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 1 HIGH FLYKNIT ‘ROYAL’ – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET
Old school meets new school as the iconic AJ 1 gets outfitted with Flyknit technology in the Jordan Retro 1 High Flyknit. Following the release of the popular ‘Banned’ colorway, we’re getting treated to another OG look this week with the classic ‘Royal’ colorway. Taking some of the most iconic shoes of all time and remixing them with new technology? Yeah, Jordan is definitely onto something here. Men’s $179.99, Grade School $139.99.
GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 3 – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET
Jordan is dropping a girls’ Retro 3 this weekend that features an all-new colorway that’s perfect for the fall season. An anthracite suede upper offers subtle style that’s perfect for any look, while the iconic elephant print and metallic red bronze detailing completes the shoe’s design. Sorry, fellas. These are a girls’ exclusive colorway. Girls’ $139.99.
NIKE LEBRON SOLDIER 11 SFG ‘WHEAT’ – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET
Here’s another colorway that’s perfect for fall. The Nike LeBron Soldier 11 SFG is releasing in a wheat gold and metallic gold colorway, complete with a gum rubber outsole for a fresh look. The shoe also offers some serious comfort with a breathable mesh upper and laceless construction that utilizes a four-strap closure system for a locked-in feel. Men’s $139.99.
NIKE KOBE A.D. ‘BASELINE’ – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET
Just ahead of basketball season, the Nike Kobe A.D. is dropping in a white and purple colorway that pays homage to Kobe Bryant’s playing days in LA. Purple details on the tongue, inner liner, and a white speckled midsole finish off the look. For more on the design of the Kobe A.D., check out our interview with the shoe’s designer. Men’s $149.99.
ADIDAS DAME 4 ‘RIP CITY’ – OCT. 6 AT 10 AM ET
Damian Lillard’s fourth signature shoe debuts this week. The adidas Dame 4 is a fresh new silhouette that’s built for the basketball court. A breathable mesh upper, evolved traction pattern, and bounce cushioning create a comfortable feel that’s perfect for the upcoming season. The first colorway pays homage to Dame’s team and the Rip City fans. Men’s $114.99.