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Digi Desert Camo Hits The Nike Air Presto

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With its expected release date set for Friday, new editorial images of this particular Nike Air Presto is unveiled.

Defined by its digital desert camouflage motif gracing its breathable mesh upper, the component’s beige/brown shade is complemented with slightly tan-colored translucent overlays located on the toe cap and lacing system.

Additional matching tones are evidenced on the midsole, which receives subtle black speckling for subtle contrast, while it rests atop a black outsole to perfectly coordinate with its colorway.

Rounded out with matching laces and signature branding on the sides and rear, you can purchase this pair at select Nike stores overseas first on March 4th, with a U.S. release to follow soon after.

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Introducing The Nike Flyknit Tennis Classic Ultra

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Old meets new in this newest version of the Nike Tennis Classic Ultra as the vintage Nike tennis shoe gets draped in a Flyknit upper to give it more of a modern feel. Let’s take a closer look at the Nike Flyknit Tennis Classic Ultra.

The first colorways that have been unveiled consist of a red Flyknit upper accompanied by the red leather Nike Swoosh and heel tab sitting on top of the all white sole unit. The second colorway has the shoe come in a grey Flyknit upper paired up with the white leather hits on the Nike Swoosh branding and heel tab all while sitting on top of the all-white sole unit. Said to be releasing sometime this month, do you like what you see?

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Author’s Take

While the Flyknit is a definite improvement and upgrade, I don’t like the overall blueprint of the shoe, for that reason alone I won’t be picking these up.


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Nike Is Bringing Back The NikeLab Air Zoom Talaria

 

The Nike Air Zoom Talaria is making a comeback as Nike recently announced that they will be bringing back the model this month. Once it does make its return it will do so as a NikeLab release.

For those who aren’t too familiar with the shoe, it’s a running shoe designed by none other than Tinker Hatfield back in 1997. This model was the shoe that introduced full-length, bottom-loaded Zoom technology as well as Flex Grooves on the sole. In other words, think of the Talaria as a pioneer of some sort. Not only will the Talaria return, it will do so with updated features as well. Those features will soon be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Said to be releasing March 31st, while you’re waiting you can call 1-800-250-2652 (or 800-023-4844 in the UK) to listen to a message from Tinker Hatfield himself. Were you a fan of the shoe? Are you excited to see it back? Let us know in the comments below.

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Author’s Take

Glad to see this classic make a return, hopefully there’s enough pairs so every person that wants one is able to get a pair.


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Theres A New (Earlier) Release Date For The Nike Air Foamposite Pro Pure Platinum

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With so many releases already taking place this weekend Nike decided to make things a lot more interesting by pushing up the release of the Nike Air Foamposite Pro Pure Platinum.

Originally scheduled to release on March 12 (which would have been on Saturday of next week) the official Nike release page now has this Yeezy-inspired Foamposite Pro dropping this Friday, March 4th. The colorway on this Foamposite features a Pure Platinum foam shell upper with Wolf Grey and Bright Crimson detailing throughout. For those of you that like glow-in-the-dark sneakers you should be happy to know that the outsole on these will glow.

Will you be picking up your pair on March 4th for the retail price of $250? Let us know down below and make sure you visit our Nike Air Foamposite Pro Pure Platinum launch page for the latest images, videos and latest updates.

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Author’s Take

We know that Nike will not admit that this is another jab at Kanye but we all know the truth. Out of all three colorways that were inspired by the Yeezy 2 this is probably the most wearable and as a result the best. It?ll be a pass for me though.


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Nike Revives Classic Phone Number Ads With The Return Of Talaria

We?ve been asking for it, and now Nike is finally bringing it back. The shoe at the top of pretty much every running shoe collector?s lists, the Zoom Talaria, is finally returning in original form for the first time since its initial release in 1997. The neon yellow (before Volt was called Volt) felt colorway has become a thing of legend over the years, with any one owning a pair being envied by all those who don?t. The return of the Talaria is unveiled with the revival of the classic ?phone number? Nike ads, seen here via NikeLab. Call the phone number provided, and you?ll hear a message from the man who designed the Talaria, Tinker Hatfield himself, on designing the shoe and its return this month on March 31st. Stay tuned to Sneaker News for more details on the anticipated return of the Zoom Talaria.



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A Detailed Look At The Nike KD 8 PB & J For Kids


Since the Nike KD 6, Nike Basketball has dressed up Kevin Durant‘s signature sneaker in a playful homage to the superstar’s favorite meal as a kid: a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. While the theme started off in a full family size run, last year the peanut butter outsole, toebox jelly look only benefited those with smaller feet. For those wondering, the Nike KD 8 “PBJ” will also be a kids’ exclusive much like last year’s installment of KD’s ongoing “Peanut Butter and Jelly” series. A white Flyweave base keeps thing simple while the toecap gives off a purple appearance dipped in grape jam for a unique twist. A classic gum outsole is repurposed for a certain peanut butter quality. Check out more official photos below and know that this GS KD 8 exclusive will hit retailers on March 10th for $140.



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Preview Upcoming Colorways Of The Nike Air Icarus Retro

Hardcore fans of vintage Nike running shoes may be a bit disappointed about the slightly inaccurate shape of the first-ever retro of the Air Icarus, but nobody is going to be complaining about the colorways. Already released in two OG looks, the Icarus is back again in one of the coolest early-90s runner colorways ever, the neon, white, and black version seen here. Also on the way are two more excellent colorways that will throw you back to the era the workhorse running shoe originally released. Preview the three new Air Icarus retro colorways here, and expect them at Nike Sportswear retailers later this spring.

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Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight To Release A Memoir Called Shoe Dog


Do you want to know everything about the building of Nike from an upstart running shoe brand to the biggest athletic footwear and apparel company in the world? Soon you’ll be able to learn the story from the man behind the Swoosh himself, Phil Knight. Publisher Simon & Schuster recently unveiled Knight’s upcoming memoir, entitled Shoe Dog, which will document the rise of Nike from the humble beginnings as Blue Ribbon Sports importing Japanese athletic shoes, to the running boom, to Micheal Jordan and beyond. Knight, now 77, will be offering an unprecedented look into his brand, which no Nike fan should pass up. Shoe Dog will release April 26th at booksellers everywhere. For more information, visit Simon & Schuster.

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Nike Put Flyknit On The Most Unexpected Sneaker

Flyknit is typically associated with performance and innovation, but the push is now toward revamping old classics with this super-lightweight woven upper. We first saw it hit the Air Force 1 Low and Mid, and this March Nike is bringing Flyknit to the Tennis Classic Ultra, complete with the cored out Ultra sole and leather Swooshes. Expect this unique hybrid to release in red, grey, and more colorways beginning this March; full photos are just ahead.



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Nike Kobe 4 FTB Dust

With the Nike Kobe “Fade To Black” Pack releasing soon, we begin to reminisce about all the great sneaker moments of Kobe’s career. Few stand out like the Nike Zoom Kobe IV, a sneaker that began the mainstream low-top hoops shoe revolution and provided wheels for The Black Mamba to win his fourth NBA Championship. That combination of design innovation and Kobe’s success on the court may deem the Zoom Kobe IV the most significant Kobe sneaker ever created. For the Kobe FTB Pack, Nike opts for a tonal “Dust” Grey and currently the shoes are set for a March 19th release. We’ll bring you official once Nike makes the official announcement.



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The Nike Kobe 11 Easter To Feature Multi-Color Flyknit

In late March, Nike Basketball will release “Easter” styles of their signature basketball models inspired by traditional themes and color that often include pastel tones. For the Kobe 11, it appears that Nike is bringing in a multi-colored Flyknit that mimics the earliest versions as it features hits of red, purple, pink, volt, and purple. The elegant Flyknit mix is paired with leather Swooshes and soft lining that adds to the refined look, while small heel-tabs add even more unique flair. If these are in fact the Easter version, look for these to hit stores on March 26th.



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A New Nike SB Bruin Premium SE Just Hit Nike UK


Nike’s Back II The Future celebration kicked off not with the Nike Mag, but with the other Marty McFly sneaker, the Nike Bruin. While Tinker and co. promised that the functional power lace-wielding Mags would be arriving to benefit charities in the not-so-distant future, the Nike SB Bruin Premium SE has seen a boost in notoriety since the OG colorway arrived. Now Nike Skateboarding is back with the low-profile silhouette featuring revamped Zoom cushioning, a full-grain leather upper, and simple yet sleek new colorway. A White base is accented by a unique University Red/Blue Spark Swoosh branding while a bold lining is hidden within. What do you think of this pair? Know that it is available today via Nikestore for $90.



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The Return Of A Classic: Nike Air Max Classic BW OG Persian Violet

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In addition to the Nike Air Max BW Ultra that will be making its debut later this week in different colorways for men and women, we’ll also be seeing the return of the Nike Air Max Classic BW in the OG Persian Violet colorway.

Originally debuting in 1991 and designed by the great Tinker Hatfield, the Nike Air Max Classic BW utilized the same Nike Air-Sole unit as the Air Max 90 but enlarged its window. This OG colorway features a Black upper with White and Persian Violet detailing for an eye-catching look.

Look for the Nike Air Max Classic BW OG Persian Violet to launch on March 8 on nike.com and at select Nike retailers worldwide. Do you plan on picking up a pair?

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Author’s Take

I appreciate the history behind this silhouette and the fact that Tinker Hatfield designed it, but I’ll just stick with the Air Max 90 instead.


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Nike Air Foamposite Pro University Red

Release Date: April, 2016
Price: $230

Nike is scheduled to bring back some classic OG colorways of the Nike Air Foamposite Pro throughout the year. One of those OG colorways happens to be the Nike Air Foamposite Pro University Red. This OG colorway was originally released in 2002, back when it was known as the Varsity Red colorway. The 2016 version manages to almost mimic the look of the 2002 release with the only minor difference being that the Varsity has been converted to a University Red. The shoe will come with an upper consisting of a University Red foam shell paired up with the Black leather eyestay. Additional hits of black appear on the laces, lining and the Nike Swoosh placed on the side panels of the shoes. Another mini black Swoosh with a red outline appears on the toe and heel of the shoe to complete the aesthetics of the upper. Carbon fiber hits can be seen on both sides of the midsole. Considered to be a fan favorite, don’t expect this tonal colorway of the Foamposite Pro to last too long on the shelves.

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Author’s Take

Although it is very bold looking, I’ve never been a fan of any of the Foamposite models. I am not looking forward to buying this in the Spring season, especially not for $230.

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The Nike Air Foamposite Pro University Red Drops Next Month

The Nike Air Foamposite Pro University Red is the latest colorway of the shoe set to release to the public. This OG offering initially release back in 2002, and now it’s back once again.

Coming with a University Red foam shell, the tonal look of the upper is paired up with the Black leather eyestay. Additional hits of black can be seen on the laces, lining and most noticeably, the Nike Swoosh on the side panels of the shoe. More Nike branding can be seen by way of the mini black Nike Swoosh on the the toe and heel of the shoes. Rounding out the main features of the shoe are the carbon fiber hits placed on the midsole. Retailing for $230 and releasing sometime in April, is this must-have release?

 

Make sure to visit our Nike Air Foamposite Pro University Red hub page to get all the latest news, images and information regarding this upcoming release.

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Author’s Take

I don’t mess with the Nike Air Foamposite Pro, but this OG colorway really brings out the best in the shoe. Will I cop? No. Is it nice? Yes.


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