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.
Looking ahead to what Jordan Brand has in the works for next year, word of another UNC-inspired colorway of the Air Jordan 1 High is making rounds.
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.
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
Over five years ago, Jordan Brand began its Wings Scholars Program, an initiative that has provided students from disadvantaged areas with full-ride scholarships to college. For 2020, a total of 32 students will be receiving that honor after the brand announced its 2024 class. Continue reading Jordan Brand Gives 32 Students a Full Ride To College
The most coveted colorways of the Air Jordan 3 will always be the originals, but one of the more beloved non-original pairs may be in line for a 2021 return. Continue reading The ‘Cool Grey’ Air Jordan 3 Could Be Returning Next Year
Following initial rumblings a few months back, the fan favorite “Concord” Air Jordan 11 is going to be this year’s annual holiday release. Continue reading Jordan Brand Unveils the 2018 ‘Concord’ Air Jordan 11