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The Nike Roshe Run has largely been defined by simple, monotone uppers and understated colors. However up on deck is one of its boldest iterations yet — reminiscing slightly of Nike’s previous orange-heavy Mayfly — with an orange leopard upper. Beyond the print heavy design is a further neon green check on the toebox. Available soon at select Nike retailres.
For several of Nike’s performance basketball models, they’ve slowly transitioned into the lifestyle realm through select reworkings. Much like the LeBron X NSW Lifestyle, the Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle variation emerges as another off-court counterpart. Clad in a Mexican-blanket style upper, the clean silhouette is perhaps not as immediately recognizable as the little brother to the Kobe 8 relative to the LeBron X combo, but nevertheless offers some important design elements integrated. The shoe will be available starting June 1 at select NSW dealers.
Rumors have been rampant of a third Nike Air Yeezy 2 colorway before the first two makeups even dropped. Kanye West and his camp have added fuel to the fire with Instagram shots and an on-foot sighting of an all-red colorway. As you may recall, this shoe was seen for the first time last month. The color blocking is in line with the popular Louis Vuitton Don makeup, with glow-in-the-dark sole absent on this Yeezy 2 take. Would you cop this colorway if released? Stay tuned to Nice Kicks for Nike Air Yeezy 2 updates.
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For over a decade now Nike has been dropping skateboarding specific Dunks month after month and of course May 2013 proves to be no different. Although rumors are still circulating as to its inspiration, the latest Nike SB Dunk Low Pro features a Deep Royal Blue base with maids gold and pine green accents. Currently available through Premier for USD, lookout for this drop at select SB accounts.
Priced at 5, the Nike Barkley Posite has been a bit of a sleeper favorite this year. The latest colorway to drop is the appealing Nike Barkley Posite Max “Suns”. Decorated in homage to Charles Barkley’s former team the Phoenix Suns, the sneaker features a Court Purple nubuck and foamposite-like upper with Team Orange accents. The “Suns” Barkley Posite will go on sale at select Nike Sportswear retailers on May 18, 2013. Will you cop or drop the latest Barkley Posite?
Nike Barkley Posite Max
Court Purple/Team Orange
May 18, 2013
Related: Nike Barkley Posite Max “Suns” Live Look
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The OG Nike Air Tech Challenge ¾ stars in this From the Vault Friday installment of Live Look. Endorsed by Andre Agassi years ago, check out this original Nike tennis release in video fashion. Would you buy this shoe if retroed again? Let us know in the comment section.
Watch the Nike Air Tech Challenge 3/4 on YouTube.
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A perfect seasonal shoe in the making, the Nike Free Woven emerges in time for summer’s hot days and breezy nights. A dark, navy blue color serves as the shoe’s base color with a bit of pop courtesy of colored specks injected into the woven upper. A flexible Free 3.0 outsole caps off a perfect shoe with a low stance and unhindered movement. Look for the shoe at select retailers in the near future.
With the continued success of Lunarlon, Nike continues to push its collection and find increasingly creative applications for the technology. The sports giant has revisited a classic silhouette for Spring 2013, the result of which is a fresh take on the Pegasus 89. Introducing the Lunar Peg 89, a beautiful, lightweight fusion of old in new – delivered just in time for spring. The predominantly navy upper is a combination of suede and mesh panels, detailed with pink at the collar and through the stitching. These features rest atop a beige gum, yellow, and white Lunarlon sole, while a heel tab at the back completes the silhouette. No specific release date is set for these shoes, but for now, enjoy the photos above.
On Thursday, May 23rd, the Nike Air Max EM “Sunset” Pack will launch in New York and San Francisco in scavenger hunt fashion. Colin Kaepernick and Amar’e Stoudemire will drop clues on Twitter and Instagram to direct participants across their cities for a chance to win the collection of kicks. Use your Nike+ FuelBand to earn points during the scavenger hunt while you scale your city. NY and SF residents can follow the accounts listed below for a chance to take home a limited edition Nike Air Max EM “Sunset” Pack on May 23rd.
@kaepernick7 Twitter/@kaepernick7 Instagram
@amareisreal Twitter/@amareisreal Instagram
@21mercer Twitter/@21mercer Instagram
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Texas is arguably the greatest state, and this new custom sneaker supports that statement. Made for client Josh Vega, the Nike Air Max 1 “Don’t $%&k with Texas” Custom features the colors of the Texas flag. The “Don’t $%&k with Texas” Air Max 1 has a painted elephant print upper with red sockliner and branding. Also the sneaker features a black mudguard and a vibrant blue midsole. The custom sneaker is finished with a message of Texas pride on the tongue tab. How does this custom compare to other creations from jwdanklefs?
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