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    Nike & Converse Team Up for a UNC-Inspired Jordan Collab Release at werd.com

    Nike & Converse Team Up for a UNC-Inspired Jordan Collab Release

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    For the first time in 30 years, Nike is releasing the iconic MJ2, featuring a detail—a hit of UNC blue on the heel—seen only on his original 1986 “player edition” colorway. The rare release is one half of a 2-pair collab pack with Converse that also includes the classic Fastbreak high-top Jordan wore during his time as a Tar Heel.

    Adidas Introduces Biology-based Design in the FORGEFIBER Alphabounce Runner at werd.com

    Adidas Introduces Biology-based Design in the FORGEFIBER Alphabounce Runner

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    Adidas just unveiled its latest tech breakthrough in a limited edition Alphabounce runner. The upper is constructed using a proprietary TPU coated yarn, called FORGEFIBER with a weave developed through the study of biomimicry—replicating the random way that cell structures grow. The randomness provides strength & efficiency giving FORGEFIBER 30% more resistance than the average upper. The material responds differently to different types of movements—stretchy & breathable, plus strong and supportive.

    Nike Releases New Waffle Racer ’17 at werd.com

    Nike Releases New Waffle Racer ’17

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    With a tonal black swoosh and a bright white outsole, the latest iteration of the Nike Waffle Racer is a stealth and stylish new drop. It features a textile upper, a memory foam sockliner, and that classic waffle tread. Available now at Nike.com.

    Nike Reimagines the 80s’-Era Air Current with this New Slip-On at werd.com

    Nike Reimagines the 80s’-Era Air Current with this New Slip-On

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    With the release of the Current Slip-On, Nike gives a modern update to the classic 80s Air Current silhouette. It’s a slip-on with an elastic strap on the instep and an overall streamlined construction featuring an upper of mesh & neoprene. Unlike it’s predecessor, the outsole is airless but still looks real cushy. Expect a release soon on Nike.com.

    Waterproof, Weatherproof Vans Classics Made With High-Tech Schoeller Fabrication at werd.com

    Waterproof, Weatherproof Vans Classics Made With High-Tech Schoeller Fabrication

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    Vans’ exclusive Vault division teamed up with high performance Swiss textile house Schoeller to create a limited line of weatherproof, off the wall classics. Constructed with Shoeller’s waterproof, windproof, breathable, and ecologically sound WB-400 All-In-One Soft-Shell Fabric, Vans is offering several shoes: the OG Authentic LX, Authentic ’66 Lite LX, & Mid Skool Lite LX.

    Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit at werd.com

    Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit

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    The latest release in Nike’s Metcon family of training-specific shoes is the DSX Flyknit. It’s designed to meet the demands of everything from strength & cardio workouts to elite level high-intensity training. In addition to features key for stability & durability, it features integrated Flywire and Flyknit at the mid-foot to provide a dynamic fit that locks the foot in place for running, cutting, jumping and lifting.

    adidas Triple Black 3D-Printed Runner at werd.com

    adidas Triple Black 3D-Printed Runner

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    With the first official retail release of an adidas running shoe featuring the brand’s Futurecraft 3-D printer fiber, the Triple Black 3D runner is built on a 3D printed midsole & heelcup topped off by a super-ventilated Primeknit upper. Getting this new shoe onto your foot & in your closet will require a reservation through the adidas Confirmed App. Other rollouts will follow.

    Air Jordan III OG at werd.com

    Air Jordan III OG

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    Just in time for the holiday season, Jordan brand is bringing back another iconic silhouette; the 1988 Jordan III. From a year he owned the game, earning honors as All-Star MVP, Slam winning the Dunk Contest title, led the league in steals and scoring and was named Defensive Player of the Year. The Air Jordan III OG will release globally November 25 on Jordan.com and at select Jordan retail stores.

    adidas Stan Smith Gore-Tex Shoes at werd.com

    adidas Stan Smith Gore-Tex Shoes

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    Second only to the Chuck Taylor, the adidas Stan Smith stands as the most enduring athlete-endorsed sneaker of all time. Sorry Jordan, the Stan was born 13 years before the AJ1.  The newest version of this classic court shoe features a leather upper, rubber cup sole and a waterproof & breathable Gore-Tex lining, which means they’ll tackle rain, snow, sleet & hail while keeping you warm & dry.

    Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Shield at werd.com Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Shield at werd.com Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Shield at werd.com

    Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Shield

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    Made with a waterproof, DWR-coated synthetic yarn and featuring a mid-height ankle collar, Nike’s LunarEpic Flyknit is built for battle in wet weather and muddy trail runs. The upper will shed water, keeping your dogs warm & dry inside. This new model drops November 3rd in several colorways, including a silver/black combo featuring reflective fabric.

    The Big Nike Low at werd.com

    The Big Nike Low

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    The 80s-era Nike Big Low made famous by the Bullets’ towering 7’7” center Manute Bol is making a comeback. Available in the original white/red & white/gray colorways, the shoe features a tumbled leather upper and classic Nike wordmark branding across the heel. Available soon.