Words and photos by Tara Michie. In Hawaiʻi we like to surf, wear Aloha shirts, eat lots of rice, and wear rubber slippers. The slipper (pronounced “slippah” by locals) is a Hawaiian-style staple. Known elsewhere as thongs, flip flops, or sandals, the rubber slipper says a lot about Hawaiʻi’s multi-cultural history and island lifestyle.
There are many Air Jordan models that have been made in EXTREMELY limited numbers. These kicks include player exclusives, limited collaborations, and unreleased editions. And, until now, one of these collections included a group of Air Jordan models that have only been made available to Michael Jordan Motorsports team members. After years of interest, Jordan
Although it has only been four years since the last re-release of the Air Jordan 1 OG “Black/Royal,” to nobody’s surprise, the hype is extremely high for this year’s release. Many factors play into this, including the history of this model, the limited nature of the 2013 release, and the expectation of higher quality construction.
Words and photos by Peter Amend. The Mexican town of Sayulita is a vibrant, colorful surf and fishing village just north of Puerto Vallarta. My wife Sarah and I took our first surf lesson here six years ago and honeymooned there a year after that, so it was a no brainer to introduce this special
Designed by Wilson Smith, the Nike Air More Uptempo made its debut in 1996. The sneaker of choice for Scottie Pippen, they feature a design inspired by the mid-90s, a time were everything was big and impactful, including jeans, cars, and art. This anti-subtle model is crafted with lightweight synthetic leather, features prominent “AIR” lettering
Founded in Vancouver, Canada, Native boasts a “bonafide selection of iconic styles paired with the best of evolving technology.” From lightweight sandals to water-resistant boots, Native Shoes have a comfortable model to fit almost any occasion and weather condition. Their latest model, the Native AP Mercury Liteknit, is perfect for the spring and summer months.
Created by Adidas’ partner chemicals manufacturing corporation BASF, BOOST technology provides exceptional energy-returning properties. In fact, Adidas claims that BOOST has the highest energy return in footwear today, and because of this they are equipping a lot of Adidas models with innovative BOOST. From signature basketball sneakers to technical running shoes, and even modified classics.
Tess and Sarah Behannon have a lot in common (you know, besides being identical twins). The Dallas, Texas, natives both love baking, decorating, painting, and photography. They both dislike large crowds. They both share a Shih Tzu named Gizmo. And they both really, really love the Original Universal Premier sandal. So when it came time
In 1987 Nike presented a revolutionary visual representation of their “Air” technology to the world when they debuted the Air Max 1. Created by Marion Frank Rudy, an independent inventor contracted by Nike, the technical name of this footwear innovation was “pressurized gas encapsulated in polyurethane.” Although “Air” was first implemented into a sneaker in
The advanced Adidas Crazy Explosive is a clear stand out in Adidas’ collection of basketball models. First released in a high model, the latest version is available in a low cut that still delivers high-end support and exceptional cushioning. They are crafted with a one-piece Primeknit upper, feature encapsulated full-length energy-returning Boost cushioning wrapped in