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adidas Originals NMD

adidas Originals NMD

In all honesty, most “new” sneakers are really just re-releases of existing silhouettes with slightly updated materials or new colorways. To be cl...

Nike Mag Sneakers with Power Laces

Nike Mag Sneakers with Power Laces

While we don't have that hoverboard just yet, thanks to Nike, we are finally getting some legit Mags. Yes, the mythical sneakers from Back to the Future, the ones with laces that tie up on their own, are now a reality. The first pair of 2015 Nike Mags with power laces, not surpr...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Nike’s Latest Release Is Based on Native Alaskan Boots

Nike’s Latest Release Is Based on Native Alaskan Boots

The NikeLab Payaa is unlike any other shoe we’ve seen come out of Nike, and that’s probably due in no small part to the fact that the shoe is inspired by and named after the payaaqek, a native Alaskan boot. A stretchy, one-piece upper is paired with a strong lacing system for...

Nike Roshe One JD Sports Exclusive

Nike Roshe One JD Sports Exclusive

The Nike Roshe One (formerly known as Roshe Run) is one of the most beloved releases from the swoosh because of its pairing of minimalistic style, customization options and comfort. Price also plays a huge part in it because, at around $100 a pair, you're not going to have to mak...

NikeLab Cortez 72 Revives a Vintage Sneaker

NikeLab Cortez 72 Revives a Vintage Sneaker

Designed by Nike co-founder and Olympic-class track coach Bill Bowman, the Nike Cortez was the first track shoe the brand ever created. Originally released during the 1972 Olympics, the Cortez is thought to be a significant part of Nike’s success. Thanks to the folks at NikeLab...

Nike Roshe One "Triple Black"

Nike Roshe One "Triple Black"

Nike's Roshe One was already a fan favorite, but if some of the bright colorways didn't jive with your aesthetic, let us present something a bit more moody. The new "Triple Black" Roshe One is Nike's murdered-out take on the comfy runner, and it's perfect for those who dig some m...

New Nike Roshe LD-1000 Colorways

New Nike Roshe LD-1000 Colorways

The ever popular Nike Roshe LD-1000 kicks have just been released in black and obsidian blue colorways with white accents. Obviously they look gorgeous, but there's a lot more to these sneakers than meets the eye. Based on an iconic running shoe from the '70s, the LD-1000 has bee...

Nike's New Solarsoft Costa Jacquards

Nike's New Solarsoft Costa Jacquards

NikeLab drops all kinds of ridiculous stuff, but this time there was absolutely no warning. That's right, you have to wait in absolutely no line to pick up a pair of the new Solarsoft Costa Jacquard shoes that are designed to provide comfort and convenience in an understated desi...

Sneakers: The Complete App

Sneakers: The Complete App

For comprehensive mobile sneaker exploration, it would be hard to top this new app from U-Box. Sneakers: The Complete App contains an interactive gallery of over 500 sneakers from 18 leading brands. You can filter by material, rarity, pattern, and other parameters and rotate ea...

Sneakers Turned Into Works of Art

Sneakers Turned Into Works of Art

Plenty of sneakerheads already consider certain footwear pieces of art. Phil Robson (aka FILFURY) takes the idea one step further. As highlighted by Quartz, the British artist snaps pictures of sneakers and then digitally mashes them up into something new and interesting. Robs...

Nike Air Pegasus '83 'Woven'

Nike Air Pegasus '83 'Woven'

Nike likes to test the waters with an innovative design before applying it to a ton of their sneakers. That's the case with this woven style, which first appeared on a pair of 1989 Pegasus sneakers last year, and is now being applied to the Air Pegasus '83. Available in gray or ...