Sneaker News Weekly Rewind: 6/26 – 7/2
Independence Day is coming this weekend, so how about a recap of all the top news stories before you head out to a BBQ? To start off, Sneaker News brought you a exclusive looks at three upcoming shoes, but it didn’t stop there. A new colorway of the Air Griffey Max 1 came to light, as did a review of the upcoming Nike Air Max LeBron VIII. Gentry Humphries was spotted wearing a curious colorway of the Air Jordan XIII, while hip-hop stars displayed a heavy influence of the Air Jordan VI. Sneaker News also gave you a look at a ton of Air Jordan samples and Player Exclusives that have never been seen before.
This week also brought a confirmation of the two more Foamposites, which brings a total of three Foamposite One/Pro releases for Spring 2011. A look at upcoming Nike SB Dunk also made some noise, largely due to a special Pack of Dunks inspired by a classic video game from the 90s. A full-3M colorway of the Air Force 1 released, while yet another super-limited Livestrong Dunk High was reported to drop on July 3rd. If that didn’t catch your eye, a spy shot of a Creamsicle colorway of an upcoming Nike shoe was noticed. Going from new shoes to old shoes, a special article on restoring yellowed soles using Sea Glow gave some sneakerheads hope with their beat Jordan XIs. And finally, Sneaker News brought you a glimpse at a sneaker collection owned by Yu-Ming Wu, the founder of Sneaker News. There’s a lot to enjoy so stop in before you head out for the holiday weekend.
AIR JORDAN/NIKE SPRING 2011 – SN EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS
After last week’s groundbreaking info involving the Air Max 1 and Air Jordan hybrid, Sneaker News brought you an exclusive look at a Cool Grey colorway of the Air Jordan CMFT Max 11, an upcoming Nike Air Max 95, and a Think Pink Hyperdunk 2010.
NIKE AIR GRIFFEY MAX 1 QS – METALLIC PLATINUM
‘The Kid’ Ken Griffey Jr. waved goodbye to game of baseball but the Nike Air Griffey Max 1 made an encore performance in the form of a Quickstrike release.
AIR JORDAN XIII RETRO PREMIO – COOL GREY BIN 23 SAMPLE
Part three of the Jordan Brand Bin 23 Collection is set in stone, but an interested pair of XIIIs worn by Alvin Gentry had sneaker-heads wondering “What if?”.
NIKE AIR MAX LEBRON VIII (8) – NEW IMAGES/VIDEO
Now that we have a thorough look at the Nike Air Max LeBron VIII, it’s time voice our opinions on LeBron eighth shoe.
CELEBRITY FEET RECAP: 6/19 – 6/25
The year of the Air Jordan VI Retro continues, as hip-hop mega-stars Kanye West, Nas, and Big Boi all showed off their own colors.
Celebrity Feet: Nas – Air Jordan VI (6) Retro – White – Varsity Red
Celebrity Feet: Kanye West – Air Jordan VI Retro – Black – Infared
Celebrity Feet: Big Boi – Air Jordan VI Retro – Pistons
NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE & PRO – CONFIRMED 2011 RELEASES
Foamposite is making one helluva push to capture the early 2011 sneaker releases, as Sneaker News reported three confirmed colorways of the Foamposite shoes.
NIKE SB – NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES
Sneaker News provided you a look at some great upcoming Nike SB releases, with a special pack paying tribute a classic game from the 90′s.
UNDFTD x LIVESTRONG x NIKE DUNK HIGH PREMIUM
The Tour de France kicks off this weekend, and Undftd has teamed up with Nike and Livestrong to release a special colorway of the Nike Dunk High on Saturday, July 3rd.
NIKE/JORDAN SAMPLES PE’s ON EBAY
Not only does Sneaker News give you the most up-to-date info on Nikes and Jordans, we also give you a peek into shoes that never released, have yet to release, or were made for special individuals.
Air Jordan IV (4) Laser – White – Varsity Red – Midnight Navy | Sample
Air Jordan IV (4) Cleats – Andruw Jones Atlanta Braves PE
Air Jordan 2010 – Gerald Wallace All-Star Game PE
Nike Zoom Kobe V (5) – Big Stage – Autographed & Game Worn
Nike Zoom Kobe V – Big Stage Away – Signed Promo Pair on eBay
Nike Air Max 1 – White – Grey – Black – Striped | Unreleased Sample
Nike Air Max 90 – ‘Rasta’ – Black – Yellow – Green – Red | Unreleased 2006 Sample
Nike WMNS 6.0 Dunk High – Sport Red – Metallic Silver | Sample
Nike WMNS Hyperfuse – Black – Blustery – Team Red
Wallabee x Nike Air Max 1 Premium – Sail – Gum | Fall 2010 Sample
NIKE HYPERFUSE – KD ‘CREAMSICLE’ EDITION
Kevin Durant hasn’t had a minute to spare with such a busy summer tour, but this Creamiscle colorway of the Hyperfuse stopped our readers in their tracks.
YU-MING’S SNEAKER COLLECTION ON FOOTWEAR NEWS
Yu-Ming Wu, founder of Sneaker News and Freshnessmag, showed off his personal sneaker collection in a special feature by Footwear News.
NIKE AIR FORCE 1 LOW PREMIUM – SILVER 3M
A new full-3M upper Air Force 1 brought back flashes of earlier parts of the decade.
HOW TO RESTORE YELLOWED SOLES WITH SEA GLOW
Sea Glow has been a home remedy for un-yellowing kicks for some time, and Sneaker News offered its readers a step-by-step tutorial of the restoration process using the quizzical chemical.
How To Restore Yellowed Soles with Sea Glow