| # Thema - 12.09.2016 um 14:57 Uhr
The Air Jordan 31 isn’t just the thirty-first chapter of the Air Jordan — though it’s that too, of course — it’s the Nike Air Max 90 Femme three-decade anniversary of the Air Jordan 1; the one that started it all. And how better to celebrate that milestone than by reimagining the AJ1 for the 21st Nike Roshe Run Womens century.Yes, the Air Jordan 31 takes that original icon and reworks it into an innovative new design; rooted in 1985, cutting edge in 2017. Flyweave is coupled with leather on the upper, a hitherto unseen concept that manages to marry together past and present, bringing back the AJ1’s Swoosh and Wings logos in the process.That game-changing upper — combining Flyweave’s light, locked-in Nike Air Max 2016 Femme breathability and leather’s sturdier stability — sits atop low-profile cushioning, placing the foot closer to the floor for enhanced court-feel and responsiveness. Zoom Air provides the cushioning, with the FlightSpeed plate ensuring it’s operating at maximum capacity at all times.
The LunarEpic Nike Air Max 1 Femme was an acclaimed hightop, Flyknit-equipped running shoe before it was lowered and reimagined in mesh. So it was easy to imagine the Zoom All Out Flyknit Asics Gel Lyte 3 Femme — which essentially borrowed the same sock-like hightop upper of the LunarEpic and set it atop Zoom Air — going the same route. Well, it has.
Behold, the Nike Zoom All Out Low EM. As you’d expect, the reinvented running shoe sports the same acclaimed full-length Zoom Air cushioning as its hightop counterpart — that same distinctive outsole-pattern, too. Here, the silhouette simply eschews the second-skin collar and Flyknit composition, opting instead for a more traditional lowtop rendered in light, breathable engineered mesh.In 1987, the Nike Air Trainer 1 revolutionized athletic footwear, bringing together elements of running, lifting and court shoes to create the first true Nike Free Run Mens cross-trainer; the most versatile sneaker to date. Nearly thirty years later, 2016’s most versatile sneaker pays tribute with a special edition colorway.
The Nike Metcon 2 Knows features the game-changing silhouette and technology for which the Metcon 2 is know, but adds in the colors and materials of the Adidas Yeezy 350 Boost Femme Air Trainer 1’s original “Chlorophyll” colorway. A white leather upper is overlaid by light grey suede, a decidedly retro feel that’s punctuated with black and green accents. Truly, the Metcon knows throwback training.The Rio Games kick off next month, and they’re being ushered in by the return of one of the great Nikes in Olympic history: the Nike Air More Uptempo Olympic.
Debuted by Scottie Pippen at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, while a member of the storied Dream Team III, the shoe sports a rich navy leather upper, overlaid by Nike Free Run Womens Black the model’s signature oversized “AIR” script — rendered in contrast white, tying in with the toe, tongue-patch and midsole. Pip’s Team USA number, 8, is embroidered on either heel in gold (fittingly), rounding out a historically-accurate recreation of that original. This is truly one of the all-time www.kingofroadequip.uk greats.
The Air Jordan 30 has had a little difficulty gaining traction at retail, owing perhaps to what felt like a rushed release and a design that was somewhat derivative (though Air Jordans often are) of its predecessor. Will the Air Jordan 31 suffer a similar fate?
Time will tell, but today we get our clearest look yet at the upcoming flagship J, courtesy of Jimmy Butler’s pair, prepped and ready for Rio — the so-called Air Jordan 31 Olympic. White and blue commingle in a gradient upper, a woven minimalist woven construction that’s Adidas Superstar Femme inspired by the iconic Air Jordan 1 (note the Swoosh!). Red rounds out the patriotic palette, of course, punctuating what appears to be the perfect marriage of classic aesthetics and modern innovation.
With the 2016 Summer Olympics mere weeks from kicking off, LeBron James’s signature shoe is dressed Nike Air Max 90 Womens Grey up in its patriotic best and ready for the occasion. Today!
The Nike LeBron Soldier 10 USA launches at Nike Basketball accounts everywhere today, July 18. A perfect match for many an American Olympian in Rio, the shoe sports an all-navy mesh upper, with white contrasting on the ankle-strap and outsole, and red accents adding a bold pop of color.An icon returns in one short week. The Air Jordan 5 Metallic Silver, one of the most renowned original colorways of the AJ5, drops July 23.
In fact, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. With the Adidas Superstar Womens Rio Games slated for August, this is one of the three colorways of the Jordan 5 launching this summer that are inspired by an Olympic medal — MJ’s got a couple of those, after all.