Tag: NIKE

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing

Alysia Montano runs in the Women’s 800 Meter during Day 1 of the 2017 USA Track & Field Championships on June 22, 2017 in Sacramento, California.Photo: Andy Lyons (Getty Images) Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to […]

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When the Jailer Goes to Jail: Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Booked on Charges He Stole From Inmate

Photo: iStock Like Spike Lee once exclaimed, “It’s gotta be the shoes!” No, really. The Nike Air Max 97 must be some kind of shoe if a jail guard found them worth going to jail over. That’s what authorities are saying about a Florida sheriff’s deputy who is accused of stealing an inmate’s $250 Nike […]

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SNX: The Best Shoes Out This Week, Featuring The Adidas Consortium Ultraboost 19 And Nike Fear of God

jjjjound/puma/Uproxx Over the weekend, sneakerheads and casual shoe-lovers everywhere almost broke their phones dealing with yet another crash on Nike SNKRS app while trying to purchase Travis Scott’s Air Jordan 1. Which means the company is due for a rant. Yo Nike, you’re worth $28 billion, under no circumstances should you have an app that […]

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You Got Next? Harlem’s Fashion Row Is Hosting Its 1st Designer Retreat—Presented by Nike

Fashion designer, Fe Noel (C), poses backstage during Harlem’s Fashion Row Celebrates 10th Anniversary Style Award and Fashion Show on September 6, 2017 in New York City.Photo: Mireya Acierto (Getty Images) When it comes to breaking through in the world of fashion, black designers remain at a disadvantage—which is why fashion lover Brandice Daniel founded […]

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NIKE app now uses AR to scan and measure your feet with perfect accuracy

NIKE is updating its app with a new augmented reality tool which measures your feet with perfect accuracy. the feature, which uses your smartphone camera to scan your feet, collecting 13 data points mapping your foot morphology for both feet within a matter of seconds. images courtesy of NIKE ‘the system the industry uses to […]

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Nike’s iPhone app will use AR to fit shoes with sub-2mm accuracy

If you’ve ever tried to use augmented reality tools built with Apple’s ARKit or Google’s ARCore to measure real-world objects, you know that you’ll be lucky to get within an inch of their actual sizes — estimates that are of no practical value when measuring, say, the shoe sizes of feet. So when Nike (via […]

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The Five Best Shoes Dropping This Week, Featuring The Y-3 Adidas Runner 4D

Y-3/Alife/Uproxx I don’t know if SNX will ever be able to justify recommending a shoe that exceeds $1,000. This is something I struggle with from week to week, and this week marks the closest I’ve ever come from breaking that self-imposed vow. The Dior B23 High Top Sorayama sneaker is dope. It combines a Chuck […]

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NIKE and tom sachs reveal exploding poncho as part of upcoming NIKECRAFT collection

NIKE and tom sachs have revealed their latest collaboration with the NIKECRAFT transitions collection, whose highlight is a transformative poncho that packs into a slimline waist pack. developed together with jarrett reynolds, NIKE’s senior design director for apparel special projects, over the course of four years, the poncho took dozens of prototypes, countless tests and […]

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heron preston debuts NIKE air max 720/95 in milan with customizing workshop

during milan design week 2019, NIKE partnered with visionary designer heron preston as part of its ongoing celebration of air innovation for a special collaboration inspired by two iconic air max designs. held at antonioni navigli, the event hosted the exclusive worldwide pre-launch of nike air max 720/95 heron preston by you, giving access to […]

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A ‘Friends’ Colorway Of The Nike Kyrie 5 Will Release Next Month

Nike LeBron James isn’t the only Nike athlete who’s getting a colorway of their signature sneaker to pay homage to one of their favorite sitcoms. The LeBron 16 “Martin” dropped on Tuesday as a tribute to Martin Lawrence’s iconic show, and next month, Kyrie Irving will get his own TV-inspired sneaker. The Kyrie 5 “Friends” […]

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Blood Money

There’s a museum in East Jakarta that enshrines a toxic historical fantasy. Of course, all nations whitewash their bloody histories in the course of creating a heroic narrative about their stirring rise to power and global influence. But Indonesia’s official memorial to the wave of political massacres that claimed the lives of at least 500,000 […]

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Michael Avenatti Alleges Nike Paid Zion Williamson’s Mom To Get Him To Duke

Getty Image Michael Avenatti, the celebrity lawyer who gained notoriety over the last year for his involvement in adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Donald Trump, has spent his time recently alleging Nike of corruption. Avenatti has used his Twitter account to go after the company, along with college basketball players who suited up […]

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Grand Slam: Naomi Osaka Is the Newest Sports Star to Sign with Nike

Naomi Osaka attends the game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 4, 2019 in Los Angeles,Photo: Yong Teck Lim (Getty Images) She was spotted wearing Adidas on the court as recently as March 22, but it’s official: women’s tennis Grand Slam tournament winner Naomi Osaka will […]

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LeBron James Has A New ‘Martin’ Inspired Colorway Coming Soon

Getty Image LeBron James’ season is over as the Lakers shut down the star once their playoff hopes were officially dashed to allow him to, hopefully, fully heal from the groin injury that’s nagged him since Christmas. However, that doesn’t mean the Lakers’ star is done putting out some incredible sneaker colorways. James and Nike […]

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LeBron Nearly Signed A $115 Million Deal With Reebok, But Didn’t Like Their Shoes

Getty Image As reports trickle out that Zion Williamson could potentially sign one of the largest rookie sneaker deals in the history of the NBA, it’s fun to remember just how coveted LeBron James was by the Big 3 of shoe companies at the time he entered the league in 2003. Adidas, Reebok and Nike […]

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Zion Williamson Rocked Custom Kyrie 4s During Duke’s Win Over Virginia Tech

Getty Image Ever since ShoeGate, in which Zion Williamson’s foot exploded through his pair of Paul George signature sneakers against North Carolina, Duke’s star has been rocking a customized version of the Kyrie 4, one that Nike literally sent some of its top people to China to construct. Those shoes have held up just fine […]

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