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Nike Air Max 90 Camo Pack (Atmos Exclusive)

The recently unveiled Air Max 90 in the Camo/Infrared color scheme just got a little better. The addition of a second Camo print Nike Runner joins the bunch, again in the form of the Air Max 90 but with a Tiger Camo. Featured on top of the Air Max air unit this 3M, weatherized runner […]

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First Look: Made For Skate x Nike SB Dunk Mid “Camo”

Nike SB has been known to collab with some favorite outlets in the past, sometimes often returning for additional works. Made for Skate is once again combining efforts with the Nike SB team.  This upcoming collaborative effort is set upon the Nike Dunk Mid SB and will see the use of the ankle strap which has […]

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Nike Air Trainer 1 Mid Premium QS “Infrared”

The Infrared colorway has been bestowed upon the 90’s classic – Nike Air Trainer 1.  Modeled in exact color blocking schemes as the beloved Air Max 90. The upper construction combines suede and leather paneling with variations between black, grey and the infamous Infrared. There seem to be minor white accenting pieces, particularly aong the […]

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New Balance 996 LITE – Tan Mid Chukka

Premium materials, excellent comfort technology and a mid-cut sneaker. That sums of the now available model of New Balance’s ode to the 574 classic in this 996 Tan Suede visual beauty. We originally brought you this New Balance silhouette back in June, here’s an additional look at the still available mid model. June H996 Feature.  […]

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Concepts x Sperry Top-Sider 2013 Summer Tie-Dyed CVO

Concepts has been raging throughout the collaborative efforts this year and with the recent addition to the partner projects, its obvious that their touch can turn almost any silhouette into something sneaker enthusiasts would rock. The Sperry aesthetic isn’t new but is definitely bridging the gap between certain style trends. The tie-dyed uppers featured on […]

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Asphaltgold x Adidas “5 Golden Years” Anniversary Pack

German boutique Asphaltgold turned 5 this year. Adidas is helping celebrate such milestone for the German based retailer.  The collaboration looks to have yielded a special release pack limited to 100 pairs and will include some Asphaltgold branded goodies. The pair of Adidas that are getting the honor to celebrate the 5 year mark is […]

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Nike Shield Lunarglide + 5 – Cheetah

The Lunarlon technology introduced by Nike is an extreme improvement on impact runners and overall comfort no matter what silhouette incorporates it into the design. On this runner, featured on the Lunarglide 5, Nike has thrown in some attractive perks – both structurally and aesthetically. The underlying Cheetah printed graphic uppers on this runner feature […]

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Nike Roshe Run Mid Winter

Nike’s Winter and Fall releases have flooded or timelines and internet screens for the passed several weeks and there seems to be some interesting releases coming to shelves, some with a more unique spin on withstanding the cold than others. The Nike Rosherun has already been dubbed a fan favorite, from it’s comfort to its […]

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Nike Free Trainer 3.0 – “Camo Pack”

The slim fitting minimal design of one of Nike’s premier trainer lines has released with a camouflage offering. The Free 3.0 Trainer offers the comfort level of a runner styled Free soled model, with trimmed down features creating a more trainer inspired sneaker. With the cross cut patterning of the Free Sole and the lightweight […]

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Nike Air Max 1 PRM – Summit White & Medium Grey

Capping off the trio of the first of Fall releases in the split color tones is the Air Max 1 in Summit White and Grey with mild black accents. Once more this iconic runner takes new depths and pushes the envelope of visual aesthetics to flawlessly display a winter color palette. Playing between light, medium […]

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Nike Air Max 1 PRM – Black, Anthracite & Volt

Another Air Max 1 PRM set for a Fall debut is the Black, Anthracite and Volt colorway depicted below. In a follow up from last week’s feature on another AM1 silhouette (Air Max 1 PRM) there seems to be another similarly designed PRM Air Max with a similar color blocking treatment and midsole speckling. Set […]

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A Closer Look: AAPE By A Bathing Ape x Reebok Pump Fury

Last month we were privilege to the upcoming release collaboration between A Bathing Ape sub brand – AAPE. We can now provide you with a release date for this Camo covered AAPE trainer. Donning a camo constructed upper dominated by forest themed camo tones, this Reebok Trainer takes on the motif of BAPE’s, and now, […]

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Nike WMNS “Purple Dynasty Pack”

Two velvety silhouettes from the Nike WMNS line will hit retailers this December. Featuring a plush upscale and warm look, the Purple Dynasty Pack will don uncommon materials in a purple dominant colorway for the lady sneaker enthusiasts. The Air Max 1 PRM model as well as the Dunk Sky Hi feature a woven purple […]

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Casual Friday: Quality Over Quantity

One aspect that has been tightly knit into the fabric of sneaker culture is the ability to see the quality of ones collection, rather than striving to gather an abundance of quantity. The atmosphere of today’s sneaker enthusiasts has evolved into one of obtaining each and every big name release in an attempt to grow […]

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First Look: Nike Zoom Revis 2

The shutdown defensive back, now calling the Tampa Bay Buccaneers his on-field home, is due for a second addition to the signature trainer line from Nike. Newly surfaced images detail the revised design to the trainer silhouette in two colorways for now. Noticeably, there seems to be an additional midfoot/crossfoot strap for extra stability and […]

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New Balance MT580 Revlite Collection

The New Balance MT580 is the Japanese rendition of the 585, originally structured as New Balance’s trail runner offering. The Japanese streetwear and sneaker scene however has evolved the sneaker into a more casual friendly, lifestlye model. Modernized comfort and weight reduction technology from New Balance will continue making its mark with the Fall release […]

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A Closer Look: Bodega x New Balance 577 HYPRCAT

The Bodega and New Balance collaboration is upon us. The collaboration between Boston’s own and the runner producing powerhouse has turned many heads, involved the likes of Action Bronson, and has had many asking questions – delving into the story behind the “8-bit” branded beauties. Modeled after one of the popular 3D first person shooter […]

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Nike WMNS Air Max 1 – Dark Loden

Ladies, don’t think we’ve forgotten about your feet. Nike has previewed some great upcoming releases set for the Fall and it seems that they’ve included some great silhouettes in the wmns size range. The AM1 gets treated to a weatherized makeover in preparation for the Fall. Draped in muted earthen tones, the upper material layering […]

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Wiz Khalifa x Converse Fall 2013 Collaboration

Wiz Khalifa was granted the privilege of working with the classic sneaker brand to bring together a collaboration ready to rock for the Fall season. Converse got together with the Taylor Gang representer to design a collection that not only sticks to the clean and classic look that Converse has always offered, but to also […]

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MidwestSole.com Sticker Contest

Dust off those cameras, log back into your Instagram account and be sure to get ready to pick up some of the newly printed Midwest Sole stickers. Coming soon is the Midwestsole.com Sticker contest which aims to test your creativity in combining those hard to attain angles, camera skills, and dope sneaker collections. This isn’t […]

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Asics GT Cool Preview

As the world turns, everyone in the northern hemisphere of the world is tranistioning slowly towards Autumn and Winter while our southern hemisphere neighbors are just beginning their Summer season.  The summer season looks to bring out some visually and aesthetically favorable color blocking in the sneaker market. Check out the GT Cool from Asics. […]

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Nike Air Max 90 “Camo Infrared”

The Infrared colorway which is iconically associated with the Nike Air Max 90 looks to be due for a modernized makeover of the wildly successful and popular color scheme. Combine that with the popularized Camo color blocking and you’ve got the newest release set to drop from the minds at Nike. Replacing older color palettes, […]

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Honey Nut Cheerios x Nike LeBron X “Must Be the Honey” iD

The Honey Nut Cheerios cereal that most of us have come to love growing up has found the Nike iD option to their liking. The breakfast food staple is taking on some celebrity status assistance in the form of Nelly, Bow Wow and the progeny of Rev Run himself – Angela Simmons. The LeBron X […]

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A$AP Rocky x Jeremy Scott: adidas Wings 2.0 “Black Flag”

Hip Hop and the sneaker world have run hand in hand since “back in the day.” Since LL “Rocked the Bells” and Run DMC were telling us about “My adidas!” They’ve intertwined throughout the course of the last couple decades and in more recent years, direct collaborations with Hip Hop artists and big name sneaker […]

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Nike Air Max 1 PRM

Check out an upcoming release, again featured on the Air Max 1 structure. A tri-split upper and color blocking on the runner silhouette will be offered with the PRM tag. The AM1 is set to release on top of a tonally split midsole and upper. Splitting the sneaker into multiple pieces visually, the color arrangement […]

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Nike Air Max 1 – Grey/ Laser Orange

The Summer is almost at a close whether we want to believe, or the weather lets us feel it. Designs more suited to handle Autumn and Winter visual cues are already making their way to our viewpoints. An all too timeless Nike silhouette with a planned drop date some time in October has made its […]

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My Grail: Nike SB Dunk Low “Hawaii”

The definition of a grail has oft been debated, argued, discussed and rediscussed many times over the years. I won’t attempt to revive the discussion today. My grail is one of a select few pairs on my list and one of the only ones that I happen to own. Once a grail has made its […]

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Casual Friday: “ZOSHO? – Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fa’ Dat!”

The Midwest Sole coverage earlier this week, exposing the Zosho from Lugz was…. Interesting. The summary, if you missed it, was discovery, amazement, hilarity and virility. Since the post of the article, the number of hits and shares to the article written by @WeavertheGreat has multiplied faster than gremlins dropped into a local swimming pool. […]

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PUMA Suede: High Class at a Bargain

Remembering to scope deals and always be on the lookout for kicks that aren’t on the “Hype Train” can be difficult with the flurry of releases retailers seem to carry week in and week out. However, when a pair like these appear, it’s hard NOT to take notice. The Blue Mazarine is a blue hue […]

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Reebok Question Mid – “Ghost of Christmas Future”

Catalog images have circulated hinting to a “Ghosts of Christmas” Pack from Reebok that will be dropping around the Holiday season. The Ghosts of Christmas reference stems from the one hundred-seventy year old Christmas classic by Charles Dickens detailing the fictional account of Ebenezer Scrooge. The old penny pinching, anti-Christmas, grumpy old bum saw his […]

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CLOT x Nike Air Max 1 SP: Detailed Reveal

Set to drop on September 1st in Shanghai, the CLOT collab with Nike is confirmed to to be in form of an Air Max 1 SP silhouette. The London based portion of MWS brought these to our attention with a teaser image a couple of weeks ago. The Chinese street wear brand and the athletic […]

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Nike Concepts: Envisioning and Rendering

A piece of the sneaker/footwear industry that I have developed a newfound respect for is design. The ability to have a vision of a product and then applying that vision with the tools available to physically create a product is no easy task. Industrial Design student and sneaker concept dreamer Mike Sturge can attest to […]

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Invista x Reebok: Pump Series “Cordura” Pack

Cordura fabric: battlefield tested, sneaker enthusiast approved. The light-weight and durable fabric has made its way from trekking gear on mountain tops, to the apparel donned by motocross riders. Now, it’s making an appearance on footwear by Reebok in their upcoming collaboration with Invista Fabric for the Fall/Winter 2013 season. The Cordura Fabric themed Reebok […]

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size? Exclusive: Nike Air Max Light – “Cement” Pack

size? has come correct thus far in 2013. Their next venture will be no different. The UK retail boutique teased instagram followers last week with a peek at a textured Nike Swoosh with a blue overlay. Sneaker enthusiasts recognized certain aspects of the sneaker in the teaser and guessed them to be the Nike Air […]

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Casual Friday: “The Smart Shopper”

Thanks to @DMVSneakers “Cop or Wait?” segment from yesterday, I present the fruits of shopping smart.  These New Balance 751’s are not the sought after discussion pieces often covered by the DMV’s own clearance-finding beast but they are still representative of the heart of his segment: Shopping Smart. DMV’s first sneaker in the “Cop or Wait?” article detailed […]

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Nike SB x Thrasher Magazine – Lunar Gato “Strike and Destroy”

“Skate and Destroy” – words that any skateboarder should be familiar with. Immortalized by the epitome of skateboarding literary creativity of Thrasher Magazine – and finally reaching the next level of such deep-rotted history: a sneaker collaboration. Although this isn’t the first sneaker collaboration from Thrasher, they tend not to flood the market with an […]

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Nike Weatherman Pack: Opposing Elements

The images are there, they’ve been floating around for weeks so have you put the pieces together? Ahh, it finally makes sense now right? Nike has stretched the Weatherman Graphic across multiple silhouettes. Two featured releases are of course on the Air Foamposite One while the remaining Doppler inspired pair sits on an Air Force […]

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Nike LeBron XI – “Crimson”

Not too long ago @WeavertheGreat gave us a look at the LeBron XI’s first colorway to release – the “Parachute Gold“  “King’s Pride” as well as a glimpse at the pair most likely to come second in the release list of the eleventh addition the LeBron James signature sneaker line from Nike. Take a look […]

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Nike Roshe Run “Split” Pack – Summer 2013

The Nike Rosherun: the ever-changing, evolving, adaptive canvas brought to you by the simplistic zen inspiration from the mind of Dylan Raasch – the designer behind the Roshe. Thus far Nike has pushed the envelope – blending color blocking, material choices, and functionality on the Nike creation. One of those creations came in the form […]

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Offspring x adidas Originals “Pattern” Pack

European retailer Offspring recently collaborated with the adidas Originals team to bring us a versatile offering in the form of several adidas staples. The classic lifestyle and runner models will don patterns and color arrangements with eye catching tones for both men and women – some being visibly more connected to one gender party than others. […]

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Bodega x New Balance 577 “HYPRCAT” – It’s coming…. **Release Date Updated**

**Updated on Monday August 26, 2013*** Bodega Boston has finally given us a release date for this collaboration with New Balance. Expect these to drop on Saturday September 7th. Stay tuned in to MWS for release specifics as we get closer to the date. Roughly one month has passed since my induction into the Midwest Sole […]

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Nike Air Max 95 PRM Tape QS “Neon”

One of the most iconic colorways to debut in the form of Nike’s Airmax 95 was the Neon rendition. A now available model shows a bit of a remix to the classic version. The staple colors are of course still there, but Nike decided to tweak a bit of the material selection that we’re used […]

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Casual Friday: What’s On Your Feet?

If you’re like myself you might not have the pleasure to have a day job that involves being casually dressed on the daily. In fact, you might even be in that small section of the working class that’s stuck in an office and Friday is the day of refuge to break out your jeans or […]

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PUMA X Alexander McQueen – Street Climb Mid III

Designer Alexander McQueen lent a hand to create a simple yet effective quality release. The Puma Street Climb Mid III silhouette was the choice model by the designer to draw inspiration from a 1910 Arctic Expedition. The full grain leather underlay topped in similar fashion with more full grain leather patterns on the overlay in […]

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Under Armour – Anatomix Spawn

The Under Armour team is advancing its basketball potential once again. We see with the newly released images detailing the athletic apparel faction’s transition and evolution in the basketball footwear game, that they may be a contender as far as performance and practicality. Not to mention, some freshly inspired color blocking that may catch some […]

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Norse Projects x New Balance 1500 “Danish Weather Pack”

New Balance silhouettes don’t always get their deserved credit. Some runner models aren’t as “flashy” as other releases but I think sometimes we lose sight of the quality, materials choices and simple color palettes that New Balance tends to run with. This recent collaboration from Danish boutique Norse Projects and the runner geniuses at New […]

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Air Jordan “Fear Pack” Release Date

Here it is folks, the complete release information for each of the three pairs of retro Air Jordans to be released that make the “Fear Pack.” Finish Line has updated their release calendar for the month of August and it shows that we can expect the III, IV, and V models to drop on August […]

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Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG – “Laney”

Everyone got their start somewhere, that time when they overcame perserverance and obstacles to begin their meteoric rise to stardom. The G.O.A.T himself is one such person. He got his start back in the glory days at Laney High School. The previous retro model with this colorway has already risen to a collector and fan […]

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Balenciaga – Combination Tweed and Leather Low Tops

Balenciaga creates no shortage of luxury with their mens sneaker line. Take a look at this addition to their Fall 2013 line which is available now. Balenciaga describes the intricate pattern of the uppers as a monochrome paneled with a combination of tweed, leather and camo-printed materials. The entire ensemble rests on top of a speckled […]

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Corruptsoles sits down with an artist – Meet Kido Whippington

Designers, artists and visionaries are often the driving force behind any sneaker brand. The artistic degree of difficulty and the technical demands are something that we lack an appreciation of. Innovation is a gift and a rarity in this world. When it comes to dreaming up new concepts and translating those ideas into something physical, […]

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