Tag: shoe

I Hope You Already Got That Pair of Kobe’s That You Wanted Because If Not, You’re About to Pay Stupid Prices For Them

Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” Photo: Panama Jackson On December 24, 2020, Nike (and I presume the Kobe Bryant estate, headed up by his wife Vanessa Bryant) decided to re-release the Nike Kobe Zoom 6 Protro in the green apple/black/volt-crimson colorway. The shoes, affectionately referred to as the “Kobe Grinches” (because of their super green […]

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Adidas’ Pure Motion Sneakers Are 25% off and the Perfect Accessory for Sunny Runs

Adidas Women’s Pure Motion Sneakers | $53 | Macy’s For the next two days, save 25% on these Adidas Women’s Pure Motion Sneakers. It’s time to upgrade your old running shoes that probably had their fill with all the outdoor exercising over the past year. These light grey sleek shoes are snug but breathable. They’re […]

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Nike Won Its Motion Against Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes.’ They Can Thank Trump

Lil Nas X attends the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, Calif.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) The saga of Nike and Lil Nas X’s “Satan Shoes” continued on Thursday, with Nike scoring a legal win against streetwear firebrand MSCHF. Three days after Nike filed suit over the […]

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Religious & Litigious: Nike Claps Back at the Manufacturer of Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’ for Copyright Infringement

Lil Nas X performs onstage during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, Calif.Photo: Kevin Mazur for The Recording Academy (Getty Images) Nike, not like this. We live in a Hypebeasting, HighSnobiety world in which collabs are as ubiquitous as TikTok dance routine appropriation, but apparently, referencing the devil (if […]

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Pour Yourself a Glass of Something Strong for Huckberry’s February Deals

Image: Huckberry Featured Deal: Yamazaki Tower Laundry Hamper | $42 Huckberry’s best deals of March 2021 are here! After spending the better part of the calendar year in a pandemic, I bet that your co-workers have probably seen every shirt you own on your Zoom meetings. If I’m right, then there’s no better excuse to spice […]

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Jump Into Spring With Colorful Sneakers From Cariuma, Get Free Shipping Too

OCA Low Top Canvas | $79 | Cariuma | Use Code DOWNTOEARTH Cariuma is a company definitely making waves in the sustainability space. They’re dedicated to fighting against wasteful practices that are rampant in the fashion industry. David and Fernando, the founders, wanted to bring all that to the sneaker game and to create thoughtfully […]

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Dear New Sneaker People, Just Because You Usually Wear a Certain Size Doesn’t Mean You Always Wear That Size

Photo: Panama Jackson It’s been documented here before, but the onset of the coronavirus over a year ago seems to have turned everybody and their mothers into sneakerheads (and ultimately rendering most of us winless at the SNKRS app sweepstakes). And while the sneaker culture (and folks attempting to become resellers; good morning to everybody […]

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To Washington, D.C. With Love: The Commes Des Garcons x Nike Foamposite 1 Collaboration Might As Well Come With Mambo Sauce

My first experience with the Nike Air Foamposite One, released in 1997—we called them Penny Hardaways or Penny’s, for short—was on the campus of Spelman College during the summer before my freshman year of college. I watched a dude in one of the summer programs we had running (I was in a program for science, […]

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Is New Balance Basketball the Sneaker Brand To Watch in 2021?

Patience is a virtue. In 2018 New Balance announced its proper return to the world of basketball. The American sneaker brand had largely stepped away from hoops for a while after a period of relevance in the ‘80s and ‘90s when shoes like the NB 450 and 550 could be spotted on the court regularly. […]

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