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March 27, 2019 - In its second iteration, the versatile training shoe will be available in men’s and women’s sizes (shown). With a flexible Nike Free outsole and some of the stability of Nike Metcon, the shoe is built to take on everything from a short run to a studio class to free weights and kettlebells. 

New to the 2: a larger durable TPU strap (it’s integrated with the laces) that wraps the midfoot and heel to provide extra lock-in when needed; a bootie construction with a pull tab for more ankle support; the midsole is made up of a firmer foam than the previous version, which adds a little more stability for lifting.

The Nike Free x Metcon 2 will be available for NikePlus members March 28 then globally on April 4.  

March 25, 2019 - For more than 20 years, the iconic Nike Mercurial has embodied explosive speed through color and design. This new special edition features different elements found on some of the boldest Mercurial boots made in the past decade.

A tonal, reflective white-on-white safari print envelopes the entire boot, inspired by the Nike Air Safari running shoe introduced in 1987 and seen on a Mercurial boot for the first time in 2010. The heritage of this print is also reflected on the black-on-black Swoosh.

A combination of safari, silverware, cheetah, galaxy, gold and lava-inspired patterns are blended with neon hues, metallics and volt to form a distinctive color stripe that honors Mercurial’s rich style heritage. The vibrant multicolor band wraps the forefoot and flows from the underfoot to the heel. The graphic is also displayed uniformly atop the tongue.

The Nike Mercurial 360 LVL UP will be available March 31 on nike.com.

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Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski RM

March 22, 2019 - This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Stefan Janoski’s signature shoe with Nike SB, the Zoom Stefan Janoski. On April 1, Nike SB will launch the first of many new styles and silhouettes of the Stefan Janoski Remastered (RM), arriving in regular, mid, slip and AC models. All feature an outsole that’s lighter, more flexible and has a sleeker toe box, among other updates. 

“In creating his shoe, Stefan wanted the most minimally-designed footwear possible for maximum performance and boardfeel, where every part of the shoe was meticulously scrutinized,” says James Arizumi, the shoe’s original designer. “That holds true with the remastered version as well."

The Zoom Stefan Janoski RM launches April 1 on nike.com and at global specialty skate shops.

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March 21, 2019 - Celebrating the remarkable legacy of a Nike Football classic, the Nike Total 90 Laser returns in a limited special edition.

Known as the boots for ultimate accuracy and powerful shooting, the Nike T90 brings back the unique precision rings on the upper shield emblazoned with the number 90 and accompanied by the words Power – Swerve – Precision, creating a platform designed to control ball spin and optimize a solid shot.

The boot has the same upper materials and construction design as the original model, introduced in 2007, including an off-center lacing system for superior ball feel. The iconic skeleton foot graphic is displayed on the soleplate, tooled into a modern underfoot chassis for a lighter and more dynamic performance. The shoe reinstates the heel Zoom Air unit, re-engineered into the underside of the sockliner, for a responsive cushioning feel.

This special edition feature the original Zest colorway, and a red total ninety signage on the heel and on the outside front.

Each of the 2000 limited pairs comes individually numbered.

The Nike Total 90 Laser SE drops March 21 on nike.com.

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2019 Nike Free RN 5.0 and Nike Free RN Flyknit 3.0 Running Shoes

March 19, 2019 - Nike Free footwear lets feet flex, splay and move the way they want. Built on a more anatomically shaped last than traditional running models, the 2019 Nike Free Running Collection introduces new elements that enable a more barefoot-like feel than previous versions. 

Because Nike Free is intended for lower-mileage runs, the foam cushioning in the new Nike Free midsoles is firmer (closer to that of the original 2004 model to promote a more barefoot-like feel underfoot), flatter and lower to the ground, delivering greater connection and more natural range of motion than before. The midsole now features siping along the top and bottom to increase dorsi and plantar flexion. Based on data mapping, varying depths in the sipes are placed where the foot naturally wants to bend and stretch to enhance the feeling of movement and to allow for more natural foot motion. 

The Nike Free RN 5.0 (shown first) is 26-percent more flexible and 2mm lower to the ground while the Nike Free RN Flyknit 3.0 (shown second) is 1mm lower to the ground than the 2018 models.

The minimal uppers, a thin-stretch mesh with a minimal lacing system for the 5.0 and a lace-less Nike Flyknit with a secondary lock-down overlay for the 3.0, were designed to enhance the natural, second skin aspect of the shoes. There’s a nod to the in-depth science behind the original shoes in overall aesthetic too, with some of the design lines come from the natural shape of the foot, for example). The smaller Swoosh symbolizes the shoe’s lower-mileage intent. 

The 2019 Nike Free Collection will be available beginning March 19. 

March 14, 2019 - In celebration of Air Max Day, two of Tinker Hatfield’s most iconic silhouettes merge in the Air Max 1-inspired Air Jordan III Tinker. It uses the same University Red and white color scheme as the OG AM1, and comes with interchangeable Swooshes and Nike Air branding. 

The Air Jordan III Tinker "Air Max I" releases globally on March 30.

March 13, 2019 - First revealed in 2000, Shox technology remains one of the boldest design vocabularies in all of footwear. Its mechanical cushioning — an idea first born in 1984 — offers a durable bounce for impact protection. The aesthetic, however, is pure provocation. 

The Shox Total, which debuted in 2003, is a futuristic take on the mechanical design. 

The shoe releases March 21.

March 12, 2019 - The women's-exclusive Jordan Air Latitude 720 continues the Jordan Brand Flight Utility silhouettes. It features a textile upper with bootie construction, straps inspired by the Air Jordan VIII and an Air-Sole containing more than 70 percent recycled manufacturing waste.

The Jordan Air Latitude 720 launches globally beginning July 6.

March 11, 2019 - This summer, the iconic wings of Nike, the Goddess of victory, will appear on football pitches around the world on Nike’s Victory Pack.

Each boot in the pack — the Mercurial, PhantomVSN, PhantomVNM and Tiempo — features a hand-sketched wing pattern of sharp geometric angles, metaphorically intended for multi-faceted players. The Armory Blue hue of the boots is inspired by the prismatic light that passes through the glass and iron pyramid of the Louvre Museum in Paris (home of the iconic Nike sculpture). The Hyper Crimson accents bring a joyful edge around the Swoosh outline, which creates a copper fleck that flashes when the boot moves through the light.

A small tab on the tongue of each boot features the classic Nike Futura logo and the words “THE GODDESS OF VICTORY.” The sole plates present a subtle iridescent effect, reminiscent of statues as they age.

The boots will debut on pitch during the final game of the women’s European championship and will be worn across France this summer during the premier women’s global football tournament.

The Victory Pack will be available May 9 on nike.com.