Category Archives: Footwear

Nike Will Be Restocking The “Pure Platinum” Vapormax in Europe Next Month

Nike's VaporMax model has consistently proved itself to be one of the brand's most popular new shoes in some time -- and now it will be bringing one of the silhouette's original colorways back to stores in Europe. The "Pure Platinum" palette might be slightly too young to be called an OG, but it was certainly a fan favorite amongst those who were into the shoe back when it was first released -- a fact that clearly wasn't lost on Nike, as it moves to reintroduce the shoe to European shores next month.

There's no word on whether the restock will be larger than it has been in the past, but you'll want keep an eye out as the Nike Vapormax "Pure Platinum" is set to drop in European Nike retailers on August 23. In other VaporMax news, we recently got our first on-feet look at the upcoming Off-White™ x Nike Air VaporMax.

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The Weeknd Stylishly Shows off the PUMA IGNITE EvoKNIT Wave

Footwear heavyweights PUMA have tapped brand ambassador The Weeknd for its latest campaign starring its IGNITE EvoKNIT Wave silhouette. The newest model features a grey and black sock-like engineered knit body accented by both a medial and lateral support and lacing system. With upgraded flexibility and comfort, the IGNITE EvoKNIT Wave provides wearers with a form-fitted feel, allowing for full freedom of movement. An IGNITE foam midsole finishes off the overall look. The IGNITE evoKNIT Wave is exclusively available now at PUMA Lab Powered by Foot Locker for $135 USD.

After peeing the lookbook above, also be sure to check out this week's hottest product drops.

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The Nike Blazer Mid Comes in A “Silt Red” Rendition

The Nike Blazer Mid, which brings a charming update of the legendary basketball silhouette in the style of the 70's, has come out in a soft "Slit Red" colorway that is perfect for both summer and fall. With an upper covered with rich, nappa suede, its retro character is rounded off with the soft color combination of pink and white. The barely there Swoosh and white NIKE lettering on the heel finishes the look.

You can pick up a pair of Nike Blazer Mid "Slit Red" now over at Sole Heaven or asphaltgold for $95 USD.

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The Nike Hyperdunk 2017 “Team Collection” Has Arrived

Nike has come out with a Hyperdunk 2017 "Team Collection" which includes a trio of "University Blue," "University Red," and white colorways. Crafted with a high collar mesh tongue and heel counter, you can find a traction pattern on the outsole consisting of circular patterns that synthesize pressure maps from Nike's Sports Research Lab. With an updated sock-like fit that features a half-inner sleeve and slip-on feel, the Hyperdunk 2017 is definitely a winner thanks to the new foam cushioning system known as REACT.

The collection is now available at select Nike retailers and Nike.com. Pick your favorite colorway for $140 USD.

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NikeLab and Loopwheeler Welcome Two New Silhouettes To Their Collection

Continuing its collaboration with the Japanese knit brand, NikeLab unveils the addition of the Nike Roshe Two and Nike Aptare to add to its Loopwheeler x NikeLab series. Both shoes have uppers that are dressed in hand-dyed indigo blue with debossed Loopwheeler logos on the pull tabs. The classic bungee cord collar lacing system sits on the top of the Aptare while the Roshe Two gets an extended sock-like collar. To top it all off, the white rubber soles give a smart yet casual look. A cotton drawstring bag printed with "Loopwheeler" in Japanese and the Nike logo will also be provided with every purchase.

An official release date has not been announced as of yet, but stay tuned at HYPEBEAST for an update.

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The Nike KMTR Premium Receives a “Sequoia” Makeover

Drawing from the colors of the great outdoors, Nike recently unveiled a "Sequoia" colorway of its popular KMTR Premium tech sneaker. After moving away from its ACG affiliation, the KMTR Premium has received several colorful looks that stray from ACG's signature dark-toned color palette. But this time around Nike gives the tech sneaker a darker makeover. The laceless upper found on the "Sequoia" KMTR Premium is constructed of an olive-colored, water-resistant textile material and is accented by the magnetic heel closure and lockdown toggles done in black, while gum soles and 3M reflective detailing serve to add an extra layer of flair and round up the design of the model. Set to retail at $150 USD, stay tuned for an official date for the Nike KMTR Premium "Sequoia."

For more Nike news, take a look at the recently released "Cool Grey" Air Max More.

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These Are the adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST 350 V2s You May Never Get to Own

Kanye West's line of adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST include some of the most sought-after silhouettes and colorways that die hard sneaker fans from all over the world are trying to get their hands on. And as rare models such as the upcoming "Semi Frozen Yellow" still waiting for its turn to hit the shelves, famed YEEZY insiders YEEZY MAFIA have just released pictures of two YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 iterations you may never get to own. Marked as a 1-of-1, two samples of the YEEZY BOOST V2 are shown, one in a majestic "Midnight Blue" colorway and the other in a bright "Orange Ochre" colorway. Check out both pairs above and let us know if you would like to see these samples hit retailers in the future in the comments section below.

And in case you've missed it, you can cop some of the most hyped sneakers from the past few years at retail price.

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Nike Air Presto Shines in New “Pure Platinum” Colorway

Nike's Air Presto has returned to command your attention with its latest colorway. Its micro mesh construction and neoprene sock liner remain intact while resting atop of the silhouette's traditional midsole which dons white coloring. Lightweight and breathable, you'll find a Metallic Silver finish on its lace caging as well as its toe cap. Round laces match the coloring of its upper while heel tabs and branding found on its tongue and toebox finish off the design.

Retailing for $140 USD, the Nike Air Presto (Metallic Silver/Pure Platinum) is currently available at select retailers such as Feature.

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Cop Some of the Most Hyped Sneakers From the Past Few Years at Retail Price

GOAT's summer drawing is once again upon us, rewarding members new and old the chance to buy the industry's most coveted kicks for retail price. Sneakers include Yeezys, OVOs, Acronyms, NMDs, KAWS AJ4s, and more all at retail or significantly below market value.

Participants will be rewarded with 100 tickets to start depending on when they joined, with additional tickets earned by sharing their selection of shoes via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Each share yields 25 tickets; each sneaker in the drawing may only be shared once per social platform for a maximum of 75 tickets.

The more tickets used on an individual shoe increases your likelihood of winning. More sneakers will be added daily, with the drawing ending on July 27 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Winners will be announced on the following day, with a deadline of July 31 to complete the purchase.

Enter now via GOAT's app for iOS and Android.

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The Shoe Surgeon Takes on the Ronnie Fieg x ASICS GEL-Lyte III “Salmon Toe”

Following the military fabric makeover of the YEEZY BOOST 350, the beloved Shoe Surgeon returns with another new spin on a coveted item. This time around, the famous customizer sets his sights on the Ronnie Fieg x ASICS GEL-Lyte III "Salmon Toe" for his latest one-of-a-kind creations. Released several years ago, Ronnie Fieg and ASICS's collaborative GEL-Lyte III served as one of the pair's fan-favorites. For the exclusive Shoe Surgeon iteration, the sneaker takes on new life with Japanese cow leather, a python back and midsole and 3M reflective material.

You can check out shots of The Shoe Surgeon's latest customized creation above. For other takes on the GEL-Lyte III, check out the recently revealed Japanese denim version.

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#OnFeet at Sneaker Con LA: Attendees Wore Their Heat For “The Greatest Sneaker Show on Earth”

Sneaker Con aka "The Greatest Sneaker Show on Earth" brought out all the heavy hitting heat on people's feet this past weekend. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, plenty of styles both old and new were on display as those in the culture bought, sold and traded with one another. Everything from a custom pair of Air Jordan 1's with "HYPEBEAST" written on its lateral panel to Nike Air MAGs, Air Yeezy 2 "Red Octobers" and "What the Dunk" SBs repped the Swoosh while The Three Stripes saw YEEZYs, BAPE NMDs and Human Race NMDs hit the show floors. Other standout pairs included the KAWS x Nike Air Max 90 Current, Bapestas, Unkle SBs and fragment design x Nike Air Jordan 1s. Sneaker Con heads to Asia for a gathering in Hong Kong on August 26.

Let us know your favorite heat seen above and share your Sneaker Con stories below.

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The Nike LeBron 14 Low “USA” Will Take Your Patriotism to New Heights

With the Nike LeBron 14 Low "Ice" set to make its debut in the very near future, the Swoosh has unveiled yet another colorway. The latest addition to the popular LeBron 14 collection is a new "USA" iteration, which boasts a unique, fittingly-patriotic blend of red, white and blue in the upper and sole. Previous versions of this shoe have presented "Mint Green" and "Pastel Pink" designs, as well as a classic "Triple Black."

You can check out some shots of the new Nike LeBron 14 Low "USA" colorway above. For more from the LeBron line, check out the recently-revealed navy and gold spin on the LeBron Zoom Soldier 11.

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