Monday 24th April 2017,
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Official Releases

Under Armour Creates First 3D Printed Shoe

Under Armour Creates First 3D Printed Shoe

Today, the Brand introduced its first-ever 3D printed performance trainer, the UA Architech. The UA Architech is a 360-degree performance training shoe that features a functional 3D printed midsole and 3D ClutchFit auxetic upper design that creates a “super-hybrid” trainer. This performance trainer provides athletes with the ultimate stability and cushioning to take on the [...]

March 9, 2016 Anklesnap Kicks, Official Releases, Sneak-a-Peek 0

Air Jordan 5 Low – ‘Dunk From Above’ Release Info

Air Jordan 5 Low – ‘Dunk From Above’ Release Info

The lowtop Jordan 5 makes a big return in 2016 with this second, new colorway of the year. Called the ‘Dunk From Above’ Air Jordan V Low, the fifth signature sneaker for Michael Jordan was originally designed after a World War II fighter plane and that inspiration translates well into the lowtop version. The official [...]

February 16, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

Reebok Question – ‘Unworn’ Backstory & Release Info

Reebok Question – ‘Unworn’ Backstory & Release Info

In celebration of the Reebok Question’s 20th anniversary, the Vector brand is giving the Retro treatment to a colorway that Allen Iverson didn’t get to wear. When it comes to the ‘Unworn’ Reebok Question, the backstory behind the colorway is very much noteworthy. This particular pair of the Iverson’s first signature sneaker was originally made [...]

February 12, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

adidas D Rose 6 Boost – ‘Aurora Borealis’ Release Info

adidas D Rose 6 Boost – ‘Aurora Borealis’ Release Info

Derrick Rose will not be in Toronto for the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend this year. That, however, wasn’t for lack of proper footwear as adidas had this new D Rose 6 Boost colorway ready just in case. For the ‘Aurora Borealis’ adidas D Rose 6 Boost, purple adidas Primeknit is used throughout the upper with [...]

February 12, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

Adidas Unveils ‘All-Star’ Crazylight Boost 2.5 For James Harden

Adidas Unveils ‘All-Star’ Crazylight Boost 2.5 For James Harden

Though it might not seem like it, James Harden is having a career year. Not even a full year after switching from Nike to an adidas sneaker endorsement, we are seeing his first Player Exclusive pair release. Thanks to a career-high in points, assists, and rebounding averages, James Harden earned his way into the 2016 [...]

February 4, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases, PE Corner 0

Reebok Prototype Backstory & Release Info

Reebok Prototype Backstory & Release Info

It’s eye-opening to think that Allen Iverson made his NBA debut 20 years ago in 1996. Essentially the same shape as the Reebok Question we have come to know, The Prototype by Reebok features a higher-cut silhouette than the Question as well as shifted branding. Designed while Iverson was still in Georgetown, the Reebok Question [...]

February 3, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

Adidas D Lillard 2 Boost – ‘Aurora Borealis’ Release Info

Adidas D Lillard 2 Boost – ‘Aurora Borealis’ Release Info

Inspired by the location of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game is this new, upgraded version of Damian Lillard’s current adidas signature sneaker. For the ‘Aurora Borealis’ adidas D Lillard 2.0 Boost, the upper usually made from synthetic materials have been replaced with adidas Primeknit woven textile. The cushioning has also been drastically updated with a [...]

February 3, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

Nike Kobe XI ‘Last Emperor’ Release Date

Nike Kobe XI ‘Last Emperor’ Release Date

Odee nickname aside, this new Kobe XI colorway is very strong without any gimmicks. Said to be inspired by the celebration of Kobe’s career, the ‘Last Emperor’ Nike Kobe XI is simply a great display of how a gradient design could be used on an entirely Flyknit upper. This updated version of Nike’s proprietary construction [...]

February 3, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

Air Jordan 2 Retro – ‘Alternate’ Release Info

Air Jordan 2 Retro – ‘Alternate’ Release Info

2016 is looking to be a big year for the Air Jordan II. Though early in the year, this new colorway might be the best pair scheduled for this year. For the ‘Alternate’ Air Jordan 2 Retro, Gym Red is the only other color set against an all-black upper. This new Jordan 2 stayed true [...]

February 2, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0

Under Armour Curry Two – ‘The Storm’ Release Date

Under Armour Curry Two – ‘The Storm’ Release Date

Under Armour is looking to cement the relationship between the brand and Stephen Curry with the Curry Two ‘The Storm’ release. For some reason, the official name of this colorway is ‘The Storm’ Under Armour Curry Two. Colored in different shades of grey, the black accents seen through the paint midsole paint speckles and textile [...]

February 2, 2016 Ben Ben Berry, Kicks, Official Releases 0