Sneaker Freaker editor in chief Simon “Woody” Wood has penned his latest masterpiece, The Ultimate Sneaker Book.
Designed by industry veteran Sean McDowell and originally released in 1998, the Air Max Plus is re-launching in 2018 to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Here’s a brief history of the shoe, compliments of its designer.
In 2006, designer Ari Saal Forman released a very limited run of the Menthol 10s, an Air Force 1 that was reinterpreted to show how big tobacco and Nike marketed towards customers in similar ways. Unfortunately,…
Nike Air first came onto the scene in 1979 with the Air Tailwind. Now, Nike is celebrating the origin of its Air cushioning by re-releasing the original shoe.
On Thursday night, OSD (Obsessive Sneaker Disorder) co-founder Sean Williams was honored at Drexel University as its next Rankin Scholar. Williams and co-founder Dee Wells hosted an in-depth discussion on sneakers, their history, and why…
Everyone knows the basic history of the Air Jordan line — Michael Jordan was a rookie, signed a deal with Nike, and then came the birth of the Air Jordan line. But even for those…
The idea of mechanical cushioning was first explored by Bruce Kilgore, the designer of the Air Force 1, way back in 1984. However, it took over 10 years for Nike Shox to come to fruition.
While the Nike VaporMax looks contemporary and modern in today’s sneaker landscape, Reebok got to the VaporMax Air unit concept well over a decade ago.
First introduced in 1982, Nike has been celebrating 35 years of the AF1 this year. Finally, the brand caught up with the model’s designer, Bruce Kilgore.
Karhu has teamed up with Sneaker Pumps, a sneaker shop in southern Italy, for a unique event.
Tonight, in Springfield, Mass., the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame welcomed a new class of 11 inductees. Undoubtedly, the headliner of this year’s class is Tracy McGrady.
It seems like there is an analog revolution happening — I mean, people are publishing magazines and listening to records again!
If you’re interested in sneaker history or have an affinity for the Vector brand like I do, you should check out this interview.
Coveteur has documented the historic archives of brands like Hermès, CHANEL, Yves Saint Laurent, etc. The Department of Nike Archives (DNA) houses the sportswear brand’s artifacts — and everything is handled with white gloves. Coveteur got…