The adidas Original Lexicon updates a classic runner with a knit upper and contrast stitching details over a lightweight EVA midsole with ADIPRENE heel cushioning. White covers the knit upper with black panels on the laces and heel. Translucent piping runs throughout the shoe’s panels, including the blue Three Stripes fabric strips for a future-forward detail on a retro-inspired runner.
Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Turbo Green” – Turbo Green/Sail-White – ($160)
An Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG arrives with tumbled leather and weathered turbo green panels. Using a familiar colorblocking, a faded light bluish green hits the upper with white Wings branding on the collar and small “SP 19 AIR JORDAN 1” text on the lateral panel. A sand-colored suede heel collar shifts the colorway a bit, as does the Nike Air branding on the tongue with a purple Swoosh. A white midsole and grey outsole finish off the new color combination on the iconic Air Jordan 1.
Available through Copdate raffle until February 14th at 6PM EST.
WMNS Air Jordan 1 High OG “UNC” – Obsidian/Blue Chill-White – ($160)
With All Star weekend heading to Charlotte, the timing is right to honor MJ’s time at UNC with this patent leather Air Jordan 1 OG which brings the Tarheel hue to the heel, collar, and toe box. Jordan’s Wings logo hits the collar, while Nike Air branding hits the navy tongue, while a white midsole and Carolina blue outsole balance out this colorway.
Available through Copdate raffle until February 13th at 6PM EST.
Air Jordan 4 Retro (GS) “For the Love of the Game” -True Berry/Rush Pink-White – ($140)
Grade school sizes arrive of the Air Jordan 4 Retro done up in a true berry hue with a “For the Love of the Game” logo. The Jordan 4 celebrates it’s 30-year anniversary, and for this Valentine’s Day release, Jordan Brand takes it back to 2012, when a pink and black Jordan 4 released for women with the same heel logo as this release. The 2019 version takes a different hue and adds tonal polka dots to the upper with contrasting berry and pink. A crisp white midsole adds some contrast and connects it to its 2012 predecessor.
Available on February 9th at 12 PM Noon EST through email order on PackerShoes.com and in-store at Teaneck.
Air Jordan 9 Retro “Pearl Blue” – White/University Blue-Midnight Navy – ($190)
In September 2002, the Pearl Blue Air Jordan 9 Low released, and 17 years later, a high top version is releasing. This time around, the white upper from OG colorways remains with navy patent leather moving from the mudguard to the heel and around the collar. Carolina blue hits the plastic Jumpman logo on the heel, the tongue branding, and the midsole Jumpman on this re release of a well-regarded colorway of the Air Jordan 9.
Available on February 9th at 10AM EST through email order on PackerShoes.com and at 12PM Noon EST in-store at Teaneck.
adidas Consortium UltraBOOST x Eddie Huang “Chinese New Year” – Scarlet/Cblack/Goldmt – ($200)
Chef and media personality Eddie Huang and adidas collaborate on a Chinese New Year edition of the UltraBOOST. Nuanced details reference Huang’s streetwear and food influences with a sockliner with Chinee Boyz BBQ logo and even a non-slip, water-resistant heel life a chef’s shoe. The red and gold upper commemorate the holiday, complete with a symbol that translates to “Good Fortune” on the heel. Eddie’s Human Panda nickname is referenced on the tongue as a final personalized touch.
Available on February 7th at 12 Midnight EST on PackerShoes.com and in-store at 12PM Noon EST at Teaneck and Jersey City.
Nike Air Vapormax FK 2.0 “Chinese New Year” – ($190)
Nike’s Chinese New Year capsule kicks off with an Air Vapormax FK 2 dressed in black, red, and gold. With black Flyknit over red Flywire, the upper features a large gold Swoosh on the lateral panel and a smaller gold Swoosh on the medial. Holiday-specific branding hits the tongue logo, heel tab, and footbed. A deep red Vapormax unit finishes off the model with a flair.
Nike WMNS Air Max 270 “Particle Rose” – Particle Rose/Celestial Teal – ($150)
A women’s Air Max 270 hits the store with a light punk mesh upper with hits of teal on the heel and multiple Swoosh logos. A translucent pink panel hits the heel and leads into the large Air unit on the heel which extends to the midfoot.
New Balance M998AWB “Made in the USA” – Grey/Teal-Sand-Orng – ($180)
A reinvented classic, the 998 men’s sneaker is part of New Balance’s “Made in the USA” series. This heritage-inspired kick reflects American craftsmanship by fusing premium materials (tri-color pig suede upper) with superior comfort. Grey laces and a mesh toebox adorn the shoe. Lightweight and durable ENCAP cushioning brings all-day comfort with an ABZORB midsole to go along with this standout style.
Puma’s Clyde Court #REFORM is a shoe whose proceeds benefit The Reform Alliance, a movement to generate change in the criminal justice system. Inspired by Meek Mill’s incarceration and experiences in the system, the shoe features the “#REFORM” logo visible through the translucent outsole of the shoe. The heel features the Tommie Smith quote, “We had to be seen because we couldn’t be heard” and the upper features a stretch knit upper with contrast red stitching on the lace eyelets with a contrast Form Stripe on the lateral panel.