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8.31 RELEASE REPORT: JORDAN RETRO 5 ‘TAKE FLIGHT’ DROPS THIS WEEKEND

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of each shoe, and fill you in on the newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest shoe drops. If it’s hyped, it’s here. You can check out the full list of releases on Eastbay’s Release Calendar. Here’s what you have to look forward to this week:

JORDAN RETRO 5 ‘TAKE FLIGHT’ – SEPT. 2 AT 10 AM ET

The iconic Jordan Retro 5 takes design inspiration from WWII fight planes, and the all-new ‘Take Flight’ colorway plays into that theme perfectly. The Retro 5 ‘Take Flight’ is armed with a military shade of green and a reflective camo print on the heel and tongue, as well as the classic ‘Shark Teeth’ design and an iced outsole. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99.

GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 5 ‘SUNBLUSH’ – SEPT. 2 AT 10 AM ET

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Jordan Brand is also dropping a fresh Retro 5 colorway just for the ladies. The women’s-exclusive ‘Sunblush’ colorway features a classic white-and-black upper, and offers pink accents on the tongue and the ‘Shark Teeth’ for a pop of color. The iced outsole completes a look that will have guys wishing they could squeeze into girls’ sizes. Girls’ $139.99.

NIKE KOBE A.D. ‘RISE – SEPT. 2 AT 10 AM ET

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Following the release of five monochromatic ‘Mamba Mentality’ colorways, Nike is dropping the Kobe A.D. ‘Rise’ colorway this weekend. The fresh look features a dark blue obsidian color with yellow midsole that resembles a rising sun. Let us know what you think of this new Kobe colorway in the comments below. Men’s $149.99.

NIKE KD X ‘RED VELVET’ – SEPT. 1 AT 10 AM ET

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KD’s jumper is smooth as velvet, so dropping the KD X in a ‘Red Velvet’ colorway was the perfect way for Nike to celebrate KD’s first championship and the sweet taste of victory. The KD X ‘Red Velvet’ comes with a mouth-watering red and black colorway with a white speckled midsole finishing off the look. The KD X is focused on top-tier performance on the court, and a colorway that looks this good is definitely icing on the cake. Men’s $149.99. Grade School $124.99.

NIKE KYRIE 3 ‘KYRACHE LIGHT’ – SEPT. 1 AT 1O AM ET

8.31 Kyrie 3 Blog

Last year, Nike dropped a Kyrie 2 colorway inspired by the original Nike Air Flight Huarache, and now the Swoosh is back with a similar theme. The Kyrie 3 ‘Kyrache Light’ takes inspiration from 1993’s Air Huarache Light with a mix of black, red, purple, and teal colors. Old school Nike fans and Kyrie Irving fans should all be hyped for this fresh release. Men’s $119.99, Grade School $99.99.

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