Jun Takahashi & Virgil Abloh's Nike Collabs Face Off In This Week's Footwear Drops

Alongside the adidas Falcon, PUMA CELL Endura, LB16, KD11 and more.

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Week after week, sneaker brands–known and unknown–release new models, colorways, collaborations and retros to continue the stirring of sneaker culture’s melting pot. The competition has risen over the years with the introduction of new technology and the use of celebrity influencers, thus presenting an even larger variety of selections for sneakerheads and casual shoppers alike.

To ease your anxiety, and pockets, our weekly drop list showcases releases from your favorite brands, curating the most hyped sneakers and strongest silhouettes/colorway combinations that should not be missed. Take a look at the list below and let us know what launches you’re looking forward to.

adidas Originals Falcon

Release Date: October 1
Release Price: $100 USD, available via select adidas retailers and adidas.com

The nostalgic adidas Falcon welcomes a duo of new color choices. “Cloud white/clear brown-grey” and “light granite/light granite-easy orange” join its growing list of colorways to kick off October. Branding is kept to a minimum with a small adidas insignia on each lateral side with the addition of the signature trefoil logo on the tongue and heel.

Nike KD11 “Twilight Pulse”

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Release Date: October 1
Release Price: $150 USD, available via select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike.com

Kevin Durant‘s eleventh signature sneaker receives an all-black makeover. Dubbed “Twilight Pulse,” the colorway features a black-and-white Flyknit upper, with KD’s signature printed on the midsole, just beneath the athlete’s logo at the heel counter.

Nike LeBron 16 “Multicolor”

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Release Date: October 1
Release Price: $185 USD, available via select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike.com

LeBron James‘ newest model has already released in “Fresh Bred” and now it’s time for a vibrant followup. Its Battle Knit 2.0 base sees a rainbow of colors with grey detailing found on the heel, midsole and tongue. James’ lion-head stamp is shared on the tongue and joined by his soaring “Dunkman” logo.

Off-White™ x Nike Blazer “Spooky Pack”

Release Date: October 3
Release Price:  $130 USD, available via select Nike retailers

Chapter two of the Off-White™ x Nike Blazer is finally arriving this week. The “Spooky Pack” includes two new colorways dubbed “Grim Reaper” and “All Hallows Eve.” Expected design cues return from the Virgil Abloh-led fashion house, such as its unfinished industrial look, removable hangtag and extra sets of laces.

PUMA CELL Endura

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Release Date: October 4
Release Price: $130 USD, available via PUMA stores worldwide and PUMA.com

The PUMA CELL Endura‘s chunky body and green CELLS gets revived with modern materials and production. The CELL’s cushioning features are supported by an EVA midsole and rubber outsole. Lastly, not-so-subtle embellishments like its distinctive eyelets and neon green accents make the classic trainer a welcomed revival .

Gyakusou x Nike Zoom Fly SP

Release Date: October 6
Release Price: $190 USD, available via select Nike retailers, Nike.com and Nike SNKRS

After a couple month of teasers, the GYAKUSOU x Nike Zoom Fly SP finally has a release date. The model continues Jun Takahashi‘s lifestyle-meets-performance vision, while sporting Takashi’s signature crossbones logo. The translucent stretch woven upper dons three new colorway choices of black, royal and ink.

Air Jordan 6 “Tinker”

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Release Date: October 6
Release Price: $190 USD, available via select Jordan Brand retailers, Nike.com and Nike SNKRS

With the new Air Jordan 6, you’re presented with a white and grey base, striking hits of Infrared, and blue accents at the midsole, ankle and tongue. Tthe design takes inspiration from the Air Trainer SC II, a shoe once spotted on the feet of Michael Jordan in his younger years.

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