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Nike LeBron 16 Low x Titan "Agimat"

August 15, 2019 - Evolving LeBron James' journey from Warrior to King, the latest LeBron 16 Low x Titan "Agimat" was inspired by Filipino folklore. Two new badges — a shield and a lightning bolt — are featured on the heels. The shield was inspired by the Bagobo tribe's traditional armor, while the lightning bolt symbolizes power. 

The shoe is built to harness the athlete's power during play through a combined cushioning system that allows for impact absorption while providing a responsive energy return. A stretch collar and custom lacing also allows for ease of entry and security. 

The Nike LeBron 16 Low x Titan "Agimat" will be available August 31 at Titan Stores, the Titan App, TITAN22.com and nike.com in Southeast Asia and North America.

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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.

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This KD12 has DNA from Seven Former KD Aunt Pearl Colorways

December 11, 2019 - Kevin Durant shared a special bond with his late Aunt Pearl, who passed away from lung cancer in 2000. Beginning with the KD4 in 2012, Durant remembered Pearl’s influence in his life by teaming up with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund to create a pink colorway in Aunt Pearl’s name; it's now an annual tradition in the line. The shoes are further immortalized by pulling details from earlier KD Aunt Pearl colorways and incorporating them into the next iteration. Here are the inspirations behind the details of the KD12 Aunt Pearl:

  • The pearl graphic on the collar foam is drawn from the KD4
  • The sock liner graphic is from the KD5
  • The medial heel graphic is from the KD6
  • The strap is from the KD7
  • The lateral heel graphic is from the KD8
  • The heel embroidery is from the KD9
  • The material on the tongue, collar and Nike Swoosh is from the KD10
  • The outsole marbling is from the KD11

The KD12 Aunt Pearl releases globally December 26 on nike.com and at select retailers.

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The Latest Converse Pro Leather Celebrates a Basketball Legacy

December 11, 2019 - The Converse Pro Leather was first released in 1976, and during the 1980s, it was no stranger to competitive glory. The shoe was victorious on collegiate and professional stages, and Converse itself was an official sponsor of the United States’ national team during the period. 

The latest colorway of the Pro Leather celebrates this rich history with a classic white and navy color scheme. An egret suede eyerow and matching midsole add a subtle retro touch, and the classic Star Chevron is augmented by quintessential Pro Leather gold foil branding stamped on the lateral side of the shoe. An American flag sockliner honors the silhouette’s achievements. 

Available in both Hi and Ox versions, this colorway of the Converse Pro Leather launches December 11 at KITH and releases globally December 21. 

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Nike Golf x Seamus Air Zoom Victory Tour

December 09, 2019 - Nike is highlighting two Oregon-based companies — Seamus Golf, an accessory brand, and Pendleton Woolen Mills — in a variation of the Nike Golf Air Zoom Victory Tour. The outsole plate and sockliner draw from the jacquard woolen designs on the Seamus x Pendleton headcovers, a collaborative project between the two Pacific Northwest companies that began in 2015. The Pendleton wordmark adorns a tag on the lateral side.

The Nike Golf x Seamus Air Zoom Victory Tour releases December 12 on nike.com and at select retailers.

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The Converse All Star Pro BB "Nocturnal"

December 09, 2019 - The Converse All Star Pro BB "Nocturnal" adds a fresh twist to the brand's latest performance basketball shoe with the addition of a glow-in-the-dark sole unit. In vibe, it carries a cheeky nod to a previous holiday edition of an Eric Avar classic. In practice, the shoe also celebrates Converse's two-decades-long legacy of experimentation with phosphorescence.

Converse initiated glow-in-the-dark designs in 1987, when both uppers and outsoles of the Chuck were first illuminated. This was a step in the continued evolution of the icon — pushing beyond prints to augment the presence of the sneaker on the streets. Now, with the All Star Pro BB, the luminous look adds to the energetic statements made on the shoe's upper since the silhouette's debut in April.

The Converse All Star Pro BB "Nocturnal" releases December 12 in China and December 15 in North America.

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Pawsitively Fierce: OBJ's Week 14 Cleats for a Cause

December 08, 2019 - Week 14 of the 2019 pro football season brings another edition to Odell Beckham Jr.'s pregame warmup cleats: a playful take on the wide receiver's support of an animal rescue shelter in Cleveland. 

OBJ's cleats take the field December 8 ahead of the Cleveland Browns' away game against the Cincinnati Bengals, and will also be worn in game.