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Adidas Struggles to Lure Top Designers to German HQ

A lot has changed since Adidas was founded by a pair of brothers back in 1924 in Herzogenaurach, Germany. And even more has changed for the famed athletic footwear and apparel brand in the last couple of years. From their highs – outfitting the 2014 World Cup Champions … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 13 Retro “Reflective Silver” | NikeStore Release Info

Taking inspiration from the paw of a black panther, the Air Jordan 13 silhouette simultaneously represents style and strength.  The upcoming Air Jordan 13 Retro “Reflective Silver” colorway brings back one of the signature elements of the shoe, with the original hologram (inspired by the eye of … READ MORE

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Nike Zoom Air – 2014 Greater China Media Summit with Mo Farah and Galen Rupp

Together with two-time Olympic gold medalist Mohamed “Mo” Farah and Oregon Ducks’ own Galen Rupp, Nike Running formally introduced its 2014 Nike Zoom Air Collection to the Greater China Region in Shanghai earlier this week. In anticipation of the upcoming 2014 Shanghai International Marathon, Chinese marathon runners … READ MORE

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adidas Originals by NEIGHBORHOOD – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

Hot on the heels of the preview video and corresponding lookbook, we present a comprehensive look at the upcoming adidas Originals by NEIGHBORHOOD Fall/Winter 2014 collection. Both the apparel and footwear segments of the range are a study in the genre mash-up, with rustic earth tones incongruously … READ MORE

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Ronnie Fieg x KITH x adidas Originals EQT Running Support 93 | Release Info

Ronnie Fieg took to Instagram to announce an upcoming collaboration with adidas at the start of the month, followed by a teaser image revealed here earlier this week. And now Ronnie has fully unveiled the shoe that pays homage to the NYPD, featuring metallic gold at the forefoot … READ MORE

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The Style of Chris Stamp | Los Angeles, USA

Name: Chris Stamp Occupation: Owner/Creative Director of STAMPD Top: STAMPD Strapped Bomber (Jacket), STAMPD Calf Print (T-Shirt) Bottom: STAMPD Black Distressed Essential (Jean) Accessory: STAMPD Coffin Necklace, Four Two Four on Fairfax Silver Necklace, The Great Frog London Wolf Ring, STAMPD x Swisssignatures – Rolex Oyster Perpetual … READ MORE

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Top Nike Designers to join adidas in new Brooklyn Creative Design Studio

It looks like adidas is reinforcing its talent pool for an epic showdown with Nike in 2015. First, the Herzogenaurach, Germany-based company was able to convince Kanye West to switch allegiance. Now, the Three-Stripes Brand has won over a trio of top designers from Nike, including Denis … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 7 “Cardinal” P.E. for Bugs Bunny

While much smaller than Sneaker Con or SNEAKERNESS in Europe, Tokyo’s Sneaker Fes still offered plenty of unique and hard-to-find items. During the most recent venue, Shigeyuki Kunii of mita sneakers found these, Air Jordan 7 “Cardinal” P.E. for Bugs Bunny, among other rare Nikes on display. … READ MORE

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adidas ZX Flux – “Reflective Weave” Pack

Adidas introduces a woven silhouette to their ZX Flux, with this three pair “Reflective Weave” pack.  All three pairs sport a clean white sole and midsole, as well as a monochrome upper, heel cage, and signature three stripes.  The fabric used for the weave has reflective properties, … READ MORE

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Nike Tech Pack – Retail Experience Booth | Shanghai

To fully convey the Nike Tech Pack’s technical specification and design elements, Nike China recently commissioned a retail experience booth at the YO’HOOD pop-up mall in Shanghai. Similar to the TRON-like LED digital basketball court Nike built for Kobe Bryant China Tour 2014 earlier this summer, the … READ MORE

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Nike Free Orbit II SP – Polka Dot Pack | Official Images

Nike presents us with an official look at its upcoming Nike Free Orbit II SP, the silhouette positioned as the followup to 2011’s Nike Lunar Orbit. Resting on an ultra-flexible Free 5.0 sole, the slip-on has an avant-garde sensibility, with asymmetrical dimensions, raised geometric upper and a … READ MORE