Friday, 21 July 2017

PUMA x Extra Butter present ‘Kings of New York’

PUMA and Lower East side sneaker stalwart Extra Butter present the latest premium iteration of the PUMA Clyde with the ‘Kings of New York’ pack. The drop pays tribute to the go-getters and hustlers of New York City who are the kings of their own trade – from B-boys, graffiti artists, street ballers, musicians and style savants.

The PUMA x Extra Butter “Kings of New York” Clyde comes in two colourways: Cabernet and Peacoat. 

Available for R2 499 at PUMA SELECT and Shelflife from 26 July 2017.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

First Look: Air Jordan 13 ‘History of Flight’

 Michael Jordan’s historic days in Chicago is celebrated with this upcoming release of the Air Jordan 13 ‘History of Flight’.

The Air Jordan 13 ‘History of Flight’ comes with a White tumbled leather upper offset by the Red hits noted on the sole unit, lining, and branding. White laces, the traditional hologram on the lateral side of the ankle, the White midsole and the Metallic Silver Jumpman on the tongue round out the main features on the shoe. This is the same colour scheme used on all the other retros from the History of Flight series but this is the first time one of those models releases to the public.

 The Air Jordan 13 ‘History of Flight’ will drop on Saturday, 22 of July 2017 at selected retailers.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

First Look: NikeLab Pocket Knife DM

NikeLab is resurrecting the Nike ACG Pocket Knife silhouette, an all but forgotten trail model from 1998, by upgrading the model with a new outsole, premium tumbled leather and two unique casual-themed colourways.

Blurring the line between sportswear and smart casual, the Nike Pocket Knife sneak boasts a bootie construction on the upper – similar to that of the Presto, along with an all new sole underfoot that splits into four rubber pods for enhanced flexibility and grip. 

The NikeLAB Pocketknife utilizes a mesh upper, as well as a textured leather sidewall, an interlocking webbing lace system with fastening toggle and elastic lace supports. The colourways range from the above pictured Burnt Sienna, Sail, and the Gold option to a Light Grey, Mushroom, Sail with just the right touch of Barely Green.

The NikeLab Pocket Knife DM will drop on Friday, 21 July 2017, at selected retailers.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Sneakers Dropping Today: Rihanna’s Fenty x PUMA Trainer in a new sculptured shape!

Brand new for the season, the FENTY Trainer takes a completely new spin on its shape. With an aggressive and sculpture tooling, Rihanna’s new trainer takes the concept of runway to real life to a new level.

Technically on point and fully functional as a training sneaker, The Trainer also has a unique, fashion-forward look that goes beyond your traditional gym work out.  The sneaker features an IGNITE outsole, with a lightweight foam midsole for guaranteed extra comfort.

The new FENTY Trainer is available in PUMA Black and Whisper White from 18 July 2017 at PUMA SELECT stores and X-Trend. 

Monday, 17 July 2017

Futuristic and Transformative, adidas Originals NMD Marks the Next Chapter of Three-stripes Design

Designed for a nomadic lifestyle without boundaries, the NMD fuses iconic adidas Originals DNA with breakthrough technology. Micro-engineered BOOST™ and Primeknit fabrications meet a bold visual language that pays homage to moments from the brand’s collective memory.

This season the NMD_CS2 PK takes center stage with full-length BOOST™ and material innovation in the form of a one-piece construction in fully engineered Primeknit. Ever progressive, the product is crafted with a Shadow Knit technique and features the Japanese Sashiko stitching method, a form of decorative reinforcement stitching. Tonal uppers with engineered patterns are finished off with embroidered tactile colour pops, and a signature NMD heel pull.

Along with the NMD_CS2 PK, this season we see new iterations of the NMD_R2 featuring patterned Primeknit uppers and striking graphics for men and women. Along with footwear the pack also contains NMD accessories and apparel for men and women. 

NMD is available from, adidas Originals stores, and selected retailers.