Women and heels are no stranger… however comfort and heels are almost mortal enemies. Cole Haan has strive to make the lives of women that much more bearable as they get through a long work day/evening out in the past via their use of Nike’s Air unit’s in their shoes. However, the design aspect has just been bumped up through a new collaboration between Cole Haan and Nike co.lab. In the picture above, you can see two very visible air units in the heel and the forefoot, which is kinda neat.
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Nike recently got together with Japanese artist Kimura Kaela to celebrate her upcoming album, Scratch. Included in this pack are a Dunk High as well as a Dunk Low in contrasting colorways. Not a lot of info is known presently but keep checking back!
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Thanks to Milk Magazine, here’s a picture of the Nike SB Zoom Team Edition which is a tribute to the skate park called I.T. Park in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. During the 80’s and 90’s, I.T. Park was the spot where Hong Kong skaters would skate. The toe box which has a marble pattern is inspired by the marble pattern cement at I.T. park. We’re not sure if these will be Hong Kong exclusive but it will be released soon.
Base Control has recently worked with SOPH on two new items including a shirt and a tracksuit. The shirt is called the Layard Inner shirt and has a SOPH badge on the chest. The tracksuit which consists of a top and a bottom. The jacket has a fleece inner lining, SOPH badge on the chest, and are available in black and navy. The pants has a SOPH badge on the left thigh and are also available in black and navy. Available now at Zozo.
Nike will be releasing three different versions of the Zoom Kobe II this year and one of them is called the Thrive. The website, Kenlu, has just posted a feature about the Zoom Kobe II talking about the shape, performance, and details of the shoe. This is definitely a big investment by Nike to produce three different versions of a signature sneaker. Will this be a new trend or will this be an one time only thing? We will just have to see. Meanwhile check out this feature by Kenlu but be sure to use a translator because it’s written in Chinese.