Valentines Day Gift Guide For That Special Sneakerhead In Your Life!!

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With Valentines day right around the corner, you may be wondering what to get that special sneakerhead in your life. Here are a few gift ideas to kick (pun intended) your Valentines day off right.

adidas Stan Smith

adidas has decorated it’s timeless Stan Smith silhouette with a red heart for this years holiday of love.  This V-day Stan Smith is available now as part of adidas’ Valentines day collection and is also available in a red colorway for $100 each.

adidas has decorated it’s timeless Stan Smith silhouette with a red heart for this years holiday of love.

This V-day Stan Smith is available now as part of adidas’ Valentines day collection and is also available in a red colorway for $100 each.

Emotionally Unavailable x Nike Air Force 1 High “Valentine’s Day.”

Clothing brand Emotionally Unavailable has teamed up with Nike for a Valentines day rendition of the Air Force 1 High.  The Emotionally Unavailable x Nike Air Force 1 High is available now via very select retailers.

Clothing brand Emotionally Unavailable has teamed up with Nike for a Valentines day rendition of the Air Force 1 High.

The Emotionally Unavailable x Nike Air Force 1 High is available now via very select retailers.

“Girls Don’t Cry” X Nike SB Dunk Low

This sneaker was not made specifically for Valentines Day, but we thought it still makes a great V-Day gift.  Verdy of “Girls Don’t Cry” has a Nike SB Dunk Low pack dropping on February 9th. Rumored to be releasing in two color ways: All red and an all cream version.

This sneaker was not made specifically for Valentines Day, but we thought it still makes a great V-Day gift.

Verdy of “Girls Don’t Cry” has a Nike SB Dunk Low pack dropping on February 9th. Rumored to be releasing in two color ways: All red and an all cream version.

Nike Air Max 1 "Have a Nike Day" In Blue

Another Air Max 1 has surfaced as part of the “Have A Nike Day” pack, which celebrates Nike’s self-made holiday Air Max Day (coming up in March 2019).

In contrast to the Multi-colored pair that was previewed a few weeks ago, this Air Max 1 is dressed in all blue. Light blue mesh makes up most of the upper, with darker shades of blue suede covering the side panels, heel, and mudguard. This blue suede shoe also features a "Have a Nike Day" tongue tag, as well as a Swoosh smiley face embroidered on the heel in white, and a metal lace pin of the same logo. The pair is finished off with a white mid and translucent undersole.

The Air Max 1 is one of my favorite sneaker silhouettes. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a colorway featured on an Air Max 1 that I didn’t like and this pair is no different. I really like the pairing of the light blue and dark blue Nike has done here. Nike always does a great job of balancing colors. Always conscious of not over using a specific color and also knowing when to use a color sparsely. This Air Max 1 is a must cop for me.

This pair will release with the rest of the “Have A Nike Day Pack” in March to celebrate Air Max Day 2019.

Take a closer look at the Air Max 1 “Have A Nike Day” in blue in the gallery above and Let us know what you think of this sneaker and what Air Max you will be wearing on Air Max Day 2019.

Game of Thrones X adidas Ultraboost Collection

adidas is releasing an Ultraboost collection in collaboration with Game of Thrones. The six sneakers in this pack represent a house in the GoT story: House Lannister, House Stark, House Targaryen, the Targaryen’s Dragons, White Walkers and Night’s Watch. Details come in the form of GoT  branded insoles, house heel tab and house motifs hidden on the back of tongue tags.

I honestly do not get this collection. It seems kind of forced to me. I mean, does anyone want a Game of Thrones X adidas collaboration? I don’t see the story here. How does GoT fit into sneaker culture? GoT characters don’t even wear sneakers. It just seems like adidas is grasping at straws trying to capitalize off of a show with a huge fan base.

With that being said, I do like a couple of these colorways (outside of the story of G.O.T). The White/Silver colorway is cool, but that icy blue colorway is dope! I would definitely rock those.

There is no info on pricing or a release date yet, but the series finally begins April 14th on HBO so I am sure the collection will release sometime around then.

Take a detailed look at the Game of Thrones X adidas collection above and let us know your thoughts in the comments below

Nathan Bell X Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 With Hand Drawn Like Doodles

Virgil Abloh’s Off-White collaborations with Nike has set a DIY, reconstructed trend that I am really enjoying. Artist Nathan Bell puts his spin this trend with his Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 collaboration. This Oreo colorway of the Zoom Pegasus 35 features doodles of stars, crowns, unicorn horns and more on the midsole, heel cup, insole, outsole, tongue and laces. Also featured are hand written style quotes on the midsole stating “Last one gets a rotten egg” and “Run to a magical place”. A marker pen type sketch of the Nike Swoosh can also be found on this running sneaker.

Take a look at the Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 in the photo gallery above and let us know how you feel about this sneaker in the comments below.

The Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 will be available on February 14 at Nike and select retailers worldwide.

The Sneaker Drop: This week's sneaker releases you don't want to miss!!

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With so much heat coming out each week, it's hard to keep track of what, when, and where to cop each release. Here are a few of the hottest sneakers dropping this week.

Air Jordan 4 SE 'Laser'

Release Date:  Jan. 19, 2019   Original Sales Price:  $190   Where to cop:  Select Nike retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
Jan. 19, 2019

Original Sales Price:
$190

Where to cop:
Select Nike retailers and Nike SNKRS

Nike Blazer Mid '77

Release Date:  Jan. 19, 2019   Original Sales Price:  $100 each   Where to cop:  Nike SNKRS, select Nike retailers

Release Date:
Jan. 19, 2019

Original Sales Price:
$100 each

Where to cop:
Nike SNKRS, select Nike retailers

Nike Air Fear of God 'Shoot Around'

Release Date:  Jan. 19, 2019   Original Sales Price:  $300    Where to cop:  Nike SNKRS, select Nike retailers

Release Date:
Jan. 19, 2019

Original Sales Price:
$300

Where to cop:
Nike SNKRS, select Nike retailers

Nike LeBron 16 'Equality'

Release Date:  Jan. 21, 2019   Original Sales Price:  $185 each   Where to cop:  Nike SNKRS, select Nike retailers

Release Date:
Jan. 21, 2019

Original Sales Price:
$185 each

Where to cop:
Nike SNKRS, select Nike retailers

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG "Turbo Green"

We get our first look at the upcoming Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Turbo Green.” This colorway, which is new to the Jordan 1 family, features white leather paired with green suede in a distressed finish, as well as a grey suede ankle collar.

The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Turbo Green” is expected to retail for $160, and will be available early January at select Jordan Brand stores and online.

What do you think of this new colorway? Let us know in the comments below.

The Sneaker Drop: This week's sneaker releases you don't want to miss!!

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With so much heat coming out each week, it's hard to keep track of what, when, and where to cop each release. Here are a few of the hottest sneakers dropping this week.

A-COLD-WALL* x Nike Zoom Vomero +5

Release Date:  December 13   Original Sales Price:  $200   Where to cop:  Select Nike retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 13

Original Sales Price:
$200

Where to cop:
Select Nike retailers and Nike SNKRS

Air Jordan 1 “Origin Story”

Release Date:  December 14   Original Sales Price:  $160   Where to cop:  Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 14

Original Sales Price:
$160

Where to cop:
Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2018 Collection

Release Date:  December 14   Original Sales Price:  $90-$190    Where to cop:  Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 14

Original Sales Price:
$90-$190

Where to cop:
Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

CONCEPTS x Nike SB Dunk Low Pro “Purple Lobster”

Release Date:  December 14   Original Sales Price:  $130   Where to cop:  CONCEPTS locations in Cambridge, MA, New York City and online at Cncpts.com

Release Date:
December 14

Original Sales Price:
$130

Where to cop:
CONCEPTS locations in Cambridge, MA, New York City and online at Cncpts.com

Air Jordan 3 “Mocha”

Release Date:  December 15   Original Sales Price:  $190   Where to cop:  Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 15

Original Sales Price:
$190

Where to cop:
Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

White Mountainerring
x adidas TERREX

Release Date:  December 15   Original Sales Price:  $200-$250   Where to cop:  Select adidas retailers and adidas.com

Release Date:
December 15

Original Sales Price:
$200-$250

Where to cop:
Select adidas retailers and adidas.com

Nike Air Fear of God 1

Release Date:  December 15   Original Sales Price:  $395   Where to cop:  Select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 15

Original Sales Price:
$395

Where to cop:
Select Nike Basketball retailers and Nike SNKRS

The Sneaker Drop: This week's sneaker releases you don't want to miss!!

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With so much heat coming out each week, it's hard to keep track of what, when, and where to cop each release. Here are a few of the hottest sneakers dropping this week.

PUMA CELL Venom “White/Surf the Web Blue”  

Release Date: December 6  Original Sales Price: $110   Where to cop: select PUMA retailers and Puma.com

Release Date:
December 6

Original Sales Price:
$110

Where to cop:
select PUMA retailers and Puma.com

Carhartt WIP x Nike Collection

Release Date: December 6  Original Sales Price: $130  Where to cop: Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 6

Original Sales Price:
$130

Where to cop:
Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Air Jordan 11 “Concord”

Release Date:  December 8   Original Sales Price:  $220   Where to cop:  Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 8

Original Sales Price:
$220

Where to cop:
Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Solefly x Air Jordan 1 “Miami”

Release Date:  December 8   Original Sales Price:  $160   Where to cop:  N/A

Release Date:
December 8

Original Sales Price:
$160

Where to cop:
N/A

Nike Air Max Plus “Greedy”

Release Date:  December 8   Original Sales Price:  $170   Where to cop:  Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS

Release Date:
December 8

Original Sales Price:
$170

Where to cop:
Select Nike Sportswear retailers and Nike SNKRS