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Nike Air Force 1 BHM – The Black History Month Edition

In honor of Black History Month, Nike will release the Nike Air Force 1 Black History Month edition.  Created with a blend of grey and brown suedes with a stitched black swoosh and Kente cloth laces and in-sole.  The shoes will be released on February 11, 2012 and you can cope a pair at Rock City Kicks.

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Air Jordan 1 Phat – Black/White/Action Green Colorway

The Nike Air Jordan 1 Phat is back with a new colorway reminiscent of the first of two Air Jordan-inspired Dunk Low SB releases back in 2011, a black, white and action green design that’s a similar take on the Neon J-Pack design.  We personally like these better though…

Timberland Abington Fall/Winter 2012 Collection

The Timberland Abington Collection is inspired by a time when people were rugged and their clothes had to be as dependable as their work ethic was. Taking its moniker from Timberland’s original company name, the Abington Shoe Company, the offering contains premium leathers and shoemaking meant to endure the tests of time. The Six Inch Work Boot and the Work Oxford draw their influence from the turn-of-the-century New England mill worker who, when on his feet for hours upon hours, viewed his shoes as perhaps his most valuable tool.

The Low Guide Boot is inspired by the long overdue sporting lodge getaway, a place to unwind, recharge and connect with nature before returning to the daily grind of factory work. The Alpine Ox and the Hiker pull heavily from the shoes that were worn by guides while exploring and charting the vast Presidential range deep in the White Mountains of New England. All Abington footwear features premium full-grain Horween leather made in the United States or premium suede from C.F.Stead & Co. of England. [via]

 

Nike Air Force 1 Cargo Khaki Camo

Just when you thought another Air Force 1 design couldn’t top the last release, Nike does it again with the “Cargo Khaki Camo“.  The CKC is designed with an army green leather upper, the mid-foot and heel panels are the ever-so-classic camo graphic.  They are assisted with green laces, a green out-sole, and a white mid-sole to finish off the look.  You can grab a pair HERE.

Spike Lee’s “Mars Blackmon” Figurine Toy

Please baby, baby, please, baby, baby please…

This interpretation of Spike Lee’s beloved character “Mars Blackmon” is widely recognized from making appearances in his first film, She’s Gotta Have It, many of Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan commercials and print ads for signature sneakers including the Air Jordan 3 “Fire Red” that ultimately helped push the brand beyond expectations.

Take your pick at either a full-colored or black and white version of the Spike Lee “Mars Blackmon” toy. View more detailed images below of this timeless piece and embrace your inner kid again by ordering yours now at Uncle York. [via]

Love The Game: Nike Jordan Brand

With the news of further delay in the NBA 2011-2012 season today, this may be the new basketball activities for this season.  Stranger things have happened…

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FEIT Boots Spring 2012 – A Preview

FEIT grants a preview of their upcoming Spring 2012 collection, mainly composed of three new models.  All materials used in this collection are natural Italian vegetable leathers containing minimal dyes, chemicals and pigments, so the hide remains as close as possible to its natural state and is biodegradable. The leather breathes as it does in nature. It is non-irritant, soft to the touch, ages richly over time and has minimal impact to the planet.

Like all FEIT shoes, each style is built from start-to-finish by one master craftsman, who signs the shoe on completion.