Concepts x NIKE SB Dunk High Pro (Ugly Sweater)

Nike SB’s latest collaboration with the legendary Concepts shop out of Cambridge, Mass brings in the festive joy of the holiday season with its own slant and unique sense of humor. Having previously made a splash with their flying hogs and creative crustacean-inspired colorways, Nike SB comes together with Concepts on a new Dunk High Premium SB to celebrate one of the season’s more peculiar traditions, the “ugly sweater”.


The Eric Avar designed KOBE IV first introduced in December 2008 and worn by Kobe during his 2009 Finals MVP winning performance is making a comeback. The Kobe Prelude Pack pays tribute to the MVP performance with blending of abstract impressionism art.  The pack includes eight of Bryant's signature shoes.

Nike Zoom Kobe IV Prelude
Court Purple/Metallic Gold-Purple Venom


Ben Hundreds Sneaker Collector

The Berrics catches up with Ben Hundred from the The Hundreds as he talks about his passion for sneaker collecting

Rick Ross for Reebok Classics: It Takes A Lot To Make A Classic

Reebok has once again recruited Rick Ross (he used to push Nike) and added another rapper to its existing stable of MCs. Like 50Cent and Jay Z back in the early 2000s, Swizz Beats, Tyga, and Meek Mill will peddle Reebok kicks all over the place.  With his track “Rich Forever” providing the soundtrack, Rick Ross stars in a commercial supporting Reebok's "It Takes A Lot To Make A Classic" campaign

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – Ni**az in Poorest

Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def, spits some bars over Kanye West and Jay-Z’s "Ni**a's In Paris." The first to his “Top 40 Underdog” series in time for Martin Luther King Day. Yasiin will "remix" various "Top 40″ instrumentals tracks with new socially conscious freestyles.

Sneakers In the News

Why People Fight Over Air Jordans {Time Mag}

$10,000 Sneaker Collection Stolen in Charlote {USA Today}

Sneakers apparently led to killing {WP}

Guinness world record for the largest collection of Converse  {WRA}

York Daily Record Snearkers As Art Contest

The York Daily Record is running a Sneakers as Art competition with winners creation posted on their site. Submit your info here.

Air Jordan 10 Chicago 2012

Jordan Brand announced Air Jordan 10 Chicago 2012 originally released back in 1995 will hit stores on January 21. Expect to pay $160 for a pair of these if you can find one.

Adidas Trainer 72 x Noel Gallagher (OASIS)

Addidas Originals collaborated with Noel Gallagher from the British band OASIS on a limited edition (200 pair only) Adidas Trainer 72 to be released in London and Berlin. The shoe features gold detailing and Gallagher's mug and name on the tongue.

The sneakers are set to be released on October 22nd.


Looking for something completely different and outside the sushi box? Look no further because the new TOKYAMI F&K/FISH & KICKS are here. Modeled after the Great White Shark, these high top chompers will leave you indestructible to the charms of the world over (let’s hope this is true). Born and bred out of Japan, all TOKYAMI creations are based around anime abstractions seen in the eclectically electric streets of Japan. All storylines and characters are original as well as the footwear and garments being released in single runs’
Source Tokyami

Nike “Doc Brown” Shades

The high volume of attention since the information surfaced about the release of the Nike Air Mags is as expected. After years and years of sneaker aficionados around the globe young and old, expressing their desire to one day own the footwear that graced the screen of the classic film “Back to the Future.” To commemorate the first step of the “Mcfly” madness, Nike flew out a few lucky individuals to Los Angeles for  a secret event set to take place tomorrow morning. For those patrons attending, they received a special box that carried a pair of glasses that resembled those of which “Doc Brown” wore in the film. More info is to come as Tinker Hatfield is set to host a presentation.
Source: Slam X Hype