The start of the year presents major sneaker releases that’ll have EVERYONE spending their money. 2017 was a fantastic year that demonstrated various forms of heat, but as it's shaping up, 2018 looks to bring more fire to the sneaker world.
Nike Air More Money (Global Currency Pack)
Release Date: January 11, 2018
The Nike Air More Money is a completely new shoe that the brand is introducing for the new year. It features a Nike Air Money upper, with a Nike Uptempo outsole to add a taste of nostalgia for those who were fed into the hype in 2017. It also includes a holographic plaque on the heel, as well as a unique font embroidered along the front of the shoe.
This particular release consists of THREE different shoes, each representing different currencies around the world. The specific colour ways will cater to the U.S. dollar, British pound, and French euro. Each colour way will feature the respective flags, currency symbols, and special lettering on the shroud, which has the option of being removed.
Each model will feature a premium suede upper in a money-inspired color, visible Air units at the midsole, and Nike Swoosh with money branding throughout.
Price: $200 CAD
Adidas Futurecraft 4D “Ash Green”
Release Date: January 18, 2018
The Adidas Futurecraft 4D introduces a brand-new manufacturing technique called Digital Light Synthesis. Basically, this method allows Adidas to manipulate the smallest details and incorporate it into the technology of the sneaker.
The adidas Futurecraft 4D is a low-top running shoe that features a sock-like structure, Primeknit, and an engineered sole made uniquely with light and oxygen. The Futurecraft 4D’s intricate midsole gives the shoe an aesthetic that people can’t take their eyes off. Because of its creative design, people can spot the midsole springing into action with every step — essentially, it looks like a shoe with an elastic hydraulic system.
Price: $415 CAD
Nike Cortez “Kenny” (Kendrick Lamar)
Release Date: January 28, 2018
After having a great summer, the Nike Cortez’ are coming back with some more heat, this time with the help of Compton native, Kendrick Lamar. The classic Cortez Swoosh is incorporated in white with black laces and a Chinese text embroidery translating to “Supposed to Die.” It also has another piece of fabric that means “Damn” and a “DON’T TRIP” lace holder to complete the eye-catching look. The sneaker has a red body with lateral panels and toe boxes in white.
The sneaker pays homage to Kendrick’s alter ego, Kung Fu Kenny, which was displayed on his Grammy nominated album, “DAMN.”
Price: $130 CAD
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