The Air Jordan 9 released in 1994 in four classic color schemes, including a ‘Powder Blue’ design nodding to MJ’s school days. Although never worn by number 23, the design quickly became iconic. Over two decades later, the original iteration is celebrated with the Air Jordan 9 Low set in a spirited blue finish. This 1994 retro returns in a bright blue upper with a clean white midsole and outsole. Bright blue Jumpman symbols grace the white portions of the shoe. The heel of the shoe sports His Airness’ number in white. Above the 23 sits a Jumpman over a globe in black, symbolizing an evolution into a worldwide phenomenon. Look for this 1994 classic to release Saturday, June 11th.
2004 saw the Air Jordan 2 Low return for the second time, led by a selection of new color ways for both men and women. The new looks included a color scheme nodding to His Airness collegiate greatness. Now, the school spirit is stronger than ever with the return of the blue-accented silhouette in modern fashion. Premium leather uppers, eye stay, heel piece, midsole, outsole, and wings logo on the tongue reflect His Airness’ school colors. The Air Jordan 2 Low ‘UNC’ will be available Saturday, June 11th.
To help commemorate the year the Air Max 1 was born, Nike presents us with the Air Max 1 ’87’. In true Air Max form, Air Max branding can be seen on the tongue, while the signature Air Max Phylon sole makes up the bottom half of the sneaker. Colors for this one remain neutral, with its black and white hues, and a dash of beige. On one heel you’ll see the number 8 and 7 on the other, making up ’87 for its birth year. Look for the Nike Air Max 1 ’87’ to release this Wednesday, June 6th.
Sneakerheads rejoice because Yeezy Season is in full effect again as Kanye and adidas return with the next Yeezy Boost 750. This time around, the design team goes with a gum bottom that glows in the dark, adding a little extra detail to the already meticulously detailed shoe. As for the upper, this one comes in relatively similar to the original 750, as the grey suede upper is just a touch darker. All of the detailing we’ve come to expect from the 750 is still intact with its side zipper, Boost bottom, and toe strap. Be on the lookout for a raffle to be able to purchase a pair coming this Thursday, June 9th, while the sneaker itself will release on June 11th.
adidas Originals partners with Russ Bengtson and DJ Clark Kent to create the ‘Quickstrike Pack’ in celebration of the Quickstrike sneaker series on Complex. The ‘Quickstrike Pack’ is a year in the making, featuring a limited-edition Pro Model and Superstar custom colorway.
The Quickstrike Pack features a Pro Model colorway in a full camouflage leather upper, dual contrasting strips in matte black and gold lame, a black heel tab with both the adidas Originals trefoil and Quickstrike logos on opposing shoes and, features a black full-suede tongue embossed with the adidas Originals logo in gold. The pack is complimented with an exclusive Superstar 80 shoe elevated with a perforated star detailing on the leather upper and dual contrasting stripes in camouflage and gold lame. The details continue on the Superstar 80 with a complimentary heel tab in camouflage leather, embossed with the adidas Originals trefoil/Quickstrike logos in gold, while accented by a white full-suede tongue embossed with a gold adidas Originals logo.
After its latest hookup with Japanese brand Suicoke, Slam Jam keeps up the pace unveiling a new, thrilling collaboration for Spring 2016. This time Slam Jam joins forces with ASICS on a new multidisciplinary project, the 6THPRLL, the sequel of the successful 5TH DIMENSION launched in 2010, through which Slam Jam created the story of an imaginary universe focused on active sports and dynamics. The sneaker is a darker version of this previous world, a world that doesn’t exist but is real and populated by tribes, where shades of black and grey represent their unknown existence.
The Gel Lyte III 6THPRLLL is a far more aggressive version of the 2010 silhouette: it boasts a mesh upper in different shades of grey with matching suede overlays in the fore-foot of the shoe, while the heel panel is rendered in a lively light blue tone, leather Onitsuka stripes, branded sockliners, split tongue highlighted by the lining’s fluo accent and gradient sole unit echoing the upper’s colorway. Look for ASICS latest collaboration to drop this Saturday, June 4th.
Stussy returns with a strong women’s collection for the warmer months, complete with tones and prints appropriate to the season. For this go-around, much of the collection is painted pastel pink, with Stussy’s classic logo visible throughout. Matching tops and bottoms are aplenty, with pieces such as the Challenge Pencil Skirt and Challenge Crop Top. The entire range can now be picked up online and in-store at our Moreland Ave. location.
Throughout his career, the Black Mamba played with an unmatched drive for greatness. The Kobe XI Elite is built to these standards of greatness, equipped with a lightweight Nike Flyknit upper and a drop-in Lunarlon sockliner featuring Zoom Air cushioning in the heel. Innovative in appearance, the Kobe XI Elite features a university red color way. Kobe’s latest is now available by in-store and by phone order.
Its about that time of the year for Air Jordan 11 Low’s to drop, and with this years release, Jordan Brand does not miss. Bringing back a classic Varsity Red colorway, and pairing it with an all new Midnight Blue rendition, this pack sees clean colorways on a clean silhouette. The Midnight Blue opts for a gum midsole, while the Varsity Red gets an icey blue treatment. Don’t sleep on these when they release this Saturday, June 4th.
Although Jordan Brand has its origins in basketball, the label shares one thing in common with the sport of soccer; emphasis on greatness and success. For Jordan Brands next big release, they take one of soccers greatest, Brazilian star Neymar, and give him his own Air Jordan 5. This one is surely one of a kind with its all over dark grey reflective upper, offset by hints of infrared. Neymars number 10 meets Jordan’s number 23 with their numbers on each heel. Look for the Brazilian soccer stars first Air Jordan to release this Friday, June 3rd.