January 22nd, 2012 by Aaron Hope
After a couple of collections centered around Japanese running clubs kicked off the Nike LunarSpider 2 last October, it’s almost like the rain came down and washed all the new colorways out. But with spring approaching, the sun will rise to dry all the paths where you might want a lightweight runner with eye-grabbing style, and Tokyo’s Nike Harajuku just got three new colorways in stock that fit that bill perfectly. Each pair uses a very similar colorblocking pattern, with white/red/black and yellow/blue/black coming through along with the addition of a black/silver/blue makeup for wide sizes. These aren’t common at US retailers, but does their distinctive look and feather-light, super-breathable construction warrant an import?
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October 24th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
The initial LunarSpider+ colorways were launched last winter when Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER collaborated with Nike Running on a capsule for the Gyakosou International Running Association. Jun and UNDERCOVER came back with a new duo of just-dropped releases for the upcoming Nike LunarSpider+ 2 that just released in Japan, the land whose institutions of higher learning now serve as inspiration for this latest pack. The Nike Ekiden Collection brings together five white-based LunarSpider+ R 2s in honor of a number of local universities’ running clubs, and also includes new full-zip AW77 hoodies and tees to complete the theme. Check out the entire capsule in additional images after the jump and stick with Sneaker News for word on the release date. via Sneak-R
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