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All Star Modern

Fh16 all star modern high group original hd 1600From creating the first basketball sneaker to choosing weapons for the greatest rivalry in basketball history, Converse has been part of the game and its culture since the beginning. To celebrate our heritage in sport and design, we’ve taken the iconic 1920 All Star and modernized it with new construction and inventive materials. Featuring a circular knit upper for lightweight comfort and secure fit, the shoe also features a lightweight Nike Hyperfuse construction for durability and support. A contoured full-length Phylon midsole provides lightweight direct underfoot cushioning, while a neoprene split tongue and lining offers additional comfort. To round it out, there’s a TPU fused overlay toecap for durability and a TPU fused All Star patch. Lightweight and more comfortable, it’s the beginning of what’s next. The Converse All Star Modern.

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This New Nike Kobe 11 Elite Colorway Pays Tribute to Kobe’s Olympic Gold Medals

Aside from the multiple championship rings and countless personal accolades of his storied NBA career, Kobe Bryant has also enjoyed quite the career as an Olympic champion. Set to honor his gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games is a brand new silhouette of the Nike Kobe 11 Elite. Featuring red, white and blue Flyknit construction, the sneaker also has the numbers 08 and 12 embossed on the heel in honor of Mamba’s gold medal years. The brand new Nike Kobe 11 Elite is set to drop at select retailers on July 2.

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adidas Celebrates Rio’s Summer Games With Ultra Boost “Olympic Medal” Pack


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As we are nearing the start of the Summer 2016 Olympics, here we get a look at adidas’s coinciding “Olympic Medals” pack of the Ultra Boost, celebrating the upcoming games.

We’ve previously gotten a preview of two of the colorways, as appropriately, three options are present, each with metallic detailing showcased at the heel to represent the gold, silver and bronze medals. The kicks in turn boast black Primeknit upper construction, paired with a leather cage and contrasting white Boost sole unit underneath. Tonal laces then accompany each iteration.

The limited edition adidas Ultra Boost “Olympic Medals” pack is scheduled to release on August 4 through select Three Stripes retailers such as Sneakerworld.

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New Nike Kobe 11 Elite Celebrates Bryant’s Olympic Gold Medals

Kobe Bryant not only maintains an NBA career filled with championships, MVPs and scoring titles, he also relishes in an impressive haul during Olympic competition. Bryant took home gold medals in 2008 and 2012, and this upcoming Nike Kobe 11 honors those accomplishments. With a dominating performance in the championship game in 2008 that helped lift […]

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Nike KD 9 “Mic Drop” // Release Date

“Oreo” in appearance but tying to Kevin Durant’s love of music, the Nike KD 9 “Mic Drop” is next in line for the hooper/producer. A black and white base previews the potential for Flyknit color blocking on the latest KD, while a blacked-out Zoom Air bag looks to stay clean on and off the court. If […]

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40oz Van & Vintage Frames Collaborate on 24kt Gold-Plated Sunglasses


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Longtime pals Corey Shapiro (of Vintage Frames Company) and 40oz Van have come together once again, this time for a special eyewear collaboration. As Van is known for his signature gold specs, he partnered with Vintage Frames to release a limited edition collection of 24kt gold-plated frames.

The glasses in turn come in four different lenses options, with a total of 40 frames being produced. Each pair of 40oz Vans x Vintage Frames sunglasses arrives numbered, alongside a personally signed authenticity card.

Look for availability to begin June 28 at 12 p.m. exclusively through Vintage Frames.

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