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.
MADNESS x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Release Date: October 15-17 (raffle)
Release Price: N/A, via MDNSonline.com
Hong Kong’s MADNESS connects with Converse on a pair of half-and-half Chuck Taylor All-Stars. The lateral side of each blue sneaker sports hairy suede, while the opposite side incorporates a sturdy canvas. The sneaker maintains a tonal theme joined by contrasting white midsoles, laces and circular CTAS logo.
John Elliott x Nike Air Force 1
The latest release from John Elliott and Nike comes in an all-white colorway that subtly hides its intricate details. The collaborative Air Force 1‘s standout features are the double tongue, repeated lacing eyelets, cut-away Swoosh, and cascading lace tips.
Air Jordan 33
The Air Jordan 33 leaps into the future with a new laceless flagship sneaker. With pull tabs on the tongue and heel for easy entry, the midfoot area of this NASA-inspired design features a pull cord to lock you into the sneaker rather than a traditional lacing system.
Nike LeBron 16 “King”
The Nike LeBron 16 “King” is inspired by the African meaning of his name. This model features a “Team Red” upper with metallic gold accents and a heel counter that sports pony hair — a reflection of James’s inner animal.
ALIFE x PUMA Clyde “New York” Pack
Release Date: October 18
Release Price: $100 USD/each, available via alife’s NYC shop and alifenewyork.com
Alife and PUMA will release a collaborative take on the Clyde. The low top model arrives in “Forrest Green” and “Navy” options featuring a smooth suede upper and white side stripe. Alife’s red box logo is added to the heel area with gold PUMA Clyde branding at the quarter panel and “New York” printed on both tongue tabs.
Air Jordan 10 “Air Huarache Light”
The latest Air Jordan 10 colorway is inspired by the original Air Huarache Light runner, a model MJ sported during his quick baseball stint. As always, MJ’s list of accolades return to the outsole in alternating orange and white stripes.
Sneakersnstuff x Reebok DMX Run 10
Release Date: October 19
Release Price: $150 USD, available via Sneakersnstuff locations
The very first Sneakersnstuff location in Stockholm inspires the retailer’s new Reebok collaboration. The DMX Run 10 adds grey, red and white to its body as it rests an icy blue outsole. Subtle additions include a throwback picture of the boutique’s founders on its custom insoles.
adidas Originals Falcon “Core Black/Core Black-Green”
Release Date: October 21
Release Price: $100 USD, available at select adidas Originals retailers and adidas.com
The women’s adidas Falcon has a new color combination of “core black” and green. The ’90s-inspired sneaker sees an upper that shares a fresh mix of mesh and suede, while green accents on the outsole complement its tonal black body.
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