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The Air Jordan 1 Flyknit Will Debut In A “Banned” Colorway In September

It was five years ago when Nike unveiled its innovative and revolutionary Flyknit technology, which continues to alter the very nature of performance-engineered footwear. Before the Flyknit technology was introduced, no one would have imagined that knitted fabrics would be used to construct the uppers of athletic sneakers. In other words, Flyknit technology made new things possible in footwear design, things that would have otherwise been impossible. Even in the world of fashion, Nike’s Flyknit technology has quickly become a leading and preferred choice. It seems that it is now Jordan Brand’s turn to also reap the full and true potential of Nike’s Flyknit technology. Continue reading The Air Jordan 1 Flyknit Will Debut In A “Banned” Colorway In September

This New Air Jordan 1 “Banned” Iteration Has Flyknit Technology Incorporated Into It

When sneakerheads think of Flyknit, usually it is Nike sneakers and trainers that come to mind. The Air Jordan 1 would be the last model that sneakerheads would be expecting to feature Flyknit technology, but apparently Jordan Brand seems to have designed such an iteration. Of course, the credit goes to Nike for introducing the lightweight sneaker technology known as Flyknit back in February 2012. The Flyknit technology made its debut over the Nike Flyknit racer and ever since, they have incorporated it into basketball, lifestyle, running, soccer and training releases. The Air Jordan 1 will be the latest basketball silhouette to receive this innovative makeover involving Flyknit technology. Continue reading This New Air Jordan 1 “Banned” Iteration Has Flyknit Technology Incorporated Into It

HBX Is Offering Sneakerheads Another Chance To Own The Air Jordan 1 “Banned”

Kevin Ma, an avid Chinese sneakerhead, established Hypebeast as a streetwear blog 11 years ago. For those who do not know what the word “hypebeast” means, it basically refers to someone who is always chasing after new trends. Back in April 2005 when the blog was being hosted on Blogger, Hypebeast served as an online journal where Kevin published posts about clothing, fashion, sneakers and other interests. Today, Hypebeast exists an IPO, all thanks to monetization of its blog and its digital store HBX, which was launched in 2012. With the Holiday Season 2016 underway, HBX is offering sneakerheads another chance to grab the Air Jordan 1 OG “Banned.” Continue reading HBX Is Offering Sneakerheads Another Chance To Own The Air Jordan 1 “Banned”

Jordan Brand Celebrated “Banned” Day With Exclusive & New Releases & Even A Restock

Despite what many sneakerheads have been lead to believe, the tale behind the pair of sneakers that the NBA had banned Michael Jordan from wearing is still shrouded by mystery. It is definitely true that a certain pair of sneakers that Michael Jordan had worn on the court at the advent of his career had gotten banned by the NBA. Within the sneaker community, it is widely believed that it had been a pair of the Air Jordan 1 that had gotten banned. Having become widely known as the Air Jordan 1 “Banned,” an exclusive and limited variation of the sneaker unexpectedly hit the shelves on “Banned” Day. Continue reading Jordan Brand Celebrated “Banned” Day With Exclusive & New Releases & Even A Restock

Trophy Room Will Be Having Special Restocks During Series Of Pop-up Shopping Events

Ever since the opening of Marcus Jordan’s retail boutique Trophy Room inside the Disney Springs in Orlando, it has become the premier location for the city’s sneakerheads to cop authentic Jordan Brand footwear and more. Trophy Room’s opening back in May had been nothing short of a celebration and over the course of these Summer months, numerous special releases and restocks have been offered there. With Fall nearing and the Holiday Season ahead, Trophy Room will be holding a series of pop-up shopping events in the coming months. In fact, the first one took place on September 15th at Tier Nightclub on 20 E Central Boulevard. Continue reading Trophy Room Will Be Having Special Restocks During Series Of Pop-up Shopping Events

Unveiling The Air Jordan 31 “Banned” – Part Three: The Debuting & Upcoming Colorways

By now, sneakerheads are likely aware that the Black and Red colorway of the Air Jordan 31 that was recently unveiled is not the only one that Jordan Brand has whipped up. In fact, during the recent pre-Olympics training camp, Carmelo Anthony and Jimmy Butler were laced up in the patriotic-themed “Olympic” iteration of the latest, thirty-first Air Jordan model. This week, photos of a completely new Blue and Green rendition were also shared by Jordan Brand, and it is apparently dubbed “Brazil.” According to Russell Westbrook, Jordan Brand will also reveal further team-specific colorways sometime around the beginning 2016–17 NBA season, i.e. before or in October. Continue reading Unveiling The Air Jordan 31 “Banned” – Part Three: The Debuting & Upcoming Colorways