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  1. How to clean suede shoes

    Hey everyone -

    As someone who wears a lot of suede Dunks and Janoskis, I know that it can be difficult to clean suede once it's gotten dirty at all. I just wanted to share my quick tips on how to keep your suede kicks looking clean.

    What you'll need:

    1. A suede/nubuck eraser

    One like this is great, and they can be found at most drug stores (I get mine at Bartells/Walgreens)

    http://www.kiwicare.com/kiwimcmssite/us/products/suede-nubuck/clean-suede-nubuck-eraser.html

    2. A...
  2. Midsole (Materials, Features & 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 Midsoles only.

    The Midsole is the layer that is in between the Upper & Outsole of the sneaker. It is the MOST IMPORTANT part of the shoe due to the fact that it provides Stability,...
  3. 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...
  4. Jordan XI Premium Shoe Bag - A Quick Take on the New Release 12-11-2014

    The Air Jordan XI is one of the most iconic sneakers around. The shoe was designed by Tinker Hatfield in the mid 90s while Michael Jordan had retired from basketball to pursue a short career in minor league baseball (and we All know how that went ...). Popularity for the XIs gained much interest after many got their first glimpse of it in the 1996 mild block-buster Spacejam starring MJ and the Looney Tunes. Though the Spacejam and Concord versions are known and loved; none seem more revered...
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  6. NIKE AIR RAID

    NIKE AIR RAID

     Designer

    TINKER HATFIELD & MARK SMITH

    Original Release Date


    1992

    History


    The Nike Air Raid, originally released in 1992, was a signature basketball sneaker designed in collaboration by Tinker Hatfield (yup, him) and Mark Smith for Tim Hardaway of the Golden State Warriors and legendary "RUN TMC" trio.1 A direct order from the upper management of Nike, via a yellow sticky...
  7. Nike Foamposite One & Pro

    Nike Foamposite one & Pro

     

    Designer


    Eric Avar

    Original Release Date


    1997

    History


    2014-2015 NikeTalk Thread

    Back in 1997, Eric Avar created a shoe that still hits the shelves to this day and still make sneaker fanatic around the world line up to get their hands on a pair. The beetle was one of the major inspiration for the foamposite (with its hard...
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  9. 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.  ...
  10. AIR JORDAN PACKAGES

    October 24th 1984.  A day that began like any other. A day that could easily get over looked in the countless pages of history. A day whose importance would not be fully realized until years and even decades later. A day of destiny. For on that day, a conflicted young phenom from the University of North Carolina made a decision that would change the course of sneaker history forever. On that day the young president of Jump Inc., inked a deal with a then struggling Nike Inc., that...
  11. Nike KD 3

    Shoe Name


    Nike Zoom KD 3

     

    Designer


    Leo Chang

    Original Release Date


    November 26th, 2010

    History


    The Nike Zoom KD 3 was designed by Leo Chang. (Chang was responsible for the previous two Kevin Durant signature models and would go on to create the next 4 models for Kevin Durant)

    The shoe was Kevin Durant's first low cut signature sneaker. It features Nike's low-profile Zoom cushioning in the forefoot, which can be seen on the bottom of the sneaker....
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