Now that everyone is a re-seller or has the “Hookup” on a “full size run” its hard to tell what is “Real.” Some people don’t care what they buy as long as it looks legit, and others will only buy from a authorized retailer. I have been doing Legit Checks for friends, Niketalk, and re-sellers for a while now and I have to say it’s getting pretty difficult.
Many sneakers heads and sole enthusiast are looking for their chance to get their hands on this years most hyped/talked about sneakers. Your connections and paper better be right for these next releases. This ain’t no regular trip to your “Moms and Pops” shop!
Ruckus Board Shop has teamed up with Nike SB for one the of the hottest collaborations this year. Sticking to their Louisiana roots, the “Crawfish” Dunks resemble what a good southern seafood dish should consist of… crawfish, corn-on-the-cob and newspaper!
If you were ever a fan of Sir Charles, then you’re about to explode in your pants because the Nike has unveiled a new colorway in the Barkley Posite series. The white and silver shoe was bound to make a fashion statement with it’s finishing touches such as stars and stripes! This shoe will soon be for sale at Nike’s online store and select retailers August 1 for $235.
Puma has dug into it’s vault and plans to release a classic shoe with a modern twist. The Cat LPD sneaker has that late 80’s/early 90’s style displayed all over it. They’ve made it a little more fashionable by today’s standards by adding a leopard print on the gigantic logo. Without a doubt, you have to be brave to showcase these on the street. So if you think you got what it takes, then you can pick your pair up August 10.
Famous boutique store Bodega and Saucony have once again teamed up to collaborate on another shoe venture. This time they’ve worked on 2 pairs of kicks (GRID 9000 + Shadow 6000) labeled the Polka Dot Pack.
The famous shoe boutique, Solefly, has teamed up with the Jordan Brand to create a project that all sneakerheads will love. On Saturday July 19th, Solefly will officially unveil its Solefly x Jordan 3 collaboration. An event will be held at the Hanger gallery in Miami, FL to showcase these bad boys.
Nike’s collaboration with Riccardo Tisci (Nike + R.T.) is nothing short of amazing. A new teaser video has been released to show what is in store for future release. Model Adrianne Ho of Sweat The Style shows off a cut off black tee, vintage denim skirt with a new Air Force 1 Boot.
A very select group of people were lucky enough to get a hold of the Jordan Flight Flex Limited Edition Pack. It contained 2 pairs of Jordans (Air Jordan XI + Jordan Flight Flex Trainer) with matching gear. Check out this gallery and see what these lucky S.O.B.’s were given. #jealous
For the past few months, Converse CONS has been turnin heads with their new concepts and ill designs. The company continues to make a big statement by it’s latest limited edition release. This revamped version of the hoop classic will be dropping very soon.