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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 Basketball Unveils 2015 All-Star Collection

Nike has taken the wraps off the 2015 All-Star collection, featuring a quartet of silhouettes bearing designs inspired by NYC, the host city to this year’s NBA All-Star Game. The collection is made up of the KD 7, Kobe X, Kyrie 1 and LeBron 12, each finished …

Nike Unveils NikeFootballX

In 2014, Nike debuted the Magista and Mercurial Superfly, the first football boots crafted with the Swoosh’s groundbreaking Flyknit technology. Both silhouettes have been reworked for play on small-sided surfaces, collected under the FootballX banner and featuring the remixed MagistaX and MercurialX. Each boot is crafted with recycled Nike Grind …

Nike Air Max 1 “Bred”

The Nike Air Max 1 borrows a page from the Air Jordan 1 and delivers a classic “Bred” colorway, one that sees the iconic retro runner crafted entirely from leather. The design homage keeps going with a contrast white midsole, along with an embossed “Nike Air” logo that gets shifted …

Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Dark Obsidian”

Since its original launch in 1997, the Nike Air Foamposite Pro has carved for itself an identity separate from its older sibling, the Air Foamposite One. The latest incarnation of the distinctive silhouette takes on a Dark Obsidian-based color scheme, covering the the molded Foamposite upper, as …

Nike SB Dunk High Premium “De La Soul”

After images of it leaked back in November, we finally have a release date for the Nike SB Dunk High “De La Soul”. This marks a big comeback for the shoe since it first came out in 2005. We’ve seen other premium iterations of the Dunk High …

Nike KD 7 “Aunt Pearl”

Nike has long used Kevin Durant’s signature shoes as something of a storytelling vehicle, making the line a deeply personal one among the brand’s stable of marquee athletes. This upcoming Nike KD 7 pays tribute to Durant’s aunt Pearl, who passed away in 2000. A prominent figure …

Nike Desert Journey Collection

In the days and weeks to come, fans and pundits alike will be parsing the Seattle Seahawks’ inexplicable decision to bypass Marshawn Lynch to throw the ball on second-and-goal from the 1-yard line, but let’s set aside the waning seconds of Super Bowl XLIX to explore the location of this …

Nike Unveils the Kobe X

Even as Kobe Bryant is out of commission at the moment with a torn rotator cuff, the show must go on, and Nike has dutifully taken the wraps off the Mamba’s tenth signature shoe. The Nike Kobe X, designed by Eric Avar with the usual input from Kobe …

Nike SB Dunk Low 2015 “Valentine’s Day”

Nike SB jumps the gun on Valentine’s Day a couple weeks early, releasing a Dunk Low finished in a thematically fitting red and white design, arranged in the sort of simple color blocking that evokes the early days of Nike SB. The build keeps it straightforward, utilizing …