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Starbury Back From The Dead?

In the “news I never thought I would have to write about” category definitely falls this gem. Stephon Marbury’s low cost (and low sales) Starbury brand could be set to re-enter the sneaker market if the concept drawings shown off on the former NBA guard’s IG page are to be believed. Since Starbury’s last foray […]

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Li-Ning Way Of Wade 2 “Code Red”

The third colorway of the Li Ning Way of Wade 2 to be revealed again draws its color blocking from one of last year’s entries into the line. One of the design details on the model is a personal touch for Wade with information etched onto the silhouette’s outsole. Included are the initials of DW’s […]

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Converse First String Auckland Racer “Oatmeal”

The Converse Auckland Racer hasn’t been seen much so far in 2013. Luckily for fans of the model Converse’s high end First String design team have taken it upon themselves to breathe some life into the Auckland Racer in the form of this Oatmeal edition. The Oatmeal colorway is applied exclusively to the upper which […]

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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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Li-Ning Way Of Wade 2 “Overtown”

Following the reveal yesterday of the road colorway of the Li Ning Way of Wade 2, the announcement, comes a look at the home edition of Dwayne Wade’s second signature shoe from the Chinese sportswear manufacturers. The name of the home colorway, Overtown, is Wade’s way of paying homage to the area of Miami known […]

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Birdman Lugz To Make A Comeback?

Fresh off the back of the emergence of the Lugz Zosho, which “borrows” its inspiration from the Nike Roshe Run comes the suggestion that Lugz may be pulling an older idea back out of the vault. Cash Money CEO Birdman famously had a line of signature shoes with Lugz, though the collection was discontinued back […]

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Li-Ning Way Of Wade 2 “The Announcement”

Off the back of the Miami Heat’s back to back NBA championships, and Dwayne Wade’s third title Chinese brand Li-Ning have been hard at work cooking up the follow up to what Wade called the most comfortable shoe he has ever played in. With that in mind the Way Of Wade 2 doesn’t look to […]

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PUMA x Mihara MY-71

As a part of the PUMA by Mihara Yasuhiro Autumn/Winter Collection, Puma and oft collaborator Mihara Yasuhiro are back with three new colors of the MY-71. With the use of diagonal parallel lines and a soft color palette, the MY-71 could become a sleeper favorite amongst fans of Puma runners or just runners in general […]

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Dada Supreme CDubbz Retro “Chrome”

If you were to write a list of shoes you would like to see retro, where would the chrome edition of Chris Webber’s signature shoe from Dada sit on it? If you said the Dada Supreme CDubbz Retro “Chrome” wouldn’t have even been considered then we are in agreement but, despite the lack of demand, […]

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Hakeem Olajuwon To Release DR34M Range

The basketball shoe market is crowded nowadays to say the least, so to break in to the market and grab a piece of the pie is no easy task. If you want people to pay attention to a new brand it has to either have an enormous marketing budget, or an instantly recognisable name behind […]

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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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K1X Anti-Gravity – Fall Lineup

Back in 1993 German company K1X were selling T-Shirts off the back of a truck, fast forward 20 years later and they launched their first performance geared basketball shoe, the Anti Gravity. Packed with features such as a durable dense EVA midsole, thermoplastic heel counter, and a TPU load balancer the Anti Gravity proved itself […]

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West NYC x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Tequila Sunrise” Detailed Images

After getting a look at a teaser image a little while ago, and a preview shot of the heel area last week, West NYC and Saucony are finally ready to give us a more detailed look at the collaborative project using the Shadow 5000 as a base. Taking the cocktail of the same name as […]

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Ewing 33 Hi Retro – White / Gum

If you thought Ewing Athletics were done with their retro 33 Hi silhouette then think again. The model hasn’t been seen since the Georgetown and Jamaica editions released, and with the return of the Focus, and soon to release Guard line’s you’d be forgiven for thinking Patrick Ewing’s personal sneaker company had other priorities than […]

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Lugz Zosho

They say imitation is the biggest form of flattery, so it’s no surprise when companies copy a design detail or colorway that’s proved to be popular, it happens all the time. Lugz however have gone all out with their “Zosho” model. If the silhouette above looks familiar thats because it’s almost identical to Nike’s Roshe […]

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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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Colourway RAILS Sneaker Display System

I may or may not have eluded to my favorite find at Kixpo a few weeks ago in my earlier event recap posts but here it is. At the event, I walked by the Colourway booth and they had a really sick sneaker display! It wasn’t the sneakers, but rather the display itself that held […]

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Ewing Guard “Prince Blue”

Following the reveal that the Guard would be the third of Ewing Athletics retro models to return in retro form comes a look at the second colorway soon to make it’s way to retail. The Prince Blue tone on the upper is joined by orange accents located on the eyelets, midsole and lining, giving us […]

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West NYC x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Tequila Sunrise”

West NYC have followed up their teaser image for an upcoming collaboration with Saucony with a more detailed image of their take on the Shadow 5000. Dubbed the “Tequila Sunrise” via the West NYC Instagram page, the make up features hits of grey suede on the dual branded heel panel. Doses of teal and orange […]

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Ewing Guard “Mustard Suede”

Ewing Athletics return to the shoe game has been successful thanks to the long awaited return of the 33 Hi and Focus models and now it seems as if the former Knicks big man’s company is set to release a third silhouette in retro form. The Guard model pictured below is treated to a plush […]

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Overkill x Kangaroos Coil-R1 “Abyss”

German retailers Overkill have been preparing a special collaboration with Kangaroos using their Coil-R1 silhouette as a blank canvas to add their own flavor to. The model features a nubuck build with the upper taking on a dark navy tone. Light blue accents compliment the otherwise dark tone and are located on the lining, laces, […]

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Gourmet “Cork Pack”

Gourmet has dressed up their Cinque 2 and The 35 in cork. On both shoes the all cork upper is speckled with multi-color spots sat on a black on white midsole. Check these out at Gourmet dealers everywhere. Via: EUK

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Li Ning Way Of Wade Encore “Gold Rush” Release Date & Full Release Info

A couple of weeks ago we revealed that Miami based SoleFly would be exclusively releasing the Way Of Wade Encore “Gold Rush” in the US. Now a date for the limited edition release has been announced. The release will be exclusively instore, with SoleFly handing out free raffle tickets this week for the chance to […]

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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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Crepe City 8 Preview

This weekend sees the return of London, England’s premier sneaker event, Crepe City. For anyone a little bit confused by the name, crepe’s is a commonly used slang term for sneakers in the UK and in this instance has nothing to do with savory French pancakes. The 8th edition of the event is expected to […]

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Hanon x Onitsuka Tiger Teaser

Scotland’s Hanon have revealed a teaser shot in conjunction with Onitsuka Tiger of a collaborative effort due to release later this month. Taking the Colorado Eighty-Five silhouette, the Aberdeen based retailers have dressed the model in suede panels across the upper in shades of grey, purple and red with the Onitsuka medial branding taking on […]

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Kixpo 2013 Recap (Part 1)

One of the things I was looking forward to with moving to Texas was greater access to the sneaker community. The annual “Kixpo” event snuck up on me in the midst of settling down in my new town and I was very happy to be able to attend. I’ve been in the game for a […]

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Fila “Bulls By The Horns” Pack

Fila are set to launch a triple pack of classic basketball models dressed in Chicago Bulls team colors. The pack features the FILA ’96 OG, Stackhouse Spaghetti, and F-13 models. All three editions feature a combination of white, red and black, with the stand out model being the predominantly white 96 with what looks to […]

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Del Toro Camo Pony Hair Chukka Sneaker

Miami boutique Del Toro continue their fall line with another fresh release of their popular Alto Chukka sneaker. Following up the dope Red Quilted offering, this edition is dressed in premium pony hair with a dark olive camo effect. The handmade Italian design is finished with brown leather laces, and the company’s signature red leather […]

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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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Li-Ning Way of Wade Encore “Gold Rush” US Release Info

The ever illusive Way Of Wade line from Li Ning has so far failed to capitalise on Dwayne Wade’s back to back championships with the Miami Heat as the Chinese brand is yet to make models available in the US. But that may be set to change as at least one colorway is confirmed to […]

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Converse Chuck Taylor – OX Blanket Woven

We’ve trudged through a great majority of the summer so far, it’s only appropriate to start seeing some Fall designs in the works. Check out this lifestyle inspired Chuck Taylor by the design minds over at Converse. The original Chuck Taylor silhouette is the foundation for this design. The uppers take on the South American […]

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AMI Dark Green Suede Trimmed High Top Sneakers

AMI is the brainchild of French designer Alexandre Mattiussi. Formed in 2011 with the intention of creating timeless designs that his friends would want to wear, Mattiussi’s label has delivered a clean, stylish shoe for the fall season. The former Dior, Givenchy and Marc Jacobs designer has opted to dress this high top sneaker in […]

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Saint Laurent Classic SL/01H High Top

Saint Laurent Paris gifted us with a minimalist inspired high top sneaker for the season. Featured in an Optic White colorway, premium materials take over the upper construction. This “made in Italy”  premium high top features a one hundred percent calf-skin leather upper and rests on top of a textured, white outsole. Comfort was not […]

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Y-3 2013 Fall / Winter Kazuhiri

The Y-3 group are known for eye catching creations and their latest fall/winter Kazuhiri is no exception. The sleek, minimalist color scheme includes a white distressed leather upper set against a smooth black leather panel and grey toe section which extends all the way up the tongue. Hidden laces and an adjustable collar add to […]

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Maison Martin Margiela Black Studded High Top Sneaker

Maison Martin Margiela have taken a ’70s punk staple, the pyramid stud, and used it to give their black high top sneaker an aggressive fresh look. Treating the black base to a head to toe covering of the aforementioned studs, also in black, this latest creation also features padded heel support and a supple leather […]

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Maison Martin Margiela Streamlined High Top – Grey / Reflective

Maison Martin Margiela have unveiled their latest Streamlined High Top featuring a design element sure to be a hit. The grey polyester upper not only sports a dope python skin print, but is treated to a dose of 3M that covers the everything bar the dark rubber gum sole. Design features include a covered lace […]

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New Release Date for FILA 96 “Olympic”

Today we received news that a classic basketball shoe expected to release in early August will now be pushed back at least a week. The FILA 96 “Olympic” colorway was scheduled to release August 1st, but now has a new release date of August 8th. This classic FILA shoe gets an Olympic touch to it […]

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Balenciaga Suede High Top Sneakers

Adding to the list of bold yet stylish designs from Balenciaga is their latest high top sneaker. Taking premium suede and fabric panelling which takes on a plush cobalt blue tone, adding design features such as tonal waxed laces and metal eyelets, and throw in the icy semi transparent blue sole and you have a […]

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Balmain Black Leather & Suede High Top Sneakers

High quality materials and craftsmanship are what French fashion house Balmain are known for and their latest high top sneaker is no exception. Made in Italy, this construction takes black leather and pairs it with tonal suede overlays to great effect. Adding a padded collar for comfort, instep zipper for easy access and contrasting white […]

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Del Toro Red Quilted Nappa Leather Alto Chukka Sneaker

Red on red is soon to become the hottest colorway of the year (October anyone?). Getting in first is Miami’s Del Toro with a release of their Alto Chukka Sneaker. Not shy about using the best materials, Del Toro have dressed this model up in a premium quilted leather. It’s all leather everywhere here, with […]

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White Mountaineering x Saucony Suede High Top Collection

Saucony have really stepped their collaboration game up this year. A string of high quality efforts with leading retailers have hit shelves, but the latest to be revealed is something a little different. Sacony have reached into the vault and rediscovered their 1980’s Hangtime model which Japan’s White Mountaineering have had the opportunity to re […]

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Save On Sneakers Using Online Coupon Codes!

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Foot Patrol x Pony TopStar

As a resident of London and an enthusiast of all things sneakers it would be unthinkable for me to not have been a patron of Foot Patrol. Located in the infamous Soho area of London Foot Patrol is both an excellent place to grab a new release, and the birthing place of a host of […]

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Saucony Jazz Low Pro “Camo”

For anyone looking for a great looking shoe at a reasonable price the Saucony Jazz Low Pro “Camo” certainly fits the bill. The Low Pro is of course a streamlined variation of the Jazz Original which was launched by Saucony back in 2002. Dressed in earthy tones, the Camo features a brown suede toe overlay […]

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Jason Markk – Premium Shoe Cleaning Wipes

When you think of high quality shoe cleaning products there really is only man that comes to mind. Jason Markk’s shoe cleaning solution is the undisputed heavyweight champion in a division filled with no real rivals. The latest product to hit the line will be a relief to anybody who has ever been out on […]

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Liberty x Onitsuka Tiger California 78

Liberty of London have been putting their unique touch on a number of shoes this year, multiple Nike models, Vans and now the Onitsuka Tiger California 78 have received the treatment. Known for their floral prints, this collaboration follows the same path with a blue and yellow design set against pale yellow branding and white […]

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24 Kilates x Saucony Shadow Original “Mar Y Montaña”

Spanish boutique 24 Kilates are known for great collaborations and their latest effort with Saucony keeps that legacy intact. Using the Shadow Original as a canvas, the Barcelona based retailers have come up with a double pack based on the food of the Spanish sea (Mar) and mountains (Montaña.) Featuring 24 Kilates branding on the […]

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Mihara Yasuhiro x Puma FW13 collection

Continuing the relationship between Puma and noted Japanese designer Mihara Yasuhiro is the footwear range concocted for fall/winter 2013. Taking some of Puma’s familiar silhouettes and dressing them in eye catching and creative color schemes and patterns, Yasuhiro has created a set of shoes certain to turn heads anywhere. Included in the collection are the […]

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