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The Nike Air Max 90 Essential Draws Cues From ACG Color Palettes
Nike’s All Conditions Gear saw a recent revamp that twisted around the off-trail aesthetic for a more modern, city appropriate feel. Of course, classic retros like the Nike ACG Mowabb returned to store shelves, but with a $200 price point, the bring back didn’t necessarily leave everyone involved satisfied. That doesn’t change the fact that ACG’s unique color pairings remain as influential as ever, as this Nike Air Max 90 Essential returns with a look straight from the early 90s hiking lookbook. A combination of Black on Black mesh creates an ominous backdrop for unique accents to stand out. While the Swoosh branding is hidden on the side panel, Emerald Green ‘Air Max’ branding remains so there’s no question about the technology brought to the table with this Air Max 90. A khaki take on Metallic Gold hits the outsole and lining to contrast Racer Blue hints throughout. What do you think? We have a detailed look for you below and know that this pair is available from international retailers like Titolo today.
Nike Will Bring Back All Of Kobes Signature Shoes With The Fade to Black Collection
Kobe’s final season is slowly but surely coming to an end as the regular season will be ending in mid-April. That means that Kobe has about seven weeks left in what has been a hell of a career for one of the greatest of all-time. So how can Nike make it better?
They’ll say farewell to Kobe by releasing his entire sneaker collection beginning with the Air Zoom Huarache 2K4 and ending with the newest Kobe 11. The Pack/Collection which is being named the “Fade To Black” collection will start of with all-white colorways and will evolve in color and ultimately conclude with an all-black Kobe 11. If you take a look at the two leaked style sheets above you can see the sneaker along with its official colorway listed next to it and it shows each sneaker getting darker with each successive model.
The Nike Kobe Fade To Black Pack is expected to begin releasing in early March with the final sneaker (Kobe 11) releasing on the final day of the NBA regular season when Kobe officially says goodbye for good.
Here are the expected release dates for each shoe. Stay tuned to Kicks On Fire for updates on this story.
What an amazing gesture by Nike if this pack is indeed true. To bring back all of Kobe’s signature sneakers to celebrate his storied career is a great idea. I’m sure every single shoe from this pack will sell out almost instantly. Good luck completing the entire pack.
Following its initial view, an additional look at the forthcoming Nike LeBron 13 Lava is provided, which is expected to make its arrival starting next month.
Sporting a predominantly achromatic palette, grey covers the majority of its upper alongside metallic silver accents gracing the hyperposite overlays. Contrasting hits of black are implemented on the laces, Swoosh branding, unit and rubber sole unit, which also receives the defining hue with speckling throughout.
Additional red accents are also applied on the flywire system and heel tab to further pronounce its understated makeup. Priced at $200, you can purchase a pair at select Nike retailers starting Wednesday, March 9th.
The perfect summer sneaker gets ready for the warmer months with this tropical makeover on the Nike Air Presto. The “t-shirt for your feet” has been transformed into the “Hawaiian shirt for your feet” with this bold and fun tropical-minded look for the Presto. Not only do you get a print with palm trees and flowers, but you also get a blue-to-purple fade from toe to heel, along with the TPU cage in smoky black and a speckled sole below. It may not even be March yet, but you can get ready for summer with the “Palm Trees” Air Presto right now because they;re arriving at select shops like Sneaker Politics right now.
Skateboarding footwear technology reaches the next level with the upcoming Hyperfeel Koston 3, which is unlike any skate shoe before it. Looking like part running shoe, part soccer shoe, part skate shoe, the bold Koston 3 will definitely prove to be a love-it-or-hate-it model in the skateboarding community with its techy Hyperfuse construction, textile heel collar, and flexible Free-inspired outsole. Previewed first yesterday in a “Lakers” colorway, today we get a look at a more neutral version in white and grey. Enjoy the early look and stay tuned for all the official details on the intriguing new Eric Koston signature shoe from Nike SB.
Nike To Release Kobe Fade To Black Retro Collection
One way to celebrate Kobe’s farewell to the game? Release his past models in style. Sneakerheads received one of the most thorough and profound Retro campaigns in the Kobe Prelude Collection back in 2013/2014, but Nike is ready to up the ante with the “Fade To Black” Collection, which allegedly features the Kobe signature models from 1 through 11 as well as the Huarache 2k4, all with unique tonal colorways that begin from a solid white and eventually fade to black on the Kobe 11 Elite Low. The @KB824 Instagram account also confirms that each should will retail for $200, and that the Kobe FTB Pack will hit stores beginning in March (disclaimer: release dates could be for Asia). We can’t wait to see what’s in store, so get all the details you need here and stay tuned for more updates.
Barkley, Penny, and Payton Inspired The Design Of The Nike Zoom Kobe Icon
While Michael Jordan may have shaped Kobe Bryant’s game, the credit goes to Charles Barkley, Penny Hardaway, and Gary Payton for shaping the design of this retro-inspired Nike Zoom Kobe Icon. This strange Kobe-centric shoe recently hit stores and immediately sneakerheads pointed out the Glove-like upper shroud and that Gary Payton’s signature shoe history must have played a role in the Kobe Icon. Nike reveals that Charles Barkley and Penny Hardaway were key figures in this play as well; the inner bootie design is a nod to Sir Charles’ past designs, while Penny’s role takes place on the Chevron pattern on the Jacquard upper (not featured here, but part of other Zoom Kobe Icon releases). In addition, one of Barkley’s memorable quotes on Kobe is featured on the heel of the shoes. The Red/Gold pair just hit stores like Sneakersnstuff, so grab another look below.
Pure Platinum Covers The Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Moire
Following a Bright Crimson and tonal black iteration, the Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Moire returns in a new colorway, this time consisting of Pure Platinum.
Compared to its traditional build, this rendition of the popular runner is essentially modernized. boasting a lighter profile, the model is defined by a one-piece seamless component that ensures more breathability with perforations across its entire upper.
Further detailed with its signature elements such as the Swoosh branding, mudguard and heel badge, the sneaker is topped off with a matching full-length sole unit. Finishing touches include tonal laces and branding on the tongue.
You can purchase this pair at select Nike retailers overseas now.
Night Maroon Covers The Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max
Following its pristine White colorway, the Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max is introduced in yet another finish for the season, this time utilizing an autumnal hue.
Comprised of a premium leather and synthetics across its upper, the component is essentially draped in the defining tone of maroon, which is continued towards its tongue, laces, inner lining and a portion of its outsole, particularly on the heel.
To round out the design, contrasting white is applied on the Swoosh branding and rubber sole unit that’s detailed with its signature visible air bubble in the heel for superb cushioning. You can purchase a pair at select Nike stockists overseas now.
UK-based grime artist, Skepta, recently showcased a unique variation of the Nike Air Classic BW that he happened to design.
Dubbed ?Blacklisted,? the sneaker flaunts an all-black makeup and essentially a nod to the artist’s 2012 mixtape of the same name. Comprised of smooth suede across the majority of its upper, the model rests atop a matching sole unit with its signature air bubble component visible in the heel.
The sneaker is rounded out with matching laces and leather Swooshes to define its colorless makeup. No word yet on a proposed release, although stay tuned in to KicksOnFire for further updates.
The Nike Air Force 1 Low Gears Up For March Madness
The favorite time of the year for college basketball fans is right around the corner as March Madness is set to get underway next month. In honor of the huge basketball tournament Nike has created this unofficial March Madness Pack that features three colorways of the classic Nike Air Force 1 Low.
Each colorway that you see above has been given a simple two color combination including a white and blue pair, a red and blue pair and a black and silver pair. Each colorway also comes with Sail/off-white detailing on the midsoles, laces and Swoosh for that retro/aged look. A nice added touch is the addition of an embroidered logo of either a basketball, scissors or a net by the ankle.
Expect this March Madness-themed pack of Air Force 1s to release some time next month right on time for the big dance.
I’m not a college basketball fan but I know how crazy and exciting things get for the big tournament. This is pretty cool pack and Nike should definitely create more colorways so more people can represent their team proudly.
Spring and Summer are right around the corner which means the perfect time to bring out all those bright colored kicks. Unless you like wearing them all year round then that’s cool too.
This Nike Air Huarache couldn’t get any brighter as we see Beta Blue land on the toebox, toecap, side panel overlays, laces and the Huarache branding on the tongue. Adding some balance is Anthracite and Cool Grey on the neoprene bootie/inner liner, heel counter, side panels and midsole/outsole.
What are your thoughts on this Spring 2016 colorway of the Nike Air Huarache? Do you see yourself picking up a pair?
Release Date: Nike Little Posite One Black Fruity Pebbles
Just last week we received our first look at the Nike Little Posite One in the all-new Black Fruity Pebbles colorway. After releasing the white pair in 2015 Nike has decided to give us its counterpart in 2016.
Utilizing a Black foamposite shell upper, multicolor graphics have been added on the outsole to give the sneaker that Fruity Pebbles look similar to the LeBron 13 that just released over the weekend. The carbon fiber on the midsole/outsole also features a black background with multicolor dots similar to what we see on the outsole.
You’ll be able to find the Nike Little Posite One in the Black Fruity Pebbles colorway beginning on February 27th for a retail price of $180. Any guys out there disappointed that these won’t be available in men’s sizes?
Between this black pair and the white pair from last year I think the black pair is better. That colorful outsole makes it seem too much like kids shoe so so I don?t know how these would do if they released for men.
Nike continues to find ways to spice things up with the Nike Roshe Run and make it interesting for fans of the silhouette that want something new and exciting.
The latest feature/addition for the Nike Roshe Run comes courtesy of a new option on NIKEiD. You can now head over to Nike’s customization program and apply a new Kurim mesh on the upper of the popular lifestyle runner that posseses color-changing qualities. Nike defines Kurim as a “molded rubber overlay that enhances an optical color shift for most color combinations.” You can mix and match eight different two-tone options to create a truly unique sneaker.
If you want to create your own color-changing Roshe Run then head over to nike.com now and create a pair for $135.
Following a recent unveiling in Vachetta Tan, the newly-introduced Nike Swoosh Hunter in tonal White is showcased in more detail, as we approach its release date.
Essentially the brand’s latest lifestyle silhouette, the model exudes futuristic flair with its sleek, yet textured premium leather upper, while its high-cut profile is further defined by an adjustable ankle strap. Additionally, the model inherits a laceless design as it all rests atop a matching rubber sole unit.
Other distinctive details include a geometrical patterned outsole for superb traction and subtle swoosh branding on the straps. You can find this pair at select Nike accounts nationwide starting February 29th for $250.