History colorway is special; it reflects on our history and those who helped build it. The colorway is inspired by both a memorable trip to the National Museum African-American History and Culture, and the incredible art by David Adjaye.”
This limited edition colorway, priced at $140, will launch worldwide UA.com, UA Brand Houses and at select retailers on January 20.
Jordan Brand is releasing another “Satin” Air Jordan 1 High OG this week but you don’t necessarily have to wait until January 18 to get your hands on them. The “Black Satin” Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG has already surfaced on StockX and, unlike the previous Satin AJ1s, you can score a pair early at their $170 retail price. In fact, you can even find select sizes for under retail.
Considering how popular the previous colorways were, this might come as a bit a surprise. For example, both the Air Jordan 1 Satin “Royal” and Air Jordan 1 “Banned” carry an average resale price well over $1,000, with some sizes selling for upwards $3K.
The upcoming “Black Satin” Air Jordan 1 doesn’t pull on inspiration from a classic OG colorway like the aforementioned styles, which is the main reason why they’re going for under retail right now. That said, if the previous Satin AJ1 release are any indication, it might be wise to scoop a pair or two before the price skyrockets.
Virgil Abloh has been doing some phenomenal work with his Off-White brand and he has also been revolutionizing the way we see fashion thanks to his designs with Louis Vuitton. For two and a half years now, Virgil has been working with Nike to create some dope Off-White x Nike shoes. What makes Virgil’s collabs so unique is the fact that he takes classic silhouettes and turns them into DIY creations that build on the success the classics. One the sneakers he has seen quite a bit success with is the Nike Air Force 1 Low.
Last year, Virgil dropped the MOMA Air Force 1 Low which featured an overall blue aesthetic with a silver Nike swoosh. Abloh is currently in France for Paris Fashion Week and the designer was spotted with yet another new Off-White x Air force 1 Low colorway, This time, Abloh keeps the blue upper and silver swoosh but adds a pitch-black midsole. There is also a dual-lacing system which is something fans may recognize from the recent Dunk Low collab.
For now, there is no other information related to this colorway so stay tuned as we will be sure to provide you with updates as soon as they become available.
EA Sports has today announced another update to their brand new Superstar KO Mode, as Migos and Joey Bada$$ get “in the game” as playable characters for the first time. The four artists join fellow hip-hop stars DJ Khaled, Lil Yachty and Snoop Dogg who are already playable in-game as unstoppable Superstar Icons.
Joey Bada$$ shared the hype being played by fans everywhere in Madden NFL 20: “I’ve been playing Madden since I was a kid, so to be in the game is really next level – I can’t wait for my fans to see my skills on the field and win with me in Superstar KO.”
Superstar KO, an online exclusive mode, features eight pre-made base teams, each which features different strengths and weaknesses and condensed playbooks. For instance, a run-heavy team, an air-it-out shotgun fense, and another filled with defensive studs.
Players will take part in a mini draft prior to the start the game, with the ability to add three players to their roster. These players include current stars like Christian McCaffrey and DeAndre Hopkins, as well as legends like Jerry Rice and Lawrence Taylor.
As for the gameplay: there are no special teams or game clock. Each team gets one turn on fense (starting at the 25 yard line), and whoever has the highest score moves on to play another game with their squad. If the teams are tied, the game moves into an interesting overtime situation where each team gets three fensive plays to gain as many yards as possible.
In celebration Super Bowl LIV, Jordan Brand will be releasing two limited edition sneakers, including an Air Jordan 10 and one the brand’s newest silhouettes, the Jordan Max 200. The latter has not yet been revealed, but leaked images the 10s surfaced on Wednesday night, showcasing a Miami-themed upper in honor the Super Bowl host city.
As seen in the photos provided by Upcycle Sneaks, the exclusive Air Jordan 10 “Super Bowl LIV” is wrapped in a tropical palm tree print set atop a white canvas construction. Hot pink detailing on the inner lining and a teal heel tab further ties into the Miami vibes, while a pink and gum striped outsole rounds out the look.
Jordan Brand has not announced ficial release details but it is believed that the Air Jordan 10 and the yet-to-be-revealed Jordan Max 200 will launch on January 31, just days before the big game.