Tuesday 28 September 2021

First Look: Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG - ‘Pollen’

Dressed in a pollen, black, and white colour scheme. This Air Jordan 1 features a black tumbled leather base with pollen yellow leather overlays and Swooshes.

Additional details include black Wings logo, “Nike Air” tongue tags completed with a white midsole and yellow rubber outsole.

The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG ‘Pollen’ is available at selected retailers.

Monday 27 September 2021

First Look: Nike Air Max BW OG - ‘Persian Violet’

Dressed in a black, white, and persian violet colour scheme. This Nike Air Max BW comes constructed in a combination of mesh and leather with the signature purple color displayed on the collar, tongue, Swoosh, and back of the midsole.

Black covers majority of the upper with White leather overlays and midsole atop a visible Air in the heel and Black rubber outsole completes the design.

The Nike Air Max BW OG - ‘Persian Violet’ is available at selected retailers.

Tuesday 21 September 2021

First Look: adidas Yeezy Boost 700 MNVN - ‘Honey Flux’

The Yeezy Boost 700 MNVN Honeyflux features an upper composed of lightweight polyester with no-sew overlays offering enhanced breathability, flexibility and comfort.

No-tie bungee laces allows for easy on and off wear, while reflective material throughout specific areas of the model adds unique design cues and visual interest.

The full-length drop-in Boost midsole provides the ultimate underfoot cushioning experience, while the PU midsole adds comfort and durability.

The adidas Yeezy Boost 700 MNVN - ‘Honey Flux’ is available at selected retailers.

Monday 13 September 2021

First Look: Air Jordan 36 - ‘First Light’

First teased by Isatou “Satou” Sabally via Twitter, the Air Jordan 36 “First Light” finally dropped in stores.

Dissecting and interpreting the word “light,” the crew behind the newest silhouette approached the jacquard leno-weave upper and Zoom Air-cushioning by thinking of what the five-letter muse can mean for athletes and the sport of basketball.

The Eclipse Plate from the Air Jordan 35 makes an appearance on the shoe, pairing with a Zoom Air Strobel to deliver comfort and responsiveness. The multi-directional traction pattern underfoot rounds out the proposition, delivering a conduit through which to experience the innovation packed into the Jordan 36.

The sneaker is available at selected retailers.

Friday 10 September 2021

First Look: Air Jordan 3 Retro - ‘Racer Blue’

The sneaker is dressed in a white, black, cement grey, and racer blue color scheme.

Also has a white leather base with black 3M reflective elephant print overlays highlighted with blue contrasting accents atop a signature grey rubber outsole.

The Air Jordan 3 Retro - ‘Racer Blue’ drops Sunday 19 September at selected retailers.

Thursday 9 September 2021

First Look: PUMA x PRONOUNCE Debut Collection Which is Inspired by Ancient Archaeological Site

PUMA and PRONOUNCE have dropped their debut collection of apparel, footwear and accessories in an earthy palette inspired by Pumapunku, an ancient archaeological site in Bolivia.

Based in Milan and Shanghai, PRONOUNCE was founded in 2016 by Yushan Li and his creative partner Jun Zhou. The high-end brand reflects the pairs’ shared love of handcrafted garments and a desire to perfect the creation of truly global and genderless clothing.

PUMA x PRONOUNCE is available from PUMA.com, PUMA Braamfontein and PUMA V&A Waterfront, X-Trend, WE ARE EGG and select retailers.

Wednesday 8 September 2021

First Look: adidas Yeezy QNTM - ‘Onyx’

The Yeezy QNTM features an upper composed of embroidered mono mesh that provides a soft, resilient thread with a synthetic suede overlay that offers toe protection and durability. Reflective material throughout the inner webbing and heel counter emits light in darkness.

The Yeezy QNTM elevates the cushioning experience with a re-engineered full-length drop-in boost midsole that provides optimal comfort where consumers need it most. A semi-translucent clear TPU cage wraps the boost and adds a distinct design element to the model while the herringbone patterned rubber outsole offers optimal traction.

The adidas Yeezy QNTM - ‘Onyx’ drops 10 September at selected retailers. 

Tuesday 7 September 2021

First Look: The PUMA Wild Rider Pick Up Seen on Neymar Jr.

PUMA is releasing the Wild Rider Pick Up, worn by Neymar Jr. and made for city life on the go.

Available in two colourways, Mono-Red and Elektro-Blue Peacoat, the Wild Rider Pick Up will add a pop of colour to any outfit. The shoe’s design is inspired by the movement and motion of city life – always going forward, further, faster and beyond. It features fresh layers of material for a raw, edgy look, a nylon upper with suede overlays and a leather formstrip along with TPU details on eyelet and heel, futuristic circles at the midsole and signature Rider foam.

The Wild Rider Pick Up retails is available from PUMA.com, PUMA stores, The Cross Trainer, sportscene, Shesha, Superbalist and select retailers.

Monday 6 September 2021

First Look: Women’s Air Jordan 4 Retro - ‘Shimmer’

The sneaker is dressed in a shimmer, bronze eclipse, orange quartz, and metallic silver color scheme.

This Air Jordan 4 takes inspiration from varying neutral shades of makeup. This model is highlighted by buttery soft nubuck overlays and burnished leather meant to age and sheen naturally with time. The shoe also features transparent TPU wings and lace locks and is topped off by metallic, electroplated Jumpman branding on the tongue, reminiscent of the mirrors used in makeup palettes.

The Women’s Air Jordan 4 Retro - ‘Shimmer’ drops for R3599 on 17 September.