eYe COMME des GARCONS Junya Watanabe Man has cooked up an impressive collaboration with New Balance for 2014. Maintaining the annual production between the two parties, the Junya Watanabe Man x New Balance MRL996 is composed of a bright red upper with subtle detailing. Glossy leather is dyed in vivid red, while reflective grey colors the N logo and heel tabs. Detailing comes in the form of quiet reptilian leather accents swooping down the midfoot, as well as dual branded insoles. Get a full look at the special edition 996 below, and keep Nice Kicks bookmarked for future release information.
While adults will be able to stomp around in the “Green Snakeskin” AJ 11 Low colorway this summer, for everyone else wearing smaller sizes, the “Turbo Green” Air Jordan 11 Low provides a fresh alternative. Seen in detail courtesy of our own in-house photography, the beloved silhouette maintains the traditional design aesthetic, utilizing a white cordura mesh on the upper and undercut by a turbo green mudguard. Finally, a white midsole and translucent blue outsole complete the look. Peep the close-ups of the Air Jordan 11 GS “Turbo Green” down below, and mark your calendar for when these drop on Saturday, April 19.
Dialing down the color on a range of some of their revolutionary runners, Nike reissues a quartet of flex-grooved kicks with their upcoming Free “Genealogy” Black Pack. Strung together via the recurring theme of black uppers set atop grey soles, the desaturated pack includes the likes of the Air Presto, Free OG, Sock Racer and Free Run 2 as simplicity works in favor of selection to bring the collection together. Peep the pics of the 10th Anniversary Free “Genealogy” Black Pack below, and stay tuned to Nice Kicks for updates and release info.
James Harden’s favorite sneakers this season have proven their value on the hardwood, as they have been a mainstay in Kicks On Court on its endorser and fellow All-Star Paul George. Now, the silhouette is tweaked to transition to the blacktop with the Nike Zoom Crusader Outdoor. Rolled out in a “Pure Platinum” style code, the remodeling of the Zoom Crusader features an ultra-durable XDR outsole and multidirectional traction for more rugged surfaces while maintaining its lightweight Hyperfuse and Flywire upper. This colorway of the outdoorsman uses a glossy pure platinum upper with wolf grey detailing on the toe box and heel, complimented by a large black Swoosh and laser crimson outsole that mirrors some of the PEs that James Harden has worn this season. Get ready for the upcoming open-air Summer runs with a pair of the Nike Zoom Crusader Outdoor today for $110 from Nike.
Want to win a Nike Basketball “Easter” pack featuring the Nike LeBron 11 Low “Easter”, the Nike KD VI “Easter” and the Nike Kobe 9 EM “Easter”? DraftKings.com, a site which offers daily fantasy basketball contests, is currently hosting a special contest for this set of Easter kicks, and you could be the winner. The contest will be exclusively for Nice Kicks readers, and will start tomorrow, April 16th. Get your entries in now (max two entries per person), as the contest caps at just 150 entries and begins tomorrow night at 7pm ET. DraftKings contests fill early, so don’t delay!
To win, simply head to DraftKings, draft your team in this exclusive Nice Kicks contest, and watch the games live tonight. It costs a few bucks to enter, and remember, the contest will be capped at 150 entries. Drafting a team can be quick and easy – check out the screenshot below. DraftKings gives you a salary cap, and you try to pick the best team available for that night’s games. Enter the contest HERE. If you are the 1st place finisher in the contest, you get the Nike Basketball “Easter” pack (size depends on availability). The 2nd place finisher will win $300, the 3rd place place finisher will win $150, 4th place will win $100, 5th place will win $50 and 6th through 10th place will each win $25. 11th through 30th place in this week’s contest will win free entry into next week’s contest. Best of luck!