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 the 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.
JORDAN RETRO 5 ‘BLACK METALLIC’ – JULY 23 AT 10 AM ET
One of the most anticipated releases of the year drops this weekend when the Jordan Retro 5 ‘Black Metallic’ becomes available. The ‘Black Metallic’ colorway is one of the most popular versions of the classic Air Jordan 5. Last released in 2011, this Retro 5 is a must-cop for many sneaker heads.
UNDER ARMOUR CURRY 2.5 – JULY 23 AT 10 AM ET
The Curry 2.5 is preparing for football season. Curry’s newest release is a nod to San Francisco’s football team, with a red and black colorway. The Curry 2.5 has loyally payed homage to the Bay Area, and this latest release stays true to that, despite Curry being a noted fan of Carolina’s football team.
NIKE HYPERDUNK ‘08 ‘UNITED WE RISE’ – JULY 23 AT 10 AM ET
The string of patriotic Nike releases continues in preparation for this summer’s competitions. The Hyperdunk ’08 gets a USA-themed colorway this weekend, just like the Kyrie 2, Soldier 10, and Hyperdunk Flyknit did earlier this month. The Hyperdunk was originally released back in 2008, and developed into one of Nike’s top basketball performance shoes.