[ GQ.COM ] To sneakerheads, there is one god above all others: the elusive Tinker Hatfield, Nike designer behind almost every pair of His Airness's kicks. In a rare interview, he explains why he works nights and what it's like to collaborate with the greatest ever.
[ SNEAKER FREAKER ] We just released the first images of our Sneaker Freaker x New Balance 998 'Tassie Devil' so the timing is ripe to show another pristine purple and black daubed sneaker. Featuring the same colour blocking as the University red and Stadium Green versions complete with specked midsole.
[ HIGHSNOBIETY ] The Nike Free footwear is spreading at an incredible speed these days. By now it has gone far beyond running and sports and has rather become a street staple.
[ FRESHNESS MAG ] In the sneaker firmament, Nike‘s pursuit of innovation in design has achieved numerous pinnacles that effectively changed the game. One of those moments occurred in 2000, when Nike introduced the Air Woven and effectively altered what we expect from prototypical sneaker design.
[ SNEAKER NEWS ] If there were something like a National Hiking Association, it seems a foregone conclusion that Nike All Conditions Gear would have the same stranglehold on the league’s talent as the Swoosh’s Basketball division.
[ NICE KICKS ] Nike is pushing you to literally walk on the wild side with a new set of leopard inspired Nike Blazers.
[ HYPEBEAST ] The Nike Air Max 1 first hit shelves in 1987, but still remains one of the most celebrated sneakers of all time.
[ THE DROP DATE ] Some will argue, and rightly so in most cases to date, that the quality of Nike's reissues is really not up to the standards that their price tags suggest. But it seems that such a factor isn't really a priority with a large section of the buying public anymore.
[ THE DROP DATE ] Images of the Nike Air Max 1 Leopards first surfaced back in May and what with all the top draw releases these past few months you can be forgiven for forgetting about these two colourways, scheduled to drop in the last quarter of this year.
[ THE DAILY STREET ] Moving on to part 2 of our Nike Designers feature, we had the privilege of sitting down with Nike Innovation Kitchen Studio Director and designer Ben Shaffer, the man behind the now infamous FlyKnit.
[ 22.8.12 THE SHOE GAME ] The latest colorway for the classic Nike Air Current model will be in another bright hue following the “Total Orange” and “Infrared“. The next colorway will a Black/Dynamic Blue color combination.
[ 21.8.12 SIZE? ] A release that’s generated quite a bit of interest and speculation recently, this Friday sees the launch of the size? Worldwide exclusive Nike Air Max Light double pack.
[ 19.8.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] Nike take a walk through Mr Robinson's Neighbourhood, coming home with two of the biggest, baddest sneakers in 90s basketball history! The Admiral's famously pumpable monsters will return in 2012...
[ 17.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] 1987 was a big year for Nike by all accounts. We were reminded of that just a bit during this 25th anniversary with bringbacks like the Nike Air Safari, but one no doubt more momentous model from that pivotal year has been relatively quiet.
[ 17.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] After a first teaser the other day, here it is now – the Nike Air Foamposite One ParaNorman. Created in honor of the launch of the animated film on August 17, Nike has created the sneaker.
[ 11.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] About a month ago, previews of the Total Orange, Volt and Dynamic Blue Air Currents had us wondering if the Infrared edition might have been lost somewhere in the sampling process.
[ 10.8.12 THE DAILY STREET ] It’s question time again, and this time we want to know what your favourite classic Air Max shoe is?
[ 10.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Yesterday we showed you the upcoming Nike Air Max 1 OG for Spring 2013. Here is now the next highlight for sneaker aficionados from the upcoming Nike collection – the Nike Air Max 90 Vintage ‘Infrared’.
[ 9.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Today we can offer up a first exclusive and detailed look at one of the more anticipated releases of next season. For Spring 2013 the Nike Air Max 1 returns in one of its OG colors.
[ 8.8.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] The shoe consumer is marginally more complicated in 2012. The cynics have got him or her pinned as a hype addled goon, but with New Balance, technical runners, Jordans that even includes onetime UK white elephants at retro level like the 12 and 14, it's a tough thing to call.
[ 8.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] To continue celebrating the 20th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s legacy on the global stage, Jordan Brand is releasing the Jordan Golden Moments Pack on Saturday, August 18.
[ 4.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] In July we previewed the upcoming collaborative footwear collection by French brand A.P.C. and Nike Sportswear. Two two brands chose two of the most iconic sneakers of the Nike lifestyle collection to work on for Fall/Winter 2012.
[ 2.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] The final third of the calendar year is going to start off with a bang, as the Air Jordan VII in the original Black/True Red-Dark Charcoal-Club Purple will hit Jordan Brand retailers at the first of the month this September.
[ 2.8.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Shoes like the Air Jordan III and Air Foamposite One have given fellas like Tinker Hatfield and Eric Avar a small-time celebrity status, but let’s not forget that man responsible for some of Nike ACG’s greatest designs – Peter Fogg.
[ 1.8.12 HIGHSNOBETTE ] Liberty of London and Nike Sportswear have been collaborating for a while now. Nonetheless we are always full of expectation when a new line is about to be released.
[ 1.8.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] The Nike Roshe has become quite the unexpected hit for Nike this season. The light weight runner has released in a series of strong colors, bringing the expertise of the Swoosh in the running sector into the lifestyle sector.
[ 1.8.12 COMPLEX ] LIVESTRONG and Nike piece together a premium pair of the Air Max 90 Hyperfuse, featuring the expected color tandem of black, white, grey, and yellow.
[ 31.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Next to the Rainbow Pack, the Nike Air Footscape Woven Chukka will be released yet again for Fall/Winter 2012 in three wool options.
[ 31.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Jordan Brand has been very thorough with its releases of original Air Jordan colorways, bookended by the Air Jordan X ‘Chicago’ and Air Jordan XI ‘Bred’. But let’s not forget another OG colorway that’s hitting stores next weekend
[ 30.7.12 EU KICKS ] Following on the 1994 Air Max2 CB, the Nike Basketball retrospective focused on the past twenty years moves to 1995 and one of the best sneakers to come out during the mid 90s, the Air Penny.
[ 30.7.12 SNEAKER FILES ] Making its triumphant return later this year is the classic Black/Cement Grey-Fire Red colorway of the Air Jordan 4.
[ 28.7.12 EU KICKS ] Nike Basketball is currently looking back at its catalog of sneakers over the past twenty years. The retrospective kicked off with the Air Force 180 Low and today, the series spotlights another Charles Barkley sneaker, the Air Max2 CB.
[ 27.7.12 EU KICKS ] Here is another classic from the Nike Basketball arsenal that the label has selected to include in its 20 Designs That Changed The Game series, which chronicles from 1992 to 2012.
[ 26.7.12 EU KICKS ] Following on the Air Force 180 Low, the Nike Basketball retrospective that looks at "20 Designs That Changed The Game" from 1992 to 2012, focuses on a second silhouette from 1992, the Air Flight Huarache.
[ 26.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] Popular by demand, the Roshe Run has become one of the best selling running shoes this summer, but it’s no mystery as to why these have become one of the greatest silhouettes ever.
[ 25.7.12 FRESHNESS ] When the Nike Air Force 180 Low hit the hardwood in 1992, it was not only a turning point for basketball, it was also a milestone in world of sneaker design.
[ 25.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] The whole Nike FlyKnit launch is the shoe highlight of 2012. It might seem a little presumptuous to make that statement just over halfway into the year...
[ 23.7.12 FOOTPATROL ] Nike mix an OG colourway on an updated version of their classic runner the Air Max 90 Hyperfuse QS Infrared. This make-up last circulated the scene back in September 2011 and is back for summer 2012.
[ 20.7.12 HYPEBEAST ] After the recent release of the Air Jordan 4 Military Blue’s saw their release somewhat overshadowed by the heavyweight Air Yeezy 2 drop, the Beaverton boys are showing no signs of slowing...
[ 20.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] Nike Air Force 1s and the UK have a decent relationship, but they can be a tough sell in 2012 beyond the hordes of kids who wear JD's white on whites and blacks.
[ 19.7.12 FRESHNESS ] One week ago Liberty and Nike Sportswear unveiled their latest collaborative effort – a quartet of runners, made up of the Air Max 1, LunarGlide+, Free Run+ and Lunar Montreal...
[ 19.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] Today (18.7.12) rumours that the ‘CTBBQ’ Hyperfuse make up of the Nike Air Max 90 ‘Infrared’ would return were confirmed, as we learn that the much hyped shoe will see a release through Quickstrike accounts next Friday July 27th.
[ 17.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Highsnobiety TV went behind the scenes with Vans Styles as he photographed Abella Anderson for Foot Soldiers Miami wearing the upcoming Jordan 7 Olympic color way re-release along with collaborative exclusive caps by Mitchell & Ness x Foot Soldiers.
[ 17.7.12 EU KICKS ] The Dream Team Pack releases from Nike Sportswear keep coming.
[ 15.7.12 EU KICKS ] Since its debut in spring, the Nike Roshe Run has been a success with an affordable price and elegant design.
[ 15.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Here is an interesting return for Summer 2012. Nike releases in the coming months the Challenge Court Mid in a summit white/light mid – gym red colorway.
[ 14.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] It looks like the Nike Air Footscape Woven Chukka is receiving some well deserved attention for Fall 2012. Having just showed you the Rainbow Pack versions of the shoe, we present a couple more colors dropping in August.
12.7.12 FRESHNESS ] Liberty and Nike Sportswear have partnered once again, this time on a footwear collection that celebrates the culture of running.
[ 12.7.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] Today we get a first look at the sneakers that French brand A.P.C. has produced for Fall/Winter 2012 with Nike. After teasing the collaboration for weeks already, these are the first proper images that we came across on.
[ 12.7.12 THE DAILY STREET ] This past weekend, the folks at Crepe City held another of their increasingly popular deadstock sneaker table sales, this time switching up the location and teaming up with Nike for a Swoosh/Jumpman only event at the 1948 space.
[ 11.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] When Sneaker News first broke word of the massively awesome string of Retro releases on their way for 2013 the schedule was, understandably, a little rough.
[ 11.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] Alongside the Air Max 95 ‘London‘, comes another classic runner that will be part of the ‘London’ Olympic Pack.
[ 11.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] TheNike Lava Dome is a thing of beauty. Don't agree? You're on the wrong website.
[ 10.7.12 EU KICKS ] Nike Sportswear debuted the military boot style as part of its 30th anniversary Air Force 1 Collection back in May.
[ 10.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] The good ol’ Air Force 1 High strap is back this season with another colorway guaranteed to break necks.
[ 9.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Now that you’ve got this weekend’s massive retro release (the Air Jordan VI ‘Olympic’) out of the way, let’s shift focus to a pair arriving later in the year that should have even more folks scrambling to cop.
[ 8.7.12 SLAMXHPYE ] Nike are set to drop several new colourways of the groundbreaking Flyknit Trainer+, seen here in a collection preview.
[ 7.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] UK rapper Tinie Tempah and his Disturbing London clothing line have created another killer colab with these regal red Blazers.
[ 7.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] We haven't been this taken by a Nike running design since we saw the Flyknit offerings and GYAKUSOU Elites.
[ 6.7.12 SNEAKER FREAKER ] We revisit the Sneaker Freaker Museum and look at one of Nike's renowned runners, reportedly their top-selling running franchise of all time, the Nike Air Pegasus.
[ 5.7.12 KICKS ON FIRE ] The Nike Air Max 1 is one of several classic silhouettes that has been reworked to feature Nike Hyperfuse technology.
[ 4.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] The Nike Air Safari continues to overshadow big brother Air Max 1 in their shared 25th anniversary summer, this latest pair managing another connection to Nike Sportswear’s 2012 lineup via 1990.
[ 4.7.12 SOLE REDEMPTION ] Gear up your ends with the latest ACG release that’s fitted to go with you for the summer fun. Nike unveils the new hybrid All Conditions Gear Okwahn 2 in a tone that mixes up delicate and flashy hits.
[ 3.7.12 ART & SOLE ] Nike recently asked Intercity (authors of Art & Sole) to commission two canvas artworks for the NikeTown London store. With an extremely tight turnaround, we worked with graphic artists Fran Marchesi and Rich Fairhead to get the job done...
[ 3.7.12 MODERN NOTORIETY ] 2000′s Air Jordan 6 Olympic Retro remained a classic in the AJ 6 line and it returns this summer, just in time before the Olympic games.
[ 3.7.12 SLAMXHYPE ] With the Olympics around the corner, I have a feeling we will see numerous ‘Great Britain’ and ‘London’ make ups of sneakers and more. Nike’s Air Safari is making a big charge this season, and we’re not complaining.
[ 2.7.12 SNKRFRKR ] 1987 was one hell of a year… Ronnie Reagan ruled the roost, Hawkie was in the lodge and greed was good! Fashions were fluoro, Homer hit the small screen and kids were Dirty Dancing in the aisles, just as MJ ‘fessed up to being Bad!
[ 2.7.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] The Air More Uptempo belongs to a strange time for Nike, operating in the middle of a time when there seemed to be an internal struggle to strip down the conventional branding on Nike shoes.
[ 2.7.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] With all the recent attention given to the Big Bubbled Hyperfuse refresh and the equally new No-Sew style, it’s nice to see that a store known for its Nike Air Max 95 exclusives can still come through with new twists on its signature style.
[ 2.7.12 SLAMXHYPE ] UK retailer size? drop another exclusive on Nike fans with the release of the Nike Tennis Classic Vintage.
[ 1.7.12 WEAREHQ ] Continuing the celebrations of the Nike Air Force 1’s 30th anniversay is this great take on a military pattern and Nike have certainly gone in.
[ 30.6.12 WEAREHQ ] Very recently announced by Tinie Tempah on Twitter, he unveiled his label Disturbing London’s collaboration with Nike. The release has been a long time coming,
[ 28.6.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] After 2008's pre-Olympic Nike Hyperdunk premiere, it's safe to say that more than a few people on these shores alienated by the era's Nike Basketball output (many great shoes, but most were difficult to wear with jeans) were lured back in by Flywire.
[ 26.6.12 THE DAILY STREET ] London based illustrator Stephen Cheetham has created a series of sneaker illustrations focusing on his favourite Nike silhouettes from the ’70s to the ’00s.
[ 26.6.12 SNEAKER NEWS ] Older classics like the Kukini and Footscape have been revamped with the Free-soled footbed, but before you can devise an opinion on Nike Sportswear allowing ‘Free’dom to reign in a seemingly unlimited reach...
[ 26.6.12 HIGHSNOBIETY ] The Nike Roshe Run sneaker has become one of the biggest successes for Nike with a brand new silhouette.
[ 26.6.12 FRESHNESS ] Earlier we gave you a sneak peak at an upcoming Nike Footscape Woven Chukka in a white colorway, and now we offer a look at its black-hued counterpart from the aptly named Rainbow Pack.
[ 22.6.12 SIZE? ] In the summer of 1992 fifteen men left the United States and headed east. Their destination was Barcelona and the 25th Olympic Games. Their goal, to return with Olympic gold.
[ 12.6.12 CROOKED TONGUES ] There's long been an irreverence to Nike's footwear designs, harking back to the early days when their rebel runners disrupted the status quo, but few shoes retain as much mystery as the Nike Air Safari.