New Balance OMN1S Kawhi Leonard ‘All-Star’ PE Images

Shortly after releasing a teaser featuring Kawhi Leonard, New Balance has revealed its brand new performance basketball model—the OMN1S.  In celebration of NBA All-Star weekend in Charlotte, New Balance has collaborated with the the Toronto Raptors superstar to create six unique PEs of its newest sneaker. As the tweets from the official @nbhoops Twitter read, “We wanted people […]

NCAA x Nike Air Force 1 By You Collection Release Date

Nike is adding some brand new options to its Nike By You customization service that are perfect for any college fans getting in the spirit for March Madness.  Leather versions of the Air Force 1 Low and High will able to be customized with the team colors for Duke, Ohio State, Villanova, Kentucky, Oregon, and Uconn. The high-top versions […]

The Best Sneakers of the NBA All-Star Game, Every Year Since 1988

The NBA All-Star Game is one of sport’s best annual events, but let’s be honest—it’s usually not because of the thrilling on-court action. As cool as it is to see the biggest names in basketball team up for one night only, the magic often tends to fade somewhere right around the third or fourth uncontested […]

ASICS Drips 90s Style with the Gel-Kayano 5 Midnight Pack

Following the release of the ASICS Gel-Kayano 5 OG Leather Pack, ASICS flips the script with a retro-styled colour palette.  20 years ago the iconic 1999 GEL-Kayano 5 hit the streets and quickly made a name for itself in the world of sneakers. Maintaining its legacy as a high-end performance runner, the silhouette keeps GEL […]

DJ Clark Kent Shuts Down “Sneaker Culture” | Full Size Run

Full Size Run is Sole Collector’s weekly sneaker talk and debate show featuring co-hosts Brendan Dunne, Matt Welty, and Trinidad James, and this week they’re joined by Sneaker O.G. and God’s Favorite DJ, DJ Clark Kent, to talk about this year’s All-Star Weekend sneaker releases, his views on “sneaker culture,” his relationships with Jay-Z and […]

How All-Star Weekend Became the Most Important Sneaker Event Every Year

For one long weekend, the collective sports world’s eyes will shift towards Charlotte, North Carolina, the home of this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend. What started out as a mid-season showcase of basketball’s best talent has evolved into a marketing bonanza for footwear companies. Not only do players take center stage, sneaker brands put their best foot […]

Air Jordan 33 ‘Vast Grey/Cone-Sail-White’ AQ8830-004 Release Date

Since dropping in 2017, Virgil Abloh’s “The Ten” collection with Nike has been the muse for a ton of in-house releases. Abloh’s signature deconstructed look, Helvetica branding, and color palettes have all been borrowed. The latest pair that appears to take some inspiration from the Off-White designer’s work is the Air Jordan 33. This new colorway of the performance […]

Twitter Reacts to Michael Jordan Wearing Travis Scott’s Air Jordan I Collab

When you hear someone say “Michael Jordan,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most people will talk about his legendary NBA career that resulted in six championships. Someone younger might know MJ just because of Air Jordan retros or “that crying face meme.” If you ask the right people, they might refer to his infamous […]

How Rokit Teamed With Nike for Its First Major Collab

In a sneaker climate where performance basketball isn’t nearly as hyped-up as it was eight or nine years ago, a collaboration can really move the needle. Kith did it last year with the LeBron 15. Concepts put its spin on the Kyrie 5 this past December. Now, Los Angeles-based streetwear brand Rokit has crafted its […]

Union Los Angeles x Vans ComfyCush LX Collection Release Date

Union Los Angeles has revealed its latest collaboration, a pack of classic Vans silhouettes to celebrate Black History Month. An Old Skool, Authentic, and Slip-On are all covered in a custom made Union Kente Cloth. While the Authentic and Slip-On are covered entirely in the print, the Old Skool breaks up the look with solid-colored panels on […]