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APL Concept 3 Molten/Silver

APL Concept 3

The APL Concept 3 goes bold in a new Molten/Silver colorway. A two piece upper appears sleek and smooth, designed for increased breathability and kept snug by reflective laces. Load ‘N Launch cushioning provides the foundation for this model, capped off crisply with a translucent outsole. Fans of the APL Concept 3 can pick up a pair in this new makeup now at APL.

En Noir x Buscemi 120mm for Barneys NY

En Noir x Buscemi 120mm For Barneys NY

Hand made in Italy, the En Noir x Buscemi 120mm For Barneys NY is on the way. The luxury fashion and footwear labels team up for the introduction of the 120mm silo, set off by a laser-cut croc-pattern leather upper. Black midsole speckling brings together the top and bottom tones, while a hanging padlocks pops off the heel. The En Noir x Buscemi 120mm For Barneys NY is available for pre-order now at Barneys.

APL Concept 3 Tidepool/Molten-Energy


Designed to instantly increase your vertical leap, the APL Concept 3 is now available in a new “Tidepool” style code. Soon after its 2009 debut, the APL footwear that features patented Load ‘N Launch® technology to make you jump higher was banned by the NBA for being considered an unfair performance enhancer. Now on its third edition of the original APL Concept, this new design is composed of two layers and features updated insoles, sockliners, and internal shank plates. Progressing in a style sense, the APL Concept 3 now comes in a Miami Dolphins-like color combination. Tidepool blue holds down the base, complimented by molten laces, liners and outsoles. Hints of energy green on the tongue and heel branding add even more flare to this charged up silhouette.

Brandblack Sneaker Line Set to Launch

Brandblack Raptor Low colors

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Upstart sneaker line Brandblack will look to find their niche in the athletic footwear industry with an array of models and colors in new designs. Created by founder David Raysse,

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A Closer Look at Hakeem Olajuwon’s DR34M Shoe


Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon officially introduced his new signature shoe line in our exclusive, 1-on-1 interview with him earlier today. As he explained, the new DR34M shoe possesses the highest quality of Italian leather and is designed to be fully functional on the hardwood. It also features perforated leather on multiple panels, a durable sole with accents inspired by Olajuwon’s patented dream shake and a special D34 logo on the heel. The DR34M shoe (five colorways) will available exclusively in Houston on September 21 at The West Mansion and online some time soon for $185.

Take a look at detailed photos of the DR34M shoe below.

RELATED: Exclusive Interview: Hakeem Olajuwon Discusses DR34M Shoe Line & His NBA Legacy

Gilbert Arenas Offers a Glimpse Into His Sneaker Closet


Gilbert Arenas has been a frequent find in Celebrity Sneaker Stalker as of late, and has always been a Kicks On Court headliner. After having his own personal signature shoe,

Nas Reveals Name of His Las Vegas Sneaker Boutique

Nas Reveals Name of His Las Vegas Sneaker Boutique

Esco echoed his sentiment for his “First Chain” earlier this week on the new Big Sean album and today he’s celebrating his first shoe store. Named 12AM Run, the boutique is under construction now, scheduled to set up shop in Las Vegas. While we first heard about Mr. Jones’ retail venture in May, a grand opening date and account information are yet to be disclosed. Stay tuned to Nice Kicks for more information.

Diemme “Camouflage” Pack

Diemme "Camoflage" Pack

Diemme taken part of the current camo craze by dipping three silhouettes in the popular motif. The Diemme Bonito chukka, Garda slip-on and Marostica Low all receive camo upgrades, with the Garda sharing space with white leather. The Bonita sits atop a Vibram Christy sole, but both the Garda and Marostica are finished with white rubber soles. The Diemme “Camouflage” is available now at select retailers.