Sneaker News Weekly Rewind: 6/18 – 6/24
The summer-time news-wire doesn’t appear to be slowing down, because the last seven days on Sneaker News were a monster! Starting off with Air Jordan news, we brought you a look at upcoming Spring 2012 releases, which included new Air Jordan X releases and the Air Jordan IV White/Cement. We also brought you a look at a Black colorway of the Air Jordan V Quai 54 and the Team ISO 2, as well as some OGs and samples, like the Air Jordan IX Penny Hardaway. Staying on the BBall topic, Nike Basketball officially unveiled the 2011 installments of the Hyperdunk and Hyperfuse, selected Blake Griffin and Rajon Rondo as its representatives. We also served up a detailed look at the Kobe VI ‘Lower Merion Aces’, a new colorway of Derrick Rose’s adiZero Rose 2.0, and the upcoming Nike Zoom Rookie – a multi-Air Penny hybrid shoe.
Nike SB, always a huge topic on Sneaker News, made some noise as well, as we got a look at July 2011 Footwear Releases, which includes the ‘Red Devil’ SB Dunk High. Another piece of SB buzz was the unreleased Dr. Feelgood sample, purchased by celeb sneakerhead Andy Milonakis. On a similar note, this week’s Celebrity Feet features included Jay-Z in his favorite Jordans, Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa, and a number of NBA Draft prospects. Moving on to custom sneakers, a booming sub-category on Sneaker News, Mizzeecustoms and Dank showed off their latest works, which created a ton of buzz and debate in our comments. Sneaker Con NYC wrapped up this past weekend, to which we followed with a great recap of the event and of the ‘Feet’. And finally, Sneaker News continued with the Weekly Buyer’s Guide, giving you a complete look at the hottest releases of the past week. There’s much more ahead so get caught up on the world of sneakers with this latest chapter of Sneaker News Weekly Rewind!
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS
It was yet another monstrous week for the Air Jordan, as we gave you a look at the Spring 2012 upcoming releases, an all-new colorway of the Air Jordan XIV, and the remastered Air Jordan 8.0.
Jordan Brand Spring 2012 Preview
Jordan Brand Girls Spring 2012 Preview
Air Jordan 8.0
Jordan Brand August 2011 Footwear Releases
Jordan Brand July 2011 Footwear Release Update
Air Jordan XIV – Light Graphite – Midnight Navy – Black
Air Jordan XIII Ray Allen PE – Release Date
Air Jordan XIII – Ray Allen ’3-Point Record’ PE
Air Jordan V – Black – Metallic Silver | August 2011
Air Jordan 1 Phat – Black Carbon Fiber
Air Jordan 2011 Q Flight | Release Info
Air Jordan V Showcase By Yungdrseuss
Air Jordan Lace-Swapped Collection
The Jordan Brand Quai 54 Pack just got a bit more interesting as we got a look at a new Black colorway of het Air Jordan V Quai 54.
Jordan Brand Quai 54 Pack – Release Info
Air Jordan V Quai 54 – Black
Air Jordan V + Team ISO 2 ‘Quai 54′ – New Images
Jordan Team ISO 2 Quai 54
Air Jordan V Quai 54 – New Detailed Images
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS
Another week of Nike Skateboarding news brought a look at even more upcoming releases as well as a unique purchase by a unique celebrity.
Nike SB Dunk Low ‘UK Passport’
Nike SB July 2011 Releases – Available
Nike SB Dunk Low Premium ‘Space Jam’ | Release Date
Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Mid ‘Blackout’ | Available
Nike SB Eric Koston 1 – Black – Grey – Gum
Nike SB Koston 1 – Spring 2012
Andy Milonakis Buys Nike SB Dunk High ‘Dr. Feelgood’ Sample
Nike SB Dunk Low ‘Tweed’ – Unreleased Sample
Nike SB Dunk Mid – Black – Light Graphite – Griptape
Tough to believe that there hasn’t been a worthy pitchman for Nike from Major League Baseball since Griffey. In any case, check out some more Nike Griffey news from the past week.
THIS WEEK IN PENNY NEWS
Penny Hardaway’s Nike legacy lives on with a look at the upcoming Nike Zoom Rookie as well as the Penny Hardaway x Nike Air Force 1 Low.
THIS WEEK IN KOBE NEWS
Sneaker News brought you a look at the PE colorway of the Zoom Kobe VI ‘Lower Merion Aces’.
THIS WEEK IN CELEBRITY FEET
Jay-Z, Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, and a number of NBA Draft hopefuls make up this week’s Celebrity Feet features on Sneaker News.
Celebrity Feet: Jay-Z – Air Jordan III – Black – Cement
Celebrity Feet: Wiz Khalifa – Air Jordan III ‘True Blue’
Celebrity Feet: NBA Draft Prospects in NYC
Big Sean Takes Over adidas Originals NYC
Celebrity Feet: Kanye West – Louis Vuitton Don
THIS WEEK IN NIKE BASKETBALL
The official unveiling of the Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2011 and Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 capped off a huge week for Nike Basketball.
Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2011 – Officially Unveiled
Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 – Officially Unveiled
Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 – July 2011 Releases
Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 Low – July 2011 Releases
Nike Air Shox Hyperballer – July 2011 Releases
Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2011 – August 2011 Releases
Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 – Rajon Rondo Celtics PE
Nike Air Max Sweep Thru
ADIDAS ADIZERO ROSE 2.0
Although league MVP Derrick Rose fell short this season, something tells us his future is only looking brighter. Check out this new colorway of his second signature shoe with adidas.
adidas adiZero Rose 2.0 – Grey – Blue – Electricity
THIS WEEK IN CUSTOMS
More custom sneakers this week, like the Air Jordan III ‘Chaos’ and NBA Finals-inspired LeBron 8s.
AIR JORDAN PE’S & SAMPLES
Air Jordan PEs, Samplesn and OGs always get love at Sneaker News, and this week’s batch deserves all the respect.
SNEAKER CON NYC JUNE 2011 – EVENT RECAP
The biggest sneaker-centric event wrapped up this past weekend, so check out the event recap and ‘feet’ feature from Sneaker Con NYC June 2011.
SNEAKER NEWS BUYER’S GUIDE
Another week of big releases boiled down to Sneaker News’ Weekly Buyer’s Guide. Check out what’s new below.
Sneaker News Weekly Buyer’s Guide: 6/23/11