Featured Footwear

June 20, 2016 / nike tennis

NikeCourt Air Zoom Ultrafly Grass

Designed for grass court play, the NikeCourt Air Zoom Ultrafly Grass features an updated upper and outsole. The all-white leather upper honors the tradition of the penultimate Grand Slam of the season, while the dimpled outsole delivers optimal traction for the speedy surfaces of SW19. 

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Ultrafly Grass is now available on nike.com.

June 18, 2018 / nike sportswear

EXP-X14

The Nike Sportswear EXP-X14 both remembers Nike’s history and pushes the boundaries of lifestyle footwear through the use of numbers and transparent design elements. Here’s what you need to know about it. 

The name and numbers

  • EXP is shorthand for “experiment,” which was essentially how the Nike Sportswear designers adapted performance running features into a lifestyle shoe.
  • The second part of the shoe’s name, X14, was the original internal codename for Nike React technology (which is used in the shoe’s midsole to provide cushion for all-day comfort).
  • N3546, which is printed on the medial side, represents Steve Prefontaine’s fastest mile (3 minutes and 54.6 seconds) and nods to Nike’s rich history in running.  

Its look

  • With its translucent upper, this shoe is a modern take on the Nike Zoom Drive (a late-90s running shoe).
  • The exposed TPU plate that cuts across the midsole and tapered heel emulate the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% shoes worn by Breaking2 athletes.

The Nike Sportswear EXP-X14 will be available beginning June 28 via SNEAKRS in Europe. From July 5, the shoe will be available from the Nike SNKRS app in North America, Greater China on nike.com and at select retailers.

June 15, 2018 / Shoe Stream

Nike Golf Tour Premiere PE

At golf’s second major championship of the year, Nike athletes will lace up PEs inspired by Nike’s signature orange shoebox to celebrate 30 years of Nike’s Just Do It slogan. Silhouettes include the Tour Premiere, Lunar Control Vapor 2 and Lunar Command 2.
 
Limited quantities of the Nike Golf Tour Premiere PE, shown here, will be available June 15 on nike.com in North America.

June 06, 2018 / nike basketball

Jordan XIII University of Oregon Track and Field F&F

How do you design a shoe for the flashiest athletes in college sports? 

That question was the starting point for Dan Sunwoo and Tinker Hatfield's latest University of Oregon F&F Jordan, created for the schools track & field program. Hatfield, a former track athlete himself, wanted to convey some of the inherent swagger track & field stars carry, so Sunwoo chose to allow the university's famous yellow to pop strongly off the shoe's primarily black upper. 

An added quirk, made possible through the blocking of the Jordan XIII, is that the yellow pop also ends up looking like a duck foot when the shoes hit heel to heel. Bonus details include custom embroidery throughout and a replacement of the shoe's traditional cat eye motif with the UofO logo.

The shoe is limited to members of the University of Oregon track & field program and friends & family of Jordan Brand. 

June 01, 2018 / jordan brand

Air Jordan IV Travis Scott

Multiplatinum recording artist Travis Scott honors his Houston roots with his first Jordan Brand collaboration release: The Air Jordan IV Travis Scott. This shoe uses a smooth suede upper and a University Blue, Black, Bleu Carolina and Noir colorway inspired by his favorite pro football team from when he was a kid. Additional details include Cactus Jack, his record label, branding on the left heel and right insole and a reverse Travis Scott tag on the inner left tongue to nod to original AJ IV details.

The Air Jordan IV Travis Scott will release June 9.

May 28, 2018 / nike golf

Jordan Trainer ST G

Two new colorways — wolf gray and white — of the golf shoe (which originally launched in 2016) arrive this summer. Both feature Jordan Brand's iconic elephant print, as well as a drop-in sockliner and flexible outsole that provides great ground feel.

The Jordan Trainer ST G will be available June 4 on nike.com and at select retailers.

May 25, 2018 / nike training

Nike Metcon 4 Mat Fraser

The Nike athlete and two-time fittest man on the planet's first PE Nike shoe is largely inspired by two of Mat Fraser's favorite things: weightlifting and motorcycles. The sleek black design has custom haptic printing on the upper, replicating a barbell's diamond knurling. The bull’s skull on the tongue patch is reminiscent of a motorcycle jacket patch, the lining is quilted like a motorcycle seat, the back of the shoe is leather and the heel clip and shoelace tips are gunmetal chrome – all nods to premium motorcycle detailing.

The two circles on each heel represent the two first-place medals Fraser earned at the highest level of global competitive fitness, and nods toward his goal of a three-peat. The letters “HWPO," which stands for "hard work pays off" and is Fraser's personal mantra, line the insole.

"These design elements are really about celebrating some of my passions inside and outside of the gym," says Fraser. "This shoe gives me such sense of accomplishment. It really gets me amped up to keep doing what I'm doing — working hard and trying to make myself the best athlete I possibly can."

The Nike Metcon 4 Mat Fraser will be available June 8 on nike.com and at select retailers.

May 24, 2018 / jordan brand

Jordan Tenacity 88 Pre Classic

When Jordan Brand athlete Erik Kynard (high jump) hits Eugene, Oregon’s, famed Hayward Field this weekend for the 2018 Prefontaine Classic, he will do so in special-edition 50/50 split block infrared/volt Jumpman footwear and uniform. The look, which draws from the the Nike Zoom Jasari — the distance spike that lit up Atlanta’s tracks in ’96 (the same year Jordan himself returned to championship glory to cap a 72-win season) — ties together Nike’s track and field heritage and Jordan Brand’s commitment to the sport.

Fittingly, Kynard will be joined in wearing 50/50 footwear by Nike athletes Matt Centrowitz (1500) and Renaud Levellenie (pole vault).

And the Jordan Tenacity 88 will take the colorway off the track with limited pairs releasing at Nike Eugene on May 25.

May 24, 2018 / jordan brand

Air Jordan II Melo

Continuing to celebrate Carmelo Anthony’s 15th season, the Air Jordan II PE colorway made famous during his rookie season returns for the first time. This iteration honors his time in Denver via a white, Varsity Maize and University Blue colorway. Melo branding on the sockliner and inner tongue finish it off.

The Air Jordan II Melo releases on June 9.

May 22, 2018 / nike training

Nike Free CR7 x Metcon

The Nike Free x Metcon combines the flexibility and comfort of Nike Free with the durability and stability of Nike Metcon – a combination Cristiano Ronaldo wanted in a Nike Training shoe.

The Nike Free CR7 x Metcon speaks to Ronaldo's incredible focus, never-ending attention to detail and complete dedication to training to be his best.

Ronaldo chose white as the primary color because it provides a light, fresh feel and embodies the energy and spirit he needs for his training, he says. His favorite color, ice-blue, shows up in detailing on the TPU cage and handstand heel clip. The new logo on the cage was inspired by an ancient Portuguese navigational tool that pays tribute to Ronaldo's national heritage. His signature appears on the sock liner and CR7 branding is embossed in the premium leather at the heel and tongue.

The shoe will be available May 26 on nike.com and at select retailers.