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NIKE AIR SAFARI The Nike Air Safari is a Tinker Hatfield designed Nike model that released originally in 1987. The sneaker was one of the first Nike models to extend beyond the world of sport, with Hatfield’s original intent being to create a sort of luxury sneaker. The model features the ‘safari’ print on the front and back ends, a motif that has been used in countless designs since.

Nike Air Safari – Black – Fuschia – Gold

August 26th, 2013 by | 1 comment

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Given how similar the silhouette is to fello Tinker Hatfield 1987 creation the Air Max 1, when you put tonal browns and purple on a Nike Air Safari, it’s bound to bring to mind one of the AM1′s more notable colorways.  There’s a bit more black at play on these Safaris, but the overall vibe these give off connects with atmos’ legendary ‘Viotech’ collab.  In addition to this pair’s golden tonal textured toe and heel, the hiking laces offer a rugged finish that makes these perfect for the fall.  Check out some additional angles below, then grab yours from Nike Sportswear retailers like Suppa.

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Nike Air Safari – Mortar – Electric Purple – Green Glow – Pottery Brown

August 23rd, 2013 by | 3 comments

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Following up on its 25th anniversary last year, the Nike Air Safari had been pretty quiet in 2013, lending its signature pattern to a number of Nike Sportswear releases. NSW just doubled the amount of Safari’s colorways for this year, as on the heels of the Deep Royal/pink pair, this Electric Purple and Green Glow-accented Mortar makeup is ready to go. These put a neutral spin on a palette that connects with Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, so it’s perfectly timed as we head into autumn and you can grab a pair today from stores like Titolo.

Nike Air Safari
Mortar/Electric Purple-Green Glow-Pottery Brown
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Nike Air Safari – Deep Royal – Black – Pink

August 19th, 2013 by | No comments

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The Nike Air Safari has been everywhere in 2013. Actually outshining the sneaker itself has been the dotted print that it first made famous, one that has been transferred over onto an unprecedented number of models this year (And an unexpected batch at that). Taking things back to square one is another upcoming pair of the 1987 design, one that matches up deep royal suede sections with a healthy dosage of black and pink. Get with us after the click for more angles on this new Nike Air Safari release and watch for them now at overseas retailers including Hanon.

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Complex’s The Greatest Sneaker Moments of the 80s

July 2nd, 2013 by | No comments

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Alright so maybe you aren’t old enough to remember the 1980s, but you can still relive that decade through its movies, music, and more. And if you do, you’ll come across plenty of timeless sneaker moments, most of them involving the OG forms of some silhouettes you’ve probably enjoyed retros of in recent years. Those moments are compiled by Complex in this latest list, one which includes the likes of Marty McFly in his Nike Mag, Biz Markie rocking the Nike Air Safari, and Jeff Spicoli showing off some slick Vans Slip-Ons. Continue reading for a sample from their list and then hit up Complex for the entirety of The Greatest Sneaker Moments of the 80s.

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Nike Air Safari – August 2013 Releases

July 1st, 2013 by | 1 comment

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Is that a little bit of elephant print we see on the Nike Air Safari? Generally we’re not too terribly thrilled about that pattern finding its way onto every random Nike re-issue, but it actually makes a decent amount of sense here thanks to the “safari” theme and the pretty close proximity of the OG releases of this shoe and that shoe (The Air Jordan III, that is). Take a look at this quick preview featuring two new Nike Air Safari pairs on their way for August 2013 and then grab them on pre-order from the team at hanon if you like what you see.

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Nike Air Safari VNTG – Black – Night Stage – Pure Platinum

April 25th, 2013 by | No comments

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It’s a bit strange that during this peak of tremendous pattern activity on sneakers, one of Nike’s iconic prints and its namesake silhouette has been utterly silent in 2013.  Luckily, more Nike Air Safari VNTG colorways are coming soon, including this new revelation in black, Night Stage and Pure Platinum.  It’s got an uncredited yellow shade peeking out from the edges of the outsole, but is otherwise in line with the timeless elegance of classic black/white.  This suggests the one pair we’ve seen previewed in ’13 will be following shortly, so stick with Sneaker News for updates and grab this new Air Safari today from Nike Sportswear shops like Overkill.

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Black/White-Night Stage-Pure Platinum
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Iconic 80s Rap Album Covers Featuring Classic Sneakers

March 17th, 2013 by | 15 comments

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We try and keep you up on what rappers and other celebs are wearing these days in terms of sneakers, but let’s keep in mind that rappers have had the trainer game on lock long before the current bubble of “sneakerhead” interest. Evidence comes here in the form of a handful of classic sneaker-featured album covers of yesteryear. Some that come to mind are Biz Markie in his Nike Air Safari, LL Cool J in some Air Jordan 1s, Three Times Dope with a mean set of Air Jordan IIIs, and the endless Run DMC x adidas moments. Click through with us for a walk down memory lane and then check out the greater group of classic rap album cover sneaker sightings on FNG and Classic Kicks.

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