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.
Adidas has appointed Fear of God designer Jerry Lorenzo to lead the creative and business strategy of its basketball category, the brand announced via press release this morning. The new long-term partnership will create a division within Fear of God, called Fear of God Athletics, that focuses on performance basketball product and activewear.
With the release of the Nike Zoom Kobe 6 Protro “All-Star” rumored for early next year, another beloved colorway is reportedly set to return.
Anyone with fashion sense will tell you that “wheat” footwear is an appropriate year-round option, but the style is most often associated with fall. With that in mind, Nike typically rolls out a bevy of its buttery gold “Flax” sneakers around this time each year, a tradition they appear to be upholding in 2020.
News of Stephen Curry officially launching his own sub-brand with Under Armour making headlines earlier this week prompted a lot of discussion about LeBron James, with many questioning why he hasn’t established his own Nike sub-brand. A move in that direction seemed inevitable when James inked a “lifetime” deal reportedly worth more than $1 billion with Nike in 2016, but he hasn’t followed in the footsteps of Michael Jordan just yet. However, the idea is very much in his mind—so much that he recently had a vision of exactly which player he would have liked to build his brand around.
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
Debuted in 1970, Japanese manga “Doraemon” celebrates its 50th Anniversary with an inspired take on the Nike SB Dunk High. Continue reading Japanese Cartoon ‘Doraemon’ Inspires Upcoming Nike SB Dunk High