January 17, 2014 BY John Kim
For those ready to get back into the act of copping kicks, this week revealed some great upcoming drops for you. Air Jordan Retros are already a dominating headine with the Air Jordan 6 “Carmine” confirmed to drop this year, while Drake’s Retro PEs have stirred up a storm on eBay. Black History Month is arriving soon, and Nike/Jordan Brand have their kicks ready. LeBron continues to show off PE colorways of his Retro shoes, while the 7th Kobe Prelude shoe is due for a release. The “Floral” KD is looking sweeter than ever, while a release date for the KD 6 BHM has been confirmed. NBA Feet was a big hit with some special spotlight to Andre Iguodala and Nick Young, while the celebrities came through yet again – Wale showed up twice.
Nike Sportswear launched the Nike Knows Collection, while the Tiffany SB Dunk High got confirmed for a release on February 8th. adidas is bringing back several shoes new and old – the ZX Flux being a mix of both. Reebok promised 27 Pump Fury collaborations involving their Certified Network, a full Fall 2014 preview of Asics was revealed, and several great New Balance general releases continue to hit stores. Li-Ning celebrated Wade’s Birthday with a special edition Way of Wade 2, while Vans came through with a surprising collab with Primitive. Customs were impressive this week, with a sick Air Jordan IV specialty modeled after the “Cheetah Yeezy” that never released. With the release of the “Knicks” Flightposites, we compiled a list of some of the rarest kicks that ended up releasing later on. Finally, Sneaker News launched Best of #SneakerNews, giving our followers with great on-feet photos some props. Sneaker News Weekly Rewind is ready for you below, so click through and get caught up on the world of kicks with the best site out there.
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS
2014 is shaping up to be an amazing year for the Air Jordan Retro. The headlines below say why!
Air Jordan 6 “Carmine” – 2014 Retro
“Powder Blue” Air Jordan 10 Retro
Air Jordan 10 “Venom Green”
“Barons” Air Jordan 9
“Cool Grey” Returns to the Air Jordan Retro
“Infrared” Meets “Speckle” in this Air Jordan 2 Retro
Air Jordan 3 “Infrared 23″ vs. “Powder Blue”
Air Jordan XX3 “Titanium” vs. “Finale”
A Complete Retro History of the Air Jordan 3
Air Jordan “OGs” Posters by Sneaker Bodega
A Detailed Look at Terminal 23 by Jordan Brand
Jordan Melo Signature Legacy Display at Terminal 23
Jordan Brand to Open Flight 23, First Jordan-Only Retail Store
A Clock Made of Baby Air Jordans
DRAKE x AIR JORDAN “OVO” PEs
Drake’s Air Jordans finally fell in the hands of some lucky people. See them below!
Drake x Air Jordan 10 “OVO” – Available on eBay
Drake x Air Jordan 10 “OVO” – White | Available on eBay
A Closer Look at Drake’s Air Jordan Retro “OVO” PEs
Drake Gives Air Jordan 12 “OVO” PEs to Amir Johnson of Toronto Raptors
NIKE & JORDAN BRAND’S 2014 BHM SNEAKERS
An official look at Nike and Jordan’s 2014 BHM sneakers was revealed this week.
THIS WEEK IN LEBRON NEWS
LeBron continues to whip out PE Retro LeBrons. Is there a LeBron “Prelude” Pack coming?
LeBron James in Nike LeBron 3 Glow in the Dark PE
Nike LeBron 11 “SVSM” PE
Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle “BHM”
Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle “Toro”
Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle “Miami Vice
“Miami Vice” Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle
Nike LeBron 11 “BHM” – Release Date
Nike LeBron 11 – Black – Diffused Jade – Light Crimson – Jade Glaze
Nike LeBron 11 – Atomic Orange – Green Abyss – Glacier Ice | Release Date
Nike LeBron 11 “Graffiti” – Beauty Shots
Nike LeBron Ambassador 6 “Dunkman”
LeBron James’ Personal Nike PE Collection on eBay
THIS WEEK IN KOBE NEWS
We’re nearing the end of the Kobe Prelude Pack. See the full story on the VII below.
The Floral print on the KD 6 is looking sweet! Check out the new detailed images below.
THIS WEEK IN NBA/NCAA/NFL FEET
Iggy shows off his Hyperrev PEs, Nick Young holds down the Kobe fort for LA, and much more in this week’s NBA/NCAA Feet.
NBA Feet: Weekend Recap – 1/10 – 1/12
NBA Feet: Around the League – 1/13 – 1/14
NBA Feet: Around the League – 1/15 – 1/16
Andre Iguodala’s Nike Zoom Hyperrev and Zoom Crusader PEs
Nick Young’s NIKEiD Kobe 8 SS “Lakers”
LaMarcus Aldridge Forced To Wear Nike “Oregon Ducks” PE After Losing Bet
NCAA Feet: Around the Nation – 1/09 – 1/15
NFL Feet: Michael Crabtree and Earl Thomas in Air Jordan 6 Retro Cleats
THIS WEEK IN CELEBRITY FEET
Drake stunted in his OVO Jordans, Spike Lee wore Knicks Foams, and Wale was first to rock the Supreme Foamposite. Your thoughts?
Drake in Air Jordan 10 “OVO” PE for Drake Night
Spike Lee in Nike Air Foamposite One “Knicks”
Joe Johnson in Air Jordan 10 Powder Blue
A$AP Ferg Shows Off Air Jordan 10 “OVO”
Wale in Supreme x Nike Air Foamposite One
Wale in Air Jordan 3 “White/Cement” with Diane Von Furstenberg & Bar Rafaeli
Jerry Seinfeld’s NIKEiD Shox Turbo “GMUND 40″
Fat Joe and his January 2014 Jordans
Trinidad James Presents Camp James “1st and 15th” Episode 6
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS
Nike officially unveils the Nike Knows Pack, which features five silhouettes inspired by the brand’s rich history.
A Tribute To The Past: The Nike Knows Collection
Nike Air Trainer “Super Bowl” Pack – Release Date
Nike Air Trainer 1 “Superbowl”
Nike Sportswear February 2014 Preview
Nike Roshe Run Premium – Dark Mica Green – Black – Base Grey
Nike Roshe Run Premium – Dark Obsidian – Atomic Orange
Nike Air Flightposite One “Knicks”
Nike Air Max 90 Sneakerboot MC SP “Country Camo”
Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka Woven “Bronze”
Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka Woven “Burgundy”
Nike Air Max 90 Jacquard “Infrared”
Nike LunarTerra Arktos “Metallic Dark Grey”
Nike Air Force Max CB 2 HYP in Three New Colorways
Nike Air Up “Orlando” – Arriving at Retailers
Nike Roshe Court
Nike WMNS Flyknit Trainer
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS
A release date for the Tiffany SB Dunk High is here!
Nike SB Dunk High “Tiffany” – Release Date
Nike SB Dunk High “Red Packet
Nigel Sylvester x Nike SB Dunk High – Teaser
Nike SB Dunk Low – White – Ice Sole
Nike SB Dunk Low – Almost A “Columbia XI” Colorway?
Nike SB February 2014 Preview
Nike SB Stefan Janoski – January 2014 Releases
Nike SB Dunk Low – Black – New Slate – Reflective Silver
Nike SB Dunk Mid – Black – Charred Grey – White | Available
THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS
adidas made some big headlines this week with some impressive bring-backs and newly formed celebrity affiliations.
adidas Top Ten Returns in 2014
adidas Originals Partners With Rita Ora
Rita Ora Preview adidas Superstar “Metal Toe”
adidas D Rose 4.5 “Messi”
adidas D Rose 4.5 – Neon – Black
adidas CrazyQuick 2
adidas Crazy 1 – White – Black
adidas Crazy 1 “Whiteout” Sample
adidas EQT Cushion
adidas Consortium Stan Smith Collection
The adidas Originals Stan Smith Returns
adidas Stan Smith Vulc
Rick Owens x adidas Footwear Collection – Available
Rick Owens x adidas Tech Runner
adidas Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Set For A Return
ADIDAS ORIGINALS ZX FLUX
The adidas ZX Flux is poised to be one of the year’s best.
THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS
27 Collaborations of the Insta Pump Fury will drop in 2014.
Reebok Insta Pump Fury 20th Anniversary OG
Reebok Promises 27 Collaborations For Insta Pump Fury 20th Anniversary
Reebok Insta Pump Fury Collaborations To Release Every Month
Return of the Reebok Kamikaze – A Photo Retrospective
THIS WEEK IN NEW BALANCE NEWS
Some clean new releases are hitting retailers! Check them out below.
New Balance MRT580 – Grey – Black – Red
New Balance CM1600 – Green – Grey
New Balance 577 – February 2014 Releases
New Balance 996 Revlite – Feburary 2014 Releases
New Balance MT580 Revlite – Grey – Navy | Available
THIS WEEK IN ASICS NEWS
Asics has a great preview of 2014 releases below.
THIS WEEK IN VANS NEWS
Cali-based skate shop Primitive gets a Vans collab, while some clean GRs like the Geo Tribe add some impressive versatility.
Primitive x Vans Mountain Edition
Vans Geo Tribe Pack
Weirdo Dave x Vans Authentic “China Girl”
Vans Old Skool – Spring 2014 Releases
Vans California Sk8-Mid “Leather Pack”
Vans OTW “Mili Stripe” Pack
History of the Vans Old Skool
THIS WEEK IN LI-NING NEWS
Dwyane Wade celebrates his birthday with the “Birthday” edition of the Way of Wade 2.
THE GENEALOGY OF NIKE TRAINING
A great historical timeline of Nike Trainers is just below.
The Genealogy of Nike Training
SNEAKER SAMPLES, PEs, AND RARITIES THAT LATER RELEASED
With the “Knicks” Flightposites arriving in 2014, we took a look back at some of the rarest kicks that have later released (to our surprise).
THIS WEEK IN CUSTOM SNEAKERS
The Air Jordan IV refashioned into Yeezy 2 form was a big hit, but have you seen one done in the “Kobe Cheetah” colorway?
Air Jordan 4 “Cheetah Yeezy” Customs by Hippie Neal
Nike LeBron 11 “Laser” Customs by Absolelute for Soley Ghost
Nike LeBron 11 “Miami Nights Flashback” by JustWin Customs
Nike Air Max 1 “Freddy” Customs by MajorHeat Productions
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN PEs
Some dope NFL PEs in Jordan Retro form by pevault definitely kept us entertained!
THIS WEEK ON SNEAKER NEWS SELECT
A detailed look at BAIT’s next GL3, and a first Vintage piece on Karl Malone’s LA Gear Catapult headlines this week’s #SNselect.
BEST OF #SNEAKERNEWS
Like taking photos of your kicks on Instagram? Then you belong on Best of #SneakerNews.
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