Men’s Sneakers

Nike’s Adapt Auto Max is the Latest Auto-Lacing Swoosh at werd.com

Nike’s Adapt Auto Max is the Latest Auto-Lacing Swoosh

Nike shocked sneakerheads around the world with this unexpected drop. Scheduled for its debut on 03/26, AirMax Day 2020, the release of the Adapt Auto Max marks the first auto-lacing Air Max made for the masses. It features programmable flashing lights as well as lacing you can control from your Apple Watch or iPhone, similar to its other auto-lacing models, but evolved & improved. The orange & grey “Motherboard” colorway is the first to be unveiled.

Converse Steps Outside the Box with CX Collection Kicks at werd.com

Converse Steps Outside the Box with CX Collection Kicks

Drafting off the steady stream of re-imagined classics from its parent company Nike, Converse is jumping feet-first into the wild kicks mix with the release of the CX collection. These new CX versions of the iconic All-Star & Chuck Taylor are designed around the brand’s 3F’s: form, fit, and function. They feature fresh materials, cushioning, and technologies that push these classic silhouettes into fresh territory.

Vans Introduces All-Terrain UltraRange EXO at werd.com

Vans Introduces All-Terrain UltraRange EXO

With the release of the UltraRange EXO, Vans adds yet another lightweight & comfort-focused shoe to its all-terrain footwear lineup. It’s got an UltraCush tongue featuring breathability ports for superior airflow and the co-molded UltraCush Lite midsole delivers cushy comfort with no extra weight. A full rubber-wrapped reverse waffle lug outsole ensures solid traction in all environments. Available now in 13 eye-catching colors.

Nike Expands Groundbreaking Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% Lineup at werd.com

Nike Expands Groundbreaking Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% Lineup

Finally, a pair of sneakers that will actually make you jump higher & run faster, and you won’t get kicked out of the Olympics. Great news all the way around for Nike’s Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT%; the shoe developed to help Kipchoge break the 2-hour marathon threshold. The controversial shoe’s combination of full-length carbon fiber plate, ZoomX cushioning, & Zoom Air Pods enable runners of all abilities to achieve new levels of speed and endurance. Nike is also launching 2 additional variants of the shoe: the training focused Tempo NEXT%, and Nike Air Zoom Tempo NEXT% FlyEase. Due out summer 2020.

These Hardgraft High Tops Keep It Classic at werd.com

These Hardgraft High Tops Keep It Classic

If you’ve ever looked at those pictures of athletes and sports teams from the 1800s and wondered “What are those?” They’re basically these. Mimicking the design of a vintage football boot, Hardgraft’s Old School High Top Sneakers are a boot-like casual shoe made in Italy and constructed of soft, supple calf skin and feature a rugged rubber soul with teeth for grip. Just like the ones they wore way back when.

Nike Introduces Training-Focused, Zoom-Loaded SuperRep Shoe at werd.com

Nike Introduces Training-Focused, Zoom-Loaded SuperRep Shoe

Designed for intense, dynamic workouts, like HIIT and Crossfit, Nike’s all-new SuperRep and leaner SuperRepGo shoes feature a pair of visible Air Zoom pods in the forefoot for impact absorption and stability. An articulated break in the outsole, called the Burpee Break, creates the perfect launch pad for jumping and off-the-toes motion. The SuperRep GO is a lighter-weight variant for mellower at-home workouts and Nike will also offer a SuperRep cycle shoe for all you spin fanatics. The SuperRep drops worldwide 01/02/20.

Adidas Unveils Space-Tested UltraBoost 20 at werd.com

Adidas Unveils Space-Tested UltraBoost 20

Adidas’ forthcoming UltraBoost 20 runner was perfected in partnership with the International Space Station’s U.S. National Lab, allowing the shoe to be tested & proven in space. It features a full Boost midsole (duh) as well as a Primeknit upper, and Continental outsole. Available December 6 in three spaced-out colorways.

Nike’s ISPA Joyride Brings Equal Parts Tech & Style at werd.com

Nike’s ISPA Joyride Brings Equal Parts Tech & Style

Nike’s forward-looking ISPA footwear collection, which stands for Improvise, Scavenge, Protect, & Adapt adds a new futuristic model with the release of the Nike ISPA Joyride. ISPA pulls ideas from across design, fashion, and materials science to create the new & the next. This shoe sits atop a 3-pod Joyride outsole & features a loose upper design designed to be easy-in & easy-out & then folds over for use & straps down for stability.

These Vans Make Tracks in the Snow at werd.com

These Vans Make Tracks in the Snow

Vans’ latest all-weather MTE series shoe is the Static CC. Merging the Vans Sk8-Hi silhouette with the features of a classic hiker, it has a weather-treated suede & 360 tech mesh upper, boot-style D-ring eyelets, a padded hi-top collar and an aggressive outsole. Currently available in 3 seasonal colorways.

Run Into Winter with Nike’s Air Pegasus 36 Trail GTX at werd.com

Run Into Winter with Nike’s Air Pegasus 36 Trail GTX

Integrating a waterproof & breathable Gore-Tex membrane into the Air Pegasus 36 Trail gives Nike’s popular runner a lightweight winter coat that will keep out rain & snow. At the same time, Gore-Tex allows sweat to be transported away from your feet to keep you dry & comfortable as the days get colder. Double Air zoom cushioning insures comfort for many miles. Available 10/10.

Veja Introduces “Post-Petroleum” Condor Running Shoe at werd.com

Veja Introduces “Post-Petroleum” Condor Running Shoe

The Condor runner from upstart French footwear brand Veja contains so little plastic compared to standard construction, that they call it a “post-petroleum” shoe.  Minimizing the use of petro-based compounds like TPU, EVA, and PET makes this a cleaner, greener choice. The Condor is made of 53% recycled & bio-based materials, and 47% virgin plastic and rubber.

Nike Air Force Ones Featuring Gore-Tex are Classic Kicks for Winter Weather at werd.com

Nike Air Force Ones Featuring Gore-Tex are Classic Kicks for Winter Weather

For the creation of a new All-Weather capsule collection of iconic Air Force Ones, Nike integrated Gore-Tex technology into the shoe’s upper to deliver the industry-leading waterproof breathability that has made Gore -Tex the most trusted name in high performance outerwear. This limited shoe in olive green gets ballistic nylon paneling and grain leather with a contrasting gum sole for a classic lowkey look that also happens to be puddle-proof. Available sometime between October and December.

Nike Revives Original Waffle Racer at werd.com

Nike Revives Original Waffle Racer

It’s been more than 40 years since Nike debuted its original Waffle Racer and today it’s back and at a reasonable price. Designed by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman in 1977, the remake is offered in the OG blue/yellow colorway with a slim nylon and suede upper atop that signature sole with the classic square waffle nubs.

The Evolution Continues: Air Jordan XXXIV at werd.com

The Evolution Continues: Air Jordan XXXIV

The latest & greatest high-end hoop shoe from Nike’s Jordan brand is the Air Jordan XXXIV, that’s 34 folks. This latest variant of the iconic shoe is streamlined to reduce material and weight, resulting in a weight of just 13-ounces for a  size 9. The midtop shoe features a new cushioning and propulsion system called Eclipse Plate that uses Zoom Air in the forefoot and the brand’s popular Flight Plate technology. Available September 25 starting with the Blue Void style.

Nike Introduces Joyride Technology in Flyknit Runner at werd.com

Nike Introduces Joyride Technology in Flyknit Runner

Nike is never not innovating. Their all-new Joyride cushioning technology is the brand’s latest progressive leap. Designed for energy return and lightweight performance, the Joyride outsole features cushioning pods filled with thousands of TPE beads, strategically positioned in foot strike zones. As you move, the beads expand in all directions—Nike calls this multi-dimensional displacement—the idea is that it gives wearers a fit & feel that is more personalized and better for your feet. The Joyride Run Flyknit will be available worldwide on August 15.

Sotheby’s & Stadium To Offer “Ultimate Sneaker Collection” at werd.com

Sotheby’s & Stadium To Offer “Ultimate Sneaker Collection”

Luxury auction house Sotheby’s & New York City sneaker shop Stadium Goods have teamed up to offer 100 of the world’s rarest sneakers. “The Ultimate Sneaker Collection” includes shoes from Adidas, Yeezy, Nike and Jordan as well as unicorn kicks like the original sample model of the 1972 Nike Waffle Trainer “Moon Shoe” &  Back to the Future Nike Mags. Auction open July 23.

Adidas’ “Home Of Classics” Collection Has All Your Summer Whites at werd.com

Adidas’ “Home Of Classics” Collection Has All Your Summer Whites

This is it. Prime summer time. The perfect moment for Adidas to drop a ten-shoe collection of classics all rendered in clean, bright white. The drop coincides with the 50th anniversary of two iconic silhouettes: the Stan Smith and the Superstar. In addition to these, the collection includes the Continental 80, S.C. Premier, A.R. Trainer, Torsion Comp, Supercourt, Supercourt RX, Rivalry Lo and Nizza Hi RF.