Tag results for: Nike Sportswear

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Nike Air Tech Challenge II SP – “Wimbledon”

Nike pays tribute to Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious championship in tennis, with this special-edition Nike Air Tech Challenge II SP. The tie-in is a historical one, as the shoe was the signature sneaker of one Andre Agassi, who solidified his elite status by winning Wimbledon in 1992 … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max 1 Lunar OG – “Sport Red” | Release Info

Here’s a closer look at the Nike Air Max 1 Lunar OG in Sport Red, featuring a classic colorway on a reconstituted version of the original 1987 Air Max silhouette. Now featuring a taped and seamless upper for a sleek and thoroughly modern aesthetic, the shoe is … READ MORE

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New York Times – The Sneaker Comes of Age

It’s fair to say we’ve been obsessed with kicks for as long as we’ve existed online, charting the rise of the sneaker as a fetish object to be collected, to its current position as fashion runway mainstay and accepted fixture within today’s workplace. But when the Grey Lady weighs in, you know … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max 1 Essential – Spring/Summer 2014 Suede Pack

Representing the “muted side” of sneaker design spectrum, the Nike Air Max 1 Essential is the perfect foil against the likes of Nike What The KD and the just released Mercurial Pack. Largely unchanged in appearance since its introduction back in 1987, the Tinker Hatfield-designed silhouette features … READ MORE

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Nike Unveils NikeLab X158 Shanghai

As part of its new Nike Lab global initiative, Nike’s X158 flagship in Shanghai also underwent a transformation recently to become one of two NikeLab retail locations in the Greater China region. Just like the recently opened NikeLab 21 Mercer New York City, the X158 features the … READ MORE

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Nike Unveils NikeLab 21 Mercer New York City

After a month-long renovation, Nike Sportswear 21 Mercer is set to re-open tomorrow as the new Nike Lab concept store. To be stocked with the latest products, the retail concept will also be a showcase space for customers to explore both Nike’s heritage and innovations. A hub … READ MORE

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Nike Free Mercurial Superfly HTM

Similar to the introduction of the Nike HTM Flyknit Collection back in 2012, the design collective of HTM – fragment design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara, Nike designer Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker, CEO of Nike Inc., came together once again to introduce the new iteration of the Nike Sportswear, … READ MORE

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Nike Blazer Mid ’77 – Independence Day

The Nike Blazer Mid ’77 “Independence Day” is set to hit stores this Saturday — well ahead of the national holiday for which they’re dedicated — but that just means you can wear them on weekend barbecues that lead up to the July 4th main event. The … READ MORE

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Nike LunarSpeed Mariah

With last month’s re-issue of the original Nike Mariah, it’s no surprise that Nike is already set to issue a contemporary update that sees the classic ’80s silhouette mounted on a Lunarlon sole unit. Of course this isn’t the first stab at this particular hybrid, as Nike released a … READ MORE

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Nike Air Tech Challenge II – Burgundy Suede

Hot on the heels of the Nike Air Tech Challenge II “French Open,” featuring an design that plays off Andre Agassi’s personal mid-’90s aesthetic, this new colorway denotes the notion that the shoe has only gotten better with age, much like fine wine. The mid-top silhouette is executed … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max 1 Lunar “OG Sport Red”

Nike brings the Air Max 1 into the 21st century with the introduction of the Nike Air Max 1 Lunar, featuring not only a Lunarlon sole unit — with the visible Air unit in the heel kept intact — but a retooled upper as well. To soften … READ MORE