Sneakers

Nike Manny Pacquiao 2011 Summer Footwear Collection

With Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming fight coming up we pay tribute in the form of  Nike shoes.  Created for the an athlete that is versatile in a number of sports.  Featured models include the Nike Zoom Huarache Trainer Low and Nike Trainer 1.3 Max, along with special Ring Boot for the fighter to wear in the ring.

Source: Hypebeast
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Nike SB Dunk High – Cheech & Chong

This April “the powers that be” in Nike is releasing another Dunk High SB inspired by the weed smoking icons Cheech and Chong designed by Bratrud.  The Dunks are primarily white, the white broken with red stripes on the right of the shoe and the bandanna print on the left a reference to the bandanna worn by the comedians in their movies.  There is also a small pouch behind the tongue to probably hide any contraband that you might have.  The shoes also comes with alternative green laces.

Source : Scene (UK)



Nike Air Max 90 Studio iD @ 21 Mercer

Nike Air Max 90 fans pay attention!  Nike has revealed some new options for their studio iD customising experience at 21 Mercer.  New colours, leather and other textile materials are now available.  Literally its now possible to have different colour AM90 for the each day of the month.  Check out the pictures on what is possible to do with the AM90s.  Visit the 21M website.

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Shrine Sneaker Rack

We sneaker freaks always wished that we can display our sneaker collection.  Designer Fernando A Robert took a simple concept and made the Shrine Sneaker Rack.  They are made from light weight stainless steel and it’s constructed as a wall mounted display.  It’s is ideal in the house or shop.  If you want this ingenious display contraption, they are only sold directly from the Shirne Sneaker Rack online.

 

 

Source: Shrine Sneaker Rack

New Era x VANS x XLARGE 20th Anniversary Speckled 59FIFTY Fitted Cap + Speckled Era

XLARGE – the original label with a gorilla made famous by the Beastie Boys is offering a limited edition Vans collaboration to celebrate its 20th anniversary.  Ladies and Gentlemen, the New Era 59Fifty Fitted Cap and Vans Era Speckled Set from XLarge.  It has a wild speckle paint scheme in yellows, blues, pinks and purples.  It’s roots was from Los Angeles so hence the connection with the Los Angeles Dodgers cap.

Source: Freshnessmag

Supreme x Vans Chukka ’95

A few more pieces from collaboration between Supreme and Vans.  The Chukka model is once again used to create a limited edition sneaker.  Made of canvas except for the leather heel guard, each shoe will be release in solid colours with a black and white checkerboard design tab on the heel and in the inner sole.  It’s abit on the expensive side but as with all Supreme products it cost 4 times more than the regular vans but this collab shoes actually have better quality than the regular models.  The shoes are going to be released in May.

Source: Freshnessmag

Feiyue coming soon!!!

Feiyue is coming to Australia!  Stay tuned for more info on the official launch/release of this new sneaker in the Australian market.

Excerpt from the Feiyue “Bible”:

Feiyue is a French company whose head office is located in Paris.  Originally from Asia, for 4 years Feiyue has been creating sneakers under the Feiyue brand, distributing them in France and 20 countries around the world.  France is currently Feiyue’s main market and its secondary markets are Europe, Asia and the United States.  The philosophy of the brand is to explore new territories and create new products that are in harmony with its values, with a strong commitment to being accessible to all.

Feiyue literally means “Flying Forward” Today, the name is the only remaining link between the brand and its Asian origins, since everything is now done in Paris.  Full of meaning and difficult to pronounce or understand, it shows that the brand does not deny its roots, even though it is naturally moving away from them.

Click image above to download Andre Feiyue Press Release


Facebook and Twitter Adidas concept shoes by Gerry Mckay

Glasgow based designer Gerry Mckay drafted this concept designs for a Facebook and Twitter Adidas sneakers.  Remember this shoes are just concepts and not available for sale.  Gerry was interested in how an Adidas Superstars would look if they were released in limited edition Facebook and Twitter colourways.

Courtesy of Mashable

ALREADYtv: Quality Produce – Primitive

ALREADYtv interviews one of Primitive‘s founding members Paul Rodriguez aka P-Rod.  P-Rod give us an in-depth look into sneaker and streetwear store Primitive and the evolution of the Primitive brand itself.


Nike Air Max 1 ‘Athletics West’

Nike started the Athletics West program back in 1977 for up-and-coming Olympic athletes.  To commemorate this group of pioneers, Nike is releasing the Air Max 1 exclusive to Footlocker stores, it shows the Athletics West logo on the tongue, heel and innersole.

Available at selected Footlocker stores from September 15, 2010.

Pictures courtesy of Footlocker Australia