Welcome to Sneaker News #94. This week, Nike is firmly turning its focus to the Terminator Low by covering it in the hugely popular ‘University Blue’ colourway. Simplicity is clearly key for Nike this week as it also gives the Nike Air Jordan 1 High OG a classic colourway of ‘Mauve’. Meanwhile, adidas has teamed up with The Simpsons to spotlight Itchy & Scratchy and also given the Campus a luxury makeover with Moncler. Check that all out plus more below.
Nike Terminator Low ‘University Blue’
Step back in time with the Nike Terminator Low, a vintage-inspired classic from the sneaker vault. This throwback silhouette will take you straight back to the ’80s while also echoing the most popular silhouettes of today. It adopts the ‘University Blue’ colourway which has been hugely successful on a similar throwback silhouette the Dunk. Crafted from premium leather, these shoes offer a sleek and classic look with retro branding for a big varsity finish. Head to Nike for your chance to cop a pair on 13th October.
Nike Air Jordan 1 High OG ‘Mauve’
The Air Jordan 1 High OG arrives in a colourway that feels as classic as the silhouette it adorns. These sneakers bring back the iconic look with a familiar feel, simply tinkering with the colours. With soft Mauve leather overlays contrasting the neutral upper, it creates a clean and stylish finish that’s likely to be a versatile addition to your wardrobe. These sneakers are available on the 14th of October and you better be at the ready if you want a chance to own them.
Nike Air Max Plus x F.C. Barcelona x Patta ‘Culers del Món’
This one is a collaboration for soccer diehards as Nike comes together with F.C. Barcelona and Patta for the ‘Culers del Món’. Crafted in partnership with the renowned Amsterdam label, Patta, these sneakers honour the rich tradition of collaboration between F.C. Barcelona and Dutch visionaries. The upper features a striking gradient blending Deep Royal Blue and Noble Red, proudly displaying your allegiance to Blaugrana. Special-edition dubraes bear the Barça club crests, while lace tips pay homage to the Senyera’s stripes. October 16th is the drop date for these at Nike.
adidas x Moncler Campus
A hugely popular adidas silhouette right now the Campus gets a Moncler makeover. These sneakers, originally gaining fame in the ’80s, embrace their most iconic elements with a Moncler twist. Crafted with ripstop and leather, the upper features the Moncler logo and the signature 3-Stripes. A lace-up drawstring closure nods to Moncler’s mountain-inspired heritage, while an oversized sole ensures versatility across various terrains. Arriving with a co-branded dust bag and box, this collaboration looks good even in the box. Head to adidas right now to grab a pair.
adidas x The Simpsons Rivalry High ‘Scratchy’
adidas comes through with a playful collaboration with The Simpsons that shines a spotlight on the cartoon within the cartoon ‘Itchy & Scratchy’. Celebrating the beloved Itchy and Scratchy characters, this release captures Scratchy’s vivid colours. Presented as part of a three-part collection, these shoes arrive in a custom-designed box inspired by the show’s memorable opening sequence. The footwear boasts a sleek gunmetal premium leather upper complemented by grey and white accent panels. Signature three-stripe branding and an embroidered Scratchy motif on the rear quarter round out the design. Head to adidas now to cop this ‘Members Only’ release.
UGG x Feng Chen Wang ‘Tasman’
In a creative collaboration with designer Feng Chen Wang, UGG’s Tasman Slipper undergoes a transformation that embodies Wang’s experimental and authentic design ethos. Blending fashion-forward innovation with a “future-modern” touch, this unique piece boasts the UGG x FCW mashup logo and an adaptable removable sock for customizable style and comfort.
Crafted with a leather and suede upper, it features a Velcro instep strap and front & heel Velcro straps for a snug fit. The interior is lined with luxurious lamb leather and 10mm UGGplush made from 60% upcycled wool and 40% lyocell. The sockliner consists of 10mm UGG plush with the same sustainable materials. For the outsole, you have the choice of Treadlite by UGG for comfort or SugarSole, a sustainable option made with ethylene from sugarcane. Head to Subtype to secure a pair right now.
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New Balance x AURALEE 1906R
Tokyo-based brand AURALEE brings a 2000s running spirit to the New Balance 1906R with a touch of minimalist sophistication. A subdued colour palette and the use of premium materials add a sleek twist to this tech-forward design. The shoe boasts an open-knit mesh upper adorned with leather and nubuck overlays, and a terry cloth collar lining for an impressive texture. The sole unit, borrowed from the 860v2, combines the flexible ACTEVA LITE cushioning and shock-absorbing N-ergy, complemented by segmented ABZORB SBS pods at the heel, ensuring a comfortable and stylish take on this classic silhouette.
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