Throwing it back to ’97, Jordan Brand comes through with one of the most anticipated retro releases of 2016; the Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Flu Game’. It’s title stems from MJ’s historic playoff run leading up to his game 5 performance in the 1997 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz in which he scored 38 points, leading the Bulls to victory all while suffering from the flu. 19 years later we see a remastered version of the iconic retro, utilizing all the premium materials from the original making it as close to the original as possible. Gear up for the release and don’t sleep when it finally drops Saturday, May 28th.
Fresh off the release of her Fur Slides, and busy on tour in North America, Rihanna is back with the her next set of Creeper releases. This time around, Rhi Rhi gives us two very strong colorways, a single tone black sneaker, and a clean looking green bordeaux version. Both colorways boast the same features we’re familiar with from the Creepers, including its thick platform-like midsole. Both pairs of sneakers come with a change of shoe laces, the black including a ribbon for a shoelace. Both come wrapped in premium suede to complete the look. Check for Rihanna’s latest to release this Thursday, May 26th.
The adidas Consortium World Tour takes a trip to Hong Kong to link up with sneaker boutique Juice for a killer pair of Stan Smiths. Decked out in premium materials, the upper on this one comes in a hairy suede, and receives an all over tonal grey make up. You can find adidas and Juice branding on each sneakers tongue, while the Stan Smith branding has been nixed from the heel. Forest green accents help to add some contrast completing the sneaker. Look out for adidas Consortium World Tour’s next release to be available Saturday, May 28th.
Designer Taka Hayashi pays homage to Vans’ design history by reimagining the retro runner, the Serio, under premium label, Vault by Vans. Inspired by the original silhouette introduced in the early ‘80s, Taka Hayashi’s unique vision blends the vintage Vans runner with a buffalo boot form to create the TH Buffalo Boot LX. Also included in this collection are a couple of Sk8 Nomad’s, which are essentially a reimagined version of the popular Sk8 High with a perforated side panel and wrapped in a premium leather upper. To complete the collection, we see a clean Slip Nomad LX, a Slip-On created with the same color make up of one of the Sk8 Nomad’s. Use of premium materials are very apparent throughout the entire collection, making these timeless classics. Look for these to drop this Saturday, May 21st.
Made in collaboration with the tirelessly creative hip-hop star Pharrell Williams, these shoes bring game-changing construction to a fresh laid-back style. These minimal shoes are made of elastic chambray for a free and flexible fit, while leather accents on the heel and eyestay add a high-end feel. A cork insert in the rubber outsole brings the right mix of cushion and stability, with unique style twist.
For Jordan Brand’s latest release, they’ve decided to ditch was made the Air Jordan 1 so iconic in the first place, the Nike Swoosh; And with that they introduce a trio of ‘Swooshless’ Air Jordan 1 Low’s. Keeping with the recent release of the ‘Pinnacle’ Air Jordan’s that have released in recent months, Jordan Brand sticks to premium materials for this release. All of the sneakers come equipped with a premium leather upper, while lined with premium suede. Sticking to a minimalist approach, all three some in a single tone, with only a white midsole to add contrast. Branding comes in the form of “Nike Air” on the tongue, and the Jordan Wing logo on the heel. Lookout for this unique release from Jordan Brand to drop Saturday, May 21st.
The Air Jordan 2 helped cement His Airness’ legacy in the world of footwear. With just Wings branding on the tongue and Nike script on the heel, the simple design by Bruce Kilgore let the premium construction speak for itself. First released in just two color ways and in both high and low cuts, the original Air Jordan 2 first returned in 1994 as part of the first-ever Air Jordan retro run alongside the Air Jordan 1 and Air Jordan 3. Look for the Air Jordan 2 Low ‘Bred’ to release this Saturday, May 21st.
adidas Originals revives the iconic Samoa silhouette with a fresh design inspiration from an unlikely source. The latest Samoa release is comprised of three unique colorways wrapped entirely in pigskin with a suede treatment creating a luxe edition of the classic adidas silhouette.
A project spanning a year, the adidas Originals design team worked with Woodie White of Oyster Holdings to develop three signature Samoa colorways – an impromptu design session inspired by a brainstorming conversation. Woodie expressed interest in a design revival around the Samoa silhouette that points to the future with a premium finish. Through an informal conversation with the adidas Originals design team, the Samoa ‘Pigskin’ Pack is introduced with a collective memory of the shoes presence in streetwear during the early 2000s fused with the current design language for the category. The adidas Samoa ‘Pigskin’ Pack will be available this Saturday, May 21st.
All of the Lights! In keeping with the fiery new colors of the women’s summer collection by Nike we have installed a LED colored light display in our floor display and column wall. The hot new colors of the NIKE Breathe collection lend them self to the rainbow changing display boxes. Come in the store and check it out!
Continuing from their Pre-Spring release, “In Far Off Places”, Profound Aesthetic drops off their “Flight Through the Gardens” Collection. Proceeding further alongside the refined and progressive direction of Profound Aesthetic’s design sensibilities, this collection offers a range of tops which include graphic t-shirts that experiment with strong, bold visuals and thought-provoking phrases. Also included are a couple of bold caps featuring hearts and roses with a well rounded baseball cap fit. The latest from Profound Aesthetic can now be picked up in-store at our Moreland Ave. location.