Nike’s Original Air Max 95 Gradient Returns With Solar Red

Solar Red is set to return to the anatomy-inspired Air Max 95 silhouette once again by way of an iteration that utilizes the icon’s OG gradient pattern. Its midfoot racing stripes start with a dark Granite right above its blacked outsole unit and make their way up to a light Dust color as it approaches the sneaker’s mesh throat. Solar Red can be seen inside the sneaker’s see-through Air unit as well as its mini Swoosh branding, instep, and its unique lace stays. Much like the celestial “Chili Red” OG color scheme, this look will become an instant must-have, as the bright presence of red mixed with simplistic darker tones creates contrast that works perfectly with this esteemed silhouette. Enjoy a detailed set of images below and look forward to its arrival at Fuel on July 21th.

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Reebok Relaunches This ’90s Runner for the First Time

Return of the Aztrek in OG form.

After 25 long years, Reebok is digging into its stash to bring back the Aztrek runner in its OG form.

Originally introduced as an all-terrain shoe in 1993, the Christian Tresser-designed sneaker’s distinctive traits include its asymmetrical toe design and a Diamond Stud rubber outsole. Light on tech but rather daring for its time in terms of design, the Aztrek also includes Hexalite cushioning underneath its synthetic suede and mesh uppers.

Landing at Fuel next week.

Release Date: 20/7/2018

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Nike Air Max 1 OG Anniversary

Earlier this year, sneakerheads were treated to one of the more memorable Air Max Day celebrations in recent memory. Along with the introduction of some never-before-seen renditions, Nike also went heavy on the nostalgia. The Air Max 1, considered by most to be the OG of Air Max, came back with its most familiar colors. Now, we see those same looks return in the form of the Nike Air Max 1 OG Anniversary

As we celebrate 30 years with the AM1, the reissue of the Anniversary pair is well timed. Of course, we two of the most recognizable colorways return: Red and Blue. Each pair carries the distinct design cues of the original. The base on the upper is a White mesh. Both sneakers also feature different takes on suede overlays. The tech is all there, including that lauded Air bubble on the heel.

Sneakerheads will fawn over this minimalist masterpiece, one that has stood the test of time with relative grace. It isn’t the most double-take worthy pair, but you’ll notice them when they finish your outfit perfectly. Don’t miss out when we bring back both the Red and Blue Air Max 1 OG Anniversary on October 28th!

Nike bring the Air Mariah up to speed

Nike have broken down the Air Mariah to its core and re-sequenced its DNA for life in the fast lane. Originally geared for pure speed, the Mariah debuted in 1981 as a racing flat. It was only the second shoe – after the Air Tailwind – to feature Nike’s new ‘Air’ cushioning technology. Refreshed in 1988 with a much more aggressive profile, the Air Mariah’s lithe silhouette echoed the frames of the distance runners it was built for, and the shoe quickly made a name for itself as a championship winner. As Nike’s advertising slogan decreed at the time, ‘They came. They saw. They kicked butt.’

After numerous successes on the track, the Mariah took a well-earned sabbatical. In 2010, the model was unexpectedly revived in period-correct retro form, along with an updated version that featured Nike’s new Lunarlon foam. Another iteration known as the Lunarspeed Mariah arrived to critical acclaim in 2014.

Since a whole new level of butt-kicking is required these days, the OG Mariah has been reborn as the Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit Racer. Of all the revisions, the addition of Nike’s game-changing Flyknit tech is the most incisive. Consigning the Mariah’s classic microsuede ‘n mesh combo to the history books, the new form-fitting Flyknit construction makes the shoe lighter, faster and far more nimble. The traditional panelling and overlays have been lopped off in favour of a cushy one-piece upper that is strengthened and anchored with Brio cables to make sure you’re never caught slipping.

Updating the Mariah’s OG tech credentials with the addition of Zoom Air inserts, the 2017 iteration is perfect for cosmopolitan commutes and pavement pounding at marathon levels. This is comfort redefined in the most minimal package imaginable!

Seen here in a scheme that could fry eyeballs from 40 yards, the colourway is a mash-up of Nike heritage that references the Air Pegasus, Air Max 180 and the Mariah’s own lineage. The silvery white upper blazes with a streak of ‘Hyper Crimson’ that lights up like Akihabara at night, while a soothing blend of ‘Ultramarine’ blue and purp wraps the ankles. If this scheme doesn’t jive with your vibe, there’s plenty of other less intense options to choose from.

The ‘Mariah’ name has always held a certain cachet when it comes to speed, but this overhaul accelerates the tempo and then some. Every fibre of the Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit Racer has been fine-tuned for city living, creating a new-gen design that comfortably keeps pace with the blistering speed of modern life – all without breaking a sweat!

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