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Sneaker lovers from 3 cities (London, Amsterdam, and Berlin) came together to play for Nike-funded donations to give back and spotlight purposeful causes in their city.
In collaboration with SNKRS, we gave away tickets to Give Fresh Air: The Game Show, live in London on Air Max Day 3.26.
Give Fresh Air is a rallying cry to unify sneaker culture around a shared passion to ignite change. Kicking off in 2019, Give Fresh Air was started as an initiative where Nike and partners created ways to give “Air” to support local organizations and champion the power of the community.
Teaming up with PAQ for the third year running we produced an Offspring Community Air Max Day Zine, featuring Air Max themed artwork from the Community. The artwork was also featured at the Nike event…
Artwork created by three of our community members was displayed on the day.
Big thanks to @m._fernandes @byteganprice & @rakitecht
Also big ups to all who contribute to the digital version.
Vol. 3 is a very limited release featuring artwork from the community. Thank you to all the contributors: @rakitecht @byteganprice @m.fernandes @awinedesign @ro55a_ @piantoni7 @mj_swoosh @katie_ldn_ @jojo_tha_beatmaker @jazzy_jamz @kcwong_1 @iskandarbudiarti @graeme70six @dct303 @awinedesign @Ali.tem1.
Nike Air Max Terrascape 90 Trainers
Big shout out to Team London for the win and a massive thank you to Nike for putting on a great show, we hope you all enjoyed the festivities whether you were there or at watching from home.
Going to be a big year of Max and we can’t wait to bring it to you.
Introducing Offspring Outdoors. Being active outside has never been more important, so we took some of the Offspring Community across the city for an epic ACG city trail to celebrate the Mowabb’s 30th anniversary.
Community members were pulled all over London, trekking through all conditions, trying to stay ahead by solving clues as quickly as possible.
With members split into two teams, blue and orange, the spirit of exploration and discovery that ACG represents was in full flow. The day reached its peak with an incredible skywalk across an iconic North London landmark.
After taking in the breath-taking 360 views of the city’s skyline our community concluded with a daring drop as they abseiled down over 46m. Friendly team rivalries aside, it was a great day for our community to get together and see London from a new perspective whilst embracing the energy of ACG
Be four. Air Jordan 4, exclusively for Women.
Elegantly delightful, gloriously luxurious. The Air Jordan 4 ‘Shimmer’ is finally gracing us with its beauty.
Representing everything basketball from way back in 1989, this legendary sneaker has now taken streetwear style to level 100. A super diverse design, the 4th Jordan sneaker is suitable for any closet with influence of sport and fashion combined.
Focused solely on ladies, this AJ4 brings all the feminine feels, with the returning ‘Shimmer’ colourway. A delicate combination of natural pastel tones; blushed, golden, and beige.
The creamy nubuck premium leather oozes quality, panels cut and stitched in design. A mixture of materials in various tones and textures glaze the structure, including the iconic netting found on the lateral side and top of the toe box. Fine detail such as the silver-plated metal Jumpman logo drips the padded tongue, a second is embossed on the heel mould. The triangle ankle flaps appear in a transparent TPU material, securing the flat laces. Of course, it wouldn’t be Air Jordan without the exposed Nike Air unit, amongst the tonal soles.
We enlisted the help of the Sneaker Sisterhood, who spoke to us about their passions and tales of trainers. The women’s led team formed in 2019, bringing together ladies from various backgrounds and walks of life together. With one thing in common, the love of sneakers.
Check out our Instagram for all the stories inspired by basketball and the brand behind the biggest trainers around. Be sure to follow and turn on notifications for all the latest news on raffles and releases.
@offspringhq x @sneakersisterhood
Ladies, you’re up… The orange-red colour named ‘Starfish’ is now on your favourite OG silhouette. Included in the ‘Shattered Backboard’ collection of colourways, named after the 1985 event which saw MJ himself literally shatter a backboard. This then dubbed the pair he was wearing at the time of the dunk ‘Shattered Backboard’ and influenced a whole series of colourways behind the Jordan brand.
The orange-red, white and black colour scheme is created with smooth quality leather, with perforations across the toe box. A bright white leather base, contrasting orange overlays, black laces and swoosh make this a standout pair. Jordan ‘Wings’ logo appears in a distinctive black, standing out on the beautiful shade of red. The woven Nike Air tag features on the breathable nylon tongue. As usual, the Jordan 1 Low optimises comfort with a lightweight cushion and a contained Air sole unit.
This staple summer shoe is a must for your 2021 collection, a new fresh colourway with ties to the epic history of the Michael Jordan Brand.
Launching 28/08 in Women’s sizes, Men’s sizes TBC.
Keep updated on launches by following @offspringhq on Instagram.
After massive designs and collaborations this year in the form of the Dunk Low, now evolving into a brand-new silhouette – Dunk Scrap.
Made from scraps with the dunk shape relatively intact, slight modifications have been made to the existing structure of the sneaker of the moment. Made with the uppers pieced together with scraps to create the Dunk look, but a bit more DIY. Clad in thicker, but smaller in surface patches over the toe cap and box, heel, and the famous Nike Swoosh. Mesh fabric on the mid-pane, bringing a mix of textures. Additional stitching dresses the upper, uneven cuts of leather layered on top, and suede to reinforce the side panelling.
Available in two colourways ‘Sea Glass’ and ‘Archeo Brown’ the first a lighter-toned and the second a rich and colourful, like a piece of art. The ‘Sea Glass’ dressed in familiar pastel-green tones, this is one beautiful Dunk with added structural aspects. ‘Archeo Brown’, a complete contrast to the other features a brown hue, it comes highlighted with an array of green, purple, yellow, and pink patch overlays. Both feature a white midsole on a gum rubber outsole.
Keep an eye on our Instagram for all the latest information on releases.
Celebrating everything community with our collaboration with Reebok, we’re bringing you our edition of the Workout Plus ‘Ice’.
For those who are old enough to remember, the Reebok Work Out “Ice” was a big U.K. trend in the late 90s. Whether it was on the Ripple sole, in a multitude of colours and shades or finding it’s way on other Reebok models, the “Ice” sole was a must have. You’d have people teaming them up with Iceberg jackets and crazy Mosh jeans, it truly was a phenomena that swept up and down the country.
2021 we revisit this look with a few upgrades and additions in true Offspring form. We’ve used a deluxe leather throughout, Community Member taping, dual branded logos on the tongue and side window, two sets of laces and not to mention both logos peering out through that frosty outsole. Personalisation does not stop there, we have added our signature lightning bolt to the back, as well as special addition community taping at the side and double lacing option so you can switch up the laces.
Having enlisted some of our very own community members for the marketing campaign , Shot by our super talented photographer @nineteen.85 (Mark), we asked them what Reebok means to them and how the brand has evolved from everyone’s first shoe at school to now; a streetwear must have. We wanted to encapsulate and evoke nostalgic emotions of fun times with friends. Whether it was in the park, at the skate rink or just hanging out in the community, Reebok’s rich historic heritage has always been present, and representative of UK culture through the years.
We want this shoe to give you the feeling of those good old memories and whilst you wear it, to make new ones.
In addition to all this we have created special elements to the release. With every purchase we’re giving you ice cubes tray* stamped with the brands logos to keep you cool on those summer days and you will also receive a dual branded community tote bag*.
*While stocks last
For the community, by the community; the Offspring Reebok Workout ‘ICE’.
Launching 26th June.
Shop Reebok here.
If you’re a fan of the British grime scene, this is right up your street. You will probably know all about the partnership of Skepta and Nike, both top of their game in grime music and sneakers respectively.
Initially released in 1978, the silhouette is one of the all-time favourites from Nike, and now Skepta x Nike Air Max Tailwind 5 University Red is arriving, the second sweep of the colourways for 2021.
Bringing all the energy in Nike University Red, the synthetic underlays flaunt a digital print. Alterations in the overlays from the Tailwind V included the TPU cage, much like the 5 plus. Mostly dripped in black accents, the look is finished with the chrome coatings on the small swoosh and heel clip. Collaboration branding details such as SK Air stamps on the tongue and Air Max on the heel fulfils the retro-inspired model.
If you are thinking “that’s all me”, then check out our Instagram for information on the drop. #offspringhqcommunity (check our instagram before 8:30 for a link to purchase)
Release Date, 12th June
Summer 2021 has just started, lets kick off with the release of the Air Jordan 1 High OG ‘Light Fusion’. A clean, fresh, and bold take on the world-famous Air Jordan 1 that has become one of the biggest silhouettes of all time.
A perfect cocktail of colours; Light Fusion Red, White, Laser Orange, and Black. Tumbled white leather shaded in the contrasting overlays creates the perfect summer cop. The Fusion Red drips the figure around the toe box up through the laces and up to the ankle. Black accents feature the lining and MJ’s wings logo on the ankle collar. Further branding details on the tongue label appear in a Laser Orange colourway as well as the classic Nike Swoosh. Fresh white midsoles contrast the black outsoles.
Check out our Instagram to find out how to cop a pair. #offspringhqcommunity
(check our instagram before 8:30 for a link to purchase)
Another beautifully clean sneaker with premium detail, this women’s exclusive release of the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG. Taken inspiration from the ‘Metallic’ pack from 1985.
Here is the third release of the ‘Court Purple’, although like the OG, key differences include a satin-like interior creating a more luxurious vibe. Fundamental white leather uppers, with the detailing all in semi-glossy purple. Branded detailing on the Swoosh, Wing’s logo and ankle collar all in the accent colour as well as the outsole. A staple colourway for every Jordan-specific sneakerhead.
Nike Air Huarache ‘Triple Black’ 29.5
“Have you Hugged Your Foot Today?”
Celebrating its 30th birthday this year with multiply releases, now here is a special edition of the ‘London Hyperlocal’ OG Huarache. The ‘Triple Black’, one of the most successful monochrome silhouettes out there.
“Have you Hugged Your Foot Today?” the slogan created especially for Nike’s Huarache in 1991. The neoprene layer gives another level of comfort, with a full foot hug. This edition is dressed in special materials, a new toe box mesh and panel overlays. The sole is translucent with the well know quote devoted to the Huarache itself, making this one extra special.
To honour the release, we reached out to our London Offspring Community to find out what the Huarache means to them, David, Jackie, Jamina, Jon, Mo and Tasha provide us with their unique sneaker stories. This half-sock half-shoe creation brings the community together but especially in London, the home of the hype. Check out our Instagram to read their personal stories.