Where to buy the Air Jordan 11 Cool Gray and more
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Welcome to SNX DLX, our weekly roundup of the best sneakers on the market. There are only three SNX DLXs left in this calendar year and I’m sorry to say that at this point we are totally dumping the bottom of the barrel. There are still some key sneaker versions that are worth your time, but for the most part 2021 is over when it comes to dope sneaker versions. And generally, big sneaker brands don’t rush out as soon as the calendar changes year, so if your wallet has been starved from the holidays, good news! We’re all going to take a break of about a month.
Unless of course you’re a huge Jordan, Yeezy, or Nike Dunk fanâ¦ Oh, is that everyone? You do not say. Even though the big release season is over, this week still brings some pretty fresh pairs, like the Cool Gray Jordan 11, a new Casablanca New Balance collaboration and the latest Yeezys. We’ve got all of that and more in this week’s SNX, so let’s dive in!
Nike Dunk Low Golden Gals for Women
If you’re wondering why Nike is releasing a handful of sneakers this week under this Golden Gals name, we can’t tell you. I’m not sure why Nike goes with this name, unfortunately it’s not a connection to the ’80s sitcom Golden Girls, although I think Betty White could totally rock those kicks.
The Golden Gals series is inspired by today’s makeup trends, according to Nike. Either way, I’m into it, they look like the perfect pair of Dunks to rock if you’re attending a casual New Years Eve party. They sparkle without being too flashy.
Nike Womens Air Max 97 Golden Gals
I didn’t even touch on the strangest thing about our previous entry, the Golden Gals Dunk. The fact that it’s not gold. See what I mean about these weird naming conventions? Why didn’t Nike just call it âThe Sparkle Collectionâ or something like that? Anyway, if we sit here and think about why Nike is doing one of the weird things they do, we’ll be there all day.
If you’re missing the gold, Nike has delivered with this Golden Gals version of the Air Max 97. Featuring reflective gold flake leather, this Air Max 97 is the most glamorous iteration of the sneaker to date. It combines the daddy-shoe design of the Air Max 97 with a bit of glitter and glamor. We are there for that.
The Women’s Air Max 97 Golden Gals is set to release on December 9 for a retail price of $ 180. Pick up a pair through the Nike SNKRS app.
Sacai x KAWS Blazer Low Violet Dusk
Celebrity designer Chitose Abe has been working hard this year to launch a handful of waffle-style kicks and Abe’s Sacai is back this week with a new bond between the brand, Nike, and Brooklyn artist KAWS.
Showcasing the typical embossed design that Abe is known for, this Purple Dusk Blazer uses contrasting hues reminiscent of the KAWS URGE art series, on one of Nike’s most recognizable sneaker silhouettes. The result looks like a real balance between Abe, KAWS and Nike himself.
The Sacai x KAWS Blazer Low Purple Dusk is set to release on December 10 for a retail price of $ 140. Pick up a pair through the Nike SNKRS app.
Fused Copper Yeezy 700 V3
Ye is the master of making sneakers that look like the Earth – yes, that’s a weird statement, and it’s not like Kanye’s signature aesthetic faces competition, but seriously, how can we describe the new Copper Fade Yeezy 700 other than to say that it looks straight melted? Meltedâ¦ but dope.
It looks less like a sneaker and more like hardening hot lava. You can feel whatever you want about Yeezys, but you have to admit that at least Kanye is doing something different than anyone else in the modern shoe space.
The Yeezy 700 V3 Copper Fade is slated for release on December 10 for a retail price of $ 200. Pick up a pair from Adidas, Yeezy Supply, or through aftermarket sites like GOAT.
The XC-72 is one of New Balances’ weirder silhouettes, it features a low profile with a hard-to-ignore outsole that extends to the toe box of the sneaker and features shifting traction patterns. . Casablanca keeps it simple by dressing the sneaker in different shades of white with green and yellow accents on the vintage-inspired tongue with gold-tipped laces.
The Casablanca New Balance XC-72 is slated for release on December 11 for a retail price of $ 149.99. Pick up a pair through the New Balance website.