Men’s Sneakers

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.

Nike Introduces Neon Green Zoom Series Shoes at werd.com

Nike Introduces Neon Green Zoom Series Shoes

This exclusive color is called Nike Phantom Glow. And it’s integrated into all 4 styles in the brand’s new Zoom Series. Choose from the Air Zoom Pegasus 36, the Zoom Pegasus Turbo, the Zoom Fly 3, & specifically for men, the ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%. Each of these Zoom-powered runners offers its own performance profile but all feature the latest in cutting edge & race-proven technologies.

La Sportiva’s Bushido II Trail Runner is Built for Battle at werd.com

La Sportiva’s Bushido II Trail Runner is Built for Battle

La Sportiva’s Bushido II Trail Runner has all the features & durable vegan construction that have made the Italian mountain brand a favorite of serious trail & ultra runners. A FriXion XT V-Groove2 outsole delivers traction on wet & dry terrain. The upper is a rugged combination of mesh, microfiber, high-frequency welded ripstop & it features a TPU toe cap. The EVA midsole provides a cushioned ride with a 6mm heel-to-toe drop.

Adidas Introduces 100% Recyclable Running Shoe at werd.com

Adidas Introduces 100% Recyclable Running Shoe

Adidas has been working for more than 6 years on developing a fully recyclable shoe; that project comes to fruition in the Futurecraft.Loop, the first sustainable performance runner. The shoe is made entirely of recyclable TPU from the outsole to the laces; and when you’ve logged all your miles, return them to Adidas to be shredded and upcycled into a new pair. They’ll be coming to the masses in 2021.

Nike & Converse Update a Court Classic at werd.com

Nike & Converse Update a Court Classic

If you ever forget that technically, Converse is now Nike, the new All Star BB makes it clear. Designed in collaboration with Nike innovator Eric Avar, the shoe combines heritage Converse style with the latest in Nike performance, like a Quadfit mesh upper & drop-in React Core midsole. Available in May.

New Balance Refreshes the Original Dad Shoe at werd.com

New Balance Refreshes the Original Dad Shoe

What dads have known & loved forever is all still here in the iconic 990 from New Balance. The 990 V.5 is just the latest variation of the tried-and-true dad classic, featuring the same gray and white colorway with low-key reflective hits. For a “nice Sunday morning jog”, “a quick trip to the hardware store” or “throwing the ol’ pigskin around in the backyard,” no other shoe quite compares.

Tecnica Introduces Adaptive-Fit Plasma Hiker at werd.com

Tecnica Introduces Adaptive-Fit Plasma Hiker

Touted as the “most comfortable shoe ever made,” the Plasma S from Italian footwear innovators Tecnica, is a rugged, all-terrain hiker featuring adaptive fit technologies. The C.A.S.  upper & footbed make it the first heat-customizable low-cut shoe on the market. Built around the anatomical Forge last, the shoe offers unrivaled out-of-the-box fit. The GTX model is also available, featuring weather-resistant Gore-Tex construction.