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Chuck Taylor All Star Converse

Chuck Taylor All Star Converse

Ever since the very first pair of Chuck Taylor All Star Converse sneakers appeared back in 2011, the sportswear department from Nike has given its line of sneakers the Hyperfuse treatment. Not just the Chuck Taylor line but the basketball sneakers have been given the same treatment too, including Air Force 1 and Nike Dunks. The original swoosh basketball sneaker, however, didn’t receive this treat... »

Flagship Stars in Converse Store to Open

Flagship Stars in Converse Store to Open

No brand is quite the same as Converse, in that it embraces today’s youth and provide a statement with footwear. The first ever flagship store for the brand in the Phillipines is coming soon, and will be located within the New Glorietta. This is a sign that the Converse brand is truly international now, not only being embraced in American and the United Kingdom, but in Europe and the rest of the w... »

Nike SB Concords are Back

Nike SB Concords are Back

Remember the Concords from Nike SB back in 2011? Well they’re back, and they look even better than before. This year, we can expect a brand new model of Concord and from early photos they look simply superb. The shoe is an Air Jordan shoe that’s been tweaked and turned into a dunk sneaker. It might sound like a weird concept, but it worked before back when the Air Jordan became one of the popular ... »

Nike SB Releasing BHM Dunk Low

Nike SB Releasing BHM Dunk Low

Many people haven’t yet seen these models of sneaker released at the stores yet, but Nike assure they are. Either way, these new Jordan Brand sneakers are out and ready to mingle with the big boys of the sneaker world. The sneakers have had three separate releases this weekend, but you should be able to easily get your handso n these new wide-tongued and colorful dunks from the best retailers in y... »

LeBron James, Jobe Bryant and Kevin Durant Represent Nike

LeBron James, Jobe Bryant and Kevin Durant Represent Nike

This year, the three super stars Jobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant will be representing Nike Basketball this year at the NVA All-Star weekend within Houston. The brand has also marked the occasion by announcing three new sneaker models for each one of the players representing them. The new ‘intergalactic’ range of sneakers will have three different looks, and each sneaker will be inspired... »

LeBron X Sneakers Pricing Rumors Debunked

LeBron X Sneakers Pricing Rumors Debunked

In late 2012, it was announce that the new LeBron X sneaker will be released and may not be quite as expensive as it was initially claimed to be. It was thought that the new sneaker would retail for $315, though Matt Powell from SportsOneSource has told ESPN that the price for the shoe with Nike+ tech would actually be closer to $290. It’s cheaper, but it’s still not great! Though, with the new sh... »

Nike Air Flight ‘89

Nike Air Flight ‘89

One of Nike’s latest announcements is the Nike Air Flight ’89, a classic shoe redesigned for the modern world, but maintaining all of its retro charm. The shoe was only announced over the last few weeks and it’s evident that the sneaker resembles the NSW Sunrise Pack of EM. This is simply because of the interest color scheme chosen for the model. The orange is more of a pale skin color, and contra... »

Nike Air Ultra Force for 2013

Nike Air Ultra Force for 2013

2013 is bringing a whole new range of Nike retros, and the next upcoming line are the Spring Colorways. The Ultra Force 2013 isn’t necessarily a completely retro brand, but instead, the sneakers will be a more streamlined version of a line that was brought out back in the day. Nike has taken the traditional Air Ultra Force branding, and provided a more modern looking sneaker with just a few change... »

Lil Wayne Releasing Skate Sneaker Range

Lil Wayne Releasing Skate Sneaker Range

In May 2013, we are expecting to see a brand new range of skating sneakers from Lil Wayne. Lil Wayne has recently hit the mass media with its brand new clothing line known as Trufkit, and now it seems like he’s expanding into footwear territory to add to his growing collection. The rapping star has come together with SUPRA to create his own design and have it turned into a new SUPRA skating sneake... »

Nike (SB) – A History

Nike (SB) – A History

Nike has only really had such a large stronghold over skating shoes for the last ten years or so. In fact, before 2002, Nike had already made a number of failed attempts at getting into the market. It was in 2002 that Nike finally got something right, by introducing the Nike (SB) branding, which of course stands for Nike Skateboarding. Today, Nike (SB) is one of the hottest brands on the market, p... »

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