In terms of sneaker releases, the month of August is getting off to a hot start this weekend with a couple highly anticipated collabs as well as the return of an all-time classic Air Jordan 13. But even in the weeks to come, August is jam packed with popular sneaker releases including several exclusive drops.

For instance, Travis Scott and Nike have yet another Air Force 1 Low coming this month, just as Pharrell and Adidas have a couple colorways of the NMD Hu in the works. Additionally, Jordan Brand will be releasing new colorways of the Air Jordan 4 and Air Jordan 12, as well as Justin Timberlake’s “Bio Beige” Air Jordan 3. 

Without further adieu, scroll down to check out 10 of the most popular sneakers releasing in August.


Off-White x Nike Air Presto

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Release Date: August 3

Retail Price: $160

Coming on the heels of last weekend’s black Off-White x Nike Air Presto release comes yet another Off-White Air Presto, this time coming in an all-white colorway. The limited edition kicks, retailing for $160, will be available in sizes from 4-13 with no half-sizes available, starting Friday, August 3rd.

Like the black colorway that dropped last week, this white joint features mesh uppers and a large Nike Swoosh that extends to the forefoot. Additionally, the shoes have a larger tongue with exposed foam and Off-White’s signature detailing such as the “AIR” text on the heel straps, a Red zip-tie, orange tag, and “shoelaces” written on the laces.

The shoes will release via Nike SNKRS as well as several other shops and boutiques such as Sneaker Politics, SneakersnStuff, Foot District, END, Nordstrom and others. As a reference, the black colorway is already being resold for upwards of $850 at consignment shops like Flight Club.

John Elliott x Nike LeBron Icon

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Release Date: August 4 (U.S.)

Retail Price: $250

LeBron James has teamed up with menswear designer John Elliott for a run of special edition Nike sneakers dubbed the “Icon,” as well as a collaborative collection of apparel. 

According to Sneaker News, The Icon features a stretch-woven upper that is accompanied by an eye-catching pattern throughout, and grounded by a full-length Air Max unit as seen on the Nike LeBron 8. Additional details include a small Nike swoosh on the toe box, sideways Nike logo on the tongue and a LeBron James x John Elliott logo stamped on the insole.

Nike LeBron James x John Elliott Icon Collection will initially release August 4 in North America, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia and Brasil. Subsequent launches come August 25 in China and September 1 in Europe. Click here for more details.

Air Jordan 13 “He Got Game”

Top 10 Sneakers Releasing In August

Release Date: August 4

Retail Price: $190

The iconic “He Got Game” Air Jordan 13 will be returning to retailers in just a few days as Jordan Brand celebrates the shoe’s original release back in 1998. The kicks, which were last retro’d in 2013, are set to drop once again on Saturday, August 4, for the retail price of $190.

Just like that 2013 rendition, and the original joints that Denzel Washington wore as Jake Shuttlesworth in “He Got Game,” the upcoming rendition features the same white, black and red color scheme. The upper consists of a combination of white and black tumbled leather, accompanied by black suede overlays, a red jumpman on the tongue, red outsole and the 3D hologram bubble.

Major retailers such as Foot Locker, Footaction, Finish Line, Eastbay and Champs Sports will have the “He Got Game” 13s in stock this weekend, as will most other sneaker shops and boutiques. Of course, the kicks will also be available via Nike.com and Nike SNKRS.

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Travis Scott x Nike Air Force 1 Low

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Release Date: August 10

Retail Price: $150

Travis Scott‘s Nike Air Force 1 Low collab will release again on August 10 in a “Sail” colorway, following up the white canvas rendition that dropped last December. The kicks feature the same design as the first, including the removable chrome Nike swooshes, lace dubraes, upside down Nike Air branding on the heel, and Velcro patches. 

The kicks will retail for $150, but it’s worth noting, the white colorway of the Travis Scott x Nike AF1 Low that dropped in 2017 is currently selling for upwards of $700 at consignment shops like Flight Club.

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Air Jordan 12 x Chris Paul “Class Of 2003”

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Release Date: August 11

Retail Price: $190

North Carolina’s West Forsyth High School serves as the inspiration for an upcoming pair of Air Jordan 12s, as Jordan Brand celebrates Chris Paul’s alma mater with their “Back To School” collection.

The special edition Air Jordan 12s are built on an olive green suede upper, accompanied by a “sail” colored outsole with gold and black accents throughout. Additionally, the kicks include Chris Paul’s high school graduating class, “Class of 2003,” text on the left insole and his “CP3” logo on the right insole.

The Air Jordan 12 “Class of 2003” in honor of West Forsyth High School is expected to hit retailers on August 11 for the retail price of $190.

Nike Kyrie 4 “Cereal Pack”

Top 10 Sneakers Releasing In August

Release Date: August 11

Retail Price: $120

As part of a collaboration with General Mills, Nike will be releasing three exclusive Kyrie 4s inspired by the following beloved cereals, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms and Kix.

Each of the Kyrie 4s features the cereal logo on the left tongue, as well as some other cereal-specific accents. For instance, the “Cinnamon Toast Crunch” Kyrie 4 includes some cinnamon-swirl detailing while the Lucky Charms rendition has all of the Leprechaun’s favorite marshmallows debossed onto the upper. 

All three sneakers will reportedly release via the Nike SNKRS app and at select Foot Locker locations on August 11, for the retail price of $120 each. That said, you’ll also have a chance to snag the Kyrie 4s this weekend if you’re in NYC or SoCal.

According to Sneaker News, the “Cereal Pack” will initially release this weekend, August 4-6, exclusively through the Foot Locker House Of Hoops Mobile Trucks at the NY vs. NY Championship at Harlem’s Rucker Park and the Drew League in Los Angeles. Additionally, the House Of Hoops truck will make stops in Southern California and other locations in the Northeast throughout the weekend. 

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Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro “All-Star”

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Release Date: August 17

Retail Price: $175

At the 2006 NBA All-Star Game in Houston, Texas, Kobe Bryant stepped onto the court in a player exclusive Nike Zoom Kobe I styled in Rockets colors. The kicks never released, but fans will have a chance to snag the exclusive sneakers on August 17.

The updated Nike Zoom Kobe I Protro “All-Star” brings technological innovation to the original silhouette as a testament to Kobe’s undying pursuit of perfection. It features a full-length Zoom Air unit which provides continuous responsiveness, and a carbon fiber composite plate that helps transfer power into your stride.

Kobe 1 Protro “All-Star” official images. August 17th $175.

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Air Jordan 4 “Raptors”

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Release Date: August 18

Retail Price: $190

Over the years Jordan Brand has released several NBA team-inspired Air Jordans (outside of the familiar Bulls colorways) including a “New York Knicks” Air Jordan 1, “Cavs” Air Jordan 4, “Pistons” Air Jordan 6, and a “Phoenix Suns” Air Jordan 8, just to name a few. 

Next up is the Toronto Raptors inspired Air Jordan 4 that is now confirmed to release on Saturday, August 18. Just like the “Raptors” Air Jordan 7 that released in 2012, this upcoming sneaker features a black nubuck upper accompanied by hits of red and purple which is more in tune with their classic dribbling dino logo.

Pharrell x Adidas NMD Hu “Solar Pack”

Top 10 Sneakers Releasing In August

Release Date: August 18

Retail Price: $250

The Pharrell x Adidas NMD “Solar Pack” consists of three equally colorful NMD Hu Trail models, each of which features a tribal design throughout, as well as individual messages displayed from ankle to toe, similar to many Pharrell x Adidas NMDs of old. One of the sneakers, dressed in red, black and red has “3MPOW3R” aka EMPOWER etched on the upper. The other sneaker boasts a teal, orange and purple color scheme and reads, “M1L3L3” which translates to forever in Swahili, while the third comes in pink, grey, blue and yellow with “MOTH3R” on the upper.

Both of the kicks in the Pharrell x Adidas NMD Hu Trail “Solar Pack” will reportedly retail for $250, although it’s still unclear how many stores will have the kicks in stock on August 18th. 

Top 10 Sneakers Releasing In August

Justin Timberlake x Air Jordan 3 “Bio Beige”

Top 10 Sneakers Releasing In August

Release Date: August 28

Retail Price: $200

The upcoming Justin Timberlake x Air Jordan 3 colorway consists of a beige premium suede complete with “HIGHER” text on the inner ankle, accompanied by a reflective Nike swoosh, black-on-black elephant print, an orange lining and yellow aglets. Additional details include a fiery graphic on the left insole which reads, “Stress Is Cruel,” and a green print on the right insole which reads, “Fame Is A Lie.”

The shoes, housed in a special edition co-branded box, will reportedly come packaged with two extra sets of flat laces in tan and orange, as well as a Jumpman hangtag with Tinker Hatfield’s signature on it. The kicks are slated to hit retailers on August 28 for the retail price of $200.

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