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Nike Air Python To Retro?

UK based retailers END Clothing have listed the Nike Air Python on their release calendar for a retro drop later this month. The highly sought after silhouette famously combines a Jordan II upper, python skin panels and Air Force II sole unit to create an instantly identifiable look. The colorway listed is the classic white […]

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Air Jordan VI “Carmine” 2014 Retro

We brought you the news a couple of months ago that the Jordan VI “Carmine” would be returning in retro form in 2014 for the silhouette’s 23rd birthday, and a new set of images have appeared via Sneakers Addict. The Carmine VI sits atop many collectors lists as a must have model, and with only […]

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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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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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Jordan 6 Rings “Bred” Retro

And the title of most surprising retro release of 2013 goes to… Joining the Bel Air edition of the 6 Rings will be the original version of the hybrid shoe from Jordan Brand which was first released in 2008. In case you don’t remember the previous release, the model features elements from the 6, 7, […]

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Jordan 1 XQ Retro

In a year featuring a number of retro releases of our favorite Jordan 1 models, and with OG branding too, it seems only right that Jordan Brand should re release one of the rarest of them all. Originally released with a production run of just 250 pairs the Jordan 1 XQ, or “Xing Qi”, is […]

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Adidas Gil Zero to return?

Back in 2010 Gilbert Arenas’ endorsement deal and line of signature shoes with Adidas looked to have come to a disappointing end after the once promising prospect plead guilty to felony gun charges and was subsequently dropped by Adidas. Three years later it looks as if Adidas plan to revive Arenas’ first signature shoe the […]

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Asics Gel Kayano ’94 Retro

The original Asics Gel Kayano was released in 1994 as the Japanese company’s premier running shoe. Asics have since continued the line with multiple iterations all building on the original template with new technology. It now seems that the upcoming 20th anniversary in 2014 will be celebrated with a retro release of the silhouette that […]

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Reebok Shaqnosis – Release date

Reebok’s recent success has a lot to do with the retro releases of their best basketball models. The Question, Shaq Attaq and Dee Brown Pump re issues have all gone down well and now the time is right for the return of another much loved court classic. The Shaqnosis will hit shelves again this summer […]

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Jordan 1 Retro OG “Shadow”

2013 has been a great year for the Jordan 1. We’ve seen some great colorways return with OG Nike Air branding including the Royals and Black Toe’s. Next on the schedule is the return of the “Shadow” colorway last seen in 2009. The upper on this retro release is crafted entirely of leather, but the […]

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Nike Air Mission set to return Holiday 2013

A classic turf shoe is making it’s long awaited return this year. The Nike Air Mission once spotted by former great linebacker Junior Seau is set to release sometime this Holiday season. Last year Nike gave us the return of a few trainers and it looks like they won’t be stopping anytime soon. It won’t […]

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Talking Point – The Future of Retros?

We associate the sneakers we buy with the athletes that wear them, we as sneaker lovers will forever have memories of their performances tied to the models we covet and own. Deep down we aspire to be like our icons through wearing the same shoes. Who doesn’t want to dominate like Shaq, or cross people […]

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New Images: Air Jordan I Retro High OG – Black Toe

Another Air Jordan I Retro High is making it’s way to retailers this month. This time it’s the Black Toe version of the iconic shoe. The shoe features a white leather base with red accents found throughout the shoe. Black trim rounds off the shoe’s design on the SWOOSH as well as the toe box […]

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Returning in 2013: Jordan IV ‘Lightning’

There was a lot of confusion about the Jordan IV ‘Lightning’ releasing this month and being quite the no-show. This colorway is the companion to the Jordan IV ‘Thunder’ which re-released late last year for the first time since the both were introduced as the ‘Thunder/Lightning’ pack. It appears that the confusion may have been […]

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Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG ‘Celtics’

Yet another Jordan 1 is set to hit Jordan Brand retailers next month dubbed the ‘Celtics’ or the ‘SVSM’. In this mockup of the original silhouette, a white & green textured upper is dressed with a black tongue, white midsole and gold outsole with hits of gold on the swoosh and inner liner. Nike Air […]

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Possible return in 2013: Jordan 1 OG ‘Black/Red’

The first Jordan signature is going full steam ahead in 2013 with the ‘Chicago’ and ‘Royal’ colorways already making its way to eager fans after a long hiatus. The next colorway slated to release is the ‘Black Toe’, but now there are murmurs of a return of the original ‘Black/Red’ colorway this holiday season! Some […]

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Air Jordan 1 ’93 “Bugs”

The Jordan 1 is coming full force in 2013 with several OG releases that have dropped already (“Chicago” and “Royal”) and some hybrid ones (“’97 TXT”). Coming later this year is another hybrid Jordan 1 inspired by the beloved Jordan 8 “Bugs Bunny” release. In this early look, the Jordan 1 is dressed in a […]

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Air Jordan IV Retro “Red Nubuck”

With the flurry of Retro IVs that graced us last year, sneakerheads were in hot anticipation of the all red “Toro” IVs Carmelo Anthony teased the internet with last summer. While many speculated it being a PE for the Jordan Brand athlete, there were murmurs that it was going to be a retail release. Our […]

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Custom Spotlight: Air Jordan 1 “Python” JBF Collection

Streetwear customizer Jake Ferrato (JBF Customs) is back at it again with the Python collection on the famed Jordan 1 “Chicago” and “Royal” colorways. Both sneakers comes wrapped in genuine python leather and buttersoft lambskin liners. This is probably one of those times you can say “Man, this was straight butter”. The damage to get […]

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Vans “Rowley Pro”

Last month Van released the Rowley Pro to skate shops and other finer retailers. While the Rowley may seem like just another skate shoe, it also signified something that resembles a move from brands like Jordan or Nike: its a retro. Well, basically. In a video interview to introduce the shoe Vans pro Geoff Rowley talks about […]

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Air Jordan I “BHM”

We’re back! After a long holiday hiatus, we will be back in full-swing starting this week. We finally got a look at this year’s Black History Month pack, and the Air Jordan I was particularly interesting. While the colors are confusing to most (in relation to past BHM colorways), it’s guaranteed to turn some heads. […]

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Air Jordan III “Bright Crimson”

The Air Jordan III “Bright Crimson” may make you think of a combination of the Air Jordan III “Fire Red” & the Air Jordan VI “Infrared.” As seen below, that is a relatively accurate description if not for the lavender detailing in the elephant print and outsole. Look for these to drop February 23, 2013.

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Air Jordan IX “Doernbecher”

We were given a first look at the “Doernbecher” Collection last night, and highlighting the collection is the Air Jordan IX. Make sure to plan quickly to get your pair as they have been given a release date of 11-30-12.

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10 Worst Things About Buying/Selling Sneakers Online

1. Charging Deadstock prices for Non-Deadstock sneakers. No matter how little the kicks have been worn, they have been worn. Why are you charging the same amount that I could pay for a Deadstock pair? 2. “Offer Up” If a seller lists a sneaker, and instead of listing an asking price says “Offer Up,” I […]

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Air Jordan Retro+

Air Jordan Retro+ colorways have long been a topic of debate among sneakerheads. Some love them, and some hate them. A lot of the hate comes from collectors of strictly OG colorways, while a lot of the love comes from newer sneakerheads. Is there a direct correlation between the popularity of Retro+ colorways and how […]

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Air Jordan XIII “Squadron Blue”

We first saw pictures of an Air Jordan XIII Retro+ colorway a couple months ago, but not much was known about them. They have since come to be known as the Air Jordan XIII “Squadron Blue” and have now been given a release date of 02-09-13. What do you think of this Retro+, or just […]

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Air Jordan I “Royal”

If you’re anything like us, you have been impatiently waiting for a release date for the Air Jordan 1 “Royal.” The wait is over and the confirmed date is 02-16-13, but you may want to start planning now as many sneakerheads will be doubling or even tripling up on these classics.

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Jordan Brand 2013

If all the rumored releases for 2013 are true, Jordan Brand is putting together one of the greatest years of releases ever (not considering quality, yet). From the Air Jordan I “Royal” and  Air Jordan XIII “Bred”, to the Air Jordan V “Grape” and “Fire Red”. However, it doesn’t stop there. In addition to a handful of […]

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Nike Air Force 180 High Emerald Gradient

These classic high tops most notably worn by David Robinson in a Spurs colorway do a good job of maintaining the original look, despite not having the original pressure fit pump system, these retros still. Emerald, wolf grey, and black add clean accents to these otherwise all-white sneakers.

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