Men’s Sneakers

This Winter, We Want Waterproof Kicks at werd.com

This Winter, We Want Waterproof Kicks

In a blustery, wet northern city like Vancouver, waterproof shoes make a lot of sense. Especially if they’re more wearable & workout-worthy than rubber galoshes. So that’s what upstart brand Vessi has created. Their slim, waterproof sneakers with all-knit uppers look like a hit, and considering that they crowd-funded their latest shoe in just 14 minutes proves the demand is certainly there.

Reebok Introduces Cotton + Corn Collection at werd.com

Reebok Introduces Cotton + Corn Collection

With the Cotton + Corn collection, Reebok is making shoes from things that grow. For the first drop, they’ve taken a classic silhouette and constructed it with a 100% cotton upper and a bio-based sole derived from corn. The shoe is comfortable and durable and happens to be the first-ever 75% USDA bio-based shoe.

Wolverine Introduces 1000-Mile Original Sneaker at werd.com

Wolverine Introduces 1000-Mile Original Sneaker

Heritage American shoemaker Wolverine is the creator of the original 1000-mile boot and now they’re bringing that same timeless craftsmanship—plus modern comfort—to a new model: the 1000-mile Original Sneaker. With a handcrafted upper design inspired by the boot, it features Horween leather from Chicago and a lightweight Vibram® sneaker outsole. Available in brown, tan, blue, and black.

Adidas Unveils PureBoost Go City Runner at werd.com

Adidas Unveils PureBoost Go City Runner

Designed with the help of rapper ASAP Ferg & Runners NYC’s Kwasi Kessie, the forthcoming PureBoost Go from Adidas is a high-performance shoe purpose-built for city running. It features a wider, more stable running platform, ample Boost cushioning, and a circular knit mesh upper. Sure to be one of the hottest drops of the summer. Available on adidas.com July 19.

Nike Introduces a Slick New Runner: the Zoom Pegasus Turbo at werd.com

Nike Introduces a Slick New Runner: the Zoom Pegasus Turbo

Designed using feedback from Nike’s elite runners, including Eliud Kipchoge, the brand’s latest Nike run shoe to feature the ZoomX midsole and aerodynamic heel design is the Zoom Pegasus Turbo. This shoe also features a layer of Nike React foam for durability. The upper is made of translucent mesh with integrated Flywire cables.  Available worldwide August 2 and for NikePlus members on July 19.

Nike’s React Element 87 Got Drilled at werd.com

Nike’s React Element 87 Got Drilled

Nike’s forthcoming React Element 87 is a versatile trainer with an all-foam outsole featuring a unique design detail that came by way of experimentation in the development process. The outsole has holes throughout, literally drilled-out, at different depths and diameters to create a more cushy ride. The new shoe will be available in the U.S. on July 13.

Nike Drives One Long with the Flyknit Racer G at werd.com

Nike Drives One Long with the Flyknit Racer G

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.

Nike’s Newest: The Zoom VaporFly Elite Flyprint at werd.com

Nike’s Newest: The Zoom VaporFly Elite Flyprint

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.

The Shoe Surgeon Teams Up With Jack Daniel’s for a Whiskey-Inspired Nike Classic at werd.com

The Shoe Surgeon Teams Up With Jack Daniel’s for a Whiskey-Inspired Nike Classic

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.

Nike Bites Back At BOOST with the Epic React Flyknit Runner at werd.com

Nike Bites Back At BOOST with the Epic React Flyknit Runner

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.