Sneaker News Weekly Rewind: 8/3 – 8/9
August is in full effect, and there’s no doubt that Nike Basketball has been dominating the game. The LeBron 11, Kobe 8, and KD 6 continue to be most buzzworthy shoes, with several headlines like “Miami Heat”, “Spark”, and “Chroma” serving up some great kicks to look forward. The Jordan category was as strong as ever, with detailed looks at the Laney V and the Gamma Blue XI getting the most attention. A nice look at the “Safari” Foamposite and upcoming Weather-inspired releases kept Foam fans happy, while Nike Sportswear came through with the Size? x Air Huarache and the OG Air Max Tape Pack. Nike SB has some nice collaborations in the works – namely Primitive LA and Thrasher.
adidas is coming back to its Originals with an upcoming Run DMC collaboration, while Reebok and AAPE come together for the Pump Fury. Asics has something great in the work with Extra Butter and Ronnie Fieg, while CNCPTS and New Balance get ready to put out another champion later this year. Vans presents the WTAPS collection and some nice Aloha joints. while the Air Force 1 gets the City Pack treatment again. Customs were big on Foamposites and LeBrons, as were Air Jordan Samples and PEs, highlighted by a dope blue-laser sample. Weekly Rewind is ready for you below if you need the complete serving, so check it out and get caught up with the best sneaker news site in the game.
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS
A detailed look at this Decemmber’s Air Jordan XI release is here, while a release date for the exciting “Bel-Air” Air Jordan V gets confirmed.
Air Jordan 11 “Gamma Blue” – Release Date
“Gamma Blue” Air Jordan 11 GS
“Laney” Air Jordan 5
“Oreo” Air Jordan V
“Bel-Air” Air Jordan V Retro
Air Jordan V “Bel-Air” – Release Date
Justin Timberlake x Air Jordan 1 High “Legends of the Summer”
Air Jordan Retro “Red” Collection
Air Jordan 3Lab5 – Retail Price
Air Jordan XII “Taxi” – Release Date
Air Jordan X “Steel” – Release Date
Air Jordan V “Laney” – Release Date
Air Jordan “Fear Pack” Release Date
Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bred” – Release Date
Air Jordan X GS – Pink – Black
Air Jordan 10 GS “Red”
Air Jordan VI GS – Royal – Pink – Neon | 2014 Teaser
Air Jordan IV “Green Glow” – Beauty Shots
Jordan Son of Mars Low “Bel-Air”
Jordan CP3.VI – Look-See Sample
THIS WEEK IN LEBRON NEWS
Ready for some real heat? Check out the new Red/Black LeBron 11 colorway.
Nike LeBron XI “Heat”
Nike LeBron 11 “Heat” – On-Feet
“Miami Heat” Nike LeBron 11
Nike LeBron X “Championship Pack” – Release Info
Nike LeBron 11 “Parachute Gold” – Release Date
Nike LeBron 11 – Available Early on eBay
Nike LeBron 10 Low “Raspberry Red” – Release Date
THIS WEEK IN KD NEWS
A Supreme redux for the KD 6 in Grey, Mint and Gold. Thoughts?
THIS WEEK IN KOBE NEWS
The Kobe 8 bangers don’t stop. Peep this “Spark” colorway.
Nike Kobe 8 “Spark”
“Spark” Nike Kobe 8
Nike Kobe 8 PP – Available at Foot Locker
Nike Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle “Paisley” – Release Date
Nike Kobe 8 – Deep Royal Blue – Tour Yellow – Midnight Navy | Release Date
Nike Zoom Huarache 2k4 – Kobe Bryant Look-See Sample
THIS WEEK IN POSITE NEWS
Foamposite previews continue with the Weatherman set. Look below!
Nike Air Foamposite One PRM “Weatherman” Collection
Nike Air Foamposite One “Safari”
Nike Air Foamposite One “Safari” – Available Early on eBay
Nike Air Foamposite One “Thermal” – Available Early on eBay
Nike Barkley Posite Max “Gamma Green” – Release Date
Nike Barkley Posite Max “Gamma Green” – Arriving at Retailers
Nike Hyperposite “Tropical Teal” – Release Date
THIS WEEK IN CELEBRITY FEET
Time for celebrities to flex their kicks! Hulk Hogan’s the man to beat this week.
Hulk Hogan Flexes His Air Jordans
DJ Khaled Shows Off His Air Jordan III “Legends of the Summer” and More
Michael Jordan in Air Jordan 1 ’89 “Red Toro”
Michael Jordan in Air Jordan XI PE at MJ Flight School
Trinidad James Shows Off His LeBron 11 “Parachute Gold”
Jason Sudeikis in Air Jordan III “DTRT”
Fabolous in Air Jordan 5 “Fear”
Russell Westbrook in Air Jordan IV “Fear”
Russell Westbrook in Air Jordan XX8 SE
Jay Z in Air Yeezy 2
Warren Sapp in Air Jordan VI “Golden Moments” for NFL Hall of Fame Induction
Kobe Bryant in Nike Kobe 8 Black/White
Carmelo Anthony Golfs in Air Jordan XI “Concord”
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS
More updates from Nike Sportswear, like the OG Air Maxes coming back in Tape form.
Nike Air Max “OG Tape Pack” – Teaser
Size? x Nike Air Huarache
Nike Air Diamond Turf – Midnight Navy – Black – Wolf Grey
Nike Air Max Terra 180 QS – White – Orange – Purple
Nike Air Max Terra 180 – Summit White – Hot Lime – Blue Sapphire
Nike Air Max 90 Essential LTHR – Black – Mortar – Mine Grey
Nike Zoom Hyperflight “Blackout”
THIS WEEK IN AIR FORCE 1 NEWS
City Pack makes a comeback with NYC, Paris, and Shanghai.
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS
P-Rod’s Primitive LA gets their turn on the Nike SB Dunk. Check the teaser!
Primitive x Nike SB Dunk – Teaser
Thrasher x Nike SB Lunar Gato
Nike SB Project BA – Upcoming Colorways
Nike SB Project BA – University Red – White – Chianti
Nike SB Eric Koston FR “Liquid Lime”
Nike SB Paul Rodriguez 7 Premium – Armory Slate – Black
Nicky Diamonds Hints at Upcoming Diamond Supply Co. x Nike SB Collaboration
Nike SB Eric Koston 2 – Military Brown – Bamboo
Nike SB Now Available at Dick’s Sporting Goods
Nike SB Team Edition – Black – Anthracite
DJ CLARK KENT x NIKE COLLABORATION TO RELEASE IN 2013
It’s been a while since a release happened. Get ready for another DJCK retail release.
DJ Clark Kent x Nike Collaboration To Release in 2013
THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS
A detailed look at the AAPE by A Bathing Ape x Reebok Insta Pump Fury fell on our laps this week.
AAPE by A Bathing Ape x Reebok Insta Pump Fury
AAPE by A Bathing Ape x Reebok Insta Pump Fury – Release Date
BAIT x Reebok Question Mid “Snake” – Release Info
Reebok Question Mid “#1 Pick”
Packer Shoes x Reebok Kamikaze II “Remember the Alamo” – Release Recap
Reebok Ventilator – September 2013 Releases
Reebok Scrimmage Mid – Black – Gold – Gum
atmos x Reebok Classic Leather Mid R12 “Camo”
Rick Ross x Reebok Partnership Making a Comeback?
Reebok Inferno – Available
Reebok Classics LX 8500 – Available
Reebok Insta Pump Fury “F1 Racing Pack”
Reebok Insta Pump Fury – Black – True Gold – Excellent Red
Reebok GL 6000 – Red – Olive
THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS
adidas returns to the Originals. Check out the RUN DMC “Injection” Pack.
RUN DMC x adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Injection”
mita sneakers x adidas Superstar 80′s “Python”
adidas Originals Mutombo – Officially Unveiled
Bedwin & The Heartbreakers x adidas Campus 80′s
adidas ZX 9000 OG – Blue – Orange
adidas Originals Tech Super 2.0 – Grey Leopard
adidas Originals ZX 750 – Grey – White – Black – Green
adidas Originals Phantom – Fall/Winter 2013 Colorways
adidas Originals “House of Mutombo” – The Journey
adidas Originals Campus 80s – September 2013 Colorways
THIS WEEK IN NEW BALANCE NEWS
An advanced look at the next CNCPTS x New Balance collaboration.
CNCPTS x New Balance 998 – 2013 Sample
Norse Projects x New Balance 1500 “Danish Weather Pack”
Norse Projects x New Balance 1500 “Danish Weather Pack” – Teaser
New Balance 574 “Canteen Pack”
New Balance 576 Made in England “Tea Pack”
New Balance 996 “American Rebel Pack”
New Balance 1300 “American Rebel Pack”
THIS WEEK IN ASICS NEWS
Fieg’s next Asics hurdle – the Gel Lyte V.
THIS WEEK IN VANS NEWS
Vans drops the WTAPS Collection, some dope Aloha joints, and a new LXVI.
Vans Vault Authentic LX “Aloha Chambray”
Vans Vault Authentic LX “Aloha Camo”
WTAPS x Vans Vault OG Classics Collection
Vans LXVI Iso – Fall 2013
Wade Speyer x Vans Syndicate Sk8-Low
Vans Era Pro – Rio Red – Gum
Vans CA Era Hi Hiker “Nordic Pack”
Vans California Sk8-Hi Reissue “Desert Pack”
A LOOK BACK AT SIGNIFICANT SNEAKER PACKS
Sneaker News takes a look back at some important sneaker pack releases.
It’s a Celebration: A Look Back at Significant Sneaker Packs
THIS WEEK IN CUSTOM SNEAKERS
Two Mambacurial-inspired customs, Oregon Ducks in Elite form, and Foamposite remixes. Your favorite? Check ‘em out below.
This Week in Custom Sneakers: 8/3 – 8/9
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN SAMPLES & PE’S
Some more Air Jordan PEs and Samples below – pick out your favorite and bid!
Air Jordan XII – Michael Finley Spurs PE on eBay
Air Jordan IV “Blue Laser” Sample on eBay
Air Jordan V “Laney” Alternate 23 Sample on eBay
Air Jordan XIV “Rainbow Pack” on eBay
Air Jordan 1 High – White/Black Sample on eBay
THIS WEEK ON SNEAKER NEWS SELECT
Sneaker News Select presents the Mutombo, the return of Reebok Retro Runners, a grown-up Vans silhouette, and a discussion on the state of sneaker releases.
SNEAKER CON DC – SEPTEMBER 2013
Sneaker Con is ready to explode again – check out the upcoming Washington DC event info below.
Sneaker Con Washington DC – September 2013