10 Sneaker Headlines To Remember From May 2014
May is more or less in the books, and we’ve already transitioned into a summer of sneakers that’s sure to deliver on brightly colored pairs, World Cup tie ins, next level signature offerings, and more. But before we fully make that transition, we’re going to take a look back at the biggest headlines over the past month. One segment of the shoes and events included reflects the excitement of the NBA Playoffs, a time that’s always ripe with interesting happenings in the footwear world. The aforementioned World Cup festivities have also already had a huge influence on our subculture despite the events not fully kicking off for a couple of weeks.
Jordan Brand has also been hard at work, with their various retros, samples, and the like continuing to wow even the most well versed of collectors. On the adidas side of things we saw Kanye still somewhat beholden to his old Nike line thanks to an eager fan, along with a lofty promise that should revolutionize the realm of customized sneakers on their miadidas platform. Enough preamble though – take a look at 10 of the biggest sneaker stories for May 2014 that are lined up in the following pages and stick with Sneaker News through next week for our predictions on what’s to come for June, 2014 in the footwear world.