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.
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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.
The Air Jordan 3 releasing 28/5, exclusively in Women’s sizes via a regional raffle.
Michael Jordan’s third signature pair of basketball shoes, now a staple pair worn by the sneaker community. Since its first design in 1988, the legendary shoe has owned many colourways. Now the ‘Rust Pink’ is here, perfectly paired to the upcoming summer months in a pretty pink.
Gracefully structured in exquisite nubuck uppers, highlighted on the heel and toe cap with a textured elephant print of rose and cream. Sail leathers on the tongue, collar and under the mid-panel eyelets set off the shoes effortlessly. Flash red accents feature on the heel, loop holes and the Jumpman branding on the tongue. The off-white also emphasises the midsole, laces and some eyelets.
Of course, the classic Jordan shoe features the air bubble, maximising comfort and creating the Jordan identity. Underfoot has a cloudy translucent sole, with crimson Jordan branding. A special soft rose embroidered Jumpman graces the back of the silhouette.
The lucky regional raffle winners will be collecting from our London, Birmingham and Manchester Trafford stores.
Coming out of the shadows. It’s been a long time, 35 years to be exact since its initial launch as part of the original line-up in 1985. The first Michael Jordan shoe that transformed basketball and street style forever. The Air Jordan High ‘Shadow 2.0’ unveiled as part of the Air Jordan Summer ’21 collection.
A discreet difference to the original at first, but you can recognise the flip on the original shadow colourway with a closer look. Super clean colour blocking with the black, smoke grey and white. Unflawed stitching to match the lighter grey nubuck, an alteration from the OG.
Classic Michael Jordan wings emblem on the lateral ankle collar, keeping up with the original is the blackout nylon tongue, completed with Nike tab. The black and white contrast nicely on the soles of the high top silhouette
Regional raffle with collection from our London, Birmingham and Manchester City stores.
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As part of the A-ZX Series from adidas Originals in collaboration with Sean Wotherspoon, is the highly anticipated Super Earth ZX8000; a conscious and colourful creation. The American plant-based designer and owner of LA Vintage Store ‘Round Two’, Sean Wotherspoon is known throughout the sneaker world for his previous designs such as the Super Earth Superstar and his previous endeavour with Nike.
This huge statement shoe from adidas Originals is a completely vegan-based design. Sustainability pushed even more with the recycled materials, working together to form a patchwork design. Created from using as many recycled materials as possible. Saving the planet, one shoe at a time.
A super unique construction, recognised with its frayed aesthetic. Mis-matched on each foot with plenty of distinctive detail, including a TPU heel cage, full of threads. Tartan print flaunts the toe box of the right, along with the many colours of the trefoil on the inner upper. The left styled in the opposite print, embroidered with an oversized flower outline. SUPEREARTH and SW branding appears on the tongue and heel respectively. To balance the crafty design is the “Off White” sole units, a contrast to the array of colour.
For more information on the launch and how to secure a pair, please follow our Instagram page
Another big day for the #offspringhqcommunity. The Air Jordan 1 High OG “Patina” is here, with its experimental brushed-bronze look it sure is a standout colourway for this year’s releases. Inspired by the chemical reaction of metals resulting in a Patina, a form of corrosion.
Built from panels of black leather uppers, highlighted with the shimmering brown brass overlays. “AIR JORDAN” branding on the lateral ankle flap in a ‘Patina’ inspired light green shade. All elements finished on a sail midsole and black rubber outsole.
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Nike Air Max 90 ‘DQM Bacon’
Bacon sandwiches on the plate and Air Max on the feet for the #offspringhqcommunity on a special Air Max Day. The wait is over – it’s been 30 years since the legendary AM90 and one year after the rumored release date. Dave’s Quality Meat rendition of the Air Max classic is back and it’s hitting the spot.
Dave Ortiz’s butcher themed New York-based street wear shop created this recipe of the perfect bacon-inspired colourway. Served up on Air Max Day. Regarded as one of the most sought after themed Air Max, the prime cuts of reds and pinks with fatty beige and crispy browns imitate the bacon rasher. All smoked on premium leathers and buttery suede. Aged since 2004, with its streaky laces, this design is Top of the Chops in sneaker culture.
We’ve asked the members of the community to upload a picture of the ultimate bacon/turkey bacon/plant bacon roll or sandwich you have made. We wanted to see the feast with you in an Air Max model and we were not disappointed! Although the raffle is now closed, we urge you to see the many creative takes on this by checking out #offspringhqSandwichroll
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