Articles by: Jesse


Air Jordan V + CP3.IV – Jordan Tokyo 23 Collection

Jordan Brand’s Tokyo center is called, appropriately, Jordan Tokyo 23. And while the shop is still under construction, there is no better way to get the hype train fired up than releasing photos of two models crafted to celebrate the shop’s release. The main draw will be … READ MORE


Gucci Ankle-High Suede Boat Shoes

Gucci, whose Mark  Ronson-endorsed sneakers injected excitement into more casual options for the luxury brand, now gets into the chukka/ boat shoe fray with this seriously detailed model. Decked in fine suede and with a interesting weld above a crepe sole, this model is minimally branded. The … READ MORE


Clarks Originals – Slate Blue Desert Boot By Ronnie Fieg

In yet another fresh colorway from frequent-collaborator Ronnie Fieg, this Clarks Desert Boot gets a simple, yet distinctive makeover. After recent collaborations with Sebago and three colorways on Clarks Desert boots last November, Fieg’s latest colorway is ready for the rolled-up, tapered denim and chino wear that … READ MORE


Air Jordan VII (7) – Year of the Rabbit

This has shaped up to be the year of the Air Jordan VII (7) retro. Adding to the well-received Year of the Rabbit Air Force 1 and Air Jordan 2011, what better paring of animal and shoe than the “Hare” and this model that bore that name … READ MORE


Nike LeBron 8 V2 Low ‘Sprite’

LeBron and the Miami Heat have righted the ship and seemed poised to fend off the Celtics and retain the number 2 seed in the playoffs. Though this colorway of the LeBron 8 isn’t quite the perfect match for the Heat’s uniforms, it’s taken on the ‘Sprite’ … READ MORE


Levi’s Fall 2011 Preview

Levi’s continues to innovate and add intrigue to their unrivaled denim legacy. Not content to rest on their laurels, this Fall’s collection has a range of technological and aesthetic advancements and adaptations. First off, the collection features a new Commuter Cycling Series for men, which features a … READ MORE


Stash x Packer Shoes x Reebok Pump Graphlite – Release Event Recap

  Reebok and Packer Shoes in Teaneck, NJ have cemented a solid relationship that began with the Dominique Wilkins shoe crafted for the Pump 20 campaign. For the release of the Pump Graphlite, Packer teamed up with Stash, an artist whose sneaker designs have made their way … READ MORE


NY Yankees Opening Day: C.C. Sabathia Wears Air Jordan XI Concord Cleats

Nothing says America and Spring like Opening Day. The first week of April marks hope for warmer weather, and for many sports fans it marks the beginning of the Nation’s past time. During today’s home opener against the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankee fans were at least … READ MORE


Air Jordan XII (12) Retro Low – Taxi

The Air Jordan XII (12) was first released in this taxi colorway in 1996, and it first saw a low top release in this colorway 7 years later. Though the countdown package included this with the highly sought-after Air Jordan XI (11) in the black and red … READ MORE


Nike Air Trainer SC II – Black – Varisty Red

Many fans of the Air Trainers have been waiting for the day that Nike would re-release the legendary Air Trainer SC II. Their hopes have been answered, as this first colorway of the trainer in black and varsity red. The original model had more of a true … READ MORE


askTINKER Sole Fly Private Event Recap

A testament to the popularity of Tinker Hatfield– the designer of Air Jordans III through XV and then XX, XXIII, and 2010–is that people feel honored to have the man’s signature on their Air Jordan sneakers. This privately-held event at Miami’s Sole Fly was meant to honor … READ MORE