If thirteen new Nike Air Max 97 releases in August weren’t enough to satisfy your taste for the classic runner, here’s one more to help. Easily one of the best new colorways of the Air Max 97 we’ve seen yet this year, the iconic silhouette gets treated to a “USA”-like color combo for the original construction in navy blue across the wavy upper with golden accents that should recall many Olympic-themed sneakers from Nike. There’s no word yet on a release date, so stay tuned for further details on the stand-out colorway. You’ll also find it and many more colorways in our preview of 20 upcoming releases of the Air Max 97.New Balance celebrates the 35th anniversary of their factory in the United Kingdom with a special pack of sneaker in an even more premium construction than usual. Since 1982 New Balance has been manufacturing quality footwear in the UK at their Flimby, Cumbria factory, being one of the only athletic shoe brands left to do so in England. The “Flimby 35th Anniversary” pack celebrates the top-par quality the factory is known for, with ultra premium constructions of four of the most popular models usually manufactured there.
The New Balance 1500, 991, 770, and Epic TR are all built with premium nubuck and leather in coinciding navy, light blue, white, and grey color palettes for the classic look of the brand. The pack will be available August 5th at finer New Balance retailers globally.Being one of the oldest collaborators with ASICS has its advantages. Longtime friend of the brand Patta gets to be the first to get their hands on the new GEL-Lyte retro, the original model of the beloved line that spawned favorites like the GEL-Lyte III and GEL-Lyte V. The famous Amsterdam-based sneaker shop creates yet another impeccable sneaker colorway like they’ve don’t so many times before, presenting the GEL-Lyte in a premium mix of grey leather and dark purple nubuck detailed with light pink and ginger suede for the side stripes.
Patta logos are added to each tongue tag and lace dubrae to complete the impressive colorway. Every pair also comes with a custom dual-branded hangtag and additional sets of pink and ginger laces.The ASICS x Patta GEL-Lyte is scheduled for release at Patta’s Amsterdam and London locations on Saturday, July 29th, followed by an online drop at patta.nl on Monday, July 31st. And if you missed it, the GEL-Lyte is available in original men’s and women’s colorways now.