Nike takes the Roshe One into whole new territory with this luxe tonal iteration, by simply combining the Flyknit upper with a leather vamp. But in a world obsessed with clean white sneakers, where do these stand? Read on to find out.
My first time at a sneaker launch event and it happens to a Yeezy drop. What are the odds? Ten lucky people who won an in-store lottery, each walked away with a pair of these today in Bangalore, India, paying the equivalent of 240 USD.
Yes. Sneakerheads exist here too. Read on to find out more about the shoe and the launch event.
Retro is all the rage now, whether its re-releases or retro-inspired kicks. With most reissues being out of reach for many, retro inspired kicks are a better option. Hot on the heels of other lifestyle offerings from Jordan Brand this year, like the Future and the Shine, the Air Incline is another brilliant sneaker to cop this year.
What’s it like, getting my feet into the most technologically advanced shoe available on the market today? What is this thing? Why does it look like something out of the year 2200 A.D? These are the questions I shall try and answer in this week’s edition of Sneaker Sundays, featuring the latest in Nike’s Lebron line of shoes, The Twelve. Seen here in it’s lead ‘NSRL’ colorway, it sparks the usual ‘What colorful shoes!’ reaction from most folks who show up to the blacktop, people completely oblivious to the amount of science that goes into these sneakers. Technologically, this shoe is the equivalent of a microwave oven in the ’40s. Yes. That makes sense because all the shoes you’ve worn thus far were just born from ideas in a designers mind. This shoe however, came from a lab, The Nike Sports Research Lab. Created using data gathered from in-depth analysis of Lebron’s playing style. This is very important because James did not wear the Lebron XI much during the 2013-14 season, and claimed that he wasn’t happy with them. So Nike set out to design a shoe that could support Lebron’s raw power and big jumps, while keeping him safe. Looking at the Cav’s performance in the playoffs so far, and after wearing this shoe, I think they did a pretty good job.
The Air Jordan V. Designers find inspiration in the oddest of places. Legendary sneaker designer Tinker Hatfield sought inspiration from the US Air Force’s WWII fighter, the P51 Mustang, while creating this masterpiece twenty five years ago. You cannot mistake the shark teeth design on the side for anything else. Comparing Micheal Jordan to … Read more
Welcome back to Sneaker Sundays! Last week we had a look at the AJ1, a sneaker that changed the game back in 1984. Today we take a look at something much newer, the Nike Roshe One Flyknit. Seen here in the Wolf Grey/Sequoia colorway, this sneaker is guaranteed to turn heads. But there is much more to this pair than just looks, as you will see soon.
Sneaker Sunday! Welcome to the new Sneaker section on the blog, where I will talk about sneakers old, new and upcoming and try to drop from kick knowledge on all of you who wish to know about these beautiful things that adorn our extremities. So to start with I’ve picked one of the most special … Read more