It's 10 years since we flipped out over Tobie Hatfield and Eric Avar's work on the original Nike Free shoe. Those who aren't as old as us won't recall the dry spell of definitive Nike running designs that this shoe broke — after dazzling us with modern masterpieces between 1999 and 2001 things seemed...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 29 September 2014


Saucony have gone wild with the collaborations this year. It feels like we've seen one per weekend over the last nine months, but the hit rate has been constant. We kept the faith for years, after we saw the Shadow 6000 back on the shelves in the UK (once upon a time we're sure that the only...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 27 September 2014

The Huarache Light is a perfect shoe to us in terms of design, even if the fit is ultra smedium. If you work in this industry, you'll have heard the constant discussion regarding what the next "big thing" is amid much murmuring about "technical running" — that had everyone thinking that the Light would...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 26 September 2014

The ASICS athletic back catalogue is one of the best of any brand and it's a place that's strewn with amazing shoes deserving of a reissue. Honestly, between 1987 and 1991 we're not sure that ASICS put out a bad looking running shoe — naturally, some shoes are better than others, but...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 25 September 2014


  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
1-4 of 2093 Posts