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On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 “Bordeaux” have arrived

On-feet photos of the ‘Bordeaux’ Air Jordan 12 have arrived via DropJordan. Check them out below!

This Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux will kickstart Jordan Brands huge list of Fall/Holiday releases next month. If you missed out on the PSNY collaboration, this is your conciliation prize.

Don’t ask me why they’ve gone a Light Sail instead of Beige. Or Silver eyelets instead of Gold. I Think we just prefer the warmer colors against the maroon – like in our ‘Red Velvet’ Jordan 12 Concept (which would have been a better release IMO).

Get a visual on the first look below!

On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived
On-feet photos of the Air Jordan 12 Bordeaux have arrived

This versatile colourway won’t be on shelves for long, so don’t hang around if you’re hoping to secure a pair. Keep it here for more updates and stockist alerts on the run up to launch.

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On Feet First Look At The OFF-WHITE X Nike Air Max 90

OFF-WHITE X Nike Air Max 90 On Feet
OFF-WHITE X Nike Air Max 90 On Feet

The OFF-WHITE x Air Max 90 Ice was originally revealed via leaked product pictures that hit the internet this past May. Two months later, cleaner shots emerged, giving fans a much better preview of the anticipated sneaker. Now, we’re finally receiving a set of high-quality photos that perfectly represent what the OFF-WHITE x Air Max 90 “Ice” has to offer.

If you’re prone to severe bouts of saltiness, you may want to look away now.

Ahead of its official September release, we’ve managed to get hold of the coveted Off-White x Nike Air Max 90 for these killer on foot shots.

At the end of last month, we announced that all 10 pairs from the Off White x Nike collection had been revealed.

A translucent icy midsole sits underfoot, along with premium suede overlays on the sidewall and heel, deconstructed Swoosh and Off-White’s orange tab attached.

You can check out the OFF-WHITE x Air Max 90 “Ice” for yourself above, and stay tuned for more information regarding the shoe and further collaborations between the two companies.

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Official Images For Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Wheat”

Air Jordan Wheat Colorway
Air Jordan Wheat Colorway

After seeing samples of the Air Jordan 12 ‘Wheat’ a couple months ago and it looks like it won’t be the only ‘Wheat’ colorway that drops this year.

Later this year we will see an Air Jordan 1 Wheat this fall. This shoe will feature a tan nubuck upper with white accents on the mid-sole, Nike Air branding, and Air Jordan “Wings” branding. The shoes come with ‘Wheat’ laces to perfectly compliment this shoe, but the also special “boot-like” round laces in tan as well.

Official Images For Air Jordan 1 Wheat
Official Images For Air Jordan 1 Wheat
Official Images For Air Jordan 1 Wheat
Official Images For Air Jordan 1 Wheat

This shoe is set to release in November of 2017 for $160. This brand new colorway of the Air Jordan 1 will be a tone-setter for what this holiday season will be like for sneaker releases. Drop a comment and tell us what you think about this new colorway!

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Wheat”
Color: Golden Harvest/Elemental Gold
Style Code: 555088-710
Release Date: November 25, 2017
Price: $160

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The Air Jordan 6 were supposedly inspired by MJ’s Gatorade Ad campaign

Product Design and Colors

These new Jordans are reminiscent of the 1991 commercial of the Gatorade sports drink featuring His Airiness dressed up in the colors of white, orange, and green. It’s therefore not surprising that the Air Jordan 6 Gatorade is dressed up in these three colors. Of course, the official shades used for the kicks are summit white, black, and team orange – but those are just the technicalities.

Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike

Suffice it to say, the color combination makes this Air Jordan 6 silhouette stand out from the crowd.

Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike

The white shade takes over most of the shoes, beautifully interspersed with the bright orange coloring. Air Jordan made good use of the layering approach done for the Air Jordan 6 silhouette, thereby creating an alternate color pattern of orange-white-orange.

The orange ends with the quarter panel however as the heel portion is done primarily in white. In fact, even the Jumpman logo is embroidered in white for the kicks with the word AIR included just below the icon.

The same logo can be seen somewhere on the center of the shoes, right on top of the tongue. Don’t be confused – the tongue itself is done in a solid shade of black. A diamond cloth of range is situated on top of this with the Jumpman icon embroidered in a strong shade of green.

Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike

Despite the colourful combinations however, Air Jordan decided to keep the laces white – allowing for easy replacement just in case. The lace lock is a beautiful combination of green and orange with a lightning bolt on the center – making it look like a miniature Gatorade bottle.

The unique and defining part of these shoes however is the inscription inside. The words “If I could be” are beautifully written underneath the tongue and the insoles.

Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade If I Could Be Like Mike

All in all, it’s a very distinctive design. It’s safe to say that the Air Jordan 6 Gatorade is nothing like all the other releases made by AJ for the simple fact that the color combination is highly unique and unexpected.

Product Pricing and Release

The shoes should be out by October this year although Air Jordan didn’t offer a definite day for the release. What we do know is that they’ll be sold for $190 – making them within the typical range for these Air Jordan shoes. Considering their legendary status in Michael Jordan’s long career, the $190 price tag is definitely more than worth it.

Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade
Air Jordan 6 Gatorade

Air Jordan 6 “Gatorade”
Color: Summit White/Black-Team Orange
Style Code: 384664-145
Release Date: October 28, 2017
Price: $190

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Nike drops the PG 1 “USA” aka “Rebound” on September 16

Nike drops the PG 1 USA on September 16
Nike drops the PG 1 USA on September 16

Although Paul George will be paired up with the reigning MVP Russell Westbrook this upcoming season, it won’t be his first time playing alongside MVP talent – and this latest Nike PG 1 colorway reminds us of that.

From tragic injury in Las Vegas to gold medals in Rio, this colorway of the PG1 reminds us of Paul George’s tenure as a member of Team USA.

This time around, Nike is offering a navy upper and solid rubber outsole with a silver Swoosh and silver speckle along a white midsole. We are getting red accents on the tongue and a red forefoot strap that complete the USA theme for one of 2017’s most popular basketball models.

Nike drops the PG 1 USA on September 16
Nike drops the PG 1 USA on September 16

Look for the Nike PG 1 Rebound to release on September 16, 2017.

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2017 Under Armour Threadborne Fortis 3

When something works, you ride it hard. Under Armour has found that Threadborne works, so the woven material has been found in nearly every product line for 2017. That’s good for the upper, but does the Under Armour Threadborne Fortis 3 make us happy.

This outsole should be familiar by now because Under Armour has used it on multiple models, starting with the Threadborne Slingflex. Combining a high-abrasion rubber outsole with deep flex grooves in the forefoot, UA has created a long-wearing transition-based runner that feels fast.

(These images were taken after two months of solid wears, both running on roads and treadmill, plus some weight training time. With a little cleaning these could be good as new.)
The flex grooves make the forefoot traction better than expected, allowing the Under Armour Threadborne Fortis 3 to contact the ground at any angle, slow or fast, and let the foot dig into the surface. The cored-out heel area, formed like a suction cup, will actually stick to the floor, road, or treadmill if the shoe is in a compressed state for any length of time.

That feature was strange the first few times the Fortis was worn casually — I was standing on my hardwood kitchen floor and when I took a step I heard an audible “pop” — but when moving fast there is no issue at all. Add water, and the suction becomes more noticeable, but again, don’t stop and it won’t happen.

Under Armour has mastered Charged foam in its running line. If you were a fan of Micro G, then the Charged in the Threadborne Fortis will make you extremely happy. It is stable, responsive, and dense, all at once, and offers the runner a bouncy, cushioned ride. The genius of Micro G was it could be thin but still cushion well. Charged has finally done that for Under Armour.From forefoot to heel, the cushioning was smooth and the strides were easy. The flexible outsole worked under the thin midsole to feel fast and light while retaining needed impact protection.On top of that, we get a Charged insole to boost that initial impact, making the feel even more plush and fluffy. Seriously, Under Armour, give us this Charged feeling in the basketball line already!

Threadborne, UA’s flagship knit, began as a flexible but supportive material on the Curry 3 last fall; it quickly made its way into other categories, especially running, starting with the Slingflex. Where the Curry 3 was a tight, rough knit, the Slingflex was like a sock.The Under Armour Threadborne Fortis comes somewhere in between. It is still flexible but loses some of the sock-like feel and for a slightly rougher and more durable build. This is lessened some by the use of a full-foot bootie construction, taking away the internal chafing and hotspots — except one. Right over the little toe the last lace hole is sewn in and the rubbing there while barefoot was serious pain. However, it was only while barefoot. Even the thinnest socks took care of the issue.

The Threadborne here is sewn in multiple directions for support, better fit, and flex — and it works. The holes in the weave that are visible in the pictures do go completely through, while the black lines crisscrossing the upper are a tighter weave for better fit and less give. There is very little stretch in the multi-colored parts of the upper, so fit is never compromised by the upper moving out or giving with the foot.
Again, near perfect, which is how a woven shoe should be. Seriously, it’s basically a sock with cushioning, so why shouldn’t fit be awesome?! Length-wise, stay true to size — it may give a little extra in length but after a long run you will appreciate some room for your swelling feet. The forefoot wraps around your toes with little space above, even with thin running socks on. The midfoot is wrapped the same, with the tighter black lines pulling the shoe up solid.
The heel and ankle are where it gets interesting because there is an ankle collar coming up from the internal bootie. We have seen this concept in basketball from Under Armour, from the original Juke to the Curry 3ZER0, and while the structure in the Fortis isn’t as substantial as those shoes, it is still something that works well when used correctly.
This collar is separate from the regular lacing so it wraps around the sides and front of the foot and really pulls you into the heel. This cuts all heel slip and adds some padding in the area to take away lace pressure when laced tight. With the minimal upper movement still pushing hard, a simple collar like the one used on the Under Armour Threadborne Fortis feels great on-foot and even better when running.
One thing the Under Armour Threadborne Fortis is not is supportive. Granted, it isn’t meant to be — this is a neutral and fast runner, so no surprise. What is here works though, from the internal ankle collar to the solid lacing system. The low ride lets you run on some uneven surfaces — not recommended for full-out trail running — with no issues, especially with the heel lockdown being so good.

The heel cup is, well, there isn’t one. The weave is a little stiffer and there is a fuse backing around the heel cup, but it won’t keep you upright in bad situations and is more for structure and fit. If you land on uneven surface or need some extra support for pronation, sorry, not happening here. There is no internal shank in the midfoot so plantar fasciitis sufferers beware. All of this sounds negative, but again, the Under Armour Threadborne Fortis is a fast, flexible runner, not a high-structured stability shoe. Know what you need.
For the past two years, the best runner Under Armour released was the original Speedform Gemini. The Under Armour Threadborne Fortis has moved into that slot, using a flexible yet durable upper woven material and a seriously cushioned midsole. If you have been holding off from trying UA runners for whatever reason, hide no more — the Threadborne Fortis is a shoe that can compete with any shoe in the nuetral training category.

My only real complaints are the lack of support, which again, is not what this shoe is made for, and the Threadborne is a little rough, which was easily fixed by socks.
Under Armour has made amazing strides in its footwear category in the last four years and has made it clear that it is serious about performance. In the notoriously faithful history of running, where lines like the Kayano and the Pegasus are over 20 and 30 models into their lifespans, consistency and longevity is key to consumers. The Under Armour Threadborne Fortis is only on model number three, but if the evolution of the model continues, Under Armour could have its first lifetime achievement model.

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