Tag Archives: NIKE

  • Nike Yeezys Imagined by Graphic Designer (Photos)

    Nike Yeezys Imagined by Graphic Designer (Photos)

    In terms of alternate history, the big “point of divergence” between our world and the one we’re about to explore is when Kanye West jumped ship at Nike and transferred his talents over to adidas. One graphic designer on Instagram has imagined what it would be like if that had never happened, and what the […]

  • Nike FLYEASE: Sneakers for Special-Needs Customers (Video)

    Nike FLYEASE: Sneakers for Special-Needs Customers (Video)

    The world has been designed for able-bodied individuals for pretty much all of recorded history, and we’re only recently learning to respect the needs of people with different physical situations. Now Nike is joining the pack with their Nike FLYEASE, a line of sneakers designed to be easily put on by those living with physical disabilities. […]

  • ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    Nike has everybody who feels overwhelmed by today’s advertising saturation covered with help from Kobe Bryant and David Blaine. It’s the World’s Fastest Commercial, a new spot that shows Kobe baffling David Blaine with his unorthodox yet effective magic skills. True to its name, Nike’s World’s Fastest Commercial might not be the shortest advertisement of […]

  • ‘The Neymar Jr. Effect’ – New VR Experience From Nike (Video)

    ‘The Neymar Jr. Effect’ – New VR Experience From Nike (Video)

    Nike is in the midst of promoting the Hypervenom Phantom II sneaker, and as part of that effort they’ve unveiled a new virtual reality experience starring signature athlete Neymar Jr. It’s The Neymar Jr. Effect, a short VR clip that you can watch even without a VR headset thanks to an onscreen controller. Of course, […]

  • Nike Roshe LD-1000: A Classic Has Returned With Upgrades

    Nike Roshe LD-1000: A Classic Has Returned With Upgrades

    Another day, another retro-inspired release from Nike. This time it’s the Nike Roshe LD-1000, in a classic black and white colorway that hearkens back to previous incarnations of the shoe, but that also includes plenty of concessions to the sneaker climate of 2015. Some of those concessions are built into the fabric of the Nike […]

  • Nike Store Trolls Twitter User With “Corks and Oreos”

    Nike Store Trolls Twitter User With “Corks and Oreos”

    Usually, the net gain from an extended campaign of Twitter harassment is 0 or below, but one persistent Nike Store Twitter troll ended up getting trolled himself by the retailer.  I’m talking about 23-year-old Charles Henderson, aka @est1991__ on Twitter, who was the target of a hilarious prank by Nike brass. Basically, Henderson was disgruntled after an […]

  • Nike Air Presto Returns With Two New Colorways (Photos)

    Nike Air Presto Returns With Two New Colorways (Photos)

    Next week, an old favorite is making the trip from Nike’s archives back onto store shelves and eventually closets everywhere. It’s the Nike Air Presto, back in two different new colorways for the sneaker’s BR (for “Breathe”) model. Those two colorways are one in mostly black (with hits of white) and another in mostly white (vice versa). […]

  • Retro J’s Clock by GoodWood NYC: For the Air Jordan Fanatic

    Retro J’s Clock by GoodWood NYC: For the Air Jordan Fanatic

    If your retro Air Jordan obsession has reached the level where you want to incorporate the sneakers into every second of every minute of every hour of every day, GoodWood NYC has a new line of clocks just for you. It’s the Retro J’s clock collection, a line of clocks that replace the usual numerals with […]

  • NikeLab Free Rift Sandal

    NikeLab Free Rift Sandal

    The Nike Air Rift gave runners the most minimalist running shoe possible back in 1996, the year it was released, and now that sneaker is making a quasi-comeback in the form of an even more minimalist shoe style: The sandal. It’s the NikeLab Free Rift Sandal, combining Nike Free technology with a Rift-like one-piece upper. […]

  • Nike Air Trainer 1 “Jerry Rice”

    Nike Air Trainer 1 “Jerry Rice”

    One of the latest Nike releases is a tribute to Jerry Rice, legendary wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers. And it’s that team that provides the chromatic inspiration for the colorway that takes his name, in the Nike Air Trainer 1 “Jerry Rice” sneaker. The 49ers aren’t the only aspect of Jerry Rice’s past to […]