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Nike Flyknit is a new technology that debuted in February 2012. It took an engineering process of four years to perfect the method, which allows for a “second-skin” like fit, maximum breathability, and minimum waste.

Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Detail”

January 25th, 2014 by | 29 comments

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Earlier today, Nike held a special event at the Moynihan Station event space to introduce some of the brand’s latest advancements in Flyknit. The Kobe 9 Elite was at the focus of the day’s agenda, with Kobe Bryant himself being in attendance to introduce three exciting new colorways of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite. This pair is called “Detail”, which features a grey/black mix with details of marble on the upper – something taken from his days in Italy as he observed the art native to the country. Check out the exclusive detailed photos below and stay tuned to Sneaker News for more Nike Kobe 9 Elite colorways.

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A Detailed Look at the Nike Flyknit Trainer Chukka FSB

January 25th, 2014 by | 2 comments

nike flyknit chukka trainer fsb winter olympics 08 A Detailed Look at the Nike Flyknit Trainer Chukka FSB

Nike Flyknits will again play a large part in the Olympic proceedings. This time around though we’re talking Winter Olympics, meaning the shoes in question have been beefed up quite a bit. Enter the Nike Flyknit Trainer Chukka FSB, a silhouette that will be all over at the upcoming Sochi games. The model features a more rugged outsole along with a Flyknit build up top that appears a bit thicker than the standard. Continue reading for a full set of images on the sneakers and remember that the Nike Flyknit Trainer Chukka FSB is marked for an early February release.

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50 Years of Nike Infographic

January 23rd, 2014 by | 2 comments

50 years of nike 50 Years of Nike Infographic

How well do you know your Nike history? Do you know about Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight and the genesis of the company? Do you know about the fallen Pre, who was the first big time athlete to get behind the sneakers? Capturing quite a bit from the brand’s 50 year history is this infographic from Outlet Shoppers, which just might teach you a thing or two about the history of the Swoosh. Continue reading to check it out and let us know in the comments if there were any particular trivia pieces within that you weren’t aware of.

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Nike Flyknit Lunar2 “Wolf Grey”

January 22nd, 2014 by | 1 comment

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The Nike Flyknit Lunar2 is a sneaker that will come out of the gates in 12 colorways on its February 6th, 2014 launch date. And of course if none of those pairs do it for you, you could always build your own over on NIKEiD. Pictured here is one of the upcoming retail versions, which dons a tonal grey colorway anchored on the “wolf” version of that color from Nike’s repetoire. Get with us after the break to see more images of the sneakers and let us know if you’ll be scooping up this pair when it arrives at retailers.

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A Complete History of Nike Flyknit Sneakers

January 21st, 2014 by | 7 comments

nike flyknit history 20 A Complete History of Nike Flyknit Sneakers

Do you think you have every Nike Flyknit-based sneaker jotted down in your memory? There’s a lot more out there than what you might gather immediately, so Sneaker News has compiled every Nike sneaker with Flyknit Technology and placed them in chronological order for you to get familiar with. As a whole, the SN team has been big on Flyknit since the technology first debuted in early 2012, naming the overall innovation as the third most significant sneaker story of 2012 (beat out by the Air Yeezy 2 and Galaxy Foamposites). We understood the significance of the material since it would not be restricted to a few models, but that it would open up an entire category for the brand to toy around with.

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NIKEiD Lunar Flyknit2 – Available

January 20th, 2014 by | 4 comments

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By now you should know to expect a sneaker to hit on NIKEiD not too long after it makes its retail debut. The new Nike Lunar Flyknit 2 for example is already up for grabs via that customizable process. The options include three different choices for the upper, along with a host of colors for the side Swoosh, inside lining, laces, and more. For whatever reason the Flyknit category as a whole has been a little bit restrained with respect to NIKEiD, so we’re always happy to see new models hit on the platform. Continue reading to spy a couple quick colorups with us and then make yours on NIKEiD now. Also, make sure you check out our exclusive Nike Lunar Flyknit2 coverage from yesterday for more on the model.

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Richard Sherman Has Some Words About The Nike Flyknit Lunar2

January 20th, 2014 by | No comments

nike flyknit richard sherman 1 Richard Sherman Has Some Words About The Nike Flyknit Lunar2

The Seahawks defensive specialist and self-proclaimed “best Corner in the league” has some words about the all-new Nike Flyknit Lunar2, and we assure they’re much more positive than what he had to say about his Sunday-evening opponent. As one of the key Nike athletes featured in the latest video detailing the latest Flyknit footwear products, Sherman notes the durability, lightness, and comfort of the Flyknit Lunar2 and praises its ability to withstand his tough offseason workout regiment. Also featured in the video is Kobe Bryant, who talks about his upcoming Nike Kobe 9 Elite, and Olympic Gold Medalist Allyson Felix. Get the lowdown on the latest from Flyknit straight from the athletes who drive the brand’s innovative goals, and stay tuned for a debut of both the Flyknit Lunar 2 and Kobe 9 Elite in early February.

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