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Air Jordan III’s “True Blue”

Posted in Air Jordan, Basketball, Sneakers with tags , , , , on April 18, 2011 by mattyfresh697400

Must Have!!!

There are somethings in life that you simply must have. When I saw that Nike was re-releasing the Air Jordan III’s in the “True Blue” colorway I think I started to actually shake. Clearly it doe not take much to get me excited. Now to put my sneaker fetish in perspective, I already have the Jordan III re-issues in the ” White/Cement” colorway, but the “True Blue” is just a great summer shoe and I must cop as soon as they are available!!

more from hypebeast below:

Having already been released in both black and white, the Air Jordan 3 can add one more colorway to its roster just in time for summer. Featuring the original box model, the retro sneaker is now available in a white/true blue combination with a primarily white leather upper and light blue strip around the midsole and inner lining. This model is expected to be available through select Nike stockists sometime around June!!!

Courtesy HypeBeast.com

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Royal Wedding Kicks!

Posted in Fashion, Sneakers with tags , , , , , , , on April 14, 2011 by mattyfresh697400

ONLY 10 PAIRS AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE.

To commemorate the highly publicized Royal Wedding, which is scheduled to occur on April 29, New Balance has designed this limited edition pair of trainers. Handmade-to-measure from the most regal velvet suede and mesh materials, each pair comes complete with personalized “Will” and “Kate” embroidery. With only 10 pairs available worldwide, New Balance is hosting a Facebook competition this week to give the shoes away during the London Marathon. To be eligible, running couples named “WIlliam” and “Kate” must log on to the brand’s newly created page and upload photos of themselves for a chance to win

#Summertime

Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Dave Matthews Band, ESPN, Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop History, James Patterson, MLB, MMA, Movies, Music, New York City, New York Yankees, NYC, Rappers, Sneakers with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 22, 2010 by mattyfresh697400

INCEPTION

The Boss and Joe Torre

ahh Summer Time , its been a very busy summer so far and its been a minute since I have posted,  so rather than post about a single subject I am simply gonna write and see what comes out….From Capri to Inception to the loss of Steinbrenner , it really has been a crazy summer to date…In just a few short weeks , Lebron went from sports icon to total DOUCHER , I became completely obsessed with Twitter, Hip Hop came back hard with great albums from The Roots, Drake, Big Boi, Eminem and Ricky Ross , The Yankee Organization was hit hard 3 times with the losses of THE BOSS, Legendary PA announcer Bob Shepard, and former player and manager Ralph Houk , Dave Matthews crushed Citifield , Nick Swisher was on the All Star team and in the Home Run Derby , great books by James Patterson and David Bladacci were read , Brock Lesnar battled Shane Carwin and pulled off a great victory keeping his UFC heavyweight belt , .The Yankees are sitting in first place atop the AL EAST……… AND…………..I bought six pairs of dope ass kicks (shout out to the crew at WEST on 72nd Street (WESTSIIIIIIDE!!!)

Baseball Hall of Fame

This weekend I take my annual trip to Cooperstown with my dad. It is a weekend consumed with the sport of baseball and the very deep history of the game, needless to say it is a great time and also very much symbolizes the mid-point of the summer and will certainly get a full post of its own.

So that’s my very brief summer to date recap…MUCH MUCH MORE TO FOLLOW

Nike Air Max Trainer x New York Yankees!

Posted in Baseball, Design, MLB, New York City, New York Yankees, Nike, Sneakers with tags , , , , on June 21, 2010 by mattyfresh697400

I love it when a plan comes together, and no I am not referring to the A-TEAM movie (which I am hoping to see soon) But when I logged onto SoleCollector as I do everyday, my Jaw dropped when I saw this new trainer from the good folks at Nike , fully branded with the  most famous logo in sports..The Interlocking NY. So yes once again my worlds collide with the greatest team in the World doing a collabo with the greatest sneaker brand in the universe.

But its the little details on this shoe that make it so hot and a must have for any Yankee fanatics like myself. The highlight of the shoe for me personally are the intricate details 0n the inner tongue of each foot. The left inner tongue lists the years of all 27 World Championships, the right has a quote near and dear to the heart of any true Yankee fan…the famous words of Joe DiMaggio “I WANT TO THANK THE GOOD LORD FOR MAKING ME A YANKEE”…..

Of course the rub here is that these apparently are not available to the general public, but I have my top notch sneaker guru (shout out to LESTER @ WEST NYC) on the case.

So Dope I almost wanna cry.

Full Description and pictures courtesy of Sole Collector

Last year, Nike produced an Air Trainer 1 for the New York Yankees. That love was extended when they also produced a special PE pair for Yankees hurler Chien Ming Wang. Seven months after the Bronx Bombers won their 27th World Series championship, we get our eyes on an Air Max Trainer 1+ that was exclusively produced for the team.

The shoes feature a grey base with 3M reflective paneling on the heel and forefoot. Navy blue accents are seen on the inner liner, Flywire panels, inner liner, and 360 Air unit. Several instances of Yankees branding make this shoe unique. On the lateral heel, a circular Yankees logo patch is embroidered on the 3M panel. New York is stitched on the back heels of the shoes. The front of the tongue badges display classic Yankee print and a custom “27″ logo. The inner tongue badge of the left shoe lists the Yankee championship years, while the right reads a quote from the great Joe DiMaggio. Team logo can also be seen on the footbed. This pair is said to have been made exclusively for the Yankees, with no plans to release them to the general public.

Malmö FF x PUMA Match

Posted in Accessory, Adidas, Fashion, PUMA, Sneakers with tags , , , , , , , on April 28, 2010 by mattyfresh697400


Even with the frequency with which I purchase sneakers (which is constantly) I actually can not recall the last pair of PUMA kicks that I have copped. So it was a pleasant surprise on another FREEZING April NYC morning to find a new puma , with a colorway even my mom would love. There is something about sky-blue or is that Carolina blue that I just can’t get enough of.

Now I don’t know a damn thing about Swedish Soccer teams , but I am also not color blind either and these will certainly pop this spring. They are on the list for sure.

Swedish football team Malmö FF celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2010 as PUMA create a special colorway of their terrace-suitable classic, the Match. The low-top features a simple white leather construction with subtle nods of Malmö FF blue. Branding on the tongue and underneath the PUMA stamp are also added for a customized touch. Available on Friday, April 30th at Sneakersnstuff

Description and Flicks courtesy of HYPEBEAST

Also shout out to my man Oliver Brodlieb who recently designed his own Adidas kick at the ORIGINALS shop in Soho which has some striking colorway similarities to this new PUMA model.

Hit me on the TWIT or the Face

“Hermes Boat Shoes”

Posted in Accessory, Clothing, Collectibles, Design, Fashion, Hip-Hop, Music, Rappers, Sneakers with tags , , , , , on April 26, 2010 by mattyfresh697400

"Oh Im So Old School"

Ok these are not “HERMES BOAT SHOES” but when I saw the image of these new Kicks from the Converse Jack Purcell line, the first thing that came to me was that classic Jay Z lyric…

“Lampin in the Hamptons, the weekends man
The Stan Smith Adidas and the Campers
Or playin guts on the cruise, Hermes boat shoes
The Izod bucket on I’m so old school”
That Ni$$a Jigga

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“Loungin In The Hamptons, The Weekends Man”

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Is it me or are these joints kind of hot?? It is me or might Diddy be rocking these? Is it me or will Diddy BE rocking these this summer while in St. Tropez with his man-servant Mr. Bentley shielding him from the Mediterranean sun with a Louis V umbrella?

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Yes that’s the Louis Vuitton LC ARC EN CIEL UMBRELLA

(Shout out to my mom for giving me the LV bug)

These Converse Jack Purcell are def taking on a nautical theme, Converse drops a new rendition of its classic Jack Purcell Ox. The kicks feature a mostly white base, complimented by navy flag detailing throughout the uppers with a multi-color flag motif on the clear outsoles.

Summer is coming!

as Jay says……. “Who is this Hot?”

Hit me on the Twit or on the Book.

ALIFE Public Naval Plaid

Posted in Accessory, Fashion, Sneakers with tags , , , on April 23, 2010 by mattyfresh697400

So fresh and so clean , clean!!

Might have to rock these if I manage to get on my boat this summer. Of course I dont have a boat, so I might just have to rock them when I am hitting up the west side highway, looking at boats!

Creating something a bit different than what we’ve become accustomed to, ALIFE expands its range of Public Naval models with this new Minute Plaid colorway. Featuring a cork-board insole and white leather laces, the shoe is made complete with simple red highlights. Available now via Wish

Courtesy of HYPEBEAST