The days of simply using a classic colorway to describe sneakers are all but long gone. In these times, quick, relatable nicknames are easier to identify with, and allow a sneaker’s story to be told in a shortened way in a culture used to quickly receiving information. Nice Kicks continues to shed light on the some most popular nicknames that have helped keep certain sneakers at the top of your mind. The stories behind a name usually have more depth than they appear, and we delve into those backstories in this week’s installment of Sneaker Nicknames Explained. Be sure to let us know which sneaker nicknames you would like to know the story behind.
The Bred 11 commonly known as the Air Jordan 11 "Playoffs" is one of the most iconic Jordans in history. Since the release of the Air Jordan 11 Space Jam during Holiday 2009, each year thereafter Jordan Brand has brought the heat making the holiday season ever more anticipatory. This holiday season will be no different as we approach the release of the Bred 11's set to go on sale this December.