The Nike Escape concept is a moment in the brand's history that used to be strictly for those in the know. It debuted in 1988 as a curious precursor to Foot Locker's beloved Limited Edition line (there was plenty of crossover) and seems vaguely tied to the following year's ACG collection in...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 21 November 2014

The adidas Tubular was a technology that never actually caught on in its day. For some reason, external pump devices were considered useful back in 1993, but even we susceptible youths never really engaged, even though the Tubular II was a good-looking design. Now we can concede that it...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 19 November 2014

Is anyone testing Garbstore on the collaboration front when it comes to creativity? Ian Paley's team make us want to hang our heads in shame, because the majority of us see Reebok's shoes in monotone — we're too locked in reverence for these familiar forms. One colour in nubuck, a gum sole and a...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 18 November 2014

ASICS Gel-Lyte Vs never seemed to attract connoisseurs like the Gel-Lyte III did on its introduction — in fact, the Gel-Lyte Ultra from 1992 unleashed the sole and uni-fit Neoprene tongue that this one used, but we have...

Posted by, Gary Warnett on 17 November 2014
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