November 20th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
“Bosco Knows” would be a great tagline for the George Costanza x Nike Cortez 40th anniversary tee that never happened, one for which we’d gladly enter our ATM codes. Elsewhere on the topic of ‘money’ in the tri-state area, New Jersey athletic powerhouse Don Bosco Prep makes the shirt a reality in the school’s feared maroon and white plus a bit of gold to set off the Ironman standard. It’s a part of a pack that also includes those Nike Trainer Clean Sweep hightops we showed you last week, as well as the well established Lunar TR1 and Vapor Talon Elite cleats, all geared toward the goal of winning Don Bosco’s seventh straight (!) state title. These dope high school PEs are available at the dope new Nike Yardline location inside Willowbrook Mall’s Champs Sports, which seems to suggest great things for both the retail concept and the future of local exclusives.
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February 2nd, 2012 by John Kim
Ready for another Quickstrike release on Superbowl Sunday? Last year, Nike Football released the Nike Zoom Huarache TR Mid ‘Alpha Pack’ just before kick-off of Superbowl XLV, a shoe that was deemed one of the thirty best sneaker released of 2011. Nike Football will follow that up with yet another hot release of Training and Football-specific kicks called the Nike Elite 51 Vapor Pack; it features the all new Nike Vapor Talon Elite in the regal Gold/Silver/Platinum colorway, as well as the a similar colorway of the all-new Nike Vapor Trainer. A special edition box fashioned in carbon fiber detailing gives the Pack a level of aggression and sleek styling when paired with the eye-catching Gold/Platinum colorway. The Pack will retail at $255, but the option of purchasing the individual shoes will be available as well ($100 for the Trainer, $140 for the Cleats, no special box if purchased separately), going up for sale this Sunday on Nikestore at 6:30 PM EST. Check out the detailed gallery and video below and let us know what you think of the Nike Elite 51 Vapor Pack!
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