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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 its 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 12 French Blue

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘FRENCH BLUE’ — APRIL 2 AT 10 AM ET

For the first time in over a decade, the AJ 12 ‘French Blue’ is being released. Even better, it’s being dropped in full family sizes. The clean white upper is pronounced by the French blue toe box made of premium tumbled leather. Small hints of silver accentuate the luxurious appeal of the shoe. Available tomorrow. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99.

Curry 2 Lows

UA CURRY 2 LOW ‘BAY AREA’ BASEBALL PACK — APRIL 1 AT 10 AM ET

Under Armour is hitting a home run with its latest combination of Curry 2 Lows. The shoes pay homage to the coast of California that Curry calls home. Embrace the Bay Area with an Oakland A’s or San Francisco Giants colorway today. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99.

adidas D Lillard 2

ADIDAS D LILLARD 2 ‘FOOL’S GOLD’ — APRIL 1 AT 10 AM ET

In the mid-1800s, the California Gold Rush brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to the state, hoping to strike it rich. When the initial craze was over, the population dwindled, leaving the state in barren disarray. Those who stayed behind used hard work and gritty persistence to build up the great cities we know today. This gold foil Lillard 2 pays tribute to those who never gave up. Men’s $119.99.

PUMA Fierce

PUMA FIERCE — APRIL 1 AT 10 AM ET

Puma is taking a step in the fashion-forward direction with its celebrity-endorsed women’s training shoe: The Puma Fierce, worn by Kylie Jenner. The best part is that the Fierce is retailing for a reasonable $89.99. Billed as a trainer and worn as a casual shoe, the Puma Fierce is available today. Women’s $89.99.

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