April 18, 2017 - This is the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%, the shoe that crossed the finish line first in Boston yesterday — twice. Nike athletes Geoffrey Kirui, Galen Rupp and Suguru Osako took first, second and third in the men’s elite field, while Edna Kiplagat earned first and Jordan Hasay nabbed third in the women’s race all wearing versions of this shoe.
The Zoom Vaporfly 4% pairs a Nike ZoomX midsole (for responsive cushioning) with a full-length carbon plate (intended to minimize energy loss during toe bend without increasing demand for the calf). Together, these features can make runners up to four percent more efficient than Nike’s previous fastest marathon shoe.
The Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% will be available June 8 on nike.com and at select retailers.
February 26, 2019 - With focus on sweat and T-shirts, Emotionally Unavailable was a lighthearted partnership founded by Edison Chen and KB Lee in 2014. Now, it's maturing into a fully fledged collection. "We have a fan base that pushed us toward being more serious about the brand. Now we're 1,000 percent serious, and our partnership with Nike on this Air Force 1 is testament to us putting the brand to the forefront," says Chen.
The silhouette and material (canvas to nod to the Nike Vandal, which Lee recalls first thinking was an AF1) represent the designers' roots and relationship with Nike. "Growing up in Korea, the canvas Air Force One is a universal shoe. Hip-hop heads wore it. Skaters wore it. It covered multiple subcultures," says Lee. "It also just looks cool because it wears down so well."
The shoe is intended to be well-loved — which will become evident through a beautiful patina. The zippered gusset makes it easy to take on and off and also helps form Emotionally Unavailable's recognizable heart logo.
The Nike Air Force 1 x Emotionally Unavailable releases March 14.
February 25, 2019 - With safari print detailing, color blocking and a mini Swoosh on the toe box, the LEBRON 16 Low x atmos “Safari” sports many of the same details from the iconic Air Max 1 collaboration with the famed Japanese store.
LeBron debuted the shoe during All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. It releases March 2 on the SNKRS and SNEAKRS apps, at atmos and at select global retailers.
February 21, 2019 - As Neymar Jr. orchestrates his comeback from injury, he’s drawing on his ability to drown out all negativity and distractions, and attempting to embrace the alegria (joy) of football.
The new NJR Silêncio boot represents this and celebrates Neymar Jr.'s capacity to silence doubts, dismiss distractions and let his skills speak on the field.
The boot is covered in a unique graphic made up of multiple black "SHHHs" featuring a miniature white chevron pattern. The letters gradually fade from black to to gray as they move from the outsole onto the upper. No two boots are exactly the same.
"SHHH is not about me silencing the rest of the world, it's about me going silent and focusing on what I have to do for my future as a player and as a man,” says Neymar Jr.
Neymar Jr.'s logo appears on the heels and is augmented by a diamond and a crown, two of his personal mantras (and elements of his body art).
The new Nike Mercurial Vapor 360 NJR Silêncio releases February 21 on nike.com and select retailers.
February 12, 2019 - When it comes to football, and specifically to the many variants of the small-sided game, players need performance benefits authentically inspired by the nature of the sport. Whether it’s an indoor match, in a tight pitch, over the streets, wood or anything in between, the iconic LunarGato II brings back the versatile mix of traction, support and stability to dominate the challenges of the game.
Nicknamed O Mágico (The Magician), Portugese icon Ricardinho has been named the Best Futsal Player of the World six times — more than any other player ever. He has also won multiple league titles with his clubs in Spain and Portugal, and has played many significant matches in the LunarGato II.
“I’m really happy to see the boot back again. The best moments in my career happened while I was wearing these,” Ricardinho says. “My style on pitch is fast, and these boots are perfect to stop and start. The Lunar sole feels very responsive and helps me while braking and changing pace. My whole foot feels grounded and the stability is great.”
Returning this month, the shoe reinstates everything that was loved about the original LunarGato II (which debuted in 2013), including the Lunarlon cushioning system and non-marking court rubber outsole.
Constructed of flexing ridges, the outsole is designed to support multi-directional traction and agile underfoot ball control when dribbling or shooting. The upper design combines super-soft leather in the forefront and Hyperfused mesh panels in the midfoot for structure and breathability. The reinforced vamp enhances a superb ball feel for ultimate touch plus extra durability.
The Nike LunarGato II “Anthracite Ember Glow” colorway releases February 18 on nike.com and at select retailers. A wide variety of new colorways will continue to be announced throughout the year.
February 07, 2019 - Track your workout and set goals with two new colorways of the Nike Metcon 4 XD, the ultimate shoe for lifting and high-intensity training. The shoes play off gym leader boards and chalk-scribbled floors:
- Write your WOD time or weight lifted with dry-erase markers on the erasable back panels of the white Nike Metcon 4 XD. Green and blue lace aglets and heel caps complement the colorway.
- Tally your reps and sets with chalk on the erasable back panels to of the black Nike Metcon 4 XD. Chalk-like pastel accents finish the look.
The shoes feature a new pattern of strategically zoned haptic print that enhances durability and stability across the upper.
These special-edition Nike Metcon 4 XD colorways are available now in Greater China on nike.com and will release February 11 for Nike members throughout Europe, February 14 for Nike members in North America and February 21 on nike.com and at select retailers globally.
January 31, 2019 - Celebrating NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Nike Little Posite One features a honeycomb-finish shank and a matte black upper with color details inspired by the Charlotte Hornets.
The Nike Little Posite One releases in Big Kids sizes (3.5Y - 7Y) February 15 on nike.com and at select retailers.
January 24, 2019 - This Nike PG3 was debuted by Paul George on January 12, when he wore it during a home game against the San Antonio Spurs. It will release February 1 on nike.com and at select retailers.
January 17, 2019 - The Nike ISPA Air Max 270 follows the same design ethos as its streamlined predecessor, the React ISPA LW WR MID, but with an eye to providing a higher degree of protection. To this end, the cage surrounding the upper serves two purposes: It provides a basic shield and forms a unique closure system that allows for an adjustable fit (similar to the Nike Komyuter). The 270 unit is paired with a rugged traction pattern that simultaneously advances the aesthetic and adds additional security underfoot.
One more thing: The black version features the first ever use of a matte-finish 270 unit.
The Nike ISPA Air Max 270 hits retailers, including the SNKRS and SNEAKRS apps, beginning January 24.