Articles by: John Kim

Nike KD 7 “What The”

Roughly a year ago, Nike gave the KD 6 the “What The” treatment, and it appears the mashup makeover will be an annual tradition, as the Swoosh has unveiled images of the Nike KD 7 “What The.” Needless to say, there’s a lot going on here design-wise, …

Tanner Goods Cordovan Watch Straps

Custom watch straps and U.S.-made premium leather goods have both become objects to covet in recent years, and Portland’s Tanner Goods brings the two together with its new Cordovan watch straps. Offered in both NATO and Single Pass styles, the straps are constructed from Natural Cordovan leather — …

Air Jordan 13 Low “Bred”

Releasing a week before the Air Jordan 7 “Champagne and Cigar” Pack is this Air Jordan 13 Low “Bred,” itself carrying a championship pedigree of sorts. (During the 1998 NBA Finals, MJ donned a pair of PE low-top 13s in a similar “Playoff’ colorway, though he’d swap …

Nike Opens Flatbush Community Store in Brooklyn

Nike has opened its first New York Community Store, located on the intersection of Nostrand and Flatbush Avenues. As with all Nike Community Stores, forging ties to the local community is integral, an initiative supported by a hiring policy that mandates that at least 80 percent of store employees must …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Supremacy DLC 3 Gameplay Trailer

The latest DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is entitled “Supremacy,” and the four multiplayer maps can be previewed in this new gameplay trailer. Those maps include Kremlin, Parliament, Compound, and Skyrise, a re-imagining of the fan-favorite Highrise from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Fans can …

DTLR x Ewing Star Focus

Independence Day-themed sneaker designs should become prevalent as we head closer to the mid-summer holiday. An early example is this limited-edition Ewing Star Focus, produced in collaboration with the Baltimore-based retail chain DTLR. The ’90s-born high-top is rendered in red, white, and blue, with the patriotic color …

Google Takes Another Stab at Mobile Payments with Android Pay

At its I/O developer conference today, Google announced Android Pay, a new mobile payment system that effectively replaces the company’s wildly unpopular Google Wallet. The Mountain View powerhouse partnered with the three major U.S. cellular carriers — AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile — who will pre-install Android Pay on devices running Android …

Air Jordan 7 “Cigar and Champagne” Pack

It’s been a banner year for the Air Jordan 7, and the distinctive silhouette is about to get even more exposure courtesy of this upcoming “Cigar and Champagne” pack. The duo of specially themed pairs celebrate Michael’s first back-to-back championships, occurring back in June 1992 when the …

Nike Roshe One Breeze “Cool Grey”

It’s not just specific Nike models that have a built-in fan base. The Swoosh has introduced iconic colorways over the years, including Infrared, Volt and Cool Grey, that carry an instantaneous appeal. The latter hue is the main draw for this latest edition of the Nike Roshe …