Japanese NBA star and Washington Wizards power forward Rui Hachimura and Jordan Brand have released a collection of sweaters, shirts and footwear inspired by Hachimura’s Japanese roots.
The now sold-out Rui Hachimura x Jordan Brand collection, called “Black Samurai,” is Hachimura’s first full collection with the company. The Nike-produced line features four pieces of apparel and two pairs of sneakers. All of the items feature the kanji-inspired logo designed by Hachimura for his Jordan Brand partnership, which was announced in 2019.
- Cameron Look, who goes by “Koolmac” on Instagram, posted pictures on Monday to showcase the boba tea-inspired Air Jordan 36 Low sneakers he designed in official collaboration with the Jordan brand.
- The artist told NextShark that talks about the project began in late 2021: “It definitely took some time, but it was well worth the wait. The creative process is always fun.”
- On Sunday, Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum was spotted rocking the Koolmac-designed shoes during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Playoffs.
- “I’ve built a strong relationship with Jayson over the past four years when he trains in L.A. during the off-season with Drew Hanlen,” Koolmac said. “The colorway was perfect since he plays for the Boston Celtics, and the timing couldn’t have been better given the fact that it’s both NBA playoffs and AAPI Heritage Month.”
Asian American basketball photographer Koolmac finally achieved his dream of designing his own Jordan sneakers.
Cameron Look, who goes by “Koolmac” on Instagram, posted pictures on Monday to showcase the boba tea-inspired Air Jordan 36 Low sneakers he designed in collaboration with the Jordan brand.
Sneakerheads are pumped for the new Nike x Hello Kitty Air Prestos sneakers collaboration.
Those who missed out 18 years ago on the infamous first Nike x Hello Kitty sneakers collab — which is just about everyone — will have another chance to obtain a pair of Hello Kitty sneakers late next month. Official images of the new Hello Kitty x Nike Air Prestos collaboration to be released next month have been unveiled.
Adidas faced heavy criticism from social media users over a new shoe design based on Javanese “wayang kulit,” a traditional form of shadow puppetry originating from Indonesia.
Sneaker backlash: The sportswear manufacturer was accused of cultural appropriation after Adidas Singapore shared an image of wayang kulit-inspired sneakers on Instagram and implied that the artform originated in Malaysia, reported Coconuts.
A pair of Bruce-Lee-inspired sneakers made over $50,000 for the families of the victims of Atlanta’s mass shooting in March.
What happened: NBA star Steph Curry’s court-worn shoes went for $51,000 following 15 bids that closed on Saturday, reported SCMP.
Zara is collaborating with Sony to design PlayStation 1 sneakers that will surely tug at the hearts of many ‘90s kids.
The recently released PlayStation Sony Interactive Entertainment Sneakers by Zara comes in the gray color motif of the original gaming console with the ever-iconic triangle, circle, X and square button symbols, Hypebeast reported.
Pictures of Nike’s limited edition Air Force 1 Low for Chinese New Year 2020 have been released as part of its “Year of the Rat” collection.
The Chinese New Year 2020 edition of Nike’s Air Force 1 Low will come in white, featuring Chinese patterns and designs, with the iconic leather Swoosh logos printed on the sides, according to Sneakerbardetroit.
Adidas appears to be collaborating with Pokémon again, this time giving Pikachu the 8-bit treatment on its classic white Advantage silhouette.
Reebok and Sanrio have announced a collaboration project with a limited-edition Hello Kitty x Reebok Instapump Fury OG.
The limited sneakers, which were made available in Japan on September 23, features the company’s iconic character Hello Kitty and its other character, the lethargic Gudetama, according to Hypebae.
After teasing the Sakura edition of the “Naruto” x Adidas collaboration sneakers, another variant has popped up and it pays tribute to Team 7’s teacher, Hatake Kakashi.View this post on Instagram
PEACEMINUSONE, the label of Big Bang’s G-Dragon, is rumored to be working with footwear manufacturing company Nike for a limited-time sneakers collaboration.
Images of a new low cut Nike sneaker, called the PEACEMINUSONE x Air Force 1 ‘07 “Para?Noise,” recently popped up on several shoe insiders’ Instagram accounts, according to Hypebeast.