October 21st, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
Who ever thought that we’d get to a point where the sock aspect would become such a crucial part of the sneaker collector’s repertoire? Granted there are still some who can’t be bothered, but the younger generation in particular has been obsessed with Nike Elite Basketball sock over the past couple of years, an item that’s been increasingly utilized for all sorts of customizable creations. Upping the ante, Nike has just debuted the Nike Hyper Elite Basketball Socks, which offer up greater impact protection along with the tech standards like Dri-FIT fabric and left/right foot inclined fits. See the collection, along with some etiquette on how to wear your pairs courtesy of James Harden and Nneka Ogwumike below, and shop the socks now at Nike.
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January 15th, 2013 by John Kim
Just a few years ago, socks were a mere piece of undergarment that served the sole purpose of keeping your feet from stinking up your kicks. Today, socks are as much of a performance and visual necessity, and much of the credit of the rise in sock fashion goes to the Nike Elite Basketball Crew Sock. Since its unveiling in 2008, the Nike Elite sock has become a must-have accessory for fashion and for in-game use, with the signature markings that travel up the achilles and up to the calf being a must-have for any baller. What followed was a slew of in-house specialty colorways like ‘Galaxy’ and several other graphics done by Nike and third-party vendors, further pushing the “sock” game to new heights. Read on for complete Inside Access on the Nike Elite Basketball Crew Sock and let us know how many pairs you own!
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