5/27/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Adidas NMD Vintage White

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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The Adidas NMD Primeknit has already created buzz, which has caused those “in the know” to declare it the shoe of Summer 2016. The lightweight and comfortable slip-on woven upper, patented Boost cushioning system, and the added touch of color along the one of a kind midsole unit gives the Adidas NMD Vintage White an unique aesthetic. Continue reading

5/26/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: NiceKicks And Adidas Pharrell

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Nice Kicks invited Pharrell Williams out to its shop for a special pop-up. 10 lucky artists won the chance to create with the multi-hyphenate, who oversaw their work and offered some wise words. Commemorating adidas Originals and Pharrell’s collaborative effort, his Pink Beach collection was on sale and Pharrell was on hand to sign items and meet fans. 

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5/21/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Is This The Next Yeezy ? The Adidas Yeezy Boost 750 Grey/Gum

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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The Yeezy hype train rolls on with what appears to be the next release of the coveted sneakers, this adidas YEEZY Boost 750 in Dark Grey. Looking pretty similar to the initial release of the bold high-top silhouette in 2015, the main difference with the new colorway is the gummy sole that actually glows in the dark. These are rumored to be the next adidas Yeezy sneaker release, but there’s no confirmation of an exact release date yet. Enjoy this latest preview and stay tuned to Sneaker News for all late-breaking Yeezy news.

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5/15/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost Is Expected To Release Next Month

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Kanye’s Yeezy Boost 750 has been rumored to release on March 18, 2016. The sneaker was subsequently pushed back to an undetermined date. Continue reading

5/5/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Phil Knight Presents Stephen Colbert With a Pair of Bespoke Nike Air Prestos

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Following the successful release of his highly anticipated memoir Shoe Dog, Nike co-founder and current chairman Phil Knight took to The Late Show to present Stephen Colbert with an exclusive, one-of-a-kind pair of Air Presto sneakers. Covered in a plethora of illustrations significant to The Late Show host, the shoe’s duo-tone, white/purple upper featured, amongst other images, a South Carolina flag, the eagle from Colbert’s old Comedy Central show and an accompanying salt shaker related to his mother. Continue reading

4/27/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Supreme x Nike Air Max 98 Spring 2016 Collection

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr. supreme-nike-air-max-98-0

As previewed by Nike, the Supreme x Nike Air Max 98 is set to release for the Spring 2016 season. Utilizing the classic Air Max 98 runner silhouette, the shoe mixes cushioned midsoles, metallic mesh uppers and reflective details all over. Four colorways include classic Supreme red, navy, an all-black model, and a snakeskin version, while an accessory running hat featuring Dri-FIT technology will also drop to coincide with the release.

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The sneaker and hat will drop exclusively online April 28 and in Japan on April 29; the Supreme NY, LA, London and Paris shops WILL NOT receive this collection in-stores.

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4/23/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: The 1992 Air Jordan 7 Olympic Was Tinker Hatfield’s Alternate Design

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Michael Jordan debuted the Olympic VII during the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Jordan lead the Dream Team to taking home gold medals, but the sneaker fans know and love wasn’t intended to look the way it does. Legendary sneaker designer Tinker Hatfield had several alternate designs before settling on the that one MJ wore and subsequently released. Continue reading

4/20/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez Fashion: Reebok Ventilator Supreme X Cam’ron Purple Haze

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Reebok and Cam’ron are on a roll to celebrate 4/20 with the release of the Reebok Ventilator Supreme x Cam’ron Purple Haze. Cam’s classic Purple Haze album was the inspiration for the sneaker features an ultimate purple nubuck upper with a lenticular heel wrap and a white and teal midsole. Cam’s iconic pink fur picture is also emblazoned on the footbed. Release date is April 20, 2016 at a retail price of $125. He will make a personal appearance today at the Jimmy Jazz in Harlem 4pm.   Continue reading

4/16/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez Fashion: Today’s Sneaker Releases

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Today is a very busy day in the footwear apparel business. Industry leader Nike and the “new upstart” adidas are battling for your latest paycheck by releasing over a half dozen sneakers today. Parents you may want to cover your teenager’s eyes, because this weekend there is definitely something for everyone. 

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Pictured above: Nike Air Foamposite “University Red”, SNS Adidas Stan Smith “Flowers”, Adidas Tubular Doom “Pink”, Concepts New Balance 997 “RivalryPack” NewYork, Concepts New Balance 998 “Rivalry Pack” Boston, Air Jordan 9 Low “Bred”, Air Jordan XXX “Black Cat”, Porsche Design Adidas Ultra Boost.

3/29/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Nike Air Max 1 Atmos Wins The Nike Air Max Day Vote

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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The World Air Max Day votes are in and the public has chosen the Elephant Nike Air Max 1 Atmos.  The sneaker, originally released in 2000, remains one of the most sought after collaborations in the Air Max series. So get ready A year the Nike Air Max 1 Atmos will return in its original form in less than 363 days.