Nike Footscape Woven Chukka Flyknit AO5417-001 AO5417-200 Release Date

Nike’s Footscape Woven Chukka has long had a cult following among the cozy set, and the brand may have found a way to make the model even more comfortable. Enter Flyknit, which has been applied across the top of the Footscape Woven Chukka’s upper in place of the model’s usual leather, suede, or most recently, […]

Kanye West Accused of Plagiarism Again

Last month, Kanye West was accused by former Nike designer Tony Spackman of blatantly copying his sketch work. West avoided further issues by firing the person from his Yeezy design team who he alleges was responsible for presenting the work as their own, but now Mr. West is once again being accused of plagiarizing past works for his […]

Alexander Wang x Adidas Turnout Trainer B43589 AQ1237 Release Date

Though they often take cues from traditional categories such as basketball and skateboarding, Alexander Wang’s Adidas collabs are anything but ordinary. The designer continually pushes the envelope, and his latest Three Stripes offering is a strong contender for his most experimental yet. Releasing as part of the third drop from the Alexander Wang x Adidas […]

Adidas Skateboarding Links with Shepard Fairey for Samba ADV

Shepard Fairey, founder of Obey clothing, is known for his famous street art, viral imagery, connection to the notoriously anonymous artist and colleague Banksy, and his overall rebellious personal aesthetic. Like most kids growing up in the punk rock, socially conscious, and anti-authority hip-hop golden age that was the 1980s, Fairey connects the inspiration for his artwork to his […]

Nike Air Max 97 Black/University Red-Black AR4259-001 Release Date

Continuing its recent practice of slapping excessive amounts of branding onto some of its most popular models, Nike is introducing yet another sneaker with a ton of logos. This time around, it’s selected the Air Max 97 to receive the treatment. The pair sports an all-black nylon and leather upper with red hits used on the branding found […]

Puma Relaunches Basketball Division With Multiple Signings, JAY-Z Joins as President of Basketball Operations

Recent speculation was confirmed today: Puma is back in basketball. The global shoe and sportswear company has announced the signings of top draft prospects DeAndre Ayton (Arizona), Marvin Bagley III (Duke), and Zhaire Smith (Texas Tech). Ayton is considered the unanimous favorite to go No. 1 to the Phoenix Suns in Thursday’s draft, while Bagley and Smith […]

Nike EXP-X14 Release Date | Sole Collector

Adding to its current lineup of lifestyle footwear rooted in the DNA of performance running silhouettes, Nike is introducing the EXP-X14. This name for this new silhouette from Nike Sportswear is broken down into two parts. “EXP” stands for experiment, while “X14” is the internal code name given to the brand’s React cushioning system.  Image via […]

Air Jordan 1 ‘Court Purple’ Release Date

Following up the teasers of a “Pine Green” Air Jordan 1 due out later this year, new images have emerged of yet another new coloreway of the iconic signature sneaker that showcase a “Court Purple” look. This pair uses a familiar color blocking seen on the popular silhouette with a white leather mid panel and black leather […]