The Swoosh is bringing back the iconic NFL training nike air jordans shoe -; the Nike Speed Turf Max -; in a recurring San Francisco 49ers colorway. Made popular by Dolphins' QB Dan Marino, the Speed Turf Max has been featured in multiple NFL-inspired colorways including its most famous Miami Dolphins theme. Colorways adorned in Raiders, Giants, and Cowboys schemes have also appeared in the past, all sporting a Nike Football logo emblazoned on the heel. Nike and Air branding come fully advertised on the midfoot in red and gold, matching the styling of the rest of the shoe.
Charles Barkley's Nike Air Force 180 made a surprise returns late last year in some surprisingly stylish colorways. While we cherish the original Olympic and black/red/blue looks, the more lifestyle-focused olive and khaki versions suggested an off-the-court look that shed new light on this early nike air max 90 essential 1990s classic. Now, Nike is delivering the shoes in clean tonal black upper with speckled white midsoles for yet another impressive option for fans of Barkley to get their hands on.
The first two offerings have been revealed, while the third is yet to be seen, but with nike air max 90 ultra the first carrying an Alpha-division monicker and the second, a Bravo division name, it is safe to assume the third will be the Charlie-division. You can't draw up a more natural partnership than what Kendrick Lamar and Nike have surrounding the Cortez. The Compton native grew up with the classic running shoe turned lifestyle icon, so the narrative around the upcoming collaborative releases between the rap star and the Swoosh is sure to be authentically driven.
Earlier this evening during the college football National Championship halftime show, Kendrick Lamar wore the upcoming Nike Cortez nike air max 95 ultra Kenny 1 inspired by the DAMN album. The shoes actually have the Swoosh removed and have the four-letter album name printed on the upper. The Nike Cortez Kenny 1 is scheduled to release on January 26th on Nike SNKRS; stay tuned for more details regarding the drop. Kobe Bryant's "Black Mamba" nickname comes from his predator-like instincts on the basketball court and his all-or-nothing mentality.
Nike is going all out on hybrid-style models lately as photos of an Air Max 1/90 concoction has surfaced in two colorways. It fuses Tinker Hatfield's upper design from 1987 with the lower design from 1990 for a seamless tribute to two of the more iconic Air Max sneakers in history. However, don't call this a new idea, because Nike toyed with this same formula way back in 1992 in a white leather colorway. Your thoughts on these hybrid models getting more of the spotlight, especially with the overall positive reception to Sean Wotherspoon's Air Max 97/1 hybrid?
See what's in store here and stay tuned for more updates on Air Max as we near the fifth nike air max 97 ultra annual Air Max Day in March. This year's Air Max Day will be highlighted by the debut of the Air Max 270 silhouette that takes inspiration from the classic Air Max 180. The 270 features a very unique Air unit toward its heel, which happens to be the tallest of any in the Air Max line. Now, the Swoosh is borrowing that unit and placing it on the brand New Air Force 270 model. Other design elements of note on this new addition, are the midfoot strap with pull tab, the bootie-like construction, and the speckled midsole you see here.