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Complex – 23 Things You May Not Know About Air Jordans

Other sneakerheads call you “the dispensary of knowledge” when it comes to the low down on kicks. But do you know all there is to know about Air Jordans? Here is a test then, who came up with the name “Air Jordan”? The answer, surprisingly, is David … READ MORE

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Nike+ Festival of Sport 2012 Shanghai – Air Jordan XIV vs. Ferrari 430 Scuderia

Not to be “drown out” by all other activities going on during last week’s Nike+ Festival of Sport 2012 in Shanghai, marketing executives at Jordan Brand had an offbeat, head turning ploy – an actual Ferrari. Parked at the front of House of Flight exhibition hall, the … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Max2 CB (1994)

We’ve profiled the Air Flight Huarache, Air Force 180 Low and Air Raid as part of Nike‘s “20 Designs that Changed the Game” retrospective, spanning the brand’s most iconic basketball sneakers from 1992 to 2012. This latest installment shines the spotlight on Charles Barkley’s first signature shoe, … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Raid (1992)

Nike is celebrating the summer of basketball by taking a look back at the most iconic basketball shoes from the past 20 years, a journey that began with the Air Force 180 Low and Air Flight Huarache, and continues now with the Nike Air Raid. As with … READ MORE

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Nike FlyKnit Trainer+ – US Track & Field Trial Editions #First2Fly

Until recently, the details surrounding release dates for Nike’s Flyknit Trainer+ have been as sparse as this shoe is innovative. Representing both the natural evolution of Nike’s 40 years in the running footwear business and, in more recent years, cutting edge designs that include the Sock Racer, … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit – Collection III

In honor of the start of the 2012 London Olympics, which is now just days away, Nike is set to release the third installment of the groundbreaking HTM Flyknit collection (HTM, of course, referring to the ongoing collaboration between fragment design founder Hiroshi Fujiwara, Nike design legend … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Air Flight Huarache (1992)

Continuing on with Nike‘s retrospective on the “20 Designs that Changed the Game” from 1992 to 2012 that we began yesterday with the Air Force 180 Low, the second installment focuses in on the Air Flight Huarache. First introduced in 1992, the Huarache was designed by Tinker … READ MORE

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Brett Golliff: Tinker Hatfield on the Nike Air Safari

Designer Brett Golliff is a self-described “footwear nerd” who’s worked with Jordan Brand, Nike and New Balance. His passion for sneakers has led him to create the “Form, Function & Philosophy Podcast,” in which Golliff sits down to discuss the development of sneaker design with the designers … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 6 Retro – “Olympic”

In the midst of all of the “Dream Team” releases ahead of London 2012 Summer Olympic, this was the most prized edition, the Air Jordan 6 Retro – “Olympic”. With its roots traced back in 1991, when Michael Jordan won his first NBA Championship title, his first … READ MORE