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NikeCourt Zoom Vapor Air Jordan 3 Unveiled

Wed, 2014-08-27 01:16

Two of Tinker Hatfield's shoe will collide with the all new Nikecourt Zoom Vapor AJ3.

The Nikecourt Zoom Vapor Air Jordan 3 pays tribute to two legends on their respective sport, Roger Federer and Michael Jordan. On tennis court performance comes from the Zoom Vapor 9.5 featuring Dynamic Fit technology, zoom unit with supportive Phylon with Federer 'RF' logo.

As you can see, the overall look of the Nikecourt Zoom Vapor comes from the Air Jordan 3 with elephant print, white uppers and red accents along with the original Nike Air placed on the heel.

A limited release, the AJ3 NikeCourt Zoom Vapor will release to, Niketown NY, select NikeLab locations and Flight 23 on August 27th 2014.

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Nike Womens Air Force 1 ‘Iridescent Pearl’ Collection

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:35

Women will have a new small collection of Nike Air Force 1 to pick up, one being a Air Force 1 High and the other the Lunar Force 1 Sky Hi, known as the 'Iridescent Pearl' pack.

Inspired by the beauty of pearls, the Nike Womens Air Force 1 Iridescent Pearl collection combines luxury with sport. Both pairs feature a white midsole while the uppers have a pearl metallic finish.

Hitting retailers on September 12th 2014.

Nike Womens Air Force 1 Hi 'Iridescent Pearl'
Release Date: 09/12/2014
Colorway: White/Metallic Silver-White
Product Number: 704516-100

Nike Womens Lunar Force 1 Sky Hi 'Iridescent Pearl'
Release Date: 09/12/2014
Colorway: White/Metallic Silver-White
Product Number: 704518-100

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Release Date: Nike Air Griffey Max 1 Black/Metallic Silver-Light Magnet Grey

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:06

We have yet to hit September but you can expect it to be a big month from Nike. One pair that will release is the Nike Air Griffey Max 1, which we have the release date for.

This Nike Air Griffey Max 1 features a Black/Metallic Silver-Light Magnet Grey colorway, while black and metallic silver is the predominate colors used but grey also graces the shoes.

The official release date is September 12th 2014. Retail is $150.

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Big Sean x adidas Originals Metro Attitude

Tue, 2014-08-26 22:59

It isn't a secret that Big Sean is down with adidas, most of GOOD music is signed with the brand. We have learned today about a new release between the two, this time on the adidas Originals Metro Attitude.

Inspiration from the Big Sean x adidas Metro Attitude comes from his time recording at the GOOD Music studio in Hawaii with black sand beaches. The uppers use a mix of black suede and various colors of floral print snakeskin leather. The adidas logo in gold is placed on the tongue.

Each pair will come with a floral print bag along with a fern printed box.

Releasing September 13th 2014 for $165. You will be able to pick them up at KITH, adidas Originals and online.

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atmos x Nike Bleached Denim Pack

Tue, 2014-08-26 22:41

atmos is back at it again with Nike collaborating on a new pack known as 'Bleached Denim'.

The atmos x Nike Bleached Denim pack consists of the Nike Air Max 90, some shirts and a hat. As you can see the AM90 features bleached denim on the sides as well as the beloved infrared around the midsole.

Sadly the Nike x atmos Bleached denim collection will only release at atmos in Japan on Sunday, August 31st. As you suspected, limited amounts will drop.

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Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG – Black/White

Tue, 2014-08-26 22:28

Originally released in 1985, the Black and White Air Jordan 1 made a return through the Countdown Pack series now in 2014, it looks like the shoes will return once again.

The 2014 version and the 2008 CDP have a few small differences. The 2014 will have Nike Air on the tongue and different contrast stitching.

Is the Black and White Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG a pair you plain on adding to your collection?

Source: kiksCHN

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Nike Dunk High SB ’31st State’ (Cali) – Official Images

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:23

We have official images of the Nike Dunk High SB '31st State' aka Cali which means the release is just around the corner.

Originally the Cali Dunk SB released in 2004 but in a low top. 10 years has passed and the brand will bring them back in the highs. Mixed feelings have been expressed on them, but those that obtained the sneakers early have the said the quality is nice.

Obtaining pecan on the side panels, white fills in the other parts of the upper. Green wraps the midsole while red comes in on the outsole, sole and California star.

Limited amounts will release on August 30th 2014 for $120.

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adidas D Howard 5 ‘Rockets’ – First Look

Tue, 2014-08-26 03:10

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets will have another great season. Although we have some time before tip-off, we get a look at his newest signature shoe, the adidas D Howard 5.

Right off the bat you can tell this pair of adidas D Howard 5 are inspired by the Houston Rockets colors. Utilizing red through the uppers along with white and yellow on his logo, heel, tongue and laces.

Although we haven't held the shoes, the website that obtained the exclusive photos Sole Movement said they are lighter then past Howard shoes and even other big man shoes.

Releasing sometime soon, but we expect them to drop before the 2014-15 NBA Season.

Source: SoleMovement

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Nike LeBron 11 Low White Cement Grey

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:52

Another colorway of the Nike LeBron 11 Low has surfaced recently, which features a similar look to the Air Jordan 4.

Featuring white hyperfuse on the upper part paired with with looks like cement grey around the midsole and black speckles. The liner is black and white and almost looks to be tie-dye.

When and if the LeBron 11 Low 'White Cement Grey' releases is unknown for now, but as soon as we hear something we will update you.

Source: @therealshoeicidal1

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Release Date: Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour ‘Air Jordan 3′

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:38

The world of tennis will now collide with basketball on Roger Federer signature shoe, the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour. Taking inspiration from the Air Jordan 3 we are sure this will be loved by fans of both sports.

If you look closely you can see that the 'Air Jordan 3' Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour features white tumbled leather uppers with elephant print wrapping around the heel and toe box. Red is placed on the inner tongue, eyelets and Jumpman.

A limited release will happen at the Flight 23 store in NYC on Tuesday, August 26th 2014.

Source: Footaction

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Nike KD Trey 5 II – 3 New Colorways

Tue, 2014-08-26 01:44

While we all wait to hear Kevin Durant's decision; staying with Nike or leaving for Under Armour we still have releases with Nike.

When KD first signed to Nike, he wanted his shoes to be affordable. For years they achieved this but slowly marked the prices up. To answer the price increase, the brand would release the Nike KD Trey 5. This year will mark the second edition of the shoes.

Shown are 3 all new colorways of the Nike KD Trey 5 II which uses Zoom Air and Flywire. The three colors are Photo Blue/Team Orange, Rift Blue/Bright Mango and Cannon/Mystic Green-Mango.

You can pick them up from EST Premium, but a U.S. release is yet to be determined.

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Nike LeBron 12 ‘Dunkman’ – First Look

Tue, 2014-08-26 01:27

The Dunkman drops will continue with the Nike LeBron 12 thanks to leaked images we have a first look at whats to come.

Staying true to Dunkman form, the LeBron 12 has grey throughout the upper followed with black posite materials. What everyone loves is the highlighter green which lands on the pull tab, lining and by the heel. Added is a translucent sole, which most of us love.

As of writing, no release date has been announced but stay tuned.

Source: solebar001 & kandbar

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Air Jordan XX9 Black/Team Orange-Dark Grey – Another Look

Tue, 2014-08-26 01:10

The Air Jordan XX9 official release is quickly approaching and now we have another look at the newest signature shoe.

As most of you might know, two colorways of the Air Jordan XX9 will release on the same day. This pair, obtaining a black upper with team orange placed on the Jumpman logo and dark grey accents releases on September 6th.

We at Sneaker Files are exited to lace these up and try them on the court. What about you? Are you picking up the Black/Team Orange Air Jordan XX9?

Source: HB

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Air Jordan Retro 11 Lows ‘Hologram’ Customs by Jo Square Customs

Sun, 2014-08-24 18:52

The Air Jordan Retro 11 is probably Jordan Brand's most iconic sneaker, and a favorite among custom artists. This next pair of Air Jordan 11 Lows by Jo Square Customs stand out among the rest of the AJ11 customs with its holographic patent leather. The clean white leather and mesh on the uppers provide a natural framing-like quality to the iridescent, color changing patent leather portion, that wraps around the base of the sneakers. Take a closer look at the 'Hologram' customs down below, and be sure to hit up Jo Square Customs to place your order on these kicks ASAP!

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Nike Air Foamposite One ‘Boston Bruins’ Customs by Sab One

Sun, 2014-08-24 18:03

If you have any insight into the hockey sport world, then you know that Boston Bruins' Tukkaa Rask is one of the best goalies playing right now. Sneaker artist, Sab One, was inspired by the goalie's helmet, and used it as a source of inspiration to create his latest project. The Nike Air Foamposite One 'Boston Bruins' customs by Sab One play off of the graphics that plague Rask's helmet, complete with the Blades of Boston logo on the rear of the uppers. Along the front end of theses Foams, you can see a snarling bear flashing its lethal row of teeth, on the side of the toes. A rubber outsole takes over the bottom of the shoes, while simple black lacing weaves through the holes to tame these bad boys. Take a peek at some extra shots below, along with some WIP shots!


(Photo of Tukkaa Rask via Boston CBS)

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Air Jordan Retro 6 ‘Lava’ Customs by SWB Artwear

Sun, 2014-08-24 17:17

As the year of the 6 keeps rolling on, we're starting to see the last bit of official colorways that are going to be releasing from Jordan Brand in the coming months, but we're getting a look at some exclusive heat, provided by SWB Artwear. The Air Jordan Retro 6 'Lava' customs by SWB Artwear is the latest project from the artist, and was inspired by the smoldering flow of molten rock, using a blazing red with blackened hot spots. The entire shoe features the molten-like pattern, even the Jumpman logo, but if you take a closer look down below, you can see thin, wisp streams of smoke. And if these shoes weren't dope enough, the soles glow in the dark! Visit the SWB Artwear site for more customs, and keep scrolling for some additional, detailed photos of these AJ6 'Lava' customs now!

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Nike Air Foamposite One ‘Givenchy’ Customs by FBCC NYC

Fri, 2014-08-22 18:58

Over the past year, there's been a significant rise in luxury, high end streetwear apparel, with many brands opting for rich floral themes and metallic prints. One of the leaders in these trends is French fashion house, Givenchy, which played on the metallics and florals for several S/S seasons. The Givenchy themed Nike Air Foamposites by FBCC NYC make use of the trendy florals in black and white-based colorways. Bright yellow and pink petals bloom and intertwine with the emerald green stems and leaves on the glossy uppers, which accentuate the pink rubber outsoles. This will be an extremely limited custom release from FBCC NYC, who will only be creating three of each of the two color ways. Get a better look at the kicks down below, and contact FBCC NYC to get your custom Givenchy Nike Air Foamposite Ones today! 

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Air Jordan Retro 11 ‘Lambskin Suede’ Customs by SnapHIGH Customs

Wed, 2014-08-20 18:19

We've seen our fair share of Jordans dressed up in luxurious patterns, prints and fabrics, but we're absolutely salivating over the latest pair of custom AJ11s to come from Korea-based artist, SnapHIGH Customs. The Air Jordan Retro 11 'Lambskin Suede' customs by SnapHIGH Customs arrive in a wheat tone, with coordinating midsoles and a dyed upper. The original lacing of these Jays were traded for a pair of Timberland Boot laces, and have handcrafted tassels made of suede on the ends. The base model of these kicks were a pair of AJ11 'Cool Greys,' but the awesome job that Snap did, you'd never know it! Look at a frontal close-up of these customs further down the page, and be sure to let us know what you think of these in the comments!

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Buscemi 100mm ‘Hot Lava’ Customs by Dank Customs

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:58

After being called upon by one the footwear industry's leading designers, Dank Customs has created a new custom project tailored just for Jon Buscemi, himself. The Buscemi 100mm 'Hot Lava' customs by Dank Customs were inspired by the Nike Air Tech Challenge II QS 'Hot Lava.' The same color tones from the Nike ATC2 were used with these customs, including the vivid red-pink, hot lava color, which make a prominent appearance on the mostly white shoes. The 100mm Buscemi shoes are decorated to mimic the sprayed graphics along the vulcanized soles, and the lunging, black lines of the uppers of the Nike ATC2 'Hot Lava.' Dank Customs is always bringing the heat, but we're absolutely in love with these babies! Scroll down to catch a closer look!

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Release Date: Nike Kobe 9 EM ‘China’

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:30

The China Nike Kobe 9 EM hit retailers overseas while many wondered if they would land in the states. Today we can answer that question: yes!

Featuring university red mesh on the upper paired with gold on the swoosh, eyelets and Kobe Bryant's signature. Black and white are strategically placed. On the tongue it looks like Nike placed some hearts and butterflies, but you can be the judge of that.

Limited quantities of the Nike Kobe 9 EM China will release on August 30th 2014 for $180.

Nike Kobe 9 EM China
Release Date: 08/30/2014
Colorway: University Red/Metallic Gold-Black
Retail: $180
Product Number: 683251-670

Source: SC

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