Tuesday, 23 July 2019

First Look: PUMA RS 9.8 Sneaker Pack


Getting space-age swagger onto the streets, sports brand PUMA is introducing the all-new RS 9.8 sneaker pack. Inspired by new frontiers and galaxies, by people who defy societal rules and the laws of physics, the kick enters new realms with its aerodynamic simplicity.

A nod to Human’s growing interplanetary aspirations, the name RS 9.8 speaks to 9.8 m/s2 - the approximate speed of gravitational acceleration near the Earth’s surface. Just as the speed of an object falling freely here increases by about 9.8 meters per second every second, the sneakers powered with PUMA’s Running System technology adds much-needed momentum to a new, fashionable silhouette.

The influence of space explorations gives the shoe a FUTRO aesthetic that features cosmos-themed bold colours. Adding a fresh streak to streetstyle, the sneaker is imagined with a textile upper decked with suede and leather overlays. With a light weight PU midsole reinvented to create unique, space-inspired spheres, the sole is built to provide adequate cushioning. Pulling together elements from various models in the RS Family including super comfy sock liners and RS foam, the first iteration drops in PUMA White – High Risk Red colourway for men and PUMA White – Teal Green colourway for women.


The RS 9.8 sneaker is retailing at R1599 and can be purchased at PUMA and selected retailers.  

Friday, 19 July 2019

First Look: Jordan Mars 270 - 'Fire Red'



Paying homage to classic Air Jordan colourways, one of those will include an upcoming “Fire Red” iteration.

This release features a White leather upper with a Silver Swoosh underneath the mesh netting on the sides. Black detailing, Fire Red accents atop an Air Max 270 heel unit and translucent outsole completes the design.

The Jordan Mars 270  - 'Fire Red' drops Saturday 20 July at selected retailers.

Friday, 5 July 2019

First Look: Nike Air Jordan 270 - 'Green Glow'

The upper is dressed almost entirely in a pitch black, with the “Green Glow” sobriquet coming from the various luminescent accents.

These add vibrant splashes to the tongue, heel, and outsole, and the look is completed by a clear Air Max 270-style heel unit for cushioning and support.


The Nike Air Jordan 270 - 'Green Glow' drops Saturday, 13 July at selected retailers.


Wednesday, 3 July 2019

First Look: Nike Air Max 270 React - 'Bauhaus Art'



Wavy white and black panels make up the majority of the upper’s base layer, while vivid yellow, hot red, cool turquoise and bold blue all provide accents.

The insoles acknowledge Bauhaus even further with their flipped colour palettes/geometric shapes. Down below, a sublime blue Air Max 270 cushioning unit and React midsole fuse together to ensure the comfort stacks up to the look.

The Nike Air Max 270 React - 'Bauhaus Art' drops Saturday 6 July at selected retailers.

Monday, 1 July 2019

First Look: Nike Air Max 270 React - Black/Vast Grey


 The sneaker comes in a toned-down black, grey, and white makeup. The wavy layered upper uses a combination of black and heathered grey tones for a grayscale look that’s at once futuristic and inherently classic, then offers branded accents via a large white midfoot Swoosh and white detailing on the tongue.

The midsole offers the yin and yang of a white React foam forefoot and a jet-black Air Max heel cushioning unit, while a white/black outsole completes the look.


The Nike Air Max 270 React - Black/Vast Grey drops Saturday 6 July at selected retailers.