Women from across the world are invited to run Washington, D.C. in the upcoming Nike Women’s Half Marathon that takes place in the nation’s capital, and the sponsor of the even has produced a trio of sneakers for the event. The Nike WMNS Running “DC” Collection consists of three different Swoosh silhouettes, each dressed in similar style and detailed with commemorative detailing. Included in the pack is an option for everyone, led by the new Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit, which is complimented by the Free 1.0 Cross Bionic and the Air Max Thea Print in turbo green and sport turquoise tones. Whether you’re on your way to the DMV or not, pick up a pair from the “DC” Collection when they release April 24th at Nike.
Red is still the move heading into the warmer seasons, and the latest production from JBF Customs is as fiery as they come. The creator’s new Nike Air Max 1 “GTD” Custom adds red to every element of the iconic silhouette, textured with JBF’s signature scales. Overall, this all-red Air Max 1 defines premium. Materials used in the composition consist of washed lambskin, genuine python, lizard and crocodile skin, all brought together with a suede finish. Even more detailing comes in the form of custom leather incomparable tongue patches, tipped off by gold lace tassels that were imported from Dank Customs. Is this one of the best custom pieces you’ve seen in a while? Drop a line in the feedback space below with your thoughts, and keep Nice Kicks moving for everything sneakers.
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Just two days after the official unveiling of the highly-anticipated Air Jordan XX9, we see Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook make the on-court debut of this all-woven silhouette. In Game 1 of the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder matchup, Westbrook laced up the XX9 in a Thunder-esque ‘Home’ colorway, which makes use of a white base with photo blue elephant print and branding. Also featured on Westbrook’s player exclusive is sections of orange branding, orange trim around the aforementioned elephant print areas and a translucent outsole. No word on when or if this Russell Westbrook PE will release as of now, but stay tuned.
View these kicks on court, plus new PEs worn by Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and others, below.
From the latest Air Jordan to a denim-covered signature set to dominate, this week’s The Good, the Bad & the Ugly covers stories that span the sneaker spectrum. Click through the pages below to see which kicks are highlighted this week, and then give us your GBU picks in the comments.