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.
Nike Air Max “Night Ops” Pack
Nike drenches its Air Max 90 and Air Max 180 models in black with volt accents, creating the “Night Ops” pack. Each pair rests atop an icy blue outsole, while a textured stingray material is found on the lateral and medial Swoosh logos.
size? x adidas “Acid House” Pack
Release Date: August 24
Release Price: N/A, available via size? webstore
adidas Originals pays homage to the “Acid House” scene with this forthcoming tandem. Focusing specifically on the Smiley Face logo that was adopted by DJ Danny Rampling, the pack uses the Yung-1 and an updated version of the Falcon Dorf shoe. A yellow and black color scheme is applied throughout with the iconic logo printed on the insole of both shoes.
Premier x Nike SB Dunk High Premium “Win Some/Lose Some”
For Premier‘s new Nike SB Dunk High Premium “Win Some/Lose Some,” you’ll find a vachetta tan and white leather upper resting atop a gold-flaked outsole. Additional details include leather tongue tabs with special gold foil and a sealed co-branded ridged box that houses a sticker pack and lucky gold coin.
Nike VaporMax Premier Flyknit
Dubbed the Nike VaporMax Premier Flyknit, this newly-unveiled high-cut model sports a mix of leather, Flyknit and other synthetic materials, while its midfoot strap provides added lockdown. Here, the hybrid sneaker is delivered in a black/metallic silver-white colorway with a two-tone VaporMax sole.
Air Jordan 5 “International Flight”
This new Air Jordan 5 “International Flight” comes inspired by a 1990 summer tour game in Barcelona, where Michael Jordan played in the AJ5 ”Fire Red.” As an ode to the Spanish city’s street art landscape, the shoe dons a sail leather upper, black midsole, orange and royal accents, and an original graphic along the quarter mesh panels.
Solefly x Jordan Racer 88 “Florida Lotto”
Release Date: August 25
Release Price: $150 USD, available exclusively via SoleFly‘s Cutler Bay location (limited to 223 pairs)
This Jordan Racer 88 “Florida Lotto” sees a white upper accented with vibrant pops of color, from pink on its eyelets, to a touch of yellow on the tongue, and Jordan Brand’s signature elephant print on the mudgaurd. The release will also include a SoleFly lottery scratch-off ticket which will give customers the chance to win prizes, including the grand prize of the Air Jordan Retro 3 “Florida Lotto” friends & family sample.
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