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Sneaker News #103 – Nike Air Jordan 1 OG Takes it Back to Basics


Welcome to Sneaker News #103. This week, Jordan enthusiasts are in for a treat as the timeless Air Jordan 1 OG arrives in a striking ‘Black and White’ iteration. Elsewhere, the Nike Zoom Vomero 5 ‘Pacific Moss’ introduces an outdoor-ready aesthetic, while the Nike Air Terra Humara x UNDEFEATED ‘Light Menta’ collaboration brings ’90s nostalgia to the forefront. ASICS also makes a futuristic statement with the US4-S Gel-Terrain from the CURATORIAL Collection, blending trail-running aesthetics with modern functionality. Check it all out plus more below.

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Nike Air Jordan 1 OG ‘Black and White’ | Image: Nike

Nike Air Jordan 1 OG ‘Black and White’

The Air Jordan 1 High OG in Black and White is obviously an instantaneous classic but it also tells a wider story about MJ’s entrepreneurial journey. Reflecting his all-business mindset and penchant for custom-tailored suits, these sneakers exude that sort of sophistication. Crafted from premium leather, as always, this rendition is sleek and simple. With a timeless black and white colourway, these shoes symbolise the enduring legacy of MJ. Available on February 24th at Nike.

Nike Zoom Vomero 5 'Pacific Moss' | Image: Nike
Nike Zoom Vomero 5 ‘Pacific Moss’ | Image: Nike

Nike Zoom Vomero 5 ‘Pacific Moss’

The Zoom Vomero gets an outdoor-ready makeover with the ‘Pacific Moss’ colourway. Crafted with a richly layered design incorporating textiles, leather, and plastic accents, these shoes envision the future. With a Pacific Moss upper contrasted by bold Black and Pear accents, they showcase an earthy allure that’s in line with the very-now hiking aesthetic in streetwear. These will be available to buy at Nike on 20th February.

Nike Air Terra Humara x UNDEFEATED 'Light Menta' | Image: Nike
Nike Air Terra Humara x UNDEFEATED ‘Light Menta’ | Image: Nike

Nike Air Terra Humara x UNDEFEATED ‘Light Menta’

The ’90s are back in a big way with this latest collab between Nike and UNDEFEATED. Taking the Air Terra Humara silhouette, this premium rendition of the rugged classic promises to reignite nostalgia with a contemporary twist. Featuring Light Menta textiles, shaggy suede overlays, and woven underlays, these sneakers are a testament to UNDEFEATED’s signature style. It also features a lugged outsole and speckled foam midsole, complete with a Max Air unit in the heel. Head to Nike on 28th February for your chance to cop.

ASICS US4-S Gel-Terrain | Image: ASICS
ASICS US4-S Gel-Terrain | Image: ASICS

ASICS US4-S Gel-Terrain

The US4-S GEL-TERRAIN comes from the CURATORIAL Collection, a collaboration between Kiko Kostadinov Studio and ASICS. Inspired by ASICS’ GEL-FUJITRABUCO series, this sneaker blends dynamic lines from early trail running archives with modern technical welding and a convenient speed lacing system. Designed to offer easy on and off access, it incorporates tooling borrowed from the GT-2000 8 sneaker, featuring FLYTEFOAM cushioning and GEL technology for a lightweight and energised feel. Join the raffle on Subtype right now.

New Balance JJJJound x NB 2002R GORE-TEX | Image: New Balance
New Balance JJJJound x NB 2002R GORE-TEX | Image: New Balance

New Balance JJJJound x NB 2002R GORE-TEX

Here is the latest collaboration between JJJJound and New Balance, the second iteration of the 2002R silhouette. Born from its origins as a high-performance running shoe, the 2002R has evolved into a versatile fashion staple. This edition combines premium craftsmanship with seasonal functionality, featuring a classic mesh and suede upper in black, accented with muted ‘charcoal’ grey. Designed for urban winters, it boasts a GORE-TEX lining for protection against wintry conditions while maintaining breathability. It’s complete with signature JJJJound branding, N-ERGY midsole, ABZORB heel pods, and a rubber outsole. Buy at New Balance on 22nd February.

New Balance FuelCell Rebel v4 | Image: New Balance
New Balance FuelCell Rebel v4 | Image: New Balance

New Balance FuelCell Rebel v4

The FuelCell Rebel v4 is meticulously crafted to offer a blend of lightweight agility and speed. Engineered with FuelCell foam technology, this shoe is designed to propel you forward with each stride, ensuring maximum propulsion while keeping weight to a minimum. Perfect for runners seeking both performance and versatility, the FuelCell Rebel v4 promises to be your go-to choice for any type of run. With features like sublimated graphics, no-sew overlays, and a synthetic/mesh upper, weighing in at just 168 grams (5.9 oz), it offers an unbeatable combination of comfort, style, and functionality. New Balance will drop these on 1st March.

adidas x Song For The Mute Country OG | Image: adidas
adidas x Song for the Mute Country OG | Image: adidas

adidas x Song For The Mute Country OG

adidas and streetwear powerhouse Song for the Mute (SFTM) join forces once again, this time to reimagine the iconic Country OG silhouette. The SFTM x adidas Country OG Pack unveils three distinct colourways, boasting ultra-hairy suede accents, strategically placed branding, and a two-tone midsole. Originally introduced in 1972 for the Munich Olympics, these adidas shoes revolutionised running with their lightweight construction. Today, they retain the beloved soft cushioning, grippy outsole, and low-profile build, marrying everyday comfort with elevated style. Head to Highs and Lows now to join the raffle.