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The Absurd History Of Nike Air Technology

Like many soul-searching 1990s adolescents, I was obsessed with Nike Air technology. I’d pore over the latest innovations, from visible forefoot air to tuned air to other types of air. I’d even buy used joggers at the trash and treasure market and tear them apart to inspect the air. As my young brain developed and my understanding of biomechanics advanced, however, I came to a realisation: Nike Air is bullshit.

Michael J. Fox Tries On His Self-Lacing Nike Mags For Jimmy Kimmel

As a species, we may have overdone it with October 21’s rapture-like celebration. But no one can deny that the best moment of Back To The Future Day was when Nike delivered the first pair of self-lacing Mags (AS PROMISED) to one Michael J. Fox.

Who You Gonna Call? Ghostbusters (Sneakers)!

The recent anniversary and the upcoming remake of Ghostbusters has paved the way for an invasion of new merchandise tied to the film. A lot of it has been mostly forgettable, except for these sweet sneakers from Nookiee styled after the character’s iconic jumpsuit uniforms.

What It's Like To Wear The New Converse Chuck II

The new Chuck Taylors are here. The first new design in 98 years. I’m wearing them right now.

This Is How Nike Sneakers Inspired By Classic Album Covers Could Look

Sneakers are nice and all, but they tend to work on one design level: if they look nice, they kinda just… look nice. But what if they were inspired by classic album covers?

Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks For The First Time In 98 Years

Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the ’80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is actually far more comfy for your feet.

These Sneakers Are Made Entirely From Ocean Waste

Our oceans are full of plastic. Fortunately, scientists are mapping where it lies, which means we can begin scooping it up — and perhaps even start to use it to create new products, like these sneakers.

New Balance Teams Up With G.I. Joe And Cobra For Some Slick Sneakers

It seems that Cobra’s latest plan to take over the world involves bankrupting those with a soft-spot for nostalgia with a couple pairs of ’80s toy-themed kicks from New Balance and BAIT.

Iconic Basketball And Running Sneakers From The '80s And '90s

Pop Chart Lab made this cool poster featuring basketball and running sneakers from the ’80s and the ’90s, or as they call it “the illustrious, ultra-rad ’80s and ’90s”. If you are like me and often leave the store thinking that most of today’s sneakers are not even half as cool as they used to be, you’re going to love this.

Sneakers Inspired By Vintage Space Suits Are Back

Although not actually worn by real-life astronauts, ‘Moon Boots‘ were still an incredibly popular fashion fad during the ’80s. And, 30 years later, designers like Raf Simons are still being inspired by the complex space suits that NASA developed to allow astronauts to safely walk in the vacuum of space.

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