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Check out the best look yet at the Travis Scott x Nike SB Dunk Low “Cactus Jack.”  The upper of the shoe features a beige nubuck base upper accented by a “Cactus Jack” debossed design at the rear, along with removable paisley and plaid print overlays. Additional detailing comes in the form of eye-catching frizzy rope laces, contrast trim, and a grey sock liner. Branding elements include black and light pink midfoot Swooshes, Cactus Jack tags on the puffy tongues, paisley print Nike SB marked insoles and “NIKE” embroidered at the heels. Elevating the shoe is a contrast stitching tan midsole paired with a...

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Nike has officially announced that both the black and the white colorways of the "Equality" LeBron 15's will finally release in extremely limited quantities of 200 pairs for each color. The Nike LeBron 15 “Equality” PE will be made available via an online draw for those who reside in the United States. Participants can also enter with a $10 USD donation as many times as they want with all proceeds going directly to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The online draw is currently open with a conclusion date of March 2 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Winners will receive a call...

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The Air Jordan 3 “Black Cement” is a black and grey version of Michael Jordan’s third signature shoe. It originally released in 1988, followed by 1994, 2001, 2008, and 2011 featuring a mix of leather, elephant print, and visible Air. This year (on Michael Jordan’s birthday, no less) a remastered OG version, featuring “Nike Air” on its heel in place of the Jumpman, will release at select retailers on February 17th, 2018 for $200 in celebration of the sneaker’s 30th Anniversary.    Key Features: Premium tumbled black leather and perforated gray leather make up the upper, which is complemented with hits of fire...

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Jerry Lorenzo’s Fear of God label has become a go-to brand for many a fashionable celebrity. So with the NBA's most stylish players descending upon sunny Los Angeles (Lorenzo’s home turf) for this weekend's All-Star festivities, Lorenzo has a couple of tricks up his sleeve: five exclusive new colorways—black/red, white/red/black, tan/black, white/black/red, black/blue/white—of his coveted 1987 Basketball Shoe. Inspired by the statement style of NBA icons past and present, Lorenzo's latest versions of his retro-futuristic signature kick are still made of top-notch leathers. The effect is less old-school-meets-new-school and more old-school-meets-Italian-master-shoemaker. $1,100, available at Maxfield, Union, Barneys, 424 on Fairfax, and RSVP Gallery...

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Nike has officially unveiled their entire Black History Month shoe collection, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each of the footwear selections marks a specific date in sports that have played an integral role in black history, such as Kevin Durant’s moving MVP speech, LeBron James poignant remarks on the impact of sports on society, Carmelo Anthony’s vocal activity in the equal rights conversation, and more. The BHM collection will release in two waves – January 15th and February 1st; see below for the full release info as well as the design inspiration behind each model.   Air Jordan 1...

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