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Sneaker Spotlight: adidas ZX 500 “Turkey”

adidas ZX 500 "Turkey"

Sneaker manufacturing and building is becoming more and more automated as time passes. But brands have always had special projects that use higher craftsmanship and materials to showcase what they are capable of doing. In the mid-2000’s adidas wanted to showcase a variety of materials from specific locations around the globe. Named the “Materials of the World” project they sourced the product from the likes of Vietnam, Mexico and even Turkey as seen here. This special project released both men’s and women’s pairs for each location along with matching apparel. Continue reading

14 Sneakers We Want to See Retro in 2014

Air Talaria Neon-Black-White

Nike Zoom Air Talaria

A new year is upon us and there are already countless retro models scheduled for a return in 2014. Not to mention, there are already some incredible new designs available. However, to follow up our favorite sneakers of 2013, we decided to scour the wiki in search of some sneakers we think would make appropriate retro in 2014. From iconic runners like the Zoom Spiridon to basketball sneakers like the adidas Jabbar and Reebok Answer V, we rounded up 14 Sneakers We Want to See Retro in 2014. Check out our list and let us know what kicks you want to see make a comeback in the comment section below.

Sneaker Showcase: atmos x adidas Stan Smith “Gradation” Pack

atoms x adidas Stan Smith "Gradation" Pack

After a short hiatus, the iconic adidas Stan Smith model is returning to its former glory in 2014. The original white/green colorway is being re-released along with some other classy and simple builds. But back when premier Japanese boutique atmos had a chance to make their own Stan Smith they went deeper into the color spectrum as well as changing up the materials on the model. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: adidas Superstar II “Kermit the Frog”

adidas Superstar II "Kermit the Frog"

It might not be easy being green, but Kermit the Frog has had no trouble translating into a fresh pair of kicks time and time again. In 2011 Disney was set to release the first theatrical Muppets film since the 90’s. For this occasion the movie studio called upon their friends at adidas to aid in helping promote the feature film. The two created a special pack of sneakers made to draw attention to the movie’s release with the fan favorite being the Superstar II based after popular frog. Continue reading

Sneaker Spotlight: atmos x adidas ZX 8000 G-SNK 2

atmos x adidas ZX 8000 G-SNK 2

Images of a glow in the dark atmos designed adidas ZX 8000 has been making its rounds on the internet lately, set to release in limited quantities this weekend. But that is hardly the first time atmos has created a glowing ZX 8000 with the last version releasing a couple of years back. The atmos x adidas ZX 8000 G-SNK 2 was appropriately named as it was the second ZX 8000 the Japanese brand created with the three stripes. The look and build is one that would fit in with the releases of the current year thanks to its snakeskin details. Continue reading