ÿþNike Sportswear continues to lengthen the honorable tradition nike cortez ultra of creating special Air Force 1 Low releases to commemorate the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac. With this year s trifecta of Dragon drops and last year s amazing Year of the Rabbit, you may believe that the Year of the releases have always been ornate, but that isn t the case; most of the earlier versions featured basic, tonal uppers with minute details in the form of Chinese characters. The 2006 release of the Year of the Dog changed all that; designed by Runyo Chen of Nike, Himm of Shanghai s Urban Magazine, and PK of LC Advertising, the Year of the Dog was actually a two-pronged release one in the classic, subtle version that would be pleasing to the masses, and a second version that was far more decorated.
Back in late June, Sneaker News showed you a duo of upcoming Nike Dunk Highs whose colors and blocking pattern earned the nickname J-Pack thanks to a strong resemblance to the original Air Jordan 1s. They nike lunarglide 5 feature an extra little detail by way of a scaled pattern on the suede Swooshes, and now we see that Nike Sportswear has added a third colorup to the pack, effectively limiting the AJ1 connections but making for a wider range of options. That new grey-accented edition turns out to be the most versatile of them all, and nike air pegasus 89 you can see all three in more photos after the jump. These are expected to arrive at retailers in October so let us know which pair looks best and stick with Sneaker News for word on US availability.
Up until a few days ago it was looking like the Nike Air Penny V would be strictly a holiday affair, forced to fight for space in the jam packed Christmas season of sneaker shopping. As it turns out the sneaker is making a surprise debut a lot sooner than that, this week to be exact when the Red Eagle hits retailers on Saturday. Once that high school pair has been introduced the model will be making the transition nike lunaracer to the pros, calling out various squads Penny spent time with as on the Phoenix Suns version here. Stay with us after the jump for the full photos and keep it locked on Sneaker News for a more precise release date on this Nike Air Penny V.
The Gym Green Air Foamposite Pro didn t exactly match most sneakerheads expectation for that new color, and here s another case of the Swoosh s beloved wavy injected foam basketball designs giving us a green makeup with an element of surprise. The Nike Air Max Hyperposite Camo continues the story of the first new non-hybrid Foamposite performance design since the LeBron IV debuted just under six years ago, with a colorway whose foresty tiger concealment pattern echoes the perfect time to release them this fall. Stick with Sneaker News to find out exactly when the Camo Hyperposite drops and check out the first full shots below in the meantime.
Nike Running has issued a ton of colorways for this year s Air Max flagship model, most of which show off the Hyperfuse upper s layering capabilities. This newest Nike Air Max+ 2012 does it so subtly you might not even notice, as the Electric Green underlay is barely visible beneath a large field of Game Royal. That energetic green gets its due on the sockliner and Max Air cushion, and along with Metallic Silver Swooshes and a white midsole, contributes to a Sprite look (aluminum can and all) that should arrive at retailers like Titolo in October.
It s safe to say we re seeing sneaker customizer Mache go through his Nike LeBron nike internationalist women 9 Elite phase at the moment, latching on to the post-season silhouette that capped off one of the best years for LeBron James both in terms of his basketball and sneaker careers. The latest pair keeps things close to the LeBron line s geographically oriented pairs, this time taking things way up the eastern seaboard to the Statue of Liberty, attempting to best the recent oxidized look of this Nike Hyperposite. Flip through our gallery to check out this one of one and let us know what you think of the job done on this Nike LeBron 9 Elite custom.