The Nike Cortez made it’s first debut in 1972 and was the first ever track shoe designed by Nike. Designed by Bill Bowerman, who felt that athletes needed a shoe that was comfortable, durable and could withstand long distance running. The protege to sport this shoe was Kenny Moore. The KM QS Cortez are set to launch soon, and the three models set to be released will pay homage to the very first development of the shoe as well as the athlete who sported them. Colours available are yellow, blue and white, all which highlight a prolific sporting event this style of shoe partook in. Cortez are known for superior cushioning and support, and the latest additions pay close attention to detailing.
The iconic One Star 74 was recently released, and with the upcoming Tyler the Creator collaboration, Converse is the star of the sneaker show.
Converse is an iconic footwear brand, and what was once a basic basketball shoe design found its purpose beyond the court.The humble All Star has been regularly updated or altered in one way or another since it was introduced a century ago.Despite being a relative underachiever on its original release, the Converse One Star’s impact has been substantial.
What was once classified as the All Star, the One Star shoe made it’s debut 1970s, but a bigger release was noted in 1974.The One Star’s comeback has arrived with welcomed modifications. Notable collaborations have been with Tokyo’s fragment design that redefines familiarity with a tactile type of suede, while Neighborhood play on metal and hardcore connections. Tyler The Creator is set to launch his collaboration with One Star, and we eagerly await the release.
The Air Max 1 Jewel Blue White is set to launch on the 13th of July. This new release is in perfect time for Summer and set to sell out in minutes. The iconic renditions that first showcased the Jewel motif, this design features a chunky embossed Swoosh. Premium white compliments this pair with blue coloured mudguards and the same tonal shade used for the branding at the rear. What sets the new version apart from the classic is the sole unit? a visible blue Max Air unit and a translucent outsole.
The Nike Air Uptempo’s silhouette has been remixed and reworked as of late, where new colour ways and signature detailing has been explored. Making it’s refreshed debut after two decades, the Air icon is now available in another , in-your-face and heavily contrasted look. The 1996 staple features a premium leather upper in White, complete with its iconic “AIR” detailing in contrasting black nubuck and Hits of “Varsity Red” makes its way onto the midsole and toe Swoosh. The Nike Air More Uptempo was sported by legend Scottie Pippen and Pippen’s trademark logo can be found on the heel of this soon to be released shoe
The Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit Racer is minimal and modern. The Mariah made its debut the ’80s, and is now back in fashion. The shoe’s design has taken cues from the original 1988 design, and built for easy and comfortable wearing. Features include air zoom cushioning for support and an easy approach to slipping the trainer on. (quick lace up too) Keep up to date with our social accounts for more information on this exciting launch.
We have already seen the Cortez appear in this new jewel colourway, and with anticipation the Air Max 1 Jewel will be launching soon. The Air Max first made it debut in the mid 90s, and now a household star. The latest Jewel product comes in an all white leather upper, translucent rubber sole and striking red detailing. Available colours are white black and white red. Keep up to date with our social channels for more information.
Instagram of the week goes to German blogger and sneaker enthusiast Femyeah. Expect sightings of Air Max, Adidas, Asiccs and Yeezy. Her Instagram focuses on shoes, travel and food. A noteworthy collection, that is growing each week. Clean and concise imagery is what makes this one of our accounts to follow for the week.
The innovative Air VaporMax is launching their new Day to Night Collection. The collection reflects shades the of sky from dawn to dusk, and designed for both men and women. The visible cushioning and flexible Flyknit upper make this the lightest Air Max ever.