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2017 Nonnative Dweller Trainer Hi

2017 Nonnative Dweller Trainer Hi
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Japanese luxury casual wear brand Nonnative revised its take on Chucks, throwing out the laces for a full-length zipper and the familiar rubber toe cap and cotton upper for leather-lined suede. It’s also available in white, wine and forest green.

Sole Shoe Boxes

Sole Shoe Boxes
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A great fit for sneaker addicts. These chests are shaped and painted to look exactly like shoe boxes from Air Jordan, adidas, Supreme, and more. They come in two sizes: the small one holds up to 8 pairs of shoes, while the large one holds up to 16 pairs of shoes.

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adidas x Porsche Bounce S4 Lux

adidas x Porsche Bounce S4 Lux
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The latest shoe from the adidas x Porsche Design team-up looks like it came from the future. The Bounce S4 Lux has a sculpted 3D mesh upper for comfort, along with a lightweight decoupled heel which isolates your foot from shock via a carbon fiber bridge.

Under Armour Newell Ridge Boots

Under Armour Newell Ridge Boots
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Under Armour’s new hiking boots are handsome enough to wear on level ground. But they’re not all bark. They’ve got a lightweight textile upper with a Gore-Tex membrane, a foam overlay for a snug fit, a foam insole, dual density EVA midsole, and a Michelin outsole.

Nikelab Aqua Sock 360 QS

Nikelab Aqua Sock 360 QS
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First released in 1987 for cliff divers and water sports enthusiasts, the comfy and eye-catching Aqua Sock became a street hit. Now it’s back with more muted colors – although there’s still one in bright orange – a foam heel guard and a more practical segmented outsole.

Nike KD10

Nike KD10

Kevin Durant celebrates his 10th season in the NBA with his latest signature shoe. The KD10 features a stylish and comfy Flyknit upper, a wide lacing system that secure and moves with your entire foot, and a full-length Zoom Air unit. Drops 6/1/17.

Reebok Club C 85 Pastels

Reebok Club C 85 Pastels
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Go full ’90s with Reebok’s trendy re-release of its classic walking shoe. The Club C 85 Pastel has a suede upper in mint green, violet or pink with matching laces and tongue over an off-white outsole. High tops too please!

NikeLab ACG.07.KMTR

NikeLab ACG.07.KMTR

Nike debuts its new Komyuter shoe with a variant for its ACG 2017 Summer collection. The ACG.07.KMTR’s water-resistant upper opens wide to be worn, then is closed with the draw cord at the heel and secured with a buckled strap. Drops 5/18/17.

Rone Ninety Five Sneakers

Rone Ninety Five Sneakers
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Tony Ferguson’s luxury brand Rone combined details from ’80s basketball shoes with the comfort, fit and features of skate shoes. The Ninety Five has a premium leather upper, a cork midsole and custom Vibram gum outsole. Available in white or black.

adidas x Hélas Collection

adidas x Hélas Collection
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adidas teamed up with skateboarder Lucas Puig and his homies at Hélas for a dope ’80s-themed collection. The highlights are a track jacket, track pants and shorts that are all made of nylon. The drop also includes an all-white variant of the Matchcourt skate shoe.

adidas Tennis Hu

adidas Tennis Hu
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adidas‘ latest collaboration with Pharrell Williams updates the shoe maker’s tennis shoes such as the Stan Smith with the neat and comfy knit sock upper. The Tennis Hu also has EVA midsole and outsole for added comfort. Available in white/green and white/yellow.

adidas PureBOOST Night Cargo

adidas PureBOOST Night Cargo
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We’re digging the dark, mottled tones of this PureBOOST style, with its heavy use of black on its midsole and trim. Its an every shoe you can run in thanks to its stretchy rubber outsole and form-fitting sock-style upper. Drops 5/31/17.

Adidas x Wings + Horns Campus

Adidas x Wings + Horns Campus
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Adidas Originals and Wings + Horns‘ premium take on the Campus silhouette is part of their SS 2017 collection. The shoe’s upper is made of a single piece of water-resistant leather with hand-stitched heel and stripe details. Available in gray and navy.

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Comunity Shoes

Comunity Shoes

Beyond their unique designs, what makes Comunity (with one “m”) special is their shoes are made in America, not in some sweatshop in China, and $10 from the sale of every pair go to non-profits supporting the homeless, the arts, and education in downtown LA.

Reebok Alien Stomper Double-Pack

Reebok Alien Stomper Double-Pack

Reebok’s 2017 Alien Day special is the Final Battle Double-Pack, a pair of redesigned Alien Stompers. One pair is based on the Power Loader while the other one has a Xenomorph-inspired design. Drops 7/18/17 for $325. There’s also a giveaway raffle on Reebok’s site.

Nike Air Sock Racer Ultra Flyknit

Nike Air Sock Racer Ultra Flyknit

First released in 1986 with a mesh upper, the laceless running shoe returns, now with the latest in Nike’s high tech materials. It has a knit upper and lightweight foam outsole, along with thicker straps. Drops 4/27/17 for $130.

Shoetopia 3D Printed Shoe Concept

Shoetopia 3D Printed Shoe Concept

Design students Zuza Gronowicz and Barbara Motylińska came up with a shoe that’s 100% 3D printed and biodegradable. Aside from being customizable, it uses significantly fewer materials and less energy to make compared to conventional shoes.

PF Flyers All American Shoes

PF Flyers All American Shoes
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PF Flyers revamps its classic canvas sneakers with the help of New Balance. The new All American sneakers forego the classic Magic Wedge insert in favor of New Balance’s Fresh Foam insoles. Available in five colors in high or low cut.

New Balance Trailbuster Re-Engineered

New Balance Trailbuster Re-Engineered
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New Balance improves upon its hiking shoes with a warm and snug textile and suede upper, a soft heel collar that makes it easier to put the shoes on, and an outsole made from recycled rubber. There’s also a mesh and suede version for warmer climates.

Allen Iverson Goes Sneaker Shopping

Allen Iverson Goes Sneaker Shopping

“I was that kid that wanted the Jordans.” The latest episode of Complex’s Sneaker Shopping was with none other than The Answer. Iverson talked about his first pair of sneakers, the NBA’s silly “dress code” back in his day, and more.

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Chuck Taylor All Star x Nike Flyknit

Chuck Taylor All Star x Nike Flyknit
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After adding the Lunarlon insole, Nike gives the timeless sneaker another modern upgrade. This release of the Chuck Taylor All-Star has a fully knit upper to make it lighter and even more comfortable. Drops 4/27/17 in six colors.

Puma x Atmos Disc Blaze Night Jungle

Puma x Atmos Disc Blaze Night Jungle
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A hot new colorway of Puma’s laceless Disc Blaze sneaker, created in collaboration with Japanese retailer Atmos. We love the combination of forest green camouflage suede and electric green details, which will ensure these shoes will definitely be seen.

adidas Gazelle PK

adidas Gazelle PK
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First available only as part of collaborations, the Gazelle’s Primeknit variant is now available as a general release. The first batch of Gazelle PK’s come in gray, blue and red. They’re very light and comfy but a pain to clean. Photos by Lower Grounds. Also available at END.

Hunziker Driving Shoes

Hunziker Driving Shoes
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Leather and suede shoes for motoring, offering optimal pedal feel for accelerating, braking, and clutch operation. They have non-slip vulcanized rubber soles, smooth rolled heels, and officially-licensed designs inspired by famous car liveries.

Vans x Rollicking 2017

Vans x Rollicking 2017
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Vans Japan and Rollicking ride out the last wave of the sukajan craze with one more pair of slip-ons adorned with souvenir jacket-style embroidery. This release is in black and white and combines the tiger and dragon motifs from the 2016 releases.

Adidas EQT Support ADV Tonal Pack

Adidas EQT Support ADV Tonal Pack
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UK shoe store JD Sports locked down four seasonal colorways of Adidas’ dope Primeknit re-up of the EQT Support: gray, olive, navy and white. The mesh upper is paired with either a suede or plastic trim. The store also has a pair of camo colorways on deck.

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