Nike's LeBron 15 Leads the Pack of This Week's Sneaker Releases

On the eve of a highly-anticipated NBA Season.

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Once upon a time, long before the hype pervaded popular culture, the major sneaker brands would typically deliver one, maybe two coveted releases a month, with a heavy emphasis on storytelling. Nowadays, it’s commonplace to see these different labels ditch the ‘who, what, where, when and how,’ and instead drop multiple pairs of heat in just one weekend. A welcomed dilemma for most.

With that said, we continue our weekly roundup of the most sought after silhouettes for the week, hoping to make your ‘cop or drop’ decision as easy as possible. Check out the list below and chime in on the styles you’ll be picking up.

Under Armour Curry 4 “More Rings” Pack

Release Date: October 17
Release Price: N/A, available in limited quantities at Foot Locker in NYC (112 W 34th Street), Shoe Palace’s Oakland location (4900 Telegraph Avenue), Champs’ Chicago location (112 S State Street), Finish Line’s digital app and Under Armour’s official website.

The chef is back in pursuit of another NBA Championship. Following an entertaining offseason, Under Armour is set to drop a special pack which includes two pairs of the Under Armour Curry 4 in colorways worn by Steph Curry during last year’s NBA Finals. The home and away iterations of the upcoming Curry 4 “More Rings” Pack will be accompanied by two pairs of Stance socks, a signed letter by Curry, and a golf divot which doubles as a cigar holder.

Nike LeBron 15 “Ghost”

Nike

Release Date: October 17
Release Price: $185, available via select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike SNKRS

LeBron James is back with a revamped Cleveland Cavaliers squad and a brand new signature model with Nike. Its Flyknit Battle upper merges flexibility and durability, while added comfort and support comes from its Max Air and Zoom Air sole units. Initially making its debut during this year’s Kith Sport™ fashion show, King James has stated that it’s his favorite shoe to date.

Air Jordan 32 “Bred”

Nike

Release Date: October 18
Release Price: $185, available via select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

Jordan Brand is back with another iteration of its Air Jordan 32 model. This time around the Air Jordan 2-inspired silhouette takes on the popular “Bred” colorway. Dominated in black coloring, you’ll find hits of red detailing throughout its Flyknit-constructed upper.

Air Jordan 32 Low “Bred”

Nike

Release Date: October 18
Release Price: $160 USD, available at select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

The “Bred” motif continues, this time on the Low edition of the Air Jordan 32. The only difference here, when compared to its higher-cut version, is that this model features a white midsole, red outsole and solid black Flyknit.

Tyler, the Creator x Converse One Star GOLF le FLEUR”

Release Date: October 18
Release Price: $100 USD, available via select Converse retailers such as Kasina in Seoul with a follow up launch next month

After introducing the first collaboration back in July, Converse will soon drop another project alongside Tyler, the Creator. The capsule is dubbed GOLF le FLEUR and continue to place a GOLF WANG spin to the One Star model. This time around the sneaker will be offered in a trio of colorway options of “Jolly Green,” “Solar Power” and “Vanilla.” Each incorporate a premium suede upper in addition to a flower logo taking the place of Converse’s expected Star. The capsule drop will also be completed by a selection of apparel and accessories.

Nike Air Faomposite Pro “Metallic Gold”

Nike

Release Date: October 19
Release Price: $230 USD, available via select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

The classic Nike Air Foamposite Pro returns boasting “Metallic Gold” and a subtle carbon fiber-like pattern. This drop follows the “Metallic Silver” colorway, which launched back in March. Black coloring serves as a complement to its overall theme, appearing on its entry, laces and sole unit.

adidas Originals AF 1.3 PK and AF 1.4 PK

Release Date: October 19
Release Price: N/A, available via select adidas Originals retailers

Set to go head-to-head with inclement weather in the upcoming months, adidas Originals has recently introduced its AF 1.3 PK and AF 1.4 PK models. The Three Stripes kicks things off with high top that gains influence from Germany’s police unit in the GSG 9. Its white Primeknit upper is coated with waterproof overlays that also incorporate a weather-resistant lining in addition to a insulated sock-liner. For its AF 1.4 PK, black contrasts the 1.3 PK model while playing the hosts to a hiking outsole, coated overlays and insulated linings as seen in the higher silhouette.

Air Jordan 16 “Boardroom”

Nike

Release Date: October 20
Release Price: $250 USD, available via select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

Celebrating Michael Jordan’s business influence off of the hardwood, this Air Jordan 16 incorporates coloring inspired by the Charlotte Hornets. Its all-black upper comes with teal and purple coloring on areas such as its heel, outsole unit and inner lining. The final touch is the iridescent patent leather toebox and reversible shroud.

Nike Kyrie 3 “Black Suede”

Nike

Release Date: October 20
Release Price: $120 USD, available at select Nike Basketball retailers and online

Nike’s Kyrie 3 returns boasting “Black Suede.” Its upper plays the canvas to a quilted-like print done in black which hosts subtle details throughout, such as Irving’s signature and the letters “J.B.Y” (Just Be You). Its large embroidered Swoosh provides an off-court look while the traction on its outsole stays true to its original design.

NikeLab x RT x Air Force 1 High

Release Date: October 21
Release Price: $275 USD, available globally at NikeLab stores and nike.com/nikelab

Riccardo Tisci and Nike have reunited to add another capsule to their list of collaborations. The latest project between the two holds an inspiration from the sport of basketball as Tisci places his own spin on the Air Force 1 High. Offered in white or black, the NBA logo holds strong influence as red, white and blue serve as complementing color combinations. The color trio is placed on each strap while both iterations are comprised of quality leather.

Nike Vandal High Supreme “Doc Brown”

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Release Date: October 21
Release Price: Approximately $115 USD, available via select UK retailers

Nike’s Vandal High Supreme continues to receive the recognition it deserves thanks to another special colorway. Inspired by the footwear worn by Doc Brown in Back to the Future Part 1, you’ll find the sneaker to be drenched in orange while sitting atop a white midsole and orange outsole. Its canvas upper is given a hint of contrast thanks to white surrounding its orange Swoosh logo and being placed on its strap. Nike branding is placed on its heel and can also be found on its strap and tongue.

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