some impressive gains for the brand's customers over the years, and this new WMNS Astoria style is a more than worthy addition to the range. The most distinctive features lie in the application of materials — specifically, the hairy suede finish along the upper and faux fur trim atop the...

extensive archive for its latest retro release, the Nike Tailwind from the late 1970s. The shoe was the first to feature an Air-sole unit, debuting in Hawaii for the 1978 Honolulu Marathon. It was distributed to six retailers in Honolulu, all of whom immediately sold out of the shoe. Word had...

approach, Nike kept cranking out similarly-styled models for over a decade. One such model is the Nike Penetrator, which hit stores in 1984. Models with names derived from hoops parlance, like the Franchise, the Gamebreaker, the 3-pointer, and the Dynasty took their places on shelves next...

Nike's ultra-flexible Free sole. The ripstop nylon in this offering available from mita sneakers comes in a White/White, Navy/White, and Orange/White colorway, each with black laces and mesh tongues that match perfectly with the modern Free silhouette. Runners will also appreciate its...

Each shoe features a weather-proof upper built with Nike's custom Durable Water Repellent (DWR) technology, as well as reflective material to keep runners visible at night. In addition to providing a safe shield for the wearer, the shoes all come in colorways made up of mostly grey and orange...

Sort of a retrospective on Nike's Bruce Kilgore. After marking his mark as a designer with the launch of Air Force 1 in 1982, Kilgore took on the challenges for another key Nike product segment, its running division. With Nike's incessant encouragement to "think outside of the box", Kilgore...

for the Nike Hachi has had a decidedly premium bent as of late, with the leather-wrapped sole pair and the murdered out black nubuck look. The latest in special treatments for this lifestyle Swoosh silhouette is this so-called textile pair, which grabs a range of differing materials on the...

The Nike Air Hangar (what else could it have possibly been called?) is a 40,000 square foot facility in Hillsboro Airport near Portland, Oregon. Privately owned by Nike, the building houses three Gulfstream G5 jets for executive business travel, as well as a lounge area, exercise room,...

in the evolution of state-of-the-art training footwear, the Nike Lunar TR1. Built for the next generation of world-class athletes — like decathlon world record-holder Ashton Eaton — the shoe is the lightest Nike Lunar Trainer training shoe yet, featuring breathable, lightweight mesh...

Along with this Dark Grey/Volt edition, the Nike Metcon 1 will launch in multiple colorways through Nike.com and select retailers beginning January 31. Nike Metcon 1 Style: 704688-007 Color: Dark Grey/Volt-Black-White Release Date: 1/31/2015 (Saturday)

 

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