With an upper made of rugged, ripstop nylon, abrasion resistant raised toecaps, and a Vibram Megagrip outsole, the Konseal FL hiking shoe from Arc’teryx is built to tackle tough terrain; out in the wilderness or on the city streets.
The forthcoming Solarboost runner From Adidas is the brand’s first shoe constructed using a process called Tailored Fiber Placement (TFP), a design that results in a seamless, cage-free upper that is both super-lightweight and breathable while reducing material waste in the construction process. Available May 17.
The Nike Flyknit Racer G golf shoe brings the all-day comfort of a breathable woven upper to the links. It combines the Flyknit constructed upper with Flywire cables for lightweight, secure comfort on the course and features an integrated traction pattern for multidirectional grip & surefooted stability through your whole swing.
Featuring a 3-D printed textile upper, Nike’s newest runner, the Zoom VaporFly Elite Flyprint was designed with input from marathon man Eliud Kipchoge, who won last year’s Berlin Marathon in the brand’s Zoom VaporFly. This shoe is ultra-lightweight and fully breathable, basically made for winning races. It will debut at the London Marathon on Kipchoge’s feet as well as in a limited run through the Nike App.
Until now, adizero Sub2 runner was only available to elite Adidas athletes but now the brand is offering it to everyone. As the “most advanced, fast and lightweight running shoe ever created” by Adidas, the low profile, featherweight runner is sure to be a hit. Available March 15.
The latest limited collection from Adidas is all about the absence of color. The Adidas “Undye” range includes raw and natural, all-white versions of the UltraBOOST Laceless, UltraBOOST X, AlphaBOUNCE Beyond and UltraBOOST All Terrain. They might be easier to get dirty but then again, they’ll match everything. Available now.
An ostensibly odd pairing of a master cobbler and sneaker-head who goes by the name The Shoe Surgeon and Jack Daniel’s, as in the whiskey, has resulted in a fresh new bespoke Nike. Their limited edition Nike Air Force 1 combines luxurious black Horween and tan vachetta leathers with a gum rubber outsole and a distressed leather lining. Fewer panels and single stitching throughout the upper give it a refreshingly clean and refined look. Win a pair at the Lynchburg General Store pop-up in Los Angeles from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. this February 17-18.
Yeah, it looks like Adidas BOOST, but notice the swoosh. React is the name of a new foam formulation created by Nike scientists. It was designed to deliver more cushion from the impact of each stride and the energy return needed to stay fresh late in a run. It debuts on the Epic React Flyknit runner, which features a one-piece Flyknit bootie upper fused to the one-piece React midsole/outsole. Available 2/22.
With a full-length BOOST midsole plus an internal sock and fold-over tongue, Adidas has updated & upgraded one its most iconic indoor/street soccer shoes for even more comfort in a lightweight package. The Copa 18+ TR Premium also features a smooth nubuck upper that will transition seamlessly from sports mode to chill mode.
Purpose-built for stomping around in the snow and slush, the Urban Utility range from Converse merges technical weatherproof fabrication with durability and style. The Jump High Top features a Gore-Tex seam-sealed membrane to keep out moisture, a high-top neoprene collar, and extra long laces for customizable function. Available in black or white.
Developed in partnership with Nike’s elite crossfit & training athletes—workout animals like Josh Bridges & Sara Sigmundsdottir, Nike’s latest addition to its Metcon shoe line, the Metcon 4 features the same outsole and underfoot cushioning as the 3 but features improved durability, new forefoot cushioning, an additional lace eyelet for a total of 6, and extra padding in the tongue.
Keep your limited-edition Yeezys or high-end Italian leather loafers in perfect shape and looking fresh with the Soft Shoe Stuff kit from Hardgraft. It includes a pair of recycled cotton grey melange shoe stuffers that slip into your shoes or sneakers so they stay in shape and includes a protective fabric bag that is softly brushed inside to keep a safety cloud around your beloved footwear.
Oktoberfest is just around the corner and for this annual celebration of inebriation, Adidas Originals has created a special shoe. The Pröst is a limited edition, version of the Munchen which is DBPR-coated to be beer-spill proof in Lederhosen-colored suede. It also features Oktoberfesty details like a red & white micro-checked liner inspired by German beer hall tablecloths.
Nike and the NBA have teamed up yet again. This time to create the “Team Uniform” collection of slide sandals. Based on the Benassi SolarSoft Slide 2, the collection will features colors, logos, and branding from all the teams in the league. No official release notes just yet.
For the truly special sneakers… those glow-in-the-dark Yeezy Boost or vintage Jordan III Jumpmans. Made of brushed suede and lined with soft sherpa wool, the Italian-made Sneaker Pack is designed for protection and style. It features an all-around zipper and a herringbone grab handle with leather trim detail. Fits up to US size 11.