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Finish Line’s first Flagship store of Chicago is set to open this Saturday at 8am in Woodfield Mall. This new store is going to come with a one of a kind design that you’ve never seen and it’s only right that we bring some 🔥 to kick off the grand opening. Below you will see some of the latest and greatest kicks that have hit shelves. We’ve got everything you need from Foamposites to OG Air Max and of course some classic Jordans and BOOST. Peep some of the styles below and get excited for Saturday morning, you won’t want to sleep in and miss out. The store will be opening early at 8am on Saturday so you’re going to want to set your alarm and come join us as we open this new spot.

Check out the kicks that we are going to have and take your rotation up a notch with a pair.

Silver & Gold Air Max 97 OG

Precious metals 🥇🥈 [1/3]

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Air Jordan Retro 1 High OG ‘Royal’

Royal vibes. 📷 @creativexperez

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adidas UltraBOOST 3.0 ‘Parley’

The 🌊 is coming. 4️⃣ days left. #adidas x #Parley

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Puma Suede Super Puma

#Puma

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Air Jordan Retro XIII and XIV ‘Defining Moments’ Pack

Air Jordan Retro 1 High OG ‘Bred’ GS

How many pairs do you have on ice? 📷 By @dayswithdylan #Jordan1Club

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adidas UltraBOOST 3.o ‘Pride’

Get #boosted in the 'Pride' UltraBoost 3.0.

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adidas UltraBOOST 3.0 ‘Trace Cargo’

Anything Olive goes in crazy 🍵 📷 By @bradleyjwhall #boostVIBES

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Nike VaporMax ‘Platinum’

Out of thin Air. More pairs of the #VaporMax are here. 📷 @souloneryounger

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Nike Air More Uptempo ’96

A I R 📸: @owwaa

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adidas INIKI Runner. Women’s Only

adidas INIKI Runner. Women’s Only

Air Jordan Retro 11 Low ‘UNC’

Nike VaporMax ‘Midnight Navy’

New colorways of the #VaporMax coming 6/1. Repost from @travisscott

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Air Jordan Retro 13 Low ‘Brave Blue’

The Air Jordan 13 'Brave Blue' drops this weekend. 📷 @nike

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Nike Air Max Flair

Nike Air More Uptempo ’96 ‘Bulls’

Chi-town 🎈 📷 By @cherokeekid88_ #JustUnboxed

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Girls’ Grade School Air Jordan Retro 11 Low ‘Heiress’

Icy clean. The Girls Air Jordan Retro 11 Low 'Heiress' drops Saturday 5/20.

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Nike Air Zoom Mariah

Nike Mariah Flyknit

Come out to the opening on Saturday at Finish Line in Woodfield Mall and maybe you can snag a pair. Don’t miss out.

Every week we highlight the best Jordans on #JordanFridays and now you can peep the best adidas Boost pics on Wednesdays. If you think you’re sick with the camera and love your adidas Boost then make sure you snap a pic and tag us and use the #boosted hashtag. Each week we will highlight some of the dopest images on social media and show some social love to the boost fanatics out there. If you want to see your pic on the blog then grab your camera and snap a 🔥 pic and tag #boosted and check the blog each week. Get through hump day with a little social media glory.

repurpose, reuse, recycle ♻️

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Nearly 30 years after the first Air Jordan model released, there’s still no feeling like lacing up a fresh pair of MJ’s finest. Let’s be honest, with the past winter we had, it didn’t seem like summer could come fast enough. We’re getting what we wanted because the heat is definitely here. Peep these Jordan enthusiasts and collectors and how they rock their J’s, and don’t be scared to hit that follow button.

Make sure you post your best heat and tag @Finishline and use the #JordanFridays hashtag and maybe you’ll be featured here and gain some followers and have some sneaker blog glory! I mean, who doesn’t love some social media fame? Need to step up your game? Shop the latest Jordan Shoes now.

Chicago Beacon Store

Every outfit starts with a fresh pair of kicks. As you know, Finish Line has the latest and greatest; especially now as Finish Line’s new store in the Woodfield Mall is opening early on Saturday, June 24th at 8am. We’re bringing the heat all weekend long giving you access to the hottest product, Saturday radio broadcast with your favorite station 92.3 and access to exclusive brand activations. Come through and kick it with us and by the time you leave, your look will be on point.

We will also be broadcasting the first ever exclusive live stream from the Finish Line app on 6/23. Make sure you don’t miss out on anything by downloading the Finish Line app now.

Finish Line x Nike

We will have Nike in the house on Saturday, June 24 from 11-2.  Stop in, check out the new store and  be a part of a local art debut with some of Chi-town’s very own. And of course while you’re there purchase a pair of VaporMax and Nike will send you home with a customized tote, while supplies last.

Finish Line x adidas

On Sunday, the adidas crew will be in the spot from 2pm to 5pm. Be a part of the movement and check-out the interactive lounge and evolving art piece.  You think that’s it? Nah, we’ve got you –  we’re also bringing it with exclusive access to the adidas product team.

Finish Line x Jason Markk

Can’t make it? Don’t worry – Finish Line’s going to take care of you. Be sure to drop into your local Chicago-area Finish Line location for a gift from Jason Markk with any purchase during grand opening weekend, while supplies last. There’s more, to ensure that you’re always on point – Winner’s Circle members will be offered a $15 reward for every $100 spent in celebration the grand opening weekend. Make sure you save June 24th on your calendar and head to Woodfield Mall or your nearest Chicago-area Finish Line.

Nike VaporMax Triple Black

Triple black has always been a dope look when it comes to outfits and sneakers. Jay-Z  spit the verse, “Black cards, black cars, all black everything” and now all black takes over the Nike VaporMax. Ever since the first run of VaporMax dropped back on Air Max Day in March, sneakerheads can’t get enough of the innovative silhouette. The completely visible Air unit eliminates the need for a midsole and max comfort with the ultimate feel with the Flyknit upper that hugs your foot to provide you with breathable comfort.

Black Anthracite VaporMax

This next pair gets the blackout look with a full black upper that features anthracite and dark grey detailing. The smooth upper sits atop the shoe’s signature Air Max sole unit that has a dark overlay that looks black but isn’t completely blacked out. Even though there are a lot of releases this year, this pair is one that you don’t want to pass up.

Make sure you grab your pair of the Nike VaporMax ‘Black/Anthracite’ on June 22nd at Finishline.com.

By Drew Hammell

From 1995 to 1997, Nike unleashed one of the most memorable ad campaigns in sneaker history. The “Phone Ads” were simple, yet effective. One innovative shoe after another was portrayed on a white background with a red Swoosh logo, and a phone number at the bottom.  By the end of Spring ’97 however, the minimalist campaign came to an end, and Nike started showcasing their latest models with email addresses instead of phone numbers.

Heading into the final few years of the 20th century, methods of communication were evolving quickly.  The World Wide Web was becoming mainstream. Households across the United States were installing dial-up modems, and each family member was creating their own personal email address. A veritable new age was beginning, and Nike created ads to demonstrate they were in tune with the cultural shift.

Nike Air Ubiquitous Max

Along with the communication evolution came an evolution in Nike Air technology. In 1995, Nike introduced visible Air Max cushioning in both the heel and forefoot of sneakers like the Air Max 95 running shoe. The logical next step was visible Air Max cushioning throughout the entire sole. One of the first sneakers to feature this technology was the Air Ubiquitous Max.

Created for football star, Jerry Rice and boxer, Roy Jones, Jr., the Ubiquitous Max was a cross trainer designed for the two athletes’ most rigorous workouts. “Ubiquitous” literally means “everywhere,” or “all around,” and that’s exactly where the Air cushioning could be seen and felt.

Featuring synthetic leather and a breathable mesh upper, the Ubiquitous boasted the first anatomically correct dual-pressure full-length Air-Sole unit. It also sported a Phylon midsole wrap reinforced with an injection molded TPU shield, and the carbon rubber outsole with forefoot grooves added flexibility.

Nike Air Ubiquitous Max - TBT

It was truly a revolutionary shoe, so the transition from old-school phone numbers to new-school email addresses in the Nike ads made sense. In the top right corner of the Ubiquitous Max print ad, the email read, “rjones@ringyobell.com.” This email was so goofy, it appeared Nike didn’t take the email phenomenon too seriously. As Nike revealed more email ads, they used similar funny addresses, such as “garyp@dyoazup.com” for the Air Zoom Hawk Flight, and “penny@breakudown.com” for the Air Foamposite One.

Once again, Nike was ahead of the game in terms of technological breakthroughs, and they were adapting to the changing methods of advertising and communication (even if they didn’t quite buy into them yet). The ad for the Ubiquitous was still relatively simple – it was just a photo of the sneaker in a gym. The statement was clear, though. This was a groundbreaking advance in terms of Air cushioning, and it required a groundbreaking method of sharing the message. 20 years later, Nike is still designing shoes with a very similar full-length visible Air Sole unit. Incredibly, the Ubiquitous Max has yet to retro though. Since other early full-length Air models have enjoyed a renaissance over the past few years, one can only hope that the Ubiquitous Max will be able to enjoy one as well.

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We all know one of the best things about athleisure style is how you can wear it almost 24/7. This summer, don’t just turn to bathing suit cover ups, dresses and strappy shoes when you head to the beach or pool. Nike, adidas Originals and PUMA have sporty looks that will keep you cool and casual. 

adidas Originals Slim Shorts 3

The adidas Originals Slim Shorts are a perfect substitution for those trips to the water. Whether you’re headed to a party, family gathering or taking a jog, they’re comfy and a flattering fit at mid-waist.

Nike Romper on model

Nike is also bringing options to the table with their Nike Sportswear Gym Vintage Romper. A one piece to throw over any bathing suit. Soft, breathable material make this a perfect option for those warmer days.

Women's Slides

What’s a day by some water without proper slides? The adidas adilette, PUMA Fenty Bow and Nike Benassi are the perfect transition from sneaks to sandals and the slip-on design can never go wrong at the pool or beach. 

For all the latest Finish Line Women styles, visit finishline.com and don’t forget to tag @finishlinewomen in your favorite athleisure looks this summer!

Every week we highlight the best Jordans on #JordanFridays and now you can peep the best adidas Boost pics on Wednesdays. If you think you’re sick with the camera and love your adidas Boost then make sure you snap a pic and tag us and use the #boosted hashtag. Each week we will highlight some of the dopest images on social media and show some social love to the boost fanatics out there. If you want to see your pic on the blog then grab your camera and snap a 🔥 pic and tag #boosted and check the blog each week. Get through hump day with a little social media glory.

Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Zebra

Get ready to Glow Up. Kanye and adidas are blessing us with another Yeezy Boost 350 V2 release and it’s the perfect summer shoe. This next Yeezy release will be IN-STORE & ONLINE and with your best chance to cop being through the Finish Line app. Download the app now for  Apple or GooglePlay. Like we have done with the previous releases, there will be an in-store raffle at select stores. There will be sixty-nine Finish Lines across the U.S. that will be releasing the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Zebra’. Make sure you check out the store list below and in-store raffle details to make sure you don’t miss out on snagging your pair.

adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Raffle

Finish Line Los Cerritos. California

Address: 142 Los Cerritos Center. Cerritos, CA 90703

Finish Line Culver City. California

Address: 6000 Sepulveda Blvd #1319, Culver City, CA 90230

Finish Line Del Amo Fashion Center. California. 

Address: 3525 W Carson St, Torrance. CA 90503

Finish Line San Francisco Center. California.

Address: 865 Market St. San Francisco, CA 94103

Finish Line The Shops At Montebello. California.

Address: 1819 Montebello Town Center #13, Montebello, CA 90640

Finish Line Northridge Mall. California.

Address: 416 Northridge Mall, D 3, Salinas, CA 93906

Finish Line Stonewood Center. California.

Address: 254 Stonewood St, Suite F37, Downey, CA 90241

Finish Line Victoria Gardens. California.

Address: 12540 North Main Street, 3720, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

Finish Line Shops At Mission Viejo. California.

Address: 770 Shops At Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Finish Line Plaza West Covina. California.

Address: 693 Plaza Dr, West Covina, CA 91790

Finish Line Town Center Aurora. Colorado.

Address: 14200 East Alameda Ave 1020. Aurora, CO 80012

Finish Line Cherry Creek. Colorado.

Address: 3000 East First Avenue, 226, Denver, CO 80206

Finish Line Danbury Fair Mall. Connecticut.

Address: 7 Backus Ave, Danbury, CT 06810

Finish Line Christiana Mall. Delaware. 

Address: 516 Christiana Mall. Newark, DE 19702 

Finish Line Citrus Park Town Center. Florida.

Address: 8139 Citrus Park Town Ctr, 120. Tampa, FL 33625

Finish Line Mall At Millenia. Florida

Address: 4200 Conroy Rd #120. Orlando, FL 32839

Finish Line Paddock Mall. Florida

Address:3100 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474

Finish Line Florida Mall. Florida.

Address: 8001 South Orange Blossom Trail 670. Orlando, FL 32809

Finish Line Gardens Mall. Florida.

Address: 3101 PGA Boulevard. Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Finish Line Cumberland Mall. Georgia.

Address: 1313 Cumberland Mall 225. Atlanta, GA 30339

Finish Line North Point Mall. Georgia.

Address: 1010 North Point Cir, Alpharetta, GA 30022

Finish Line Southlake Mall. Georgia.

Address: 1105 Southlake Cir, Morrow, GA 30260

Finish Line Mall Of Georgia. Georgia.

Address: 3333 Buford Dr, 2080, Buford, GA 30519

Finish Line Arbor Place Mall. Georgia.

Address: 1060 Arbor Place Mall, Douglasville, GA 30135

Finish Line Stonecrest Mall. Georgia.

Address: 2929 Turner Hill Rd, 1460, Lithonia, GA 30038

Finish Line Water Tower Place. Illinois.

Address: 835 N Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611

Finish Line River Oaks. Illinois.

Address: 96 River Oaks Dr, Calumet City, IL 60409 

Finish Line Woodfield Mall. Illinois.

Address: 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL 60173

Finish Line North Riverside Park. Illinois.

Address: 7501 W Cermak Rd, K9, North Riverside, IL 60546 

Finish Line Orland Square. Illinois.

Address: 830 Orland Square Dr, H08, Orland Park, IL 60462 

Finish Line Fox Valley Center. Illinois.

Address: 2136 Fox Valley Ctr, Spc D4 Level 2, Aurora, IL 60504 

Finish Line Yorktown Center. Illinois.

Address: 162A Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148

Finish Line Chicago Ridge Mall. Illinois.

Address: 620 Chicago Ridge Mall, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Finish Line Louis Joliet Mall. Illinois.

Address: 3340 Mall Loop Drive, 1028, Joliet, IL 60431

Finish Line Castleton Square. Indiana.

Address: 6020 E 82nd St. Indianapolis, IN 46250

Finish Line Jefferson Mall. Kentucky.

Address: 4801 Outer Loop a256. Louisville, KY 40219

Finish Line South Shore Plaza. Massachusetts.

Address: 250 Granite Street Plaza South St. Braintree, MA 02184

Finish Line Annapolis Mall. Maryland. 

Address: 1125 Annapolis Mall. Annapolis, MD 21401

Finish Line St. Charles Town Center. Maryland. 

Address: 11110 Mall Circle, Room D1A, Waldorf, MD 20603

Finish Line West County Mall. Missouri. 

Address: 129 West County Center. St Louis, MO 63131

Finish Line Fashion Show Mall. Nevada.

Address: 3200 S Las Vegas Blvd #2600. Las Vegas, NV 89109

Finish Line Garden State Plaza. New Jersey.

Address: 1 Garden State Plaza. Paramus, NJ 07652

Finish Line Rockaway Townsquare. New Jersey.

Address: 301 Mt Hope Ave, Rockaway, NJ 07866

Finish Line Woodbridge Center. New Jersey.

Address: 237 Woodbridge Center Dr, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Finish Line Deptford Mall. New Jersey.

Address: 1750 Deptford CenterDeptford, NJ 08096

Finish Line Kings Plaza. New York.

Address: 5368 Kings Plaza, 161-162, Brooklyn, NY 11234

Finish Line Staten Island. New York.

Address: 2655 Richmond Ave, T122. Staten Island, NY 10314

Finish Line Queens Center. New York.

Address: 90-15 Queens Blvd 3044. Elmhurst, NY 11373

Finish Line Galleria at Crystal Run. New York.

Address: 1 Galleria Drive, D108, Middletown, NY 10941

Finish Line Crossgates Mall. New York.

Address: 1 Crossgates Mall Rd, N201, Albany, NY 12203

Finish Line South Shore Mall. New York.

Address: 1701 Sunrise Highway, E 5, Bay Shore, NY 11706

Finish Line Belden Village. Ohio. 

Address: 4255 Belden Village St NW A19. Canton, OH 44718

Finish Line Franklin Park Mall. Ohio. 

Address: 5001 Monroe St. Toledo, OH 43623

Finish Line Kenwood Towne Center. Ohio. 

Address: 7875 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236

Finish Line Polaris Fashion Place. Ohio.

Address: 1500 Polaris Pkwy #1102. Columbus, OH 43240

Finish Line Wyoming Valley Mall. Pennsylvania

Address: 29 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Finish Line Springfield Mall. Pennsylvania

Address: 250 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA 19064

Finish Line Wolfchase Galleria. Tennessee.

Address: 2760 N Germantown Pkwy, 198, Memphis, TN 38133

Finish Line Town East Mall. Texas.

Address: 2062 Town East Mall. Mesquite, TX 75150

Finish Line North East Mall. Texas.

Address: 2260 North East Mall, Rm FID, Hurst, TX 76053

Finish Line La Cantera. Texas.

Address: 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256

Finish Line The Parks At Arlington. Texas. 

Address: 3811 S Cooper, 2038, Arlington, TX 76015

Finish Line Barton Creek Square. Texas.

Address: 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746

Finish Line Houston Galleria. Texas.

Address: 5015 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Finish Line Ingram Park Mall. Texas. 

Address: 6301 NW Loop 410, G4, San Antonio, TX 78238

Finish Line Deerbrook Mall. Texas. 

Address: 20131 Hwy 59, 2346, Humble, TX 77338

Finish Line First Colony Mall. Texas. 

Address: 16535 Southwest Freeway, 150, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Finish Line Memorial City Mall. Texas. 

Address: 217 Memorial City Mall, Houston, TX 77024

Finish Line Willowbrook Mall. Texas. 

Address: 1400 Willowbrook Dr, Houston, TX 77070

Make sure you don’t miss out on the important details and read the in-store raffle procedure.

In-Store Raffle Details

LIMIT ONE TICKET PER CUSTOMER. MULTIPLE ENTRIES FOR MULTIPLE TICKETS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

GRAB A TICKET

On Tuesday 6/20, select stores will be passing out a limited number of tickets for a chance to purchase the shoes on 6/24. To obtain a ticket, you must show a valid photo ID. Each participant will be limited to one ticket, while they last. On your ticket you must include: your full name, shoe size, and telephone number.

CONFIRM YOUR TICKET

Tickets will be drawn at random. In the event your ticket is drawn, Finish Line will make one (1) attempt to contact you, at the phone number you provided by 5 PM local time on Thursday 6/22, to notify you of your successful participation in the Finish Line New Release Drawing and opportunity to purchase. If you do not answer, you are forfeiting your participation in the Finish Line New Release Drawing.

If you have not been called by 5 PM local time on Thursday 6/22, your ticket has not been drawn.

PURCHASE THE ADIDAS YEEZY 350 BOOST V2 ‘Zebra’

If your ticket is drawn and you have been contacted, you may redeem your ticket from 8 AM local time to 10 AM local time on the day of the launch 6/24. If you do not arrive with your ticket and valid ID by 10 AM local time, the ticket is no longer valid. You must bring your ticket stub and a valid photo ID that matches the name on the submitted entry in order to purchase the shoe.

Limit one entry per person. Multiple entries with multiple size and location preferences will be disqualified. Only a select number of tickets will be available in each store for each release. Ticket availability is not guaranteed. Once submitted, the entry is final and no change of any kind may be made. Entries are non-transferable. The name submitted on the Finish Line New Release Drawing ticket must match a valid photo ID, to be presented at the time of purchase. Finish Line makes no guarantees regarding product or size availability. Finish Line reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or change the New Release Drawing at any time, for any reason. No purchase necessary to enter.

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