The YEEZY 500 Is Back in Black for This Week's Footwear Drops

Plus collaborations, new models and debut colorways.

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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.

Palace x adidas Tennis Ubersonic 3

Release Date: July 3
Release Price:  N/A, available via in-store and Palace’s webstore.

Palace reunited with adidas for a brand new tennis-focused offering. Aside from the drop featuring co-branded clothing, caps, socks, tennis balls and an umbrella, the collaborative range includes two pairs of sneakers. Palace places a subtle spin on the adidas Ubersonic 3 model with two new colorway choices: the first sees various shades of grey with salmon detailing on the outsole, while the latter features a black base with white contrasting logos and stitching.

Nike Air Max 1 Premium “Desert Camo”

Nike

Release Date: July 5
Release Price: $130 USD, available via select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Military inspiration makes its way onto the Nike Air Max 1 Premium. A gum outsole channels the crepe rubber soles found on World War II desert boots, while the upper provides an updated twist to a traditional camouflage pattern. Black Swooshes and laces complete the look.

Nike Air VaporMax 2 “Volt”

Nike

Release Date: July 5
Release Price: $190 USD, available at select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Nike‘s signature “Volt” theme is introduced to the Air VaporMax 2. The Flyknit upper gets dipped in the aforementioned hue, while its heel counters and pull tabs see contrasting black. Lastly, the Swoosh logo is treated in white for an added color pop.

adidas F/22 Primeknit “Core Black”

Release Date: July 6
Release Price:  $140 USD, available via adidas.com

The F/22 Primeknit from adidas will soon welcome a “Core Black” makeup. The familiar colorway is presented on the upper’s Primeknit weaving and rubber outsole. This iteration follow the previous “Salmon“ and “Trace Orange” choices.

Nike EXP-X14

Release Date: July 6
Release Price:  $120, available at select Nike retailers and Nike SNKRS

One of Nike’s recently revealed models in the EXP-X14 hits retailers in a trio of colorways this week. The translucent upper and foam sole unit are reminiscent of the popular Zoom VaporFly 4%, however this sneaker is more street-ready. Consumers can choose from a standard color combo or two models with Nike’s iconic “JUST DO IT” slogan.

size? x adidas Trimm Star

size?

Release Date: July 6
Release Price: N/A, available via the size? app and physical locations

Following its collaborative adidas Originals Trimm Star “VHS” pack, size? links back up with the Three Stripes to revisit the same model. This time around, light blue suede is applied to the upper with red appearing on the lateral and medial logos. Gold foil accents are applied to its “Trimm Star” stamp to complement the nostalgic gum rubber outsole.

 

Air Jordan 1 “Hyper Royal”

Nike

Release Date: July 7
Release Price:  $160 USD, available at select Jordan Brand retailers and Nike SNKRS

The Air Jordan 1 legacy continues in “Hyper Blue.” The forthcoming drop sees the aforementioned shade of blue dominating the tumbled leather upper. As a complement, white is used for its Swoosh, Wings and Nike Air logos throughout. The midsole is also treated in white to close out the versatile design.

adidas YEEZY 500 “Utility Black”

adidas

Release Date: July 7
Release Price:  $220 USD, available via select adidas retailers and YEEZY SUPPLY

The adidas YEEZY 500 ”Utility Black” is officially hitting retailers. Back in April, we saw on-foot shots of the highly-anticipated colorway, one that appears slightly aged thanks to its treated suede panels.

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