January 25, 2018 - Going back to its Oregon roots, Nike SB has teamed up again with local Northwest brand Poler to deliver the ultimate laid-back Janoski.
Influenced by the idea of “business in the front, party in the back,” the soft blue premium suede upper paired with the pink sole gives this shoe a bit of flare. A distinctive Poler-designed character embossed on the heel pays homage to the brand's roots and the thought of the everyman’s approach to skateboarding.
The debossed Janoski logo on the tongue and the flattened seams streamline the fitted look.
The Poler x Nike SB Janoski Slip-On will be available in limited quantities on February 3 on nike.com and at select retailers.
June 06, 2019 - With the Nike x MMW Free TR 3 SP, Alyx founder and creative director Matthew M. Williams extends the investigations in balancing technical processes with traditional craft that have characterized his collaborative efforts to date. The shoe follows themes introduced in the MMW Series 2 collection, creating conversation between interior and exterior spaces and finding opportunity for transformative elements that shape-shift depending on environment.
Specifically, Nike and Williams worked with outsole specialists Vibram to create a detachable crampon, extending the use of the traditional trainer. "This shoe embodies the multi-functionality of our modern urban existence," says Williams. "We are proud to have collaborated with Vibram on the detachable crampon rubber sole, which allows for the shoe to be used as a minimal trainer inside of a gym or as a resilient boot on city streets or park trails."
For women, the silhouette draws from the Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 and reworks the upper with molded overlays. The composition of the collar references the Nike Elite High Quarter Sock. The men's version of the shoe gives the Nike Free Train 3 a natural hand feel and incorporates track spike-inspired speed lacing. A medial zipper at the collar supports ease of entry.
The Nike x MMW Free TR 3 SP launches June 8 at the NikeLab Chicago Re-Creation Center c/o Virgil Abloh. A global release will follow June 27.
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May 30, 2019 - ISPA, which sits within Nike Sportswear’s special projects, adds to its philosophy of utility and performance for the built environment with a seasonal update in the Nike React Runner ISPA. The key difference is in the upper construction: Perforated mesh replaces a deconstructed water-resistant bootie for the summer months.
The Nike React Runner ISPA releases June 6 on nike.com and at select retailers.
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May 24, 2019 - The King of Clay will go for 12 career wins in Paris wearing a special “What The” version of the NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove. Visual details from each of the shoes Rafa Nadal wore in his 11 career wins are incorporated into the volt glow/white colorway. A zipper shroud, nodding back to the Nike Air Zoom Flight, prevents clay from lodging into the shoe and the laces.
Rafa’s Winning Shoes in Paris
• 2005: Nike Air Max Breathe Free II
• 2006: Nike Air Max Breathe III
• 2007: Nike Air Max Breathe Cage
• 2008: Nike Air Max Breathe Cage II
• 2010: Nike Air Max CourtBallistec 2.3
• 2011: Nike Air Max CourtBallistec 3.3
• 2012, 2013, 2014: Nike Air Max Court Ballistec 4.3
• 2017: Nike Lunar Ballistec 2
• 2018: Nike Air Zoom Cage III
The NikeCourt Cage 3 Glove “What The” Rafa will release May 26 in limited quantities on nike.com and at select retailers.
May 24, 2019 - With a fresh look and new performance features, the versatile crossover trainer is back for the first time since it was introduced in the 2000s.
The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 Trail builds off the heritage of the favored Pegasus, offering the same shape, fit and feel of the road runner.
Unique to this model:
- An entirely new mesh upper that vents during sweaty runs or puddle encounters.
- Durable skins on high-wear areas such as the forefoot and heel protect from rubs with twigs and rocks.
- The forefoot and heel also have separate Zoom Air units for responsiveness and stability on uneven paths.
- The outsole is lined with enlarged lugs that have flat tops to provide better traction on wet or loose ground and offer an easy transition from trail to road.
The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 Trail is available now for NikePlus members in Europe and will be available globally June 13.
May 21, 2019 - When the Nike Shox R4 debuted in 2000, its sci-fi aesthetic and aggressive stance created an instant visceral response. "They were like a shoe of the future," recalls Brasilian football star Neymar JR. For him, the Shox R4 became an instant object of desire.
Fittingly, the silhouette is the conduit for a duo of themed colorways baring the forward's name. The first follows on the metallic detailing and reflective elements of the launch colorway. By mirroring the hues of a watermelon, the second connects directly to the buzzing markets around São Paulo that were a constant in Neymar JR's childhood. “The crazy color combination,” he says of the shoe. “I like it!"
The Nike Shox R4 Neymar JR release May 30 on nike.com and at select retailers.
May 19, 2019 - The "Wolf Grey" colorway of the Nike Adapt BB was debuted by Las Vegas Aces forward A'ja Wilson on May 19 before a preseason game against the Minnesota Lynx.
The Nike Adapt BB "Wolf Grey" releases May 29 on SNKRS North America.
May 18, 2019 - Drawing from one of Nike's boldest tennis silhouettes, the LEBRON 16 “Hot Lava” features a splatter pattern on the heel, perforated leather on the upper and a classic tongue label.
Two colorways release May 24 on SNKRS North America and at select retailers.
May 16, 2019 - The LeBron James x John Elliott Icon QS returns in a black colorway and extends the collaborative partnership between James, Elliott and Nike from the 2018 collection. Featuring the midsole tooling of the LEBRON 8, the colorway introduces black detailing contrasted against translucent panels on the upper.
The black colorway will be available for pre-sale on May 22 at the John Elliott Los Angeles store (8808 Melrose Avenue) with a wider release on May 25 on SNKRS North America, the John Elliott store, johnelliott.com, Kith Soho and kith.com.
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May 13, 2019 - Featuring the Air Jordan XI Low Golf, the Nike Air Max 1 G, the Nike React Vapor 2, the Nike Roshe G, the Nike Tour Premiere and the Nike Air Zoom Victory Tour, the summer 2019 Nike and Jordan Brand Golf footwear pack has two lead sources of inspiration: Nike's iconic Safari print and Jordan Brand's most famous color scheme.
The Nike Golf "Safari Bred" pack releases May 13 on nike.com. The Air Jordan XI Low Golf releases May 17 on nike.com.