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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 – 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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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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Nike Air Safari VNTG “Classic Stone”

February 24th, 2013 by | 3 comments

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After a brief respite following 2012′s various 25th anniversary celebratory measures, the Nike Air Safari returns with a new Vintage colorway. The first VNTG Air Safaris since July, this one comes in Classic Stone and Anthracite, and while the color names and box label suggest these are antique, there’s no sign of pre-yellowing, abrasions or other obvious signs pointing to that suffix. It is indeed a timeless color combo as you’ll see in more photos after the jump, but stick with Sneaker News to make sure you’re aware promptly when they release this May.

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Sneaker News Top 30 of 2012

December 28th, 2012 by | 198 comments

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For better or worse, 2012 was a defining year for the sneaker world and all that it encompasses. It was a year that saw certain shoes throw the laws of supply and demand so out of whack, that brands and retailers had to completely rethink the way they sell shoes to the public just to keep the peace. If you were willing to put in some legwork or, better yet, had the right connections, it was a banner year for sneaker enthusiasts. “Must-have” releases seemed to be at an all-time high and nearly every weekend offered up some sort of temptation for consumers. 2012 saw the release of some of the most eagerly anticipated and passionately sought-after sneakers the game had ever seen and it’s safe to say that things will never be the same again.

In between those, there were plenty of other desirable targets along the way, from the special limited editions and collaborations to beloved Retro returns and promising new designs and innovations. There were even a few certified sleeper hits that organically carved out their place among the year’s best releases. Due to an exponentially expanding consumer base and a heightened level of product awareness, you might not have been able to get your hands on every shoe you hunted for in 2012, but there was certainly no shortage of solid alternatives ripe for the picking in their absence.

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