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    April 15, 2014 · 0 Comments · Sneakers

    Shop Visit: Special Milano

    Special Milano Address: Corso di Porta Ticinese, 80, 20127 Milano, Italy Phone:+39 02 8905 6350 Hours: Open today · 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, 3:30 – 7:30 pm

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    April 15, 2014 · 2 Comments · Sneakers

    Pigalle x Nike Sportswear Collection – Full Screen

    As predicted, French Streetwear brand PIGALLE has collaborated with Nike to release a set of Air Force 1′s sporting a vicious leather look. Alongside the set is an apparel collection that coincides with the upcoming Summer Vibes to compliment the…

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    April 10, 2014 · 3 Comments · Nike, Sneakers

    Around The City: Nike Fingertrap Max

    The good people over at Finishline have reached out to us here at MN and blessed us with some extremely nice sneakers. One of their latest gifts towards us was the Nike Fingertrap Max featuring a black and 3M upper…

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    April 9, 2014 · 0 Comments · Sneakers

    Nike Basketball Elite Series Gold Collection

    As the playoffs begin on April 19, every game becomes increasingly worth its weight in gold. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant represent Nike Basketball’s gold standard. Their collective commitment, work ethic and winning ways have resulted in seven world…

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    March 31, 2014 · 1 Comment · K1X

    Around the City: K1X S/S 14′ Collection

    Location: Downtown Chicago Gear: K1X The good people over at K1X recently released their savvy Spring/Summer 2014 Collection and we hit the City of Chicago to snap a few shots of their new pieces. The gear is great quality and…

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    February 10, 2014 · 2 Comments · Air Jordan, Nike, Reebok, Sneakers

    Chicago’s Lost Archives: Part 3

    The third and final piece to Chicago’s Lost Archives series is finally here but don’t think this was all we came across. We barely scratched the surface and would’ve probably spent weeks on end covering this amazing storage. For Part…

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    February 7, 2014 · 2 Comments · Sneakers

    Around the City: Nike Flyknit Lunar 2 “Atomic Orange”

    The 2nd edition in the Nike Flyknit Lunar series made it’s worldwide debut yesterday and to coincide with release, are these full screen photos of the “Atomic Orange” colorway that you can scoop up right now over at Finishline. The…

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    February 5, 2014 · 4 Comments · K1X

    K1X Anti-Gravity “Oahu” Edition

    After dropping a plethora of colors pulled straight out of a rainbow in 2013, K1X has switched things up for the new year by introducing a new lifestyle edition Anti-Gravity to the mix. Instead of featuring the traditional ripstop/leather upper…

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    January 29, 2014 · 1 Comment · Air Jordan, Nike, Reebok, Sneakers

    Lost Sneaker Archives: Part 2

    It’s been a week since we posted Part 1 of Chicago’s Lost Archives and today, we are show you Part 2 of one of the most diverse vintage stock never before seen. Full of Nike’s, Fila’s, Reebok’s, you name it,…

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    January 22, 2014 · 1 Comment · Sneakers

    Rare Air: Michael Jordan Shatters Backboard

    Before his Championship Glory and 28 signature sneakers, Michael Jordan was breaking backboards in exhibition games overseas. During a Nike Exhibition game in Trieste, Italy, Michael Jordan scored 30 points before shattering the backboard on the opposing team (talk about…

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    January 22, 2014 · 2 Comments · Nike

    Pick Ups: Nike Air Max 1 “Night Track” Pack

    For me, the “Night Track” pack was one of the most underrated packs to release in 2013 and I hope these photos help my argument. My brother ended up snagging these off Nike and we decided to go out and…

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    January 18, 2014 · 2 Comments · Adidas, Air Jordan, Asics, Nike, Reebok, Sneakers

    Chicago’s Lost Sneaker Archives: Part 1

    We know what you’re thinking and yes, this place is as amazing as it looks. However, these photos are just a small preview of what kind of sneakers are housed in this undisclosed location in Chicago. Chicago may not be…

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    January 13, 2014 · 1 Comment · Sneakers

    Full Screen: Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Masterpiece”

    The Kobe 9 “Masterpiece” is becoming a bit of a controversial shoe for stylish fans of the Kobe series but as for the true hoopers, the Kobe 9 is looking to be a remarkable sneaker that not only offers comfort…

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    January 2, 2014 · 1 Comment · Nike, Sneakers

    Around the Office: Nike Air Max Flyknit 2014

    You ever stare at a shoe so long that it eventually became a problem because you can’t wear the damn thing due to it’s epic freshness? That’s how we felt about the Nike Air Max 2014 Flyknit. For the first…

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    December 30, 2013 · 0 Comments · Sneakers

    Air Jordan XI Retro Low LS “Azure” Sample

    2007 gave us a series of Air Jordan 11 Low’s and the continuation of the I.E series that was introduced in the early 2000′s. Seen here is a sample version of the “Azure” release, featuring a flipped version of the…

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    December 9, 2013 · 0 Comments · Fashion, Sneakers

    Highlight of the Week: Gotham Surveyor

    Snagging people off the street from all over NYC to Chicago, you don’t know where Gotham Surveyor will hit next on the globe when it comes to highlighting everyday people wearing dope fits. I actually ran into the guy behind…

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    December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment · Sneakers

    Air Jordan X SE Red Deer Skin Sample

    Did you know that there were a few Air Jordan 10′s made of Deer Skin? Back in 2005, The Air Jordan 10 became the highlight retro of the year as back to back originals were re-released, including a few new…

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adidas Originals Hamburg “White & Uni Red”

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Footlocker Plans Epic Restock for April 19th

It’s Restock season and with Eastbay making headlines with their recent announcement, Footlocker is also getting ready to unload a plethora of sneakers come April 19th. Most of the shoes available will be sizes 15 and up but if you…

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Nike Air Pegasus 89 “Mica Green & Infrared”

The Air Pegasus continues it’s reign as the supreme sleeper silhouette from Nike, this time delivering a simple yet sublime rendition of the ’89 in Mica Green that sees clever use of suede and mesh color-blocking in a tonal manner…

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