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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.

15 On-Feet Photos of the New Nike Air Max Zero

Today marks the second annual Air Max Day and Nike has celebrated it in a big way by releasing the previously unseen Air Max Zero. The Tinker Hatfield-design was actually a sketch that preceded the original Air Max 1 that debuted in 1987 and after spending nearly …

Shanghai Celebrates Nike Air Max Day

It’s no surprise that the global reach of Nike Air Max Day extended to Shanghai, where sneaker culture is especially vibrant. The highlight of the day was this special installation at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre, where invited guests heard from luminaries and influencers who spoke about the history …

Nike Celebrates Air Max Day With Fiat

Happy Air Max Day, everybody! In 1987, Tinker Hatfield unveiled the iconic silhouette that would go on to change sneaker history forever. Celebrating nearly three decades of design and innovation, Nike got together with Italian automobile manufacturer Fiat to collaborate on a series of vehicles that have …

Nike Air Force 1 ’07 LV8 “Gym Red”

The all-red sneaker trend may have slowed in recent months, but it hasn’t entirely dissipated. The monochrome motif appears on this latest edition of the Nike Air Force 1 ’07 LV8, featuring an elevated aesthetic courtesy of the all suede construction. And while the build looks to …

Nike Roshe Run Breeze – “Calypso”

For those of us here in the East Coast, warm weather is here at least and we can finally put our Timberlands away. Following the “All White” version we showed you last week, we bring you another iteration of the ultra-light, super breathable Nike Roshe Run Breeze. …

10 Pieces of Air Max-Inspired Art

Nike, perhaps earlier than any footwear/athletics company, understood that the sneakers we choose and the clothes we wear are a representation of who we are.  For most of us we dress ourselves in a way that reflects the choices we’ve made, couldn’t or didn’t care to make, …

Why adidas Passed On Michael Jordan

By now we all know that Michael Jordan considered making the jump from Nike to adidas long before the Air Jordan line became the legend it is today. What we don’t know, however, is that MJ nearly signed with the Three Stripes as a rookie. In 1984, …

Nike Sneakerheads Put Apple Fanboys To Shame

According to Business Insider, sneakerheads are “rabid collectors and aficionados of rare, limited and exclusive sneakers”. In a new segment titled “Nike Sneakerheads Put Apple Fanboys To Shame”, they compare Jordan releases to product launches from the Cupertino-based tech giant. Their research showed that a new iPhone …

Nike Training – What Drives World No. 1 Golfer Rory McIlroy

Nike Training has launched a new documentary series that explores “obsession with athleticism” and first up is four-time major champion and current world number one golfer, Rory McIlroy. He revealed to Nike that less than five years ago, he was unable to stand on one leg for …