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How to Get the Nike Blazer CPFM Sponge By You

August 13, 2019 - The Nike Blazer Cactus Plant Flea Market Sponge By You begins with Nike's iconic 1972 basketball shoe. The project filters the shoe through its contemporary skate heritage with deconstructed edges, an ode to the DIY customization of skate footwear and a patchwork of fabrics: loose knit, quilted, fleece and synthetic suede. The general vibe channels the type of patchwork or crocheted blankets one might find at a flea market. 

Other elements of the Nike Blazer CPFM Sponge By You are, naturally, up to you.

On the multi-textured tan base color, selections for the eye-stay, lace and Swoosh can be made independently on the right and left shoes. This means one could stay the course and keep both the same, or identify a different personality for each. Either way, CPFM's unique upper articulation grants a subtle asymmetry. 

The Nike Blazer CPFM Sponge By You launches on the Nike by You builder August 27. 

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Air Jordan XXXIV “Wrapping Paper” PE

December 25, 2019 - Jayson Tatum will wear the Air Jordan XXXIV “Wrapping Paper” PE during the Boston Celtics' Christmas Day game against the Toronto Raptors. 

December 23, 2019 - The second colorway of the "Coming to America" collection for Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Nike Air Zoom Freak 1 Soul Glo releases December 28.

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The Nike Atsuma Turns Negative Space into Positive (Aesthetic) Energy

December 23, 2019 - The lateral side Swoosh of Nike’s new classically styled runner, the Atsuma, is mirrored by a cutout version on the medial. It's a handsome aesthetic feature — pleasant for looks alone — but also one that manifested a design challenge. The charge: Reduce material waste by increasing pattern efficiency. 

Nike Atsuma rethinks and reimagines how traditional cut-and-sew footwear can be improved by considering how offcuts can act as critical components of the shoe's construction and beautiful elements of its design. In addition to the lateral and medial panels, the shoe’s heel counter and eyestay exhibit playful employment of negative space. So too does the hangtag, which is formed by a cutout on the outsole. A recycled sockliner adds to the considered decisions.

The Nike Atsuma releases January 1. 

December 22, 2019 - Odell Beckham Jr. will make fans green with envy when he laces up in his Week 16 Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 OBJ Uptempo Cleat inspired by a beloved Christmas character. However, when OBJ's latest pregame cleats hit the field with the twinkling lights turned on, these fuzzy numbers are sure to make anyone's heart grow three sizes. 

The wide receiver will don the holiday-themed pregame cleats ahead of the Cleveland Browns' final 2019 regular season home game against the Baltimore Ravens December 22. 

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The Nike Air Force 1 x Colin Kaepernick

December 21, 2019 - The Nike Air Force 1 x Colin Kaepernick is inspired by the voice of the athlete and his True to 7 storytelling. The luxe black leather upper is accented by a reflective Swoosh and other high-touch accents in white and black. The shoe also incorporates a series of graphics including a portrait of Kaepernick embroidered on the heel tab, his personal logo on the tongue, a patterned sock liner and a number seven hang tag. 

The Air Force 1 x Colin Kaepernick releases December 23 in North America at Nike stores, select retailers and SNKRS. It comes in adult, toddler and little kids sizes. Global launches will follow.

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The All Star Pro BB Eclipse Reintroduces Low Cuts to Converse Performance Basketball

December 20, 2019 - The Converse All Star Pro BB Eclipse honors two elements of the brand's rich basketball history. 

First, the split black/white design reminds of a period in history in which those were the only colorways of the Chuck Taylor All Star available — beginning in 1934, when white was added for the US national men’s basketball team, all the way through 1971.

Second, the introduction of a low-cut All Star Pro BB recalls Converse's first low-cut iteration of an All Star, prepared by Converse's product team for the Harlem Globetrotters in 1957. The idea wasn't just a hit on the court, it also brought the Chuck Taylor to fame within California's emergent beach culture. 

The Converse All Star Pro BB Eclipse, in both hi and low, releases January 2020. 

December 16, 2019 - Building off Uninterrupted's unflinching ethos put into the Nike Air Force I More Than ___, the LEBRON 17 MTAA incorporates an interchangeable tongue guard and an erasable paneled midsole for players wanting to write their own personal messages. Two markers are included.

The LEBRON 17 MTAA releases globally December 25.

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OBJ's Week 15 Pregame Cleats Pay Homage to Favorite Teams

December 15, 2019 - Odell Beckham Jr.'s Week 15 Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 OBJ Uptempo Cleat pays homage to his alma mater in addition to his favorite professional basketball team with a purple and gold colorway. 

The wide receiver will wear the cleats during his pregame warmup ahead of the Cleveland Browns' away game against the Arizona Cardinals December 15. 

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How to Get the Nike Air Max 90 Undefeated

December 12, 2019 - The Nike Air Max 90 Undefeated pays tribute to the runner's all-encompassing cultural cache — striking harmony between ’90s homage and exalted basic.  

Two premium leather color bases, white and black, provide a perfect backdrop for strong accent pops. Infrared, a hallmark Nike color initiated by the AM90, and a vibrant blue both capture the original spirit of the shoe. A double mudguard — a unique element made possible by the band of color — gives the Nike Air Max 90 Undefeated distinction from prior iterations of the Air Max 90. This feature references the supercross jackets popular in the ’90s New York hip-hop scene, which was a foundational influence on the Undefeated team.

Another defining characteristic: the replacement of the traditional "Nike Air" from the rubberized heel with the five-strike Undefeated mark.

All eight colorways (infrared/white, infrared/black, green/white, green/black, blue/white, blue/black, yellow/white, yellow/black) release December 27 at Undefeated. Toddler and preschool sizes will be available in red/black and yellow/white only.

The blue/black, blue/white, yellow/black and yellow/white colorways will release December 30 on SNKRS and SNEAKRS.