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Nike Air Penny 2 x Stüssy 'Rattan and Limestone' | Image: Nike

Sneaker News #77 – Nike Teams with Stüssy to Continue the Air Penny 2 Comeback


Welcome to Sneaker News #77. It’s Valentine’s Week so there’s plenty of pink going on with Nike getting in the loved-up mood with new Air More Uptempo ’96 and Dunk releases. Meanwhile, it has teamed up with Stüssy once again for a new drop Air Penny 2 drop, a silhouette that is increasingly making a comeback this year. There are also fresh colourways of the adidas Arkesden SPZL and the New Balance BB550. Check that all out plus more below.

Nike Air Penny 2 x Stüssy 'Rattan and Limestone' | Image: Nike
Nike Air Penny 2 x Stüssy ‘Rattan and Limestone’ | Image: Nike

Nike Air Penny 2 x Stüssy ‘Rattan and Limestone’

Nike and Stüssy team up once again for another Air Penny 2 drop. The Air Penny 2 is becoming one of the runaway comebacks of the year thanks to a few high-profile collaborations. This one takes Stüssy’s lead on the aesthetic, mixing premium hemp canvas with synthetic suede. The Rattan and Limestone is muted and versatile elevated by the wavy lines of the Air Penny 2 silhouette. These released on 14th February, so head to Nike to cop.

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Nike Air More Uptempo '96 'Dark Pony and Soft Pink' | Image: Nike
Nike Air More Uptempo ’96 ‘Dark Pony and Soft Pink’ | Image: Nike

Nike Air More Uptempo ’96 ‘Dark Pony and Soft Pink’

The Nike Air More Uptempo ’96 always looks bold and striking but there’s something particularly special about this colourway. The perforated brown leather dominates the upper while the accents of pink make it pop. The bold, plush Air logo on the side is always an eye-catcher on these shoes and that’s no different, highlighted by a plush pink outline. It’s all topped off by a textured Nike Swoosh on the back. Head to Nike now to buy.

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Nike Dunk Low 'Night Maroon and Medium Soft Pink' | Image: Nike
Nike Dunk Low ‘Night Maroon and Medium Soft Pink’ | Image: Nike

Nike Dunk Low ‘Night Maroon and Medium Soft Pink’

It’s Valentine’s Week so you can expect plenty of loved-up sneakers to drop. The Dunk Low gets a pop of pink in a subtle but impressive new colourway. Cream overlays meet a maroon underlay, topped off by a bright pink Swoosh that could ensure love at first site. The Dunk is always better off when it’s kept relatively simple and this three-colour combo is the perfect mix and match to highlight the bold outlines of the Dunk. Valentine’s Day is when these dropped, so head over to Nike quickly.

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Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 'Football Grey' | Image: Nike
Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 ‘Football Grey’ | Image: Nike

Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 ‘Football Grey’

Bold, curvaceous silhouettes are leading the charge when it comes to shoe comebacks this year and that’s exactly why the Air Zoom Flight 95 is having another moment. It was one of the first shoes to adopt the Zoom Air technology and while that’s old news these days, the Air Zoom Flight 95 feels like a celebration of it. The “bug-eye” detailing on the midsole complete with Air branding makes it look like you could jump to the moon. This colourway keeps it classic mixing black and white with a Football Grey Swoosh. Nike drop today (February 17).

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adidas Arkesden SPZL 'Fox Red / Night Brown / Off White' | Image: adidas
adidas Arkesden SPZL ‘Fox Red / Night Brown / Off White’ | Image: adidas

adidas Arkesden SPZL ‘Fox Red / Night Brown / Off White’

adidas’ ’70s-flavoured sneakers are experiencing a renaissance this year with the Campus, Gazelle and Samba all experiencing a big comeback. You can add the Arkesden SPZL to that list. It’s very similar in shape as the tooling is based off the Campus but the rest switches it up a tad. The price point is slightly higher as it’s a more premium shoe. On this drop, a Fox Red suede upper meets Night Brown stripes and black laces. It’s got a vintage look and feel and if you want a pair you’ll have to become an adidas Member.

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New Balance BB550 BEIGE | Image: New Balance
New Balance BB550 BEIGE | Image: New Balance

New Balance BB550 BEIGE

The New Balance BB550 was re-introduced back into the NB family in 2020 and instantly became one of the most sought-after sneakers. Now it’s a staple thanks to its late ’80s vintage style and classic versatility. This latest release is going to be a sought-after one thanks to its simplicity. The BB550 arrives with three new colourways red, green and blue but they’re all undercut by a cream base. The suede and leather upper is a classy combination particularly given the colours used. Cop all three now from Subtype.

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Nike Air Jordan 4 Retro SE 'Photon Dust / Pale Vanilla / Off White' | Image: Nike
Nike Air Jordan 4 Retro SE ‘Photon Dust / Pale Vanilla / Off White’ | Image: Nike

Nike Air Jordan 4 Retro SE ‘Photon Dust / Pale Vanilla / Off White’

The Air Jordan 4 has been around since ’89 but it continues to be one of the most popular of the Jordan drops. Particularly when it offers up a colourway like this one. This is a premium take on the Jordan 4 with grid-embossed leather replacing the usual plastic webbing. It’s topped off by soft suede and extra stitch lines made even classier by the choice of Photon Dust. The tongue also looks as plush as a cushion ensuring you can keep a pair of these on all day. Enter the raffle now for your chance to cop over at Highs and Lows.

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