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This Weekend’s Can’t Miss Releases

Each week, we’ll break down the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on their newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest releases. 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 weekend:

Retro 6 Kids

GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 6 ‘HASTA GREEN’ — APRIL 30 AT 10 AM ET
JORDAN RETRO 6 ‘GREEN GLOW’ — APRIL 30 AT 10 AM ET

Kids can kick it in two new Retro styles tomorrow morning. ‘Hasta Green’ is predominantly white, with some energetic hues, like bright mango. It’s reminiscent of the University of Miami’s Hurricane colors. The ‘Green Glow’ 6 is mainly grey, and shows vitality through its glowing green mint and icy blue colors. It’s basically the same colorway as the Retro 4 ‘Green Glow’. Kids’ sizes only. Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99.

Jordan Retro 1

JORDAN RETRO 1 HI OG ‘LIGHT CRIMSON’ — APRIL 30 AT 10 AM ET

Also known as ‘On Air’ and ‘David Letterman’, this Retro 1 debuted during (and consequently disappeared after) a 1986 episode of the David Letterman show. Fresh off his historic 63-point game, Jordan agreed with Letterman that the shoes were “ugly,” but we disagree. What do you think?

adidas Superstar

ADIDAS ORIGINALS SUPERSTAR ‘XENO’ — APRIL 29 AT 10 AM ET

The ever-popular Superstar is coming back with adidas’ prized Xeno technology — this time, in all black. Previous models have had various colors on the toe-box. Men’s and boys’ sizes are available right now. Men’s $119.99, Grade School $89.99.

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