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Monday Briefing: Concepts x Nike SB "Turdunken," BAPE x UNDFTD x adidas ZX 8000, ALD x Woolrich and more

News recap from October 26 to November 1

As we move into the last two months of a crazy and tumultuous 2020, collaborations, releases and announcements pave the way for the holiday season. Looking to bring us even a little bit of joy and celebration going into 2021, check out some of the products launching later this year and some of the worthy news.

PSNY x New Balance 327

PSNY announced last week via their Instagram account that there will be a collaborative New Balance 327 release happening sometime this week. The sneaker is covered in a dark navy suede throughout with bright green accents on the "N" logo, outsole and insole. PSNY's "we need leaders" messaging takes over the medial sides as well as the insole. Take a look at the sneakers below and expect a release soon.

Jolly Rancher x New Balance Kawhi 1 "Blue Raspberry"

Kawhi Leonard's first signature sneaker with New Balance, the Kawhi 1, will get a fruity and sweet makeover this month in a collaboration with Jolly Rancher. Inspired by Kawhi's favorite flavor, Blue Raspberry, the entire upper of the sneaker is covered in blue aside from the collar which is yellow to symbolize the wrapper. Fun characters adorn the tongue and lateral side to round off the design. This colorway will be a Foot Locker exclusive and release on November 5 for $160.

Release Date: 11/5/20 (Thursday)

Aimé Leon Dore x Woolrich Fall/Winter 2020 collection

For Fall/Winter 2020, Aimé Leon Dore has tapped Woolrich for collaborative outerwear pieces. The capsule collection takes seasonal colors like brown, orange, burgundy and grey and applies it onto parkas, jackets, overshirts and accessories like hats and scaves. The entire collection is cut and sewn in Italy and Europe. You can shop the looks below now on

Concepts x Nike SB Dunk High "Turdunken" release info

Concepts and Nike SB have teamed up once again for another Dunk collaboration. This time the duo have chosen the Dunk High silhouette and a Thanksgiving cultural reference - the turducken - a deboned chicken stuffed inside a duck stuffed inside a turkey. To play on the name, the "Turdunken" draws most of its inspiration and colors from the mallard duck. Concepts has created a turkey over box for the special packaging alongside a family dinner theme and Nerf football. An apparel collection will also release. Concepts will drop the collection and exclusive packaging on November 14 before a wider SNKRS app release for the sneakers on November 21. Retail for the special box is $249 and $120 for the regular version.

Release Dates: 11/14/20 (Saturday) - Concepts
11/21/20 (Saturday) - SNKRS and retailers

Nike Dunk Low "Veneer" release info

Another Dunk Low from the 2001 "Ugly Duckling" pack will make a return. Following the "Plum" release from February, the "Veneer" colorway is making its comeback. It's eclectic mix of brown, purple and green makes it easily recognizable and the premium suede really makes the colors pop. You can grab these via SNKRS app and select retailers on November 10 for $100.

Release Date: 11/10/20 (Tuesday)

adidas x HYKE Fall/Winter 2020 collection release info

adidas and HYKE have reunited for another capsule collection this Fall/Winter 2020 season. This time around, the duo have tweaked the XTA and SEEULATER footwear models. The XTA is based off the EQT XTR and will be offered in two versions - one with a FREELOCK dial closure system and one with a magnetic buckle from the sandal's FIDLOCK. A re-release from the duo's Fall/Winter 2016 campaign will also take place with the AOH-010 and AOH-010 Hi reimagined with GORE-TEX. An assortment of apparel will also drop including a poncho and bolero as well as a wrap skirt. Check back on December 2 for the U.S. drop.

Release Date: 12/2/20 (Wednesday)

Pharrell Williams x adidas Originals HU NMD releasing in tonal yellow

The latest HU NMD from Pharrell and adidas Originals will arrive this weekend. This classic silhouette that has been used by the duo to express humanity takes on a tonal yellow iteration this time around. "Human Race" is written in Hindi down the sneaker and the Primeknit upper sports one shade of yellow while the BOOST midsole, graphics and laces offer another shade. These will drop on November 7 via, the adidas CONFIRMED app and retailers.

 Release Date: 11/7/20 (Saturday)


BAPE x UNDEFEATED x adidas Originals ZX 8000 release info

Coming their A-ZX series, adidas Originals has tapped BAPE for "B" along with some aid from UNDEFEATED. This triple collaboration features two colorways - black and green - with BAPE's iconic CAMO print spanning across the sockliner and toe box underneath suede overlays. Co-branding can be seen throughout on the tongue tabs, laces and heel accents. Both colorways will drop on November 20 for $140 each. Black will be available through BAPE, UNDEFEATED and while green will be offered via BAPE, UNDEFEATED and the CONFIRMED app.

Release Date: 11/20/20 (Friday)

Lay Zhang x Converse Chuck 70 release info

Chinese singer Zhang Yixing, known better as Lay Zhang, has joined forces with Converse once again. Last year, the artist debuted a Chuck 70 with a side pouch that symbolized the sandbags tied to his feet during training. He also collaborated on a Chuck 70 with glow-in-the-dark soles that paid homage to his days of dancing and training in a dark studio. For his latest Chuck 70, the artist has chosen a canvas white upper and adorned it with an intricate blue pattern typically found in Chinese pottery along the tongue and heel panel. A bandana in the same pattern wraps around the sneaker and is meant to symbolize a union between the East and West. These arrive on November 13.

Release Date: 11/13/20 (Friday)