Nike SB Lunar One Shot debuts December 26th
Oreo Jordan 5 drops on Black Friday
Every single LeBron 11 colorway (so far)
Original 1991 'Sport Blue' Air Jordan VI releases around the middle of the year.
Sport Blue Jordan 6 is sometimes called 'September Blue'. The reasoning goes that the original box labels read 'SPT BLUE', which could be either. We weren't able to determine where this started, but it is wrong. There is no other Nike or Jordan shoe with September Blue; no such color exists. Read more about Air Jordan 6 "Sport Blue"
adidas ZX 5000 running shoe releases in 1988.
ZX 5000 is a traditional suede and mesh lowtop runner. It features direct inject midsole cushioning and Torsion stability.
ZX 5000 also introduces the first external heel counter. This molded support returns on three 1989 ZX shoes: ZX 6000, ZX 8000 and ZX 9000. Read more about adidas ZX 5000
adidas ZX 500 running shoe releases in 1984.
ZX 500 is the first shoe in adidas's vaunted ZX series, which continues through 1989 across twenty two different models. It is the first to use ghillie lacing. This foreshadows the continued use of exposed structural polymers on most ZX runners. Read more about adidas ZX 500
Nike Air Classic BW* running shoe (*originally Nike Air Max IV) releases 1991.
Air Classic BW stands for 'Big Window', in reference to the biggest Air bag cushion to date before 1992's Air Max 180.
First Air Classic BW retros release in 1998. More pairs follow regularly throughout 2000s, including multiple releases for 1991 OG 'Persian Violet' colorway. Read more about Nike Air Classic BW
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