"After drawing inspiration from global currencies, the ultraboost 20 shoes has been relatively quiet, only releasing a small handful of colorways. But now, as adidas prepares for Summer, the silhouette is tapping into a diverse array of looks including ones of classic multicolor threading. Primeknit uppers and overlaid cages, however, are hued neutral in bright white, matching that of the Boost that sits just below. Elsewhere, the tread’s Continental rubber marks with dark black, wrapping somewhat along the toe whose reinforced weaving details with brighter accents of reed and blue.
Clad in “EQT Yellow/Core Black” and sitting atop white BOOST cushioning, the newly-surfaced pair resembles Williams’ original NMD Hu, launched in 2016. Color palette aside, the most striking similarity between both propositions is the embroidered text running from toe box to just underneath the label on the tongue; as the nmd running shoes isn’t a collaboration, it states its name, not Williams “HUMAN RACE” tagline. Nevertheless, as was proven by the Three Stripes’ frequent collaborator four years ago, a bumble-bee-like color scheme is always compelling.
First unveiled in August 2020 via a Japan-exclusive release, the Nike Air Max ZM950 has been hailed as a hybrid sneaker done right, combining the look of the classic Air Max 95 and the modern cushioning technology of the air max 270 running shoes. Yet there have been a limited amount of colorways made available to Nike’s U.S. fanbase since then. Before concluding the Air Max 95’s 25th anniversary, a new arrangement for its successor is slated to release soon.
There may exist an infinite number of Blazer iterations since the basketball sneaker first came onto the scene in the late 1970s. For 2020, Nike made that quite literal with the introduction of the nike blazer mid 77 Infinite under their experimental D/MS/X umbrella, adding hardened piping around the Swoosh, heel, forefoot foxing, and heel to exaggerate the dimensions of the hoops-turned-lifestyle sneaker.