Questions of sweatshop labor have circled major sneaker manufacturers like Nike and Adidas for years. However, very few people had taken a closer look at what manufacturing in Asia really means for these massive corporations.
After 39 months behind bars, Gucci Mane is a free man.
In honor of Gucci's welcome home party, we're going to take a look at some "Gucci" inspired Nike Air Huarache customs today, courtesy of @marney_boi_customs.
The Nike Swoosh has adorned the side of the iconic Air Jordan 1 since the sneakers inception in 1985. That's all set to change, at least temporarily, this weekend when Jordan Brand launches a trio of 'Swooshless' Air Jordan 1 Lows.
Nike has been trying out a ton of new things with their classic silhouettes, usually pairing them with modern materials or design elements. This new Air Max 90 Ultra BR is another sneaker that follows this trend.
The ubiquity of the “Crying Jordan” meme has been well-documented, and it doesn’t seem to be phasing out of internet vernacular anytime soon. If anything, it’s only getting bigger, and this Air Jordan custom sneaker is proof.
Adidas has been the official jersey and apparel maker for the NBA since 2006. However, that contract is set to end after next season (2016-17), at which point adidas’ main competitor Nike will take over.
If you’re a sneakerhead, the summertime is basically primetime for you. All those icy soled kicks and fresh white mesh you’ve had tucked away in your closet can finally see the light of day once winter’s wretched weather passes.