The wave of Wave Runners will roll on deep into 2019 - not only will we be getting a full family-sized restock of the OG Wave Runner YEEZY 700, but now it looks like we’ll receive another new addition to the lineup; this “Magnet” colorway as per YEEZY Mafia. Though this Magnet YEEZY 700 does return in earthy tones, it is substantially lighter in appearance than the silhouette’s recent dishonest offerings of Utility Black, Vanta, and Geode. Mid Grey covers most fo the forefoot in fine mesh and suede, while a tonal splash down the midsole adds to the toe-cap like blocking. The back half of the shoe lends itself to light grey terme conseillé and an obscurely placed cream liner.
The is the latest iteration of the mesh bootie and BOOST sole template made famous by the 2015 predecessor. This 2020 update retains many fan-favourite features, while also adding some ergonomic twists and clear callouts to the design’s international influences - mainly the hi-tech and sneakerhead metropolis that is Japan. From the ground up, the NMD_R1 V2’s full length BOOST midsole still gently tapers into the upper, and adi have updated the contrasting heel and forefoot blocks with a matching chamfered edge. Up top is where most of the updates are found. Two types of mesh comprise the bootie upper, each featuring different weaves for targeted ventilation.
Since its debut in 2016 and post-hiatus, Beyonce’s IVY PARK line has been approaching sports apparel and footwear through a unique lens gives familiar pieces and silhouettes a high-fashion, streetwear edge-especially in collaboration with adidas. The coppia continues to innovate the sneaker space by following up their adidas Supersleek 72 with yet another platform sneaker-the adidas Super Super Sleek. Similar to the Supersleek 72, this new style uses the classic adidas Samba for its base. Arriving in white and beige color designs, the base flaunts a leather and twill construction and features an oversized tongue. The pairs also exhibit the line’s signature cord lacing and IVY PARK branding on the midsole stripe.
Blacked-out editions of the venerable adidas NMD are among its all-time greatest colourways. The popular silhouette has proved itself to be extremely versatile in its six-year existence, with a multitude of material and graphic executions. Up next are two variations on a near noir theme, finished fiercely with some on-brand animal motifs. This NMD two-pack features plenty of characteristics that have made it so successful, even if it’s somewhat an exercise in minimalism. Smooth fine mesh uppers form a stretchy sock-like fit, which is paired to a contrasting fabric heel counter for textural depth.