10/21/15 O&A NYC With WaleStylez: The McFlys Release Today!

By Adewale Adekanbi


The long-awaited release of the Nike McFly’s has finally arrived! A Nike Mag sneaker, complete with hands-free power-lacing capabilities, is all but confirmed for October 21st, 2015. That is, after all, the date that Marty McFly travels to in Back To The Future 2. Continue reading

10/16/15 O&A NYC Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Nike Air Lebron Akronite


It is Saturday

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Akronite isn’t a radioactive element with the ability to weaken King James, making him miss every shot he puts up outside the paint. But it is the moniker for his latest lifestyle release. Using the Nike Air Tech Challenge II midsole as a foundation, the unabashed sneaker features a silver upper, strap closure and patch detail from recent Air Max drops, rounded out by asymmetrical heel panels in red and blue. Continue reading

9/26/15 O&A NYC With WaleStylez- Fashion: Solexchange Sneaker Show NYC

By Adewale Adekanbi


Solexchange Sneaker Show NYC is back in New York this Saturday, September 26 at the Jacob Javits Center. The bi-annual sneaker extravaganza brings out traders, buyers and sneaker heads in search of vintage, limited edition and custom-made athletic footwear.  Continue reading

8/5/15/ O&A With WaleStylez- Fashion: Air Jordan 1White “Pinnacle”


The White Air Jordan 1 Pinnacle is at Jordan Flight23 store on July 25th. The only problem is that it will be close to impossible to grab a pair unless you know people in high places or you live in the right place and you may have some luck on your side with the raffle placed on Monday and Tuesday. Retail is set to be $400 for White Air Jordan 1 “Pinnacle”. GOOD LUCK!

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6/19/15 O&A With WaleStylez- Fashion: What The KD 7

By Adewale Adekanbi


Kevin Durant’s childhood dream of being a meteorologist has been a factor in the numerous colorways throughout his association with Nike. Now the What The KD 7 is back to reference a total of 18 different releases throughout 2014 and 2015 in one sneaker. It starts with the generous use of 3M material on this special edition Nike KD 7. Further references to his childhood are the midfoot straps that pay homage to his Aunt Pearl. The sneaker will release on Saturday June 20, 2015.

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4/14/15 O&A With WaleStylez Fashion: NikeLab x Dover Street Market Air Jordan 1


Nike’s experimental branch Nike Lab teams up with premium retailer Dover Street Market on the classic Air Jordan 1. Using the iconic silhouette as the base, the sneaker has been given a patent leather upper in navy, featuring a slight iridescent treatment. Additional details include screw-on aglets bearing the Jumpman, while the insole shows off DSM’s monochromatic logo. Continue reading

10/31/14 O&A With WaleStylez: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star “Color Weave” Collection

By Adewale Adekanbi


The Chuck Taylor All Star iconic Converse sneaker has been given a jaw-dropping woven upper in a design, that unfortunately is  exclusive to the Asia Pacific market. The new rendition features a one-piece upper crafted from colored strips, offset against a clean white midsole and leather branding. The Asia Pacific region “Color Weave” collection are now available at Converse stores in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea; and online at Converse China. Hopefully they will find their way to the United States. 

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9/17/14 O&A: Todd Snyder for PF Flyers

 By Walter Rutledge


Fashion designer Todd Snyder has teamed up with PF Flyers to create a men’s footwear collection. The partnership came together naturally given Todd’s love for vintage sportswear and PF’s heritage in athletic footwear. This collaboration merges the essence of both brands creating a timeless yet fashion-forward aesthetic. Continue reading

8/27/14 O&A with Walestylez: Footaction and ScHoolboy Q Video Remix- Man Of The Year

By Adewale Adekanbi


Footwear and sportwear retailer Footaction presents a new video remix of ScHoolboy Q’s hit single, “Man of the Year”. In the video Q’s sneaker preferences are front are spotlighted; these include the new styled Jordan Future and the Nike Free Flyknit Chukka. For sneakerheads the challenge is to see how many different styles you can identify. All the sneakers featured are available at Footaction. Continue reading