Sneaker News Weekly Rewind: 12/8 – 12/14
With all these amazing headlines dropping this week, Sneaker News is ready to close out the month of December with a bang. Four outstanding Air Jordan Retros were confirmed for 2013, while some new LeBrons and KDs were given firm release dates. The ‘Phoenix Suns’ colorway of the Air Foamposite One was revealed while the ‘Fighter Jets’ got a confirmed release date (and a price jump). Nike Sportswear closed out the AF1-XXX celebration with the Future of Force event at Barclays, the Zoom Revis jumped on the ‘Cool Grey’ boat, and the Zoom Flight 95 paid tribute to Jason Kidd in four team-based colorways. The Roshe is poised for another successful year as it attack graphic prints, and Japan’s mastermind teams up with the Dunk High for an amazing duo of releases.
Reebok made plenty of headlines with Packer Shoes’ sequel to the Question, a special Anniversary release of Fieg’s Selvedge Denims dropped, and adidas hit us with some more ‘classic’ Jeremy Scott joints like the Camo bear and another Wings 1.0. Ball and Buck hits us with another New Balance 574, Vans teams up with hip-hop/skate artist Lupe Fiasco, and the Nike SB Dunk High gets some shine with Classics Revisited. Mache Customs makes the headlines again with his sick Air Jordan IVs made for The Game, and Sneaker Con hits Charlotte, NC for the first time. Peep Sneaker News Weekly Rewind in its entirety and get caught up with the one and only source for the best Sneaker News on the planet!
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS
A plethora of new Air Jordan Retros and some quirky Air Jordan 1 hybrids caused some excitement this week.
Air Jordan IV “Fire Red Suede” – Fall 2013
Air Jordan IV “Green Glow”
Air Jordan V “Fire Red” – Returning Fall 2013
Air Jordan III “Fire Red” – Returning Fall 2013
Air Jordan 1 + VIII “Playoffs”
Air Jordan 1 Retro “Black Toe”
Air Jordan 1 Retro TXT
Air Jordan XX8 “New York”
Spike Lee in Air Jordan XX8
Spike Lee in Air Jordan XX8 “New York”
Air Jordan XX8 Packaging
Air Jordan XI “Bred” – Arriving @ Retailers
Air Jordan 1 Strap Low
Air Jordan X OG – Autographed Nick Anderson PE
Air Jordan IX – Full Kilroy Set on eBay
Air Jordan XII: NBA Photo Retrospective
Clash of the Kilroys
THIS WEEK IN LEBRON NEWS
Is the ‘Galaxy’ making a comeback? Check out the upcoming Nike LeBron X with an intergalactic colorway.
Nike LeBron X GS “Galaxy”
Nike LeBron X – University Red – Tourmaline – Team Red
Nike LeBron X “Volt” – Release Date
Nike LeBron 9 Low “LeBronold Palmer” – Glow in the Dark
Nike LeBron 9 Low “LeBronold Palmer” – Available on eBay
Nike LeBron Soldier VII
Nike LeBron 8 “Victory Green” Sample on eBay
LeBron James x Champs Sports SWAG 16
THIS WEEK IN KD NEWS
A first look at the upcoming ‘Galaxy’-inspired KD V as well as a slew of upcoming January releases topped this week’s KD news.
THIS WEEK IN POSITE NEWS
A firm release date of the ‘Fighter Jet’ is confirmed by Nike while some new views of the ‘Suns’ makes its way to the front page.
Nike Air Foamposite One “Suns”
Nike Air Foamposite One “Phoenix Suns”
Nike Air Foamposite One Premium “Fighter Jet” – Release Date
Nike Barkley Posite Max – Black – Purple – Teal
“NYC” Nike Air Max Hyperposite – Available on eBay
THIS WEEK IN NBA FEET
Kobe debuts the Kobe 8, LeBron whips out a new PE, and the Atlanta Hawks come together in South Beach!
NBA Feet: Weekend Recap – 12/7 – 12/9
NBA Feet: Around The League – 12/10 – 12/11
NBA Feet: Around The League – 12/12 – 12/13
NBA Feet: LeBron James – Nike LeBron X White/Red PE
NBA Feet: Kobe Bryant – Nike Kobe 8 “Away”
NBA Feet: Kobe Bryant – Nike Kobe 8 “Blackout” PE
NBA Feet: Atlanta Hawks in adidas Top Ten 2000 “South Beach”
THIS WEEK IN NIKE ZOOM REVIS NEWS
‘Cool Grey’ hits the Revis catalog.
THIS WEEK IN AIR FORCE 1 NEWS
Nike unveils the Future of Force with an amazing event at Barclays Center.
Nike Air Force 1 “Future of Force” Event Recap
Nike Lunar Force 1 Fuse ‘Brooklyn’
Nike Air Force 1 “Family of Force”
Medicom x Nike Lunar Force 1 “Bearbrick Pack”
Nike Lunar Force 1 “Black Digi Camo”
Nike Air Force 1 Low “Green Snake”
Nike Air Force 1 Mid – Purple Epi Leather
Complex’s 30 Things You Didn’t Know About the Nike Air Force 1
NIKE AIR ZOOM FLIGHT 95 “JASON KIDD PACK”
A Retro of Jason Kidd’s Zoom Flight 95s couldn’t have come at a better time!
NIKE ROSHE RUN – JULY 2013
Based on this preview, these Roshes may make the 2013 Top 30 list!
MASTERMIND x NIKE DUNK HIGH PREMIUM PACK
mastermind of Japan and NSW team up for a sick duet of Dunk Highs.
THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS
Packer Shoes follows up with this sick ‘Original Suede’ version of the Reebok Question.
Packer Shoes x Reebok Question – Part 2
Packer Shoes x Reebok Question Mid “Original Suede” – Release Reminder
“New Year’s Eve” Reebok Question
Reebok Pump Twilight Zone – OG Dominique Wilkins Colorways
Reebok ES22 “OG” – Available
atmos x Reebok Insta Pump Fury “Snake”
RONNIE FIEG x ASICS GEL LYTE III “SELVEDGE DENIM”
An ‘Anniversary Release’ of the Ronnie Fieg x Asics Gel Lyte III hits stores.
THIS WEEK IN JEREMY SCOTT x ADIDAS
Jeremy Scott and adidas go the Wings and Animal route for its upcoming collection.
THIS WEEK IN NEW BALANCE NEWS
Ball and Buck follow up with another 574 while some 2013 releases get a nice preview.
Ball and Buck x New Balance 574 “Mountain Green”
New Balance 1300 – Spring/Summer 2013
New Balance 990 “30th Anniversary” – Available @ Kith
New Balance Announces “Numeric” Skateboarding Line
New Balance 890 – Black – Multicolor
THIS WEEK IN VANS NEWS
Lupe does his ‘kick push’ with this Vans collaboration.
THIS WEEK IN CUSTOM SNEAKERS
IVs and Foamposites dominated this week’s customs category.
Air Jordan IV ‘Jesus Piece’ Customs by Mache for Game
Air Jordan IV “Command Force” Customs by Emmanuelabor
Nike Air Foamposite One “Skittles Galaxy” Custom by Tragik Kicks
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Hunting Season” Customs by WEEKend
COLLECTIONS: UPTOWN 2K ON INSTAGRAM
A nice look at an Instagram collection of uptown2k’s footwear inspired other IGers to get their online sneaker game in action!
SNEAKER CON CHARLOTTE – EVENT RECAP
Was the first ever Sneaker Con in Charlotte a success? Check it out below!
CLASSICS REVISITED: 2004 NIKE SB DUNK HIGH WEEK
2004′s SB Dunk Highs get some shine in this week’s Classics Revisited.
Classics Revisited: Nike SB Dunk High “UNKLE” (2004)
Classics Revisited: HUF x Nike SB Dunk High “Tie-Dye” (2004)
Classics Revisited: Nike SB Dunk High “Lucky/Unlucky” (2004)
Classics Revisited: Nike SB Dunk High “Tweed” (2004)
Classics Revisited: Nike SB Dunk High “Sea Crystal”