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Nike Cortez Basic Premium QS

Nike Cortez Basic Premium QS

Just because Forrest Gump rocked a pair of Nike Cortez sneakers does not mean the iconic shoe is for those lacking stylistic know-how. In fact, quite the opposite. Need proof? Check out this limited edition Nike Cortez Basic Premium QS, which you can pick up today from Need Su...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

Nike Air Max LD-Zero H

Nike Air Max LD-Zero H

Equal parts reinterpretation of classic design and innovative new concept, Nike's latest release, the Air Max LD-Zero H, is a collaboration from Hiroshi Fujiwara (the founder of famed design house Fragment), Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker. Using the aesthetic of one of his favor...

Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 Sneakers Lace Themselves

Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 Sneakers Lace Themselves

In addition to being another gorgeous Tinker Hatfield release, the recently released Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 has a huge secret in its bag of tricks—adaptive lacing. Essentially, there's a sensor in the heel that you trigger when you step in that automatically tightens the laces. It...

Squarestreet's Sneaker/Brogue Hybrids

Squarestreet's Sneaker/Brogue Hybrids

Squarestreet is a Hong Kong-based operation started by two Swedes you might be familiar with: David Ericsson (VOID Watches) and Alexis Holm (gram Footwear). The latest Squarestreet release is one of the first sneaker / brogue hybridizations we've seen that we'd actually consider ...

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 clear, there’s nothing wrong with that. The new adidas Originals NMD has visible references to the ’84 Micro Pacer, ’85 Rising...

Converse All Star M-65 Chuck Taylors

Converse All Star M-65 Chuck Taylors

If we're being completely honest, we thought we had seen every possible iteration of Converse's infamous Chuck Taylor hi-tops. And then we saw these new M-65s. Equal parts M-65 field jacket and standard Converse Chuck Taylor Hi, these shoes completely change the game. An olive, n...

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...

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...