Month: July 2014

Ultrastar 80s, Jeremy Scott Instinct Hi Denim, Youth ZX Flux and More

Here is a recap of the new releases for July 30th 2014:

Ultrastar 80s – The laceless Run DMC version of the Superstar has been released in blue and yellow suede colorways.  it features Run DMC logo on the tongue and lyrics on the insole. It also features snakeskin print stripes and tongue lining. The Ultrastar is available in sizes 6-13 for $110.

Jeremy Scott Instinct Hi Denim – A new Jeremy Scott version of the Instinct Hi made with denim material is available now in men’s sizes 4-12.5 for $200 and kid’s sizes 5k-10k for $110.

ZX Flux in youth size – For the first time the ZX Flux is now available in the middle youth sizes 10.5k- 6.  It has been released in a black colorway.  Also a new purple colorway has been added to the toddler sizes 4k-10k.

ZX Flux Weave – A couple new colors of the ZX Flux Weave have been released and this time they have patterns sewn in to replicate the original shoe while keeping the 1 piece woven upper material.   They are available in sizes 4-14 for $90.

Pure Boost in white – A new fresh colorway for the women’s Pure Boost has been released in sizes 5.5-11.5 for $120.

SL Loop in blue/orange/black – A new colorway is released for the SL Loop in sizes 7.5-13 for $75.


adidas Announces the D Rose 5 Boost and Crazylight Boost

Today adidas introduced the new D Rose 5 Boost and Crazylight Boost basketball shoes.  These are the first basketball shoes to use the Boost cushioning material.  They were tested extensively and athletes unanimously prefered the Boost shoes to non-Boost alternatives.

The Crazylight Boost is scheduled for an August 1st global release with a September 1st US release.  It will be $140 and have a weight of 11.6 oz.  It will feature the Boost heel, Shockweb mesh, Stableframe, Torsion, and a Geofit Techfit tongue.  It combines a low top and high top style for both mobility and stability.

The D Rose 5 Boost is scheduled for an October 16th release with a US release scheduled for October 23rd.  Reports are saying it will be either $140 or $160 which may depend on the location it is sold.  The D Rose 5 Boost has a full length Boost sole for maximum cushioning.  It has a new EVA fit cage for stability, Sprintweb, TPU plate for support, and mesh pockets for breathability.  No weight has been announced yet for this model.  For more pictures and details, check out the adidas news release here.

adidas C-10 Released

A little earlier than expected, the new C-10 hightop has been released on the main site. We had seen the kids sizes pop up a couple weeks back but now both the kids and adult sizes are available for purchase.

The shoe is an originals style that draws inspiration from basketball and the classic ZX shoe.  It features a zig zag seatbelt like strap on the sides, molded pieces for the lace stays and heel counter, 3D logos, and a mix of full grain suede, mesh, and patent leather upper materials.

Currently the black and grey colorways are in stock for men’s size 4-14 for $85.  Youth sizes are now available in black, red, and white in 3.5-6 for $70, and kids sizes 10.5k-3 are available in black and red for $60.  Expect more colorways to be released over the next week

This shoe is being sold online and will be in adidas retail stores as well as other stores such as Finish Line, Champs, and Eastbay.

Crazylight Boost Coming Soon

The new Crazylight shoe and the first to come with Boost cushioning will be arriving very soon. The Crazylight Boost has shown up for preview on the UK site in 2 colorways.  It will be released in about 1 week and should be available on other sites and stores around this time or shortly after.

The Crazylight Boost features the Boost cushioning in the heel, a textile upper material with Sprintweb, EVA midsole and a new Fitframe.  On the shoe itself it says Stableframe which should provide excellent stability. Also the sole is highly textured which should provide maximum grip on the court.

Official cost and sizing as well as weight will be posted here with the official release.

adidas mi Energy Boost ESM Custom

Energy Boost ESM 2 Custom – For the first time, the Energy Boost running shoe has been made available for customization.  The new ESM version with the Engineered Stretch Mesh is available now for custom in men’s sizes 6.5-15 and women’s sizes 5-12 for $180.  Colors can be chosen for the main upper, lining, laces, and and midsole.  The option of adding text to the side and a lace jewel with a flag is also available.  Color options are a bit limited at the moment, but there are still enough choices to come up with some good combinations.  If you have been waiting for the chance to customize the Energy Boost shoe, now is your chance!

Update: New colors as well as patterns like camo print have been added for even more customization possibilities on the Energy Boost.


Energy Boost 2.0 ESM and Pure Boost Reveal

A new version of the Energy Boost 2.0 has been added, the Energy Boost 2.0 ESM.  Like the new adistar Boost ESM, the update adds the the Engineered Stretch Mesh material which is a bit of a mix of Techfit from the previous version combined with mesh.  Other than the change in material, everything else looks to be pretty much the same as the 2.0 techfit version.  It is available in men’s sizes 6.5-15 and women’s sizes 5-12, and for the first time, the Energy Boost is available in kids sizes 3.5 – 6.  You can pick it up now for $160 in the adult sizes and $130 in kids size.  One more note, the Energy Boost 2.0 ESM is also available to customize which is the first time the Energy Boost shoe has been made available for custom.

Also added to the lineup is the Pure Boost Reveal.  This is also  a minor change from the original Pure Boost with a new synthetic print upper material.  Colors are a bit limited at the moment but more colors should arrive soon.  It is available in men’s sizes 6.5-12.5 and women’s sizes 5.5-11.5 for $120.

adidas Primeknit FG Cleats

A limited edition Primeknit cleat went up for sale today.  Like the first multi-color Primeknit cleat, this one also has a limited run with only 500 pairs available according to FootyHeadlines.  It features a black and white knit material for the upper, red logo highlights and white Sprintframe with black and clear studs.

This cleat was available at for $299 this morning, but has since sold out.  No word yet on which other retailers will be getting it or if it will show up for sale on the main site.

adidas Predator OG Casual Shoe

A new casual shoe based on the classic Predator soccer cleats has been added to the lineup.  The Predator OG is a low top casual shoe with a unique rubber and leather textured upper material.  It features the Predator logo on the tongue, all black with white stripes, and red highlights on the heel and foxing.  The Predator OG also has EVA cushioning as well as heel and toe guards for extra durability. If you are a fan of the Predators or just want a different looking casual shoe, check on the Predator OG now in sizes 5-14 for $125.

Rod Laver Prez, D Rose Lakeshore, Army TR Chukka, Crazy 97 Wedge

A new version of the Rod Laver went up for sale today called the Rod Laver Prez.  The version features a camo pattern in both black and night cargo in a pigskin suede upper material. It is available in size 5.5-13 for $110.

The D-Rose Lakeshore is now available in a smooth black leather version. It features perforated stripes, a Rose logo on the back and map on the sole.  It is available now in sizes 6.5-16 for $80.

A new high cut version of the Army TR Lo, the Army TR Chukka is now available in several colors. It has a stripeless upper in a nubuck and full grain leather material.  It is in stock now in sizes 5-14 for $80.

One shoe that is now available on the UK site is just too interesting not to mention.  The Crazy 97 meets the wedge style to give us the Crazy97 Wedge shoe. This wild looking basketball inspired wedge shoe is in stock in women’s UK sizes 4-8.5.  No word if this model will be released in the US yet.

Energy Boost Reveal, Kids RG3 Boost, New SL Loop and more

A new version of the Energy Boost running shoe, the Energy Boost Reveal has gone up for sale.  It is based on the current Energy Boost 2.0 but differs in the fact that it uses a two tone mesh upper material instead of the Techfit material.  The weight is just about the same, but slightly lighter at 9.7 oz.  It is available in men’s and women’s sizes for $140 which is $20 down from the $160 of the 2.0.  Also expect the Pure Boost Reveal which is now available at Eastbay to be arriving on the main site shortly.

The kids size RG3 Energy Boost also became available today in black and blue colorways.  This trainer comes in sizes 3.5-7 for $110.  Expect more colors like these to be available in the adult sizes soon.

A flashy new color of the SL Loop in a tiger-like infrared orange and black has gone up for sale in men’s sizes 7.5-13 for $75.

The Predator Instinct cleat is available now for pre-order in a black colorway with yellow highlights.  Sizes are 6.5-13 for $220 and it has a release date of July 22nd.

A couple new colors of the EQT Key Trainer went up for sale today including an all black version with a leather an nubuck upper. You can get it in sizes 5-14 for $130.

Lastly, a new colorway for the classic Mutombo TR Block training shoe has been released in a grey and blue in sizes 4-14 for $100.