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  1. Nike Foamposite One & Pro

    Nike Foamposite one & Pro

     

    Designer


    Eric Avar

    Original Release Date


    1997

    History


    2014-2015 NikeTalk Thread

    Back in 1997, Eric Avar created a shoe that still hits the shelves to this day and still make sneaker fanatic around the world line up to get their hands on a pair. The beetle was one of the major inspiration for the foamposite (with its hard...
  2. Nike KD VII

    Shoe Name


    Nike KD VII

    Designer


    Leo Chang

    Original Release Date


    June 26, 2014

    History


    Original NikeTalk thread.

    Kevin Durant's seventh signature shoe brought back the midsole strap from the KD II and KD IV, a feature that many fans of the line were happy to see and that Durant himself...
  3. Air Jordan 3

    AIR JORDAN III

    Designer


    Tinker Hatfield

    Original Release Date


    1988

    the 4 original colorways :

    White cement : 

    Black cement : 

    Fire red : 

    True blue : 

    back in 1988, the retail was set at 100$. It may seemed very cheap for today's standard, but back then, a 3 digit price tag on a basketball shoe was something we never seen. 

    History


    With Michael Jordan wanting to leave Nike after the Jordan 2, Nike needed to make sure to impress Jordan with the...
  4. Nike KD VI

    Shoe Name


    Nike KD VI

    Designer


    Leo Chang

    Original Release Date


    June 29, 2013 - July 18, 2014

    History


    Original NikeTalk thread.

    Kevin Durant's sixth signature shoe takes much of its design cues from fine watches1. Hexagons are seen on the outsole of the shoe which tie back to the number six. The tongue logo shows...
  5. How to utilize shoes that you no longer use or want

    "...From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked." - Matthew 12:48b (NIV)

    One of the great things about being someone who enjoys sneakers is the fact that you will probably have more pairs pass through your hands than the average individual. Those of us who collect have the disposable income to buy more pairs of sneakers than we need. So what should you do with the pair(s) that you no longer...
  6. Air Jordan 2009: The Start of a New Legacy

    AIR JORDAN 2009 : The Start of a New Legacy
    DESIGNED BY JASON MAYDEN (FORMER JORDAN BRAND SENIOR FOOTWEAR DESIGNER)

     


    AIR JORDAN 2009 Dissected:

    Key Design Elements:

    • Part of Nike's "Considered Design" ethos (environmentally preferred shoe development & construction)

    • Employs new tech:...
  7. Air Jordan XV by SoleWoman

    DESIGNER


    Tinker Hatfield

    ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE


    1999-2000

    AJ XV

    Price:  $150

    AJ XV Low

    Price: $140

    AJ XV Mocassin

    Price: $90

    HISTORY


    The Air Jordan XVs are one of the most disliked Jordan models. Which may be a contributing factor to the lack of retros produced. The XVs were originally released from 1999–2000. This was the very first shoe released after Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls on January 13th 1999.  ...
  8. Nike Outsoles (Materials, Patterns & Enhancements)

    Nike categorizes a shoe by three basic components. Upper, Midsole & Outsole. Nike also thinks the best way to think about this concept is by referencing a Car. For example- Upper = Body Of Car / Midsole = Suspension Of Car / Outsole = Tires Of Car. In this particular article though I will be writing about Outsoles only.

    The Outsole is obviously the part of the shoe that comes in contact with the ground. For the most part the materials chosen to be applied as Outsole are designed to take...
  9. Win a new NikeTalk fitted cap - contest rules

    NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The Contest begins at 2:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) December 5, 2014 and ends at 9:00 AM PT December 12, 2014 (the “Contest Period”).

    1. Eligibility: The "Win a new NikeTalk fitted cap contest" (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, aged eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry, who have an active e-mail account and Internet access....
  10. Win a pair of "Barons" Air Jordan 13 Contest - CONTEST RULES

    NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The Contest begins at 12:30 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) October 8, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT October 22, 2014 (the “Contest Period”).

    1. Eligibility: The "Win a pair of "Barons" Air Jordan 13 Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, aged eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry, who have an active e-mail account and Internet...
  11. Terms and Conditions - What's Your Favorite Jordan Model

    NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The Contest begins at 12:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) August 8, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT August 15, 2014 (the “Contest Period”).

    1. Eligibility: The “What's your favorite Jordan model?” Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, aged eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry, who have an active e-mail account and Internet...
  12. NIKE AIR JORDAN 9 RETRO 25TH ANNIVERSARY


    Shoe Name: NIKE AIR JORDAN 9 RETRO 25TH ANNIVERSARY

     

    Designer: NIKE AIR JORDAN

    Original Release Date 2010

    JUST FEEL GOOD THAT I WAS IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME AND GOT THESE TODAY.

  13. BOUTIQUES | COLLABS | LIMITED EDITIONS

    Welcome to an unedited NikeTalk Shoe Wiki Page! We are undergoing a massive community project that will require everyone's participation. If you feel like you have some insight to offer into this shoe, please edit the article and add your expertise. Some things to make sure you do:
    1.     Tag this article with the appropriate shoe product page
    2.     Add images!
    3.     Link back to the appropriate content pages that would be parents or children of this one


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  14. How to Use @mentions

    If you're on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you've probably noticed @mentions, and even used them yourself.  These little golden treats help connect you more directly with your fellow site members without having to do anything more than type a post - a post you're likely already leaving in the first place.  Super easy, right?  YES.

    With this additional functionality, you might be wondering the best ways to utilize this for your life.  We've got you covered on the following topics:...
  15. Rename Washington's Pro Football Team and Win a $500 Gift Card! Terms and Conditions

    NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The Contest begins at 12:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) August 21, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT August 27, 2013 (the “Contest Period”).

    1. Eligibility: The “Rename Washington's Pro Football Team and Win a $500 Gift Card!” Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, aged eighteen (18) or older...
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