Nike Zoom Kobe 9 EM GS – Black / White / Laser Crimson / Wolf Grey

Nike Zoom Kobe 9 EM
Black/White-Laser Crimson-Wolf Grey
Style Code: 646701-001
Release Date: 05/01/14
Price: $160

There’s a new Nike Kobe 9 EM colorway that’s set to release on May 1st, 2014. The sneaker is shown here in what appears to be a GS size, but they’ll be available in adult sizes as well on that launch date. The colorway works with a black base and features a sort of crackle print for the midsole piece and some vibrant laser crimson accents that help the Dynamic Flywire peek up from under the Engineered Mesh construction. Continue reading for a couple more quick glimpses and then tell us in the comments if this Kobe 9 is on your list of must haves for the near future.

Nike Air Max 90 Breathe “University Red”

Nike Air Max 90 Breathe “University Red”

White/Black-Wolf Grey-University Red
SKU: 644204-106
Price: $130

Newly re-made in mesh but classically color blocked, the Nike Air Max 90 Breathe “University Red” offers a redesigned rendition of the icon for a summer option. This AM 90 is the headliner of the Nike Air Max Breathe Collection, which features a lineup of notable Swoosh silhouettes that are each dressed down for warmer weather. With a spacer mesh upper for maximum breathability, this SKU can handle the heat that it brings on itself in a White/Black-University Red colorway. Tell us if this is a must-have for your seasonal rotation below, and lace a pair today for $130 from Nike.

Nike SB Dunk High ‘J-Pack’ – Varsity Royal First Look

Nike SB Dunk High ‘J-Pack’
Varsity Royal

The Nike Dunk High “J-Pack” is not to be slept on and it looks like things are getting even more lively as another colorway of the crossbred kick has popped up. This time the silhouette dons a makeup similar to the varsity royal colorway of the Air Jordan 1 and  sports a sued and leather upper to boot. We can’t wait to see more images of these but for now feast your eyes on this lone jpeg and let us know how excited you are.

New Balance MT580 “Racing Pack”

Not all of the New Balance MT580s floating around at the moment are of the lighter, Revlite persuasion. Preserving a bit of the bit original bulk that defined the trail-ready silhouette is this New Balance MT580 Elite Edition from the inline “Racing Pack” that’s rolling into stores now. We’ve actually seen a similarly sporty blue/yellow colorway show up on this shoe before thanks to the ongoing HECTIC x Mita team up range. Continue reading to get familiar with this New Balance 580 and grab them today at select New Balance retailers like Oneness.

PUMA Blaze of Glory “Mesh Evolution” White

With summer just around the bend, PUMA has cooked up a breathable mesh version of the popular Blaze of Glory silhouette. Boasting a seasonal mix of white and pink, its lightweight one-piece build features a splash of color fit for the warm weather ahead. Retailers like END. already have this Puma Shoes in stock, so head their now to cop your pair in anticipation of warmer weather.

adidas Originals ZX 8000 “Negative” – Nomad Red / Collegiate Royal

Adidas Originals is hitting on all cylinders this season with numerous eye-catching releases, and the adidas originals ZX 8000 is no exception. Lush nomad red suede and a matching ribbed synthetic create an a nice material distinction on the upper and well-placed hits of collegiate royal and canary yellow help round out the scheme. You get yourself find a pair of these bad boys at fine adidas stockists like END overseas and stateside at RockCityKicks for $120

Nike Womens Lunar Force 1 “Elephant Fade”

Sneaker News has been tracking those gradient Elephant print Nike Lunar Force 1 lowtops since they started hitting Asian retailers in early March. This is the first pair to arrive at US stores, and is coincidentally the first we’d seen dropping overseas. This white and black Lunar Force 1 with the Elephant fade heel is revealed as a WMNS release; what will this mean for the black/neon, black/red and tonal blue pairs? Stick with Sneaker News for all the latest release info, the newest of which is the announcement of this pair up for grabs over at Oneness.

Nike Air Max 1 “GTD” Custom

Red is still the move heading into the warmer seasons, and the latest production from JBF Customs is as fiery as they come. The creator’s new Nike Air Max 1 “GTD” Custom adds red to every element of the iconic silhouette, textured with JBF’s signature scales. Overall, this all-red Air Max 1 defines premium. Materials used in the composition consist of washed lambskin, genuine python, lizard and crocodile skin, all brought together with a suede finish. Even more detailing comes in the form of custom leather incomparable tongue patches, tipped off by gold lace tassels that were imported from Dank Customs. Is this one of the best custom pieces you’ve seen in a while? Drop a line in the feedback space below with your thoughts, and keep Nice Kicks moving for everything sneakers.

Nike SB Dunk High – Independence Day

Nike SB Dunk High ‘Independence Day’

It’s almost time to break out the BBQ grills in the name of our country’s independence and if you want properly adhere to a patriotic dress code there are more than enough sneaker releases to go around. One pair that you can expect to see on shelves is this Nike Dunk High that sports a star spangled ankle along with a black leather and suede upper. A gum bottom is also present and we can’t help but to wonder if the soles are striped. Only time will tell so stay tuned as we wait for updates from Nike.

New Balance “National Parks” Pack for Summer 2014

Did you know that there was a New Balance 574 included in the brand’s relatively new “National Parks” set? The pair is of the rare Made in USA build. You can get your hands plenty of Made in USA silhouettes from NB on a regular basis, but the 574 among them is most often available only via the brand’s customizable portal. Of course that domestic designation cranks the price tag up quite a bit, but you get what you’re paying for. See the shoes after the click, along with some 996 and 998 styles in the same vein, and grab yours today from Sneaker Politics.