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Air Jordan 3

AIR JORDAN III     Designer Tinker Hatfield   Original Release Date   1988   the 4 original colorways :   White cement :  Black cement :  Fire red :  True blue :    back in 1988, the retail was set at 100$. It may seemed very cheap for today's standard, but back then, a 3 digit price tag on a basketball shoe was something we never seen.    History With Michael Jordan wanting to leave Nike after the Jordan 2, Nike needed to make sure to impress Jordan with the third model of the line. They sure did a good job by putting Tinker Hatfield on the... read more

Nike KD VI

Shoe Name Nike KD VI Designer Leo Chang Original Release Date June 29, 2013 - July 18, 2014 History Original NikeTalk thread.   Kevin Durant's sixth signature shoe takes much of its design cues from fine watches1. Hexagons are seen on the outsole of the shoe which tie back to the number six. The tongue logo shows KD's number 35 and the number 6 in the negative space. A lightning bolt on the heel of the shoe ties back to KD's team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. Many of the colorways continue the "weather" theme that is a signature part of the KD line going back to... read more

Air Jordan 2009: The Start of a New Legacy

AIR JORDAN 2009 : The Start of a New Legacy DESIGNED BY JASON MAYDEN (FORMER JORDAN BRAND SENIOR FOOTWEAR DESIGNER)         AIR JORDAN 2009 Dissected:       Key Design Elements: Part of Nike's "Considered Design" ethos (environmentally preferred shoe development & construction) Employs new tech: Articulated Propulsion Technology "APT" Implemented luxurious materials like satin pleats & panache leather  Thermo Plastic Urethane "TPU" chassis with "blown glass inspired pattern" Carbon plate instills rigidity and locks... read more

Air Jordan XV by SoleWoman

DESIGNER Tinker Hatfield   ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE 1999-2000   AJ XV Price:  $150   AJ XV Low Price: $140   AJ XV Mocassin Price: $90   HISTORY The Air Jordan XVs are one of the most disliked Jordan models. Which may be a contributing factor to the lack of retros produced. The XVs were originally released from 1999–2000. This was the very first shoe released after Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls on January 13th 1999.   INSPIRATION The inspiration for the Air Jordan XV originated from the aircraft prototype X-15 fighter jet, which was... read more

Nike Outsoles (Materials, Patterns & Enhancements)

Nike categorizes a shoe by three basic components. Upper, Midsole & Outsole. Nike also thinks the best way to think about this concept is by referencing a Car. For example- Upper = Body Of Car / Midsole = Suspension Of Car / Outsole = Tires Of Car. In this particular article though I will be writing about Outsoles only. The Outsole is obviously the part of the shoe that comes in contact with the ground. For the most part the materials chosen to be applied as Outsole are designed to take wear & tear on any surface the shoe comes in contact with. The Outsole job is to... read more

NIKE AIR JORDAN 9 RETRO 25TH ANNIVERSARY

      Shoe Name: NIKE AIR JORDAN 9 RETRO 25TH ANNIVERSARY   Designer: NIKE AIR JORDAN     Original Release Date 2010     JUST FEEL GOOD THAT I WAS IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME AND GOT THESE TODAY.     read more

BOUTIQUES | COLLABS | LIMITED EDITIONS

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Scottie Pippen Line

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Gary Payton Line

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