This week’s edition of The Good, the Bad & the Ugly features welcome release date info, a sneaker-inspired automobile paint job and a campaign for more expansive sneaker size runs. See where these stories fall in the GBU categories this week, and then give us your good, bad and ugly picks in the comments.
The Good – LeBron X “Championship” Pack Release Date
The news many sneaker fans have been waiting for finally hit the web this week, as Heidi Burgett revealed that the LeBron X “Championship” Pack will drop on August 10 in North America. While this collection will be limited, it is great to finally have concrete information regarding the release of both sought after sneakers.
Nike LeBron X “Championship” Pack North America Release Date
The Bad – Women’s Size Sneaker Shortage
Thanks to the #PleaseJustDoIt campaign started by two women in the UK, the call for more men’s-only shoes being created in women’s sizes is gaining more traction. Only time will tell if the effort to get more women’s sizes made by the Swoosh will prove successful, but we fully support the effort to get more people into kicks they love.
#PleaseJustDoIt Campaign Asks Nike For Men’s Sneakers in Women’s Sizes
The Ugly – Sneaker Love Gone Too Far?
This week, TMZ revealed that Chris Brown got his Lamborghini Aventador hand painted to look like the Nike Air Foamposite One “Fighter Jet.” Brown is, without question, a big sneaker fan, but are the “Fighter Jet” Foams the best kicks for car colorway inspiration? We’ll keep the camo on our feet for now.
Chris Brown’s “Fighter Jet” Foamposite Inspired Lamborghini Aventador