The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the Super Bowl over the weekend and we're celebrating Lunar New Year on Friday. Plus the NBA's All-Star Weekend takes place this weekend too. While there's a party animal that wants to be unleashed in all of us, please stay safe and continue to social distance and practice mask wearing so that we can slow the spread of COVID. To help you get through all that time you have to yourself now are some new kicks and gear to check out.
Nike unveils Cosmic Unity sneaker
Nike has unveiled the latest basketball sneaker in its arsenal and the first under their Move to Zero sustainability initiative, the Cosmic Unity. The circular design is inspired by the game and the entire sneaker is "at least 25% recycled content by weight." The full-length Zoom Air Strobel unit, Nike Crater Foam, sockliner, upper, laces and Swoosh marbling all have partially recycled materials in them. The "Green Glow" arrives on February 26 via SNKRS while the "Amalgam" drops March 7 and the "Space Hippie" on March 12.
Release Date: 2/26/21 (Friday)
New Balance celebrates Black History Month with "My Story Matters" campaign
February is Black History Month and New Balance is celebrating with the "My Story Matters" campaign and capsule collection to celebrate the Black experience. Fresh colorways of the 574 and 990 were designed by a team of Black associates at NB and they draw inspiration from church. Jaden Smith and Coco Gauff can be seen in the campaign. The 990 drops on February 15 for $180 with the 574 ($90) following later this month. A matching apparel collection with a hoodie and T-shirt is also dropping. Head over to newbalance.com and the Foot Locker family to cop.
Release Date: 2/15/21 (Monday)
CLOT x Donnie Yen capsule collection release info
CLOT teamed up with Donnie Yen's label DY Edition to create a capsule collection of clothing dedicated to the martial arts master. Always looking to blend East and West, we can see traditional elements like CLOT's "Silk Royale" print used on the garments while elements like a hoodie are added too. The collection is available now via juicestore.com.
Trophy Room x Air Jordan 1 "Freeze Out" release info
Just in time for All-Star Weekend, Trophy Room is raffling off the highly awaited Air Jordan 1 "Freeze Out" collaboration tomorrow via their website. The special box features stars all around while the sneaker itself gets an icy glow like its moniker with a translucent sole, MJ's signature on the heel and "Rumor has it..." engraved on the inside collar. These were inspired by MJ's rookie All-Star Game where allegedly veterans were trying to "freeze him out." Head over to trophyroomstore.com on February 10 between 10am - 11:30am EST to enter.
Release Date: 2/10/21 (Wednesday)
Nike unveils GO Flyease hands-free sneaker
Nike recently unveiled the GO Flyease silhouette, a completely hands-free sneaker. Allowing you to put on and remove the sneaker is a bi-stable hinge and the GO Flyease tensioner. This new accessibility is definitely a game-changer and builds on the FlyEase technology. Currently only Nike Members will be selected for an invite. Colorways include a white/Celestine Blue/Volt, black/Dynamic Turquoise/Hyper Crimson and black/Anthracite/Race Blue.
Air Jordan 1 High '85 "Neutral Grey" release info
The Air Jordan 1 is returning in its OG "Neutral Grey" colorway for the first time. The high-top's shape and materials promise to get as close as it comes to its original predecessor and the hang tag of Mike jumping over the Chicago skyline will also be included. For $200, head over to SNKRS and select retailers to cop on February 10.
Release Date: 2/10/21 (Wednesday)
BAPE x Stash BAPE STA release info
BAPE has teamed up with artist Stash on a special edition of the BAPE STA. Using the artist's iconic blue palette, the upper is covered with waterproof SympaTex material and PU leather. Stash's signature is covertly placed on the heel and the insole also features his famous spray design. These will be available on February 13 at BAPE locations and via us.bape.com.
Release Date: 2/13/21 (Saturday)