Nike Black History Month 2011 Collection

Here’s a look at the 2011 Black History Month Nike collection.. More pics after the jump..

This year’s Black History Month Nike Air Force 1 celebrates the achievements and pioneering spirit of three important basketball players: Julius Irving, Michael Jordan, and Kobe Bryant. There was a call to greatness for all three players, a moment in time that defined their careers, and changed the course of history for the sport of Basketball. For Dr. J, it was unifying the ABA and NBA with his finesse and high flying style. For Jordan, it was the ’87 Slam Dunk title, the one that made kids all over draw chalk lines to jump from in their backyards. When Kobe scored 81 points in ‘06, it made you question what planet he was from. Each player laid the foundation for the next to elevate the game even further.

The predominantly black upper of this Black History Month AF1 is a nod to the past, because in the early days of the sport of basketball, shoes on the court were almost always black. The hints of gold all around the shoe are reminders of the golden moment we all are striving to achieve. You’ll also find a woodblock cut print around the upper by artist Hele Woodruff, adding another chapter to the pioneer story. Continue reading “Nike Black History Month 2011 Collection”

Nike Air Max 1 ACG

New Nike all conditions gear  Air Max 1.. Combines The Nike Air Max and ACG technology to give us a light durable all weather running shoe.

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La MJC x colette New Balance 1500 “Vivre Sans Temps Mort”

Hat’s off too La MJC, colette, and New Balance for this most recent collaboration on the NB 1500’s.. These kicks are being referred to  as the “Vivre Sans Temps Mort”, which translates to “Life Without Dead Time” in French.. If your looking to cop get your money right cuz these are set to release this Saturday, December 18th.

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