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NIKE MAG 2011 The Nike Mag 2011 is a sneaker released in that same year styled after the pair that the character Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) famously wore in Back to the Future 2. A limited run of 1,500 pairs were produced and sold exclusively on eBay, with all proceeds funding the Michael J. Fox Foundation to fight Parkinson’s Disease. The sneakers closely mimic those seen in the film, with a futuristic LED glow kit embedded in the design.

Nike Zoom Revis “Mag” Customs – Available on eBay

April 25th, 2013 by | 3 comments

nike zoom revis mag customs on ebay 1 Nike Zoom Revis “Mag” Customs   Available on eBay

When we first showed the Nike Zoom Revis “Mag” customs from Brina Villanueva there was not a sole who had anything but praise for the work. We’re thankfully getting another look at the pair, which does a sublime job of transferring the Nike Mag look over to this contemporary trainer sig from the Swoosh team. Yes, they even light up. What’s more, there’s a pretty good guarantee that they won’t run you nearly as much as the real deal. Take another look at the Nike Zoom Revis “Mag” version below and then check out the rare chance to own them from vultron1 on eBay.

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Nike Zoom Revis “Mag” Customs by Brian Villaneuva

March 19th, 2013 by | 14 comments

nike zoom revis mag customs Nike Zoom Revis Mag Customs by Brian Villaneuva

Over the last couple of years, the “custom sneaker” has been defined by an existing model made distinct by a new and creative colorway. Guys like Mache Customs have dominated that category, with his keen eye for colorways being spotted by the Miami Heat duo to the point where he was actually commissioned to make one-of-ones for ‘em, and Revive Customs has used his impeccable touch for swapping soles on some old-school models while remixing colorways on the Air Max 1 and Air Trainer 1. One sneaker customizer that the community should also have the respect for is Brian Villanueva aka “Wolfstein”, who goes above and beyond the basic colorways and infuses several ideas into one incredible concept which ultimately culminates in a new pair of shoes.

His past projects have made it clear that he’s absolutely enamored by the Nike Mag, as his recent HyperMag customs and his unique Prototype design have hinted at, and his latest work pretty much solidifies his desire to recreate the famous sneaker from Back To The Future II in any way he can. Already impressed by the futuristic look of the Nike Zoom Revis, Brian Mag’d out the shoes by adding in a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery, a built-in circuit board to control lights and the battery, an on/off switch, electroluminescent detailing on the strap and midsole, LED lights on the heel, a built-in port for recharging, and a custom-built charger. Most sneaker customizers have a hard time adding just one from that list of ingredients. It seems like a lot to fit into one shoe, right? It sure is, but what sends this custom over the top is that the shoes are entirely wearable. Check out the detailed gallery and video below because these are simply one of the best Customs we’ve ever seen.

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Just Blaze in Nike Mag

January 9th, 2013 by | 2 comments

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The Nike Mag is one of those sneakers that, if you are lucky enough to own a pair, you can only really break out every once in a while. Just Blaze apparently recognizes that as the pair he brought out for his recent birthday bash is still looking pretty crispy. For the event Just was spinning at the jam packed party at Bowery Electric, wherein his safe haven behind the ones and twos meant that the coveted sneakers were in no real harm. Continue reading for all the shots of Just Blaze rocking the Nike Mag and check back with us to see which celebrity is brave enough to bust theirs out next.

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Nike Mag 2011 Display at Main Source

December 11th, 2012 by | 2 comments

nike mag display main source 8 Nike Mag 2011 Display at Main Source

UK artist Tinie Tempah kicked off last year’s Nike Mag party by dropping an immense final bid on the first live auction of the Nike Mag 2011. A fellow UK entity impresses us once again with an outstanding store display at Main Source paying tribute to the Nike Mag and Back To The Future with a showcase featuring DeLorean-inspired artifacts like the flux capacitor and the ‘OUTATIME’ license plate. The display itself is interactive with customers as well, as the gloves embedded into the display are used to turn the LED lights on the Mag on and off. A full gallery of the display is just below so take a look and let us know if you’re one of the owners of the 1,500 pairs that hit the eBay charity auction!

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Kicks On Film Sneakermuseum Opening

October 9th, 2012 by | No comments

kicks on film sneakersmuseum Kicks On Film Sneakermuseum Opening

Will sneakers ever get any love in the film industry? Don’t hold your breath for a newly-minted footwear category in the Academy Awards, but some shoes definitely deserve something along the lines of a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award. This past weekend, The Good Will Out presented the ‘Kicks On Film’ showcase – a full exhibit paying homage to the Nike Mag and its bridging the gap between kicks and movies. The Mag went from being an amazing movie-prop to one of the most celebrated sneaker releases in Nike’s history, but don’t expect the brand to stop there (Tinker hinted at another 2015 release). More of Kicks on Film below, so take a look and let us know what other sneakers deserve honorable mention.

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Air Yeezy 2 + Air Mag Sneaker Hypebeast Art by ROM

September 27th, 2012 by | 12 comments

hypebeast art rom Air Yeezy 2 + Air Mag Sneaker Hypebeast Art by ROM

What exactly is a hypebeast? It’s a term that’s been around for over a decade and happens to be the name of a well-respected urban culture/streetwear e-publication, but it isn’t necessarily used as a term of endearment. If anyone can remember those ‘hypebeast’ drawings from 2004 and beyond (an annual piece-by-piece detail of such an individual), you’d be well aware that a hypebeast is an uncontrollable animal feasting on whatever is ‘hot’ in materialism – mired in a cycle of ‘following’ and perhaps devoid of individual taste.

According to artist and sneaker customizer ROM The World, two sneakers that might’ve coerced the inner extreme hypebeast is the Air Yeezy 2 and the Nike Mag 2011; using his distinct style, ROM has created two awesome pieces of artwork titled the Yeezy 2 Hypebeast and Air Mag Hypebeast, in which he transforms the sneakers into rabid creatures ready to devour anything hype-worthy in sight. Do you agree with ROM’s assessment that the Mags and Yeezy 2s are the most hyped sneakers in recent memory? Check out full shots of his work below (it’s worth hypebeasting over) and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Nike “Back To The Future” Collection by Ross

September 21st, 2012 by | 23 comments

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We may not need roads, but we’re gonna need more storage space if Nike continues to pump out these outstanding Back To The Future-inspired sneaker releases. Beginning with 2008′s Hyperdunk ‘McFly’, Nike Basketball has continued to produce these Mag-styled kicks like the Hypermax and Hyperdunk 2010, and it wasn’t until September of 2011 that Nike went all-out and created the actual Nike Mag shoe from BTTF II. Ross, a devoted reader of Sneaker News, just hit us up with his sick ‘Back To The Future’ Collection, which features all four of these amazing high-top kicks with a dope DeLorean poster acting as a back-drop. A look at this outstanding crop of McFly joints are just below, so take a look!

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