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Air Jordan 2012 Deluxe – Tinker Hatfield Original Design Edition | Release Info

Back when wingtips and fedora were the standard issue for every gentlemen, the Jazz Age of the 1930s was one of decadence juxtaposed with pre-WW2 innocence. In reliving that era, iconic footwear designer Tinker Hatfield created the original concept to the Air Jordan 2012 Deluxe. Now, the … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 2012 Deluxe – Black/White

While the 1940’s weren’t known for opulence, it was a time when men in Harlem wore zoot suits and wingtips and jazz music filled the room. It wasn’t the best of times, but for moments it could certainly be defined as ‘deluxe.’ These are the feelings and … READ MORE

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Nike 1948 London – Nike HTM Flyknit Collection Launch | Event Recap

London will soon play host to a much more widespread sports-centric frenzy once the Summer Games arrive there in a couple of months, but Nike has showed up early to give trainer fanatics a taste of a piece of footwear that you don’t have to be an … READ MORE

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Michael Jordan Motorsports – 20th Anniversary Custom Motorcycle Helmet

A graphical representation of personal triumphs, milestones, and the progression from player to something of a legendary icon, this is the story of Michael Jordan, told in some 200+ symbols. The exclusive iconology was devised back in 2005 partly by design great Tinker Hatfield as a tribute … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit Collection – HTM Racer & HTM Trainer+ | Release Info

Today’s worldwide debut of Nike’s new Flyknit technology indicates that in many ways, Nike sets the tone for sports performance innovation. The Nike HTM Fly Knit Collection, also unveiled today during a special showcase at 21 Mercer, highlights Nike’s unique ability to merge function and design. Nike … READ MORE

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Nike HTM Flyknit Collection – HTM Racer & HTM Trainer+

At every conjuncture within Nike‘s innovative streak there was the HTM Collection, a remarkable partnership between Japanese influencer Hiroshi Fujiwara, legendary Nike designer Tinker Hatfield, and Nike CEO Mark Parker. And just like when the collaboration first started in 2002, the three friends worked as one entity … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 2012 Launch Event

A short while back, an Air Jordan passport showed up at the Freshness office asking us to save the date and get “ready to takeoff” for the official launch of the Air Jordan 2012. Early yesterday morning, Jordan Brand sent a SMS message that a driver will be picking … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 2012 – Officially Unveiled

Imagine a performance footwear that caters to your style of play. What was once a figment of sci-fi novels is now a reality. Introducing the Air Jordan 2012 from Jordan Brand, a case study on the progression of athletic footwear designs. A joint effort by designers Tinker … READ MORE

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Air Jordan XIV Retro – Last Shot | Release Reminder

Trivia: Which Jordan Brand sneaker got Tinker Hatfield inducted at the prestigious National Design Triennial back in 2000. Here is a hint, that very same design will be re-release again tomorrow. Its the Air Jordan XIV. Also dubbed as the “Last Shot” when Michael Jordan wore them … READ MORE

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RE-Fresh: Nike Air Trainer SC II Low (1987)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Nike began in the early 70s as a company built to serve the specific needs of track athletes. After rapid growth and branching out into other sport-specific models, Nike needed to branch out. In the mid-80s, Americans were hitting … READ MORE

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RE-Fresh: Nike Air Raid 2 (1993)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Nike and Spike Lee have a longstanding partnership that most associate with Lee’s portrayal of Mars Blackmon, the loud-mouthed hype-man with fat frames and a Brooklyn-printed biker cap in the Air Jordan commercials. Decades later, Lee continues to be … READ MORE