March 16th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
SOPHNET’s leather collaborations started things off with a bang, but given the Japanese clothing label had started zippering classic basketball sneakers with the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star, a move to canvas was only a matter of time. Check out this trio of Nike Blazer Mid AB Tier Zero releases designed in-house by Nike Sportswear. Each eschews its side panel Swooshes to accommodate the medial entrance zipper, these three uni-colored canvas models joining the ever growing ranks of simply-styled lifestyle sneakers. Click through for better shots of black, white and navy blue pairs and grab yours today from NikeStore.
Color: Dark Obsidian/White-White
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March 9th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
Japanese fashion label SOPHNET. went on a tear of sneaker collaborations and put everything together with zippers and now Nike Sportswear has a new variation on one of the Swoosh classics of which we should be seeing more in the coming months. Check out these new colorways of the Nike Blazer Mid AB, this pack bridging the gap between SOPHNET’s Blazers and their Chuck Taylor collabos with a duo of inverted canvas colorways. Put together, these kicks are something like the yin-yang of sneakers, a black pair adding select white accents and vice versa for a polarized look that should hit NSW retailers here in the States shortly. Streething reports they’re already out in Singapore so click through to see more and let us know how these compare to the SOPHNET-designed debut.
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February 24th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
This week has been a whirlwind for the new Nike Blazer Mid AB. We got our first look at this new model on Monday followed by another new colorway on Tuesday, and now word that not only is the latter a special collaboration, but it’ll be hitting retail faster than you can imagine. It turns out this black Blazer Mid AB Tier Zero release was designed by Hirofumi Kiyonaga’s Japanese fashion label SOPHNET. to include the signature zipper along its medial side plus an asymmetrical rubber toe cap borrowed from the All Court series. This pair will be available at 11am local time for Caliroots, which translates to 5AM on the east coast. Click through to see more, let us know if you’re gonna try to cop these and keep your eye on the timer!
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