Monday Briefing: Air Jordan 6 "Cactus Jack," TNF Urban Active SS19 and Russell Westbrook Why Not Zer0.2 "Super Soaker" PE

News recap from February 1 to February 3
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Super Bowl LIII has ended and there were plenty of great commercials to make up for the lack of action on the field. Additionally, we got a preview of Travis Scott's upcoming Air Jordan 6 "Cactus Jack" during the Halftime Show. On the hardwood last night, Brodie debuted a Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 "Super Soaker" PE that has us praying for general release. adidas Skateboarding also announced its new 3ST.004 while PUMA will introduce its "Fit Intelligence" self-lacing sneaker to the market in 2020. Brain Dead and Converse collide on a new collaboration releasing this week. Finally, Uniqlo U and The North Face Urban Active dropped their Spring/Summer 2019 collections.

Travis Scott Debuts Air Jordan 6 "Cactus Jack" at Super Bowl LIII

Travis Scott stole the show during halftime in Atlanta at Super Bowl LIII by debuting a brand new Air Jordan 6 "Cactus Jack." The olive military colorway featured infrared hits on the lacelock, Jumpman logo on the tongue, and heel pull counter. However, the most stunning design concept was the little pouch on the upper. Stay tuned for a confirmed release date and pricing.

Release Date: TBD

Image via: @rayscorruptedmind

Image via: @rayscorruptedmind

Russell Westbrook Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 "Super Soaker" PE

After his Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 released earlier this year, Russell Westbrook took to the court in a pair of "Super Soaker" PEs last night. The custom packaging was inspired by the Super Soaker 50, one of the first pressurized water guns ever made. There are no details on whether this will release to the public but this might be one of the best themed sneakers since the KD 4 "Nerf." Photos via Kelsey Amy.

adidas Skateboarding Unveils 3ST.004

adidas Skateboarding has unveiled the next generation 3ST with the 3ST.004. Tyshawn Jones weartested the sneaker and the new iteration features a BOOST sole unit inside of a translucent outsole inspired by the 1983 Kegler Super OG. You can purchase the new 3ST.004 on February 7 for $120 at adidas.com and worldwide retailers.

Release Date: 2/7/19 (Thursday)

PUMA Launching "Fit Intelligence" Self-Lacing Sneaker in 2020

PUMA's version of a self-lacing sneaker is expected to hit the market in 2020. The PUMA "Fit Intelligence" will use a micromotor in the shoe's tongue and industrial-grade fiber support system to adjust fit via a smartphone app. The brand promises that the sneaker will be able to adapt itself to the shape of the wearer's foot. Stay tuned for more info.

Release Date: TBD

Uniqlo U Spring/Summer 2019

Uniqlo U has released its Spring/Summer 2019 collection and lookbook. The brand tries to explore new shapes and materials and for this collection it has implored plenty of bright colors and loose fits for both men and women. You can shop the full collection now on uniqlo.com and in-store.

Release Date: Available now

The North Face Urban Active Spring/Summer 2019

The North Face launched its Urban Active Spring/Summer 2019 collection for running and training. Throughout the collection functionality is a strong design staple with hits of 3M consistently present on logos and GORE-TEX providing the weather resistance needed for athletes everywhere. You can pick up the new collection at goldwin.co.jp. Photos below were taken by Kisshomaru Shimamura.

Release Date: Available now

Brain Dead x Converse One Star Collection

Brain Dead and Converse are collaborating once again after their successful 2018 Chuck 70 venture. This time around, the duo have chosen the One Star silhouette and have brought leopard and zebra prints out of the vault alongside polka dots. The collection will release on February 7 at converse.com and select retailers for $120 each.

Release Date: 2/7/19 (Thursday)