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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.

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 …

KITH Unveils Exclusive Fall/Winter 2015 NikeCourt Collection

With the US Open around the corner, tennis comes to the fore in the always crowded New York sports landscape. KITH is supporting the cause by introducing an exclusive NikeCourt collection, coinciding with the re-launch of KITH’s Brooklyn location. As revealed earlier by the Swoosh, the pieces are made …

NikeCourt Fall 2015 Collection

Ahead of the US Open, NikeCourt presents its Fall 2015 collection — or, as Nike calls it, apparel solutions, designed for practice, on-court performance and off-court style. Print and color are the main motifs connecting the collection, with pops of Hot Lava, referencing Nike’s disruptive tennis DNA, and hits …

NIKEiD Prime Fleece Collection

NIKEiD is set to launch a trio of classic footwear styles built with a special fleece fabric, available in a poly fleece option in a rainbow of hues, as well as an engineered Prime Fleece for even more lightweight warmth. The three silhouettes take the form of the …

F.C.R.B. Teases Their Fall/Winter 2015 Apparel

F.C.R.B. looks to be going big for Fall/Winter 2015, previewing a range of apparel prominately featuring the brand’s collaboration with Nike. Slated for an August 29 release, the SOPHNET. sportswear sub-line again focuses on on- and off-the-pitch designs within this capsule preview, making use of oversized Nike …

Get Ready for a New Jordan-Inspired Nike SB Dunk Low

We’ve seen Nike SB delve into the Air Jordan archive over the years, resulting in both Dunk and non-Dunk models inspired by iconic Jordan colorways. Surprisingly, the Air Jordan 4 “Black/Cement” has yet to be tapped, though that changes now with the unveiling of this new Dunk Low. …