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adidas Originals has been on a tear this year, and it helped with the reintroduction of the classic EQT line. The Equipment line has seen modernized uppers, Primeknit, Boost, and more all hit the classic 90s training series that sneakerheads have loved. While the model was born in the 90’s, it is hitting 2017 hard with new models and new designs. The next pack to drop will feature the freshly minted adidas EQT Support RF, the adidas EQT Support RF, adidas EQT Racing ADV, and the adidas EQT Support 93/17 BOOST, and the adidas EQT Support ADV PK. All of these will come in a clean black and white colorway that is perfect for anytime of year.

Make sure you grab a pair from the adidas Originals EQT collection on August 24th at Finishline.com.

Back in 1997, Jordan Brand created one of the last retro silhouettes that MJ would ever wear on the hardwood as a Chicago Bull.  The Air Jordan 13 model has so much history attached to it that it resonates in pop culture with it being a key feature in Spike Lee’s “He Got Game on the feet of Denzel Washington’s character, and in sports for his memorable games destroying defenses and hitting fadeaway jumpers like they’re nothing. Think about Jordan’s greatest moments and chances are they were on an opposing team’s court. Now think about the shoes he wore in those games. They were black and red, or as the sneaker nomenclature would call it now, ‘Bred’.

If you ask most sneaker lovers, they will say that the ‘Bred’ pair arguably the most popular Air Jordan 13 original colorway of all-time. This years release will stay true to the OG form and be as close to the 1998 release as possible. With the construction of this pair being so original, it will come dressed in its OG color scheme of black, true red and white. The upper will have a combination of black leather and reflective 3M mesh that clashes with the red suede for a sleek look.

Make sure you grab your pair of the Air Jordan Retro 13 ‘Bred’ on August 19th at Finishline.com.

They say your first year in the league is always the toughest, but for Jaylen Brown that wasn’t the case. The third overall pick for the Boston Celtics came into the season as a newly minted 20-year-old, but he was clearly mature beyond his years. He was 20 going on 30. His emotional and physical maturity was what took him from being a project in June to a rotation stalwart in late May. With their season coming to an end, Jaylen was determined to work harder this offseason than he ever had before.

Working harder than everyone else is nothing new for Jaylen. His relentless attitude with working out and getting better everyday is what made him a highly touted prospect out of high school and a McDonalds All-American. Brown spent one year at the University Of California, Berkley where his all around athleticism helped him put up a healthy stat line all year and catching NBA scouts attention. In June of 2016, Jaylen was selected with the third overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. Now, his determined work ethic would be put to the test.

You would think that Brown would be spending his summer relaxing after a long NBA season but he is doing the complete opposite. The day after the Celtics were eliminated from the playoffs, Jaylen was already back in the gym and weight room getting his weight up and working on his skills for next year. Running on a treadmill is not his thing, so he hits the streets wherever he is and grinds the miles out in the adidas PureBOOST. He hates taking days off and is always working, when he’s not working, he’s plottin’. There’s a hunger inside of him that pushes him to be the best, he wants to be an All-Star and have an NBA Title now. Those things won’t come to him while he’s sitting on the couch.

Whether he’s running through the streets or getting his weight up in the gym, the adidas PureBOOST has Jaylen feeling comfortable. It’s perfect for putting in work or casual wear when he steps out. Thanks to the perfect blend of performance and aesthetics, he can rock them all day every day. Grab your pair now and start hitting the streets with maximum comfort.

Not long ago, Nike brought us the SF-AF1 Mid ‘Black & Cargo Khaki’ and now we’re getting the perfect compliment to that darker colorway. The Nike SF-AF1 Mid ‘Ivory’ is the next pair to drop on this updated silhouette. Nike has made some updated to the SF-AF1 Mid as it features zippers on the heel for easy slip-on and a boot-like collar that was seen on the SF-AF1 original. This one comes dressed in a clean ivory and cargo khaki color scheme. The vibe remains the same thanks to materials like ballistic nylon and tumbled leather adding a premium lifestyle appearance to the Air Force 1 while Swoosh branding is completely absent from the side panel. Compliment your black pair with this fresh ivory pair that is perfect for summer and those early fall months.

Grab your pair of the Nike SF-AF1 Mid ‘Ivory & Cargo Khaki’ on August 11th at Finishline.com.

Pharrell is back with another collaboration with adidas. adidas signed the hip hop sensation back in 2015 and he got right to work on his first project with them. On March 27, 2015; adidas Originals released their ‘Supercolor Superstar Pack’, featuring the brand’s signature Superstar sneaker in 50 colors. Skateboard P is no stranger to creativity and originality when it comes to him and anything he touches. This year, the Tennis Hu has been the silhouette of choice with a call back to the adidas Stan Smith, but in woven slip-on form. The next round of this release comes with three pastel varieties that feature a breathable upper in minty green, pastel pink, and light blue. Three white-based pairs feature contrasting heel counters and tongue tags in light grey, dark grey, and burnt sienna. So many flavors with so much potential to make your rotation that much better.

Make sure you cop your pair of the Pharrell Williams x adidas Originals Tennis Hu on August 10th at Finishline.com.

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and school is about to start up. Every year, it seems like summer break is never long enough and the days of staying out late and sleeping in until noon have come and gone before you could really enjoy them. There is one positive point to going back to school is that you get to go shopping for some new kicks and threads to start the year. Since you always want to start the year strong, we’re listing off eight must-have sneakers to start the year and make a splash when you step in the classroom. Peep the list below to pick your perfect look.

adidas EQT Support ADV

As a model born in the 90’s this sneaker is now more sleek, fresh and taking on new design with ease. With slip-on construction, this sneaker is boasting all the right updates for a back to school sneaker. Their lightweight and the breathable material is a game changer for those long days sitting in class.

adidas NMD R2 PK 

With the BOOST 🌊 being as popular as it is right now, the adidas NMD R2 PK is an easy choice. Style and performance join forces for a match made in sneaker heaven on this stylish silhouette. Hit the halls and feel like you’re walking on clouds all day.

adidas Swift Run

The adidas Swift Run is the newest model from the Three-Stripe regime and they’re another great option for back to school kicks. With their sleek and simplistic design, you can pair these kicks up with a casual ‘fit or some basketball shorts and crisp tee; you decide. Whether you’re out to turn heads or just keep it simple and fly under the radar, the adidas Swift Run can help you with both.

adidas Superstar

You can’t beat the classic adidas Superstar. The iconic shell-toe is timeless and universal, and just like the other items on this list, will work well with almost any outfit. The classic white and black will do you no wrong, but neither will any of the other colors.

Nike Air Force 1 Mid

The simplicity of this old school sneaker makes it a timeless classic. A fresh pair will do wonders for any outfit, whether a sport casual look or suit and tie getup for a fancier occasion. A crisp new pair with jeans and a hoody has become a popular choice that can work for everyone. A fresh pair of Forces can do wonders for anyones look, whether it be summer or the colder months.

Nike Huarache Run Ultra

The Nike Huarache Run is a classic that gained huge popularity back in 2014 and hasn’t slowed down. Nike decided to give the timeless sneaker a modern day upgrade with a new look that is complimented by materials we hadn’t seen on the sneaker. The new mid-top sock liner makes these more comfortable than they already were, if that’s even possible.

Puma TSUGI Shinsei

Inspired by Japanese architecture, the Men’s Puma TSUGI Shinsei features a head turning modern design which is sure to get you noticed when you step into the classroom for the first time. With a one of a kind look and unique design, these kicks are guaranteed to help you make an entrance when you go back to school.

The highly anticipated adidas Originals NMD R1 PK ‘Japan Pack’ is almost here! Late last year, the sneaker blogs broke the news of the special pack and sneakerheads have been anxiously waiting ever since. This duo consists of an all-black and all-white pair of NMD_R1s. Each shoe features a Primeknit upper with Japanese branding on the midsole blocks and back pull tab. The BOOST on both matches the colorway, which means another appearance of black BOOST for the  triple black pair. We’ve already seen the Japanese lettering on Primeknit NMD’s in the past, but not in this style. If you’re trying to grab a pair, then you should start your planning. Like many NMD releases that are this clean, you can expect them to fly off shelves with a quickness.

Be sure to grab your pair of the ‘Triple White’ and ‘Triple Black’ adidas Originals NMD R1 PK from the ‘Japan Pack’ on August 11th at Finishline.com.

Back in 1989, Tinker Hatfield cooked up the Air Jordan in the classic white, black and true red colorway that we’ve all come to love today. The feature that made this sneaker special was the cement-grey detailing on the midsole. Just a year earlier, Tinker made waves in the sneaker design realm with the Air Jordan 3 and the elephant print detail that he had put on that silhouette. While sneakers were popular back then, it was nothing compared to what you see today. The sneaker became legendary in pop culture thanks to the 1989 Spike Lee film, “Do the Right Thing”. Buggin’ Out wore a pair of the Air Jordan 4 OG ‘White Cement’ where he made the shoe famous when he busted out a toothbrush to remove dirt marks from his J’s.

Fast forward to 2017 and Jordan Brand is bringing that heritage to the Air Jordan 4’s predecessor, the Air Jordan Retro 5. The Air Jordan Retro 5 ‘White Cement’ is on the way and it’s the perfect compliment for your Retro 4’s. If you’re looking to give your ‘White Cement’ 4’s a break then this Retro 5 is exactly what you need. The Air Jordan 5 ‘White Cement’ compliments the classic that came before its colorway in a simple yet memorable finish with a white leather base offset by a black 3M reflective tongue and cement speckling on the midsole. With such a clean colorway donning another classic style, you’ll definitely want to add these to your rotation.

Grab your pair of the Air Jordan Retro 5 ‘White Cement’ On August 5th at Finishline.com.

It’s been one heck of a summer for Paul George. His NBA fate was up in the air for weeks as numerous teams were hoping to land the All-star forward from the Pacers, but he was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder two weeks ago in a deal that shocked most basketball fans. Now that PG has found a new home, we can expect some new colorways to don the Nike PG 1. This next pair to release comes in one of the most clean and simple colorways yet, white and black. This Nike PG 1 features a full white-based upper with black branding on the Nike Swoosh, tongues, and insoles. Finishing off the look are hints of 3M Reflective Chrome on the back pull tabs and its icy translucent outsole. As simple and clean as it gets, you can’t hate on these.

You can grab your pair of the Nike PG 1 ‘White & Black’ on August 5th at Finishline.com.