Nike has never been afraid to use different technologies to experiment with its sneakers. After all, this is the company that brought you the Mag and HyperAdapt, two shoes powered by auto-lacing mechanisms. And while its latest basketball silhouette isn’t as tech-forward as those, there’s still plenty to like here, especially if you’re both a sneakerhead and an avid gamer. Meet the PG2, Paul George’s new signature shoe, which Nike created in collaboration with Sony and was inspired by the PlayStation. Sorry, Xbox, maybe next time.
Nike was steps ahead of the ath-leisure trend. Its iconic Air Max model basically pioneered combining comfort and streetwear cool, thanks to the comfy cushion technology on its gigantic, outsize soles.
3D printing is a long process, taking upwards of an entire day in some instances. This explains why, despite having unveiled the 3D Runner in the past, Adidas has yet to mass produce any.
If you’ve ever dropped top dollar on some fancy kicks, all for nightfall to render them entirely undetectable and leave you devoid of any compliments, have no fear. These bold new kicks from Nike may be the flashiest on the market—as they literally glow in the dark.
Back to the Future: Part II promised children of the ’80s that they would haveauto-lacing sneakers by the year 2015. Nike’s a year late, but 100 of its long-awaited Nike Mags are now available through the luck of the draw.