12/3/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Martine Rose’s Nike Collaboration

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Nike confirmed that Martine Rose, Yoon and Sarah Andelman would be joining the sportswear giant for a trio of collaborative releases.  The partnerships signal an important move for Nike, who until now has mostly collaborated with male designers.

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11/27/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Nike 2018 Doernbecher Collection

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Nike debuts their 2018 Doernbecher 2018 collection, designed by six young patients of the OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon.The Nike 2018 Doernbecher Collection is set to release in adult and youth sizes on December 14th at select retailers with the full apparel collection set to launch December 15,2018. Continue reading

9/30/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Air Jordan 3 Retro ‘Air Trainer 1’

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

 

Tinker Hatfield is mostly known for his worn on Michael Jordan’s signature line, but his catalog runs far deeper.Celebrating some of the Architect’s greatest non-Jordan contributions to footwear design. Continue reading

9/13/18 O&A NYC DANCE: Leiomy Maldonado aka Wonder Woman Voguing For Nike NYC Be True Campaign

Nike NYC partners with dancer Leiomy Maldonado to create a New York themed “Be True” campaign.

Taking on dancing, nightlife and the art of Voguing, a style of dancing that originated in New York city. Maldonado aka Wonder Woman was the first trans-woman to appear on MTV’s “America’s Best Dance” crew in 2009.

Leiomy Maldonado For Nike NYC Be True Campaign

Other dancers featured in the video include,Tiffany Theartist, Monsièur Pariè, Karma Styles, Albert Taveras, Karin Tatsuoka, Marshay Love, Chauncey Dominique and Luz Romano.

 

 

9/10/18 O&A NYC SPORTS: Nike And Colin Kaepernick Defy Trump With Just Do It Ad- Dream Crazy

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Just Do It  ad campaign has drawn the ire of the Orange Ogre- Donald Trump. Now a week after the release Nike is winning the media war and has seen sales rise by 31%. Continue reading

9/8/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: The Air Jordan 20 Flyknit x Rag & Bone

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Carmelo Anthony and Rag & Bone Co-Founder and CEO Marcus Wainwright have formed a close friendship centered around their love for fashion. Anthony has starred in numerous rag & bone campaigns, and now they’ve become official design partners on a Jordan Brand collaboration capsule. Continue reading

9/6/18 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHTS MEET SPORTS: Nike Follows Colin Kaepernick Just Do It Ad With “Dream Crazy”

On Labor Day, Nike unveiled the latest installment of their unbreakable Just Do It ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who has sparked an incredibly polarizing conversation by choosing to kneel during the national anthem. Continue reading

9/3/18 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Nigel Sylvester Jetsetting For Nike

On August 18th, 2018 Jordan Brand and Nike 6.0 BXM Cyclist Nigel Sylvester held a flash release for his first ever AJ1 in NYC & LA. It all went down in 24 hrs! O&A NYC congratulates Nigel- upward and onward!!! Continue reading

9/3/18 O&A NYC LIFESTYLE: Nigel Sylvester Jetsetting For Nike

On August 18th, 2018 Jordan Brand and Nike 6.0 BXM Cyclist Nigel Sylvester held a flash release for his first ever AJ1 in NYC & LA. It all went down in 24 hrs! O&A NYC congratulates Nigel- upward and onward!!! Continue reading

6/19/18 O&A NYC WITH Walestylez FASHION: Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Hyper Royal”

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

A sail midsole and blue outsole complete the shoe’s look, and a pair of sail laces are attached if the wearer desires further contrast. Look for this brand-new Jordan 1 colorway to release at Nike retailers July 7,2018 and retail for the Retro High OG’s standard $160 price point. Continue reading