A week is a long time in the sneaker game — you’d be forgiven for falling behind on the latest news. Let's rewind.
Rewind: The Sneaker Week in Review
Date: January 29 2018
By: Cesca Benson
Shoe Protectors are Actual Shoes Now
Sometimes it seems like the Chinese sneaker market exists on a different plane - Yeezy and VaporMax bootlegs come to mind - but this week all previous jaw-droppers were outdone by the latest from high-fashion house Sankuanz. The shoes for your shoes appeared on the runway at Paris Fashion Week and had us questioning whether or not they should be left there.
A Nutty New Yeezy BOOST v2 is Leaked
If you were holding out for the 'Ice Yellow' Yeezy BOOST v2s, you might be facing disappointment. This week Yeezy Mafia revealed that a previously unseen 'Peanut Butter' colourway would replace the Ice Yellows in a June drop.
adidas Continue Their Colab with Daniel Arsham
The latest collaborative effort from adidas and Daniel Arsham was leaked last week. The contemporary artist continued his boundary-pushing partnership with the Three Stripes, tackling the oh-so appropriate Futurecraft, swathing the entire shoe is 'Aero' Green. We can only assume that all similarities to the chocolate bar are entirely intentional.
André 3000 and Tretorn Team Up Once Again
After releasing their capsule collection in late 2017, André 3000 and Tretorn are expanding their collective catalogue with five new releases. Again drawing inspiration from the rapper's high school sketches, the high- and low-tops will have you covered whether you want to stand out or flex your understated style.
Off-White Jordan 1s Might be European Exclusives
This week we heard murmurs that the February 27 release of the Off-White Jordan 1 would be a European-only drop. With the news came some up-close shots of Virgil's latest, but are they enough to quell the disappointment of Jordan heads outside the Continent?
We Got a Blacked-Out Epic React
New silhouettes are releasing in a panoply of colourways these days, but the yard stick for a shoe's dopeness is still how good it looks in all black. Well, the Epic React definitely measures up. We know it's sort of cheating because they aren't entirely black, but let's be real, that streak of cobalt only heightens their undeniable appeal.