Nice Picks: This Weekend’s Top Sneaker Releases

Every week, we have new sneakers on the horizon for purchase. There’s always a struggle to figure out which pairs are worth a cop and which are not, but luckily, the team here at Nice Picks has selected our favorite releases occurring this weekend.

Nice Picks is a weekly column where the team at Nice Kicks selects a hand-full of releases occurring during the week. From in-line to collaboration, no sneaker is off-limits. Read below to find our favorite picks of the week.

5. adidas Ultraboost 6.0

adidas Ultra Boost 6.0

Colorway: Non Dyed / Non Dyed / Crew Blue
Style #: FV7829
Release Date: April 22, 2021
Price: $180

The adidas Ultra Boost 6.0 is the latest chapter to the lifestyle-performance silhouette. A classic in its own right, the Ultra Boost has continued to improve upon its performance characteristics while staying true to the OG shape. Built with sustainability in mind, look for the 6.0 to be a great sneaker for all-around comfort and solid running capabilities.

4. Jordan Zion 1 “Gen Zion”

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Jordan Zion 1 “Gen Zion”

Colorway: Black / White / Metallic Gold
Style #: DA3130-002
Release Date: April 23, 2021
Price: $120

After years of being under the spotlight, New Orleans Pelicans icon Zion Williamson has finally received his first signature sneaker dubbed the “Zion 1.” With four iterations releasing on April 23, its clear that Jordan Brand is placing a large emphasis on this signature release. The featured “Black/White/Metallic Gold” looks to be the cleanest design of them all. If you’re looking for a new hoops sneaker, this affordably priced silhouette looks to be a great one to start with.

3. Aleali May x Air Jordan 1 Zoom CMFT “Califia”

Aleali May x Air Jordan 1 Zoom CMFT “Califia”

Release Date: April 22, 2021
Price: $140

If you don’t know who Aleali May is by now, you should. The often-time Jordan collaborator and fashionista has another Jordan 1 on the way. Don’t miss your chance to cop May’s first Jumpman design in over two years.

UPDATE: The Aleali May x Jordan 1 collaboration has been moved to April 26. Mark that date on your calendar as it approaches next week.

2. McDonald’s x Eric Emanuel x adidas Forum ’84 High

McDonald’s x Eric Emanuel x adidas Forum 84 High

Colorway: Cloud White / Bold Gold / Cream White
Style #: H02575
Release Date: April 23, 2021
Price: $140

Celebrating the annual McDonald’s All American Games, Eric Emanuel and adidas have been tagged to produce apparel and footwear for the nationally televised event. Among the collection, the Forum ’84 Hi stands out. The silhouette’s resurgence marks the Three Stripes’ reentrance into the retro hoops space, so be sure to keep your eyes tuned to the adidas webstore for an upcoming release.

1. Air Jordan 11 Low “Legend Blue”

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Air Jordan 11 Low “Legend Blue”

Colorway: White/White-Black-Legend-Blue
Style #: AV2187-117
Release Date: April 24, 2021
Price: $185

The Air Jordan 11 Low “Legend Blue” hosts one of the most historic colorways of Jordan history. The high-top version was worn during MJ’s historic 1996 All-Star game, and this is the first time the powdery blue color has hit its low-cut brother. A sneaker that celebrates a key moment in Jordan history, mark your calendars for April 24 at 10 am.

UPDATE: The Air Jordan 11 Low “Legend Blue” has been pushed back for May 7. Fortunately, this means you can save $185 + tax this weekend.

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