August 20, 2018 - Each material used in Nike ACG’s Ruckel Ridge has a specific purpose — as well a nod to Nike’s outdoor heritage — that gives wearers the ultimate all-conditions shoe.
Here’s the breakdown.
- Upper: A speed lacing system and Internal 4D Fit-Mesh upper hugs and moves with the foot.
- Midsole: Pressure absorbing Poron Foam provides unrivaled shock absorbency.
- Outsole: A GravelRockMoss System improves traction allowing for superior stability and durability.
The Nike ACG Ruckel Ridge will be available August 25 in select retailers and on SNKRS and SNEAKRS apps.
August 18, 2018 - Nike ACG’s Dog Mountain comes equipped with a durable rubber tread outsole and anti-slip lacing system for superior traction and support. A backward ACG mark is stamped on the outsole, so when wearers walk through snow or mud, ACG will be imprinted on the ground right side up.
Nike ACG Dog Mountain will be available in three colorways beginning August 25 on SNKRS and SNEAKRS apps.
August 16, 2018 - Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne are no strangers to fusing seemingly disparate elements of street and high fashion. Their brand, the award-winning Public School, is predicated on the energy of their hometown, New York City, and its style diversity. Born from this environment, the duo's interpretation of fashion includes recognizing a few tried-and true-standards, like Nike's 1982 classic, the Air Force One.
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the AF1 last year, Chow and Osborne created an all-new high version of the shoe by deconstructing low, mid and high models and using the unaltered pattern parts to reconstruct their own vision of the icon. That shoe, the PSNY AF1, will launch in three colorways (black, white and grey) at PSNY's pop-up space on 3 Howard Street, New York, on September 4. A global release follows on September 5.
August 16, 2018 - Last spring, Nike worked with Maria Sharapova to create the La Cortez, her take on the classic silhouette inspired by the city of Los Angeles. The second iteration of the La Cortez comes to life this fall as Sharapova prepares for Flushing Meadows, finding inspiration from the beauty of New York City in autumn as leaves morph from green to the earthy hues found across the shoe. Soft satin laces complement the leather upper, and Sharapova's signature lollypop icon is etched on the back heel cuff.
The Nike La Cortez x Maria Sharapova releases August 22 at Bandier only, and August 23 on nike.com and at Nordstrom x Nike sneaker boutiques.
August 15, 2018 - The Nike Rise React Flyknit combines the best qualities of its namesake properties: the lightweight support of Flyknit and the responsive comfort of Nike React foam.
The laceless Flyknit upper conforms to the foot in a contoured, reductive design.
The Nike Rise React Flyknit releases September 1 on nike.com and at select Nike retailers.
August 14, 2018 - The Air Jordan I Hi OG NRG colorway takes inspiration from professional BMX rider and Nike, Inc. family member, Nigel Sylvester. Serving as his go-to riding shoe, Nigel’s AJ1s are often seen with heavy distress marks created during the trial and error part of mastering tricks.
This pair mimics those marks with distressing done by hand on a discolored Sail, white, Varsity Red and Muslin colorway. For the medial Swoosh, a reflective material is employed to provide a flashing effect while night riding. Within the inner collar of the shoe is the designation "Jordan Biking Co., Est. 2017," which signifies the year the project was kicked off. Finally, the heel exhibits scuff marks reminiscent of the abrasions on Nigel’s old AJ1s.
In addition to those elements, the shoe features a mini Swoosh on the lateral toe box and a deconstructed lateral Swoosh and Wings logos.
The shoe releases September 1.
August 09, 2018 - Hello, new obsession! Devotees of Converse and Hello Kitty now have their own line of cheerful footwear. Inspired by the blank-canvas aura of both the shoes and the internationally beloved cartoon — Converse can be worn however you want, Hello Kitty can be whomever you want — this new collaboration features the Hello Kitty likeness on the classic Chuck Taylor All Star, Chuck 70 and One Star. Whether the anthropomorphic character is perched above the rubber sole of the All Star or peeking through the star of the One Star, the combined effect is playful, fun, and ripe for fans’ self-expression. The line also includes apparel and accessories. The shoes come in unisex sizes for kids to adults.
The Converse and Hello Kitty collaboration releases globally August 16 at converse.com and select retailers.
August 08, 2018 - The KYRIE 4 Decades Pack takes characteristics of three defining decades – the individual expressiveness of the '70s, the bold creativity of the '80s, and the childhood nostalgia of the '90s – and infuses them into three special colorways.
Each shoe has design elements that point both to a decade and to a piece of Kyrie Irving's personality. The KYRIE 4 '70s channel Irving's deft, dance-like handles through the psychedelic print on the quarter panel. The neon fluorescent patterns of the KYRIE 4 '80s honor Irving's loud star-power with the ball. The bootie of the KYRIE 4 '90s is inspired by mornings spent watching classic Saturday cartoon shows, making good on Irving's belief that you'll always be a kid at heart.
The KYRIE 4 Decades Pack is available globally in limited quantities beginning this month on nike.com and at select retailers.