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Sneaker News #31 – Air Jordan Revives Nostalgic Favourites

Welcome to Sneaker News #31. It’s another nostalgia-heavy week with Jordan brand looking into the archive for its last Air Jordan 1 High and Air Jordan 7. The Air Jordan 1 ‘Shadow 2.0’ tweaks its original design while the Air Jordan 7 Retro Flint brings back the shoe for the first time in nearly 15 years.

Meanwhile, Adidas has teamed with The Simpsons for a flaming shoe inspired by one of the cartoon’s classic episodes. There’s plenty more heat too with Reebok teaming with Billionaire Boys Club, New Balance going hike-chic and Nike expanding the Overbreak fleet. Check it all out below.

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Air Jordan 1 High ‘Shadow 2.0’

The Air Jordan 1 High ‘Shadow’ originally debuted back in 1985 but for the 2.0, it’s getting a slight update. This delivers some very subtle changes to the original colourway, specifically delivering more space grey on the overlay. The Air Jordan High is having a great year off the back of ‘University Blue’ and the ‘Hyper Royal’. It’s likely that the ‘Shadow 2.0’ is only going to increase that hype.

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Adidas x The Simpsons ZX 1000 Flaming Moe Shoes

Adidas has teamed up with The Simpsons to pay tribute to one of the cartoons’ most iconic episodes ‘The Flaming Moe’. The ZX 1000 is the canvas for a fiery design that tips its hat to Homer’s drink with was infamously stolen by Moe. The shoes come in a predominantly red and purple colourway with flames adorning the upper and laces. Thick, black outlines give the shoes a cartoonish feel so you can step right into Springfield yourself. Nab them from Adidas on 11th May.

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Adidas ZX 0006 X-Ray Inside Out Shoes

The ZX silhouettes are proving to be a playground for Adidas this year as it’s the recipient of some of the brand’s more groundbreaking designs. The X-Ray Inside Out is a particularly impressive one, peeping inside the shoe without pulling them apart. As the name would suggest, it’s essentially an X-Ray, revealing the shoe’s inner on the outer. These are for fans of the rugged, deconstructed look and they’re set to hit Adidas on 13th May.

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Reebok x Billionaire Boys Club Instapump Fury Boost

Reebok has given Billionaire Boys Club the keys to its iconic Fury Boost silhouette and BBC has not disappointed. ‘Earth’ and ‘Water’ are the two colourways dropping and they’re heavily inspired by an intergalactic aesthetic. Pictured, is the pale blue ‘Water’ release which combines reflective 3M with premium leather and Cordura. Meanwhile, BBC’s helmet appears on the Instapump button. Cop in both colourways over at Reebok right now.

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Air Jordan 7 ‘Retro Flint’

Nostalgia is heavy in Jordan’s 2021 releases. The Air Jordan 7 Retro Flint revives a 2006 colourway known for its understated, vintage look. It fuses Flint Grey nubuck quarter panels with white overlays and delivers a pop of colour with some hints of purple on the Jordan logos. Jordan diehards are going to be quick to nab these ones so you should keep an eye on retailers for an official release date. Sneakerboy currently has them listed as “Coming Soon”.

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Nike Overbreak ‘Khaki’

Nike’s Overbreak became one of this year’s must-have sneakers thanks to a headline-capturing collaboration with UNDERCOVER. The ‘Khaki’ may not have a collaborative partner but it’s just as impressive flaunting a green and orange colourway. The details on this one are impressive with that futuristic mid-sole complemented by a translucent toe cap and multi-coloured rope laces.

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New Balance x Racer Utility

The hiking aesthetic has found its way off the trails and into the city with most footwear brands incorporating retro hiking details into everyday lifestyle sneakers. The New Balance x Utility Racer is being touted as the shoe you can go everywhere in, walking the city for hours. For those long days, they come complete with a side-pouch and ABZORB mid-soles for long-lasting comfort. The white and tan colourway is subtle and versatile too. Get them from Subtype right now.

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