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Nike got its name of today in 1972 but was founded in 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports in Beaverton, Oregon. Founders Bill Bowerman & Philip Knight first design was the Waffle Trainer & they have since then put out too many classic models to mention. These classic models and Nike’s smart sponsorship and marketing has made them the worlds largest footwear brand. The famous swoosh logo, which adorns nearly all of Nike’s shoes, is a sign of quality and design perfection.

Nike LeBron 12 Low “SVSM”

Nike Basketball goes back to LeBron James‘ roots to develop this upcoming colorway of the Nike LeBron 12 Low. Fans of King James will immediately recognize the distinctive color palette as stemming from LeBron’s early days at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, with the institution’s signature green and …

Nike Pegasus “Terracotta” Pack | size? Exclusive

Nike‘s latest size?-exclusive pack draws inspiration from terracotta, featuring the Pegasus 89 PRM and Pegasus Racer PRM. The latter, a low-profile, streamlined upper, utilizes a supple sand suede upper with tonal mesh inlays. Its Pegasus 89 counterpart also makes use of a mesh and suede build, finished …

Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Gucci”

Nike has a bit of a checkered past when it comes to sneaker colorways inspired by luxury fashion brand Gucci, but the Swoosh is seemingly undeterred, as the brand is set to release an Air Foamposite Pro bearing Gucci’s signature hues. The shoe’s eponymous Foamposite upper is …

Nike Fall 2015 Tech Fleece Collection

Since 2013, Nike has been re-imagining classic apparel silhouettes using Nike Tech Fleece, a pliable, lightweight layer of plush foam situated between soft cotton jersey, which traps air to provide warmth, breathability, insulation and articulation. For Fall 2015, the menswear range has evolved to feature woodland camp camouflage and new proportions, along …

Nike LeBron 12 “Tennis Ball”

We may be nearing the end of the run for no. 12 in the signature sneaker series of LeBron James, but Nike is making sure the shoe makes a lasting impression with this day-glo “Tennis Ball” style. While the customary Hyperposite paneling anchors the sturdy silhouette, the …

NikeCourt Unveils “Greatness Collection” Celebrating Serena Williams

As Serena Williams prepares for the US Open — representing the final leg of Serena’s historic quest for a Grand Slam — Nike celebrates arguably the most dominant female athlete in the modern era. NikeCourt’s “Greatness Collection” was initiated by Nike CEO Mark Parker himself, who guided the design team …

Nike KD8 “Hunt’s Hill Night”

The latest edition of the Nike KD8 takes inspiration once again from Hunt’s Hill, Kevin Durant‘s old stomping grounds from his home state of Maryland. While the previous “Hunt’s Hill Sunrise” colorway referenced KD’s early morning workout sessions, the sequel returns to the 75ft incline after dark, where …

Nike Takes to the Street to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Its Iconic Street Tennis Ad

Twenty years ago, Nike unveiled a TV spot that saw Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras squaring off in an impromptu match on a crowded city street. On Monday, Nike convened Agassi and Sampras — and a host of Nike Tennis athletes — for take two of the iconic …

NikeLab Remasters the NikeCourt Tennis Classic

Originally introduced in the 1970s, the NikeCourt Tennis Classic gets the NikeLab treatment, featuring a premium black leather upper and a perforated Swoosh. The net effect is a design that fuses tennis heritage and a modern look, capped off with a contrasting gum rubber sole unit. The all-black …