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Twelve Can’t Miss Sneaker News Headlines from May 23rd to May 29th

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NIKE, Inc. confirmed a release date for the Nike Space Hippie collection. Vans and National Geographic put together a five-piece footwear capsule. Jordan Brand (unofficially) delivered looks at two upcoming retros of the Air Jordan 1. And adidas Yeezy had more pairs of the Yeezy 350 rumored.

Officially announced with a “Trash Transformed” tag-line, Nike’s Space Hippie collection is the company’s next big, bold sustainability bet. The four-model line boasts “Space Waste Yarn” uppers constructed from 85% polyester recycled from plastic bottles, yarn scraps, and t-shirts. Each silhouette — aptly named Space Hippie 01, Space Hippie 02, Space Hippie 03, and Space Hippie 04 — sits atop Crater Foam midsoles created from ZoomX surplus from the game-changing NEXT% line. The collection launches on June 11th.

Elsewhere under The Swoosh umbrella, news of a dozen pairs of the Nike Dunk had many looking forward to the rest of 2020 and 2021. Official and unofficial looks at Nike LeBron retros and Nike Kobe 5 Protros similarly had sneaker/basketball/James/Bryant fans joyful and nostalgic. Nike’s BeTrue 2020 collection unveiling ahead of Pride Month also had many perplexed at the fact that June was among them. And two more Grateful Dead SB Dunks left others hopeful that the colorful quintet will drop.

Away from any Swoosh logos, adidas (unofficially) teased more from the relatively novel Yeezy empire, while Reebok took a trip to 1995 with news that it’s reissuing Shawn Kemp’s Kamikaze II.

For all that and more, check out our top twelve headlines from May 23rd to May 29th ahead.


Nike Space Hippie Collection Releases On June 11th
Trash transformed.
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Nike’s Space Hippie Recycled Materials Appear On The Air Jordan 1
Complete with Zoom cushioning.
READ MORE: Space Hippie Jordan 1


Grateful Dead SB Dunks Appear In Two More Colorways
Two left to complete the quintet.
READ MORE: Grateful Dead Nike Orange
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Official Images Of The Nike Kobe 5 Protro “Bruce Lee” + Alternate
With a release date (understandably) nowhere in sight.
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New Nike Kobe 5 Protro Colorways Have Surfaced
Two pairs favoring the subdued.
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This Week In Nike LeBron News
A few trips down memory lane.
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Four New adidas Yeezy Releases Revealed
Slides, another Quantum, and more 350s.
READ MORE: Yeezy Eliada
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Air Jordan 1 Hi ’85 “Neutral Grey” Poised For 2021 Release
After a 36-year hiatus.
READ MORE: Jordan 1 85 Grey


This Week In Nike Dunk News
Spearheaded by the Low.
READ MORE: Nike Dunk Low
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Nike’s 2020 BeTrue Collection Highlighted By Three Sneaker Releases
Unveiled ahead of Pride Month 2020.
READ MORE: BeTrue Nike 2020


National Geographic And Vans Explore Five Shoe Collection
Covered with images of the Mexican Grey Wolf, Red-Eyed Tree Frog, and more.
READ MORE: National Geographic Vans


Reebok Is Bringing Back The Kamikaze II
A classic from ’95.
READ MORE: Kamikaze II