Tag Archives: Air Jordan

The Air Jordan 1 Is Now a Federally Protected Trademark

After going through a months-long lawsuit against designer Warren Lotas over his Dunk lookalikes last year, Nike is taking steps to protect more of its iconic sneakers. Last week, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) officially granted Nike’s trademark for the Air Jordan 1.

More Off-White x Nike Sneaker Collabs Are on the Way

There are more Off-White x Nike/Air Jordan sneaker collaborations on the way, as confirmed by Virgil Abloh himself through his public—domain.com website yesterday. The interactive webpage was designed to mirror the look of Abloh’s computer screen, giving users access to various catalogs including previously unseen sneaker samples but also provided a glimpse of what’s in the works between the duo.

A Guide to Black-Owned Sneaker Stores and Boutiques

The retail business is in a dismal place. Stores once considered institutions shuttered their doors permanently, and even the strongest companies have experienced financial struggles over the course of economic fallout associated with the current global health crisis. While big businesses struggle, small businesses face more challenging prospects for survival. This is especially true for Black-owned independent sneaker shops. Continue reading A Guide to Black-Owned Sneaker Stores and Boutiques