South Central LA-based label, Bricks & Wood, joined forces with New Balance to release their first collab on the 57/40 model. This bold and unique collaboration dresses the shoe in deep green shaded suede, nubuck and leather, along with reflective accents throughout, and a chunky EVA foam midsole. Check out my detailed review and let me know if you’re feeling this release or not!
Originally released in 2010, the Fragment Design collaboration with Nike on the Dunk High “Beijing” made its return last week. Part of a three-shoe “City Pack”, the Beijing pair is constructed out of black and purple coloured smooth leather for a clean and simple look. Check out my review for an in-depth look and to hear all my thoughts about this release! Was this a cop or a drop for you?
It seems like the New Balance 990 V3 is making a comeback, headlined first with their collaboration with Ronnie Fieg and Kith on the 990 V3 “Genesis”. Releasing earlier this month, this Made in USA pair is done in a combination of navy blue hits, black suede, and cream accents for a very classy, wearable and well put together look. Check out my review and let me know your thoughts down below!
The next Nike Dunk set to release is the “Kentucky” or “Game Royal” Dunk High! One of the original colourways from the 80s, Nike is set to bring these back with its classic smooth leather upper in a clean and simple blue and white colour blocking. Check out my review for a closer look and to see these on feet! Is this going to be a cop or drop for you?
Considered a grail to many LeBron collectors, Nike brought back this 2011 classic recently, true to OG form. The “Miami Nights” colourway of the LeBron 8 Low features a gradient, tropical-like look with a full length Max Air cushioning set up. Check out my in-depth review for a full breakdown and let me know if you also copped these for yourself!
Last week Nike dropped another pair of Dunk Lows, this colourway inspired by the team colours of the Michigan State Spartans. With a full leather construction, these opt for a clean and simple green and white colour blocking style. Check out my review for a closer look and to see these on feet! Were these a cop or drop for you?
Joining me in this week’s episode is Kevin Cormier, a Boston-based math educator, lifelong sneaker fan, hip-hop connoisseur, and vinyl collector. We’ll break down the Boston area sneaker scene in the 80s, some of our fondest memories as members of TeamROSHE, and what it’s like being a “sneaker teacher”.
My latest Air Jordan 1 pickup is the women’s “Metallic Court Purple” pair that dropped last week! Inspired by the OG 1985 release, this pair incorporates a soft, tumbled leather, and slight variations compared to the original including a satin liner and a leather tongue. Check out my review for an in-depth look and sizing advice, and let me know down below if you also grabbed these!
In today’s video I’m counting down five of my favourite “no hype” sneakers for summer! This means pairs that are readily available, and not being resold for 2-3x their retail prices! You won’t need to break the bank to have a solid sneaker rotation this summer! Check out my recommendations and let me know what are your fave pairs to rock in the heat!