The Air Jordan 1 "Satin Shattered Backboard" Leads This Week's Footwear Drops

Reworked models mixed in with returning classics.

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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.

Air Jordan 3 “Tinker”

Nike

Release Date: April 30
Release Price:  $200 USD, available via select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

The Air Jordan 3 “Tinker” sees another release to celebrate Tinker Hatfield‘s 66th birthday. Originally scrapped from the design board, this model releases with a Swoosh logo rather than the clean side panels seen on the traditional AJ3. Nike Air branding makes its way back to the heel as reflective accents are added throughout the upper.

Air Jordan 1 “Best Hand in the Game” Collection

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Release Date: May 1
Release Price:  $160 USD, available via select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

Jordan Brand‘s “Best Hand in the Game” collection finally sees its release. The regional drop pays homage to Michael Jordan‘s highly-decorated career that still holds a massive impact on sports, footwear and culture to this day. North America will receive the “Blue Moon and Clay Green” editions with “Track Red” and “Yellow Ochre” releasing in Asia Pacific, Latina America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Greater China will receive the “Clay Green” and “Track Red” editions.

Converse Chuck 70 Low “30 and 40”

Converse

Release Date: May 3
Release Price:  $85 USD, available via select Converse retailers and Nike SNKRS

Converse‘s Chuck 70 Low joins Nike’s “Art of a Champion” collection. The special “30 and 40” iteration recognizes Bill Russell‘s outstanding 30 points and 40 rebounds that helped lead the Celtics to victory in Game 7 of the 1962 finals.

adidas Originals F/22 Primeknit

Release Date: May 3
Release Price:  $160 USD, available via select adidas Originals retailers and adidas.com

adidas goes off-road with the adidas Originals F/22 Primeknit model. Its rugged Continental outsole is paired with a Primeknit upper to add comfort for those trail journeys. Each lateral and medial side adds suede patches for extra flair as the model releases in a few vibrant colorway choices.

Nike Flyknit Trainer “Neutral Olive” & “Atmosphere Grey”

Release Date: May 5
Release Price:  $150 USD, available via select Nike Running retailers and Nike SNKRS

One of Nike’s popular runners is back again with more color choices for spring/summer. The Flyknit Trainer‘s design remains intact as “Neutral Olive” and “Atmosphere Grey” are added to its growing list of iterations.

Air Jordan 1 WMNS “Satin Shattered Backboard”

Nike

Release Date: May 5
Release Price:  $160 USD, available via select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

The beloved “Shattered Backboard” colorway returns with a slight alteration: satin. The material joins the  Air Jordan 1‘s premium tumbled leather for an elevated look. This women’s exclusive edition is sure to fly off the shelves and crash a few apps when it drops.

Nike M2K Tekno WMNS

Release Date: May 5
Release Price:  $100 USD, available via select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Nike continues on with the bulky sneaker trend releasing three new pairs of the M2K Tekno. Its first launch will see sizes exclusive to women, with men’s sizes arriving in July. Inspired by Nike’s Air Monarch, the original look is reworked by futuristic tooling that doesn’t compromise its comfort.

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