This Weekend’s Can’t Miss Releases

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.

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

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:

Foamposite

NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE PRO ‘PRO PLATINUM’ – MARCH 4 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $249.99, Grade School $179.99, Infant $49.99

Nike’s Foamposite family just got bigger with this ‘Pro Platinum’ edition. Available in Men’s, Grade School, and Infant sizes, this shoe provides a classic, rugged style for any age. Get a premium platinum shoe with the ‘Pro Platinum’ today.

NIKE KYRIE 2 ‘BROTHERHOOD’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $119.99, Grade School $99.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $54.99

For those who love Duke, Nike is paying homage to Kyrie’s alma mater with the Kyrie 2 ‘Brotherhood’. Regardless of your fandom, if you played ball as a kid, surely you’ve dreamt about playing at Cameron Indoor (whether for or against Coach K). Grab this soon-to-be classic on Saturday.

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JORDAN AJ XXX ‘UNIVERSITY BLUE’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $199.99

This Jordan AJ XXX ‘University Blue’ shoe is for Tar Heels fans, and is a tribute to MJ’s alma mater. From a skinny kid at UNC to the NBA’s GOAT, MJ’s prolific journey is captured by this shoe. Grab a piece of history with this ‘University Blue’ AJ XXX.

JORDAN RETRO 2 ‘WING IT’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99

Drawing inspiration from Jordan brand’s mid-‘80s ad campaign, this Retro 2 pays tribute to the iconic “Wing It” poster. The original AJ 2 dropped in 1986, showing the shoe (as well as the ad campaign surrounding it) will be cherished forever. Celebrate by getting a pair on Saturday.

JORDAN AJ 1 KO OG ‘SAIL’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $139.99

Air Jordan is hitting us up with a quick Retro 1 classic in a red/white OG colorway. If you’re confused by the nickname, ‘Sail’ is the shade of white on the upper canvas. If you want your footsteps lookin’ fresh, get this clean Retro 1.

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘VIVID PINK’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99

If you missed a Valentine’s Day shoe, or simply love the Retro 12, we’re getting a Girls’-only colorway on Saturday. ‘Vivid Pink’ features the same premium leather as the original, while boasting accents of pink and metallic silver throughout.

Curry 2 Low

UA CURRY 2 LOW ‘ESSENTIAL’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $119.99, Grade School $89.99

If simplicity is key, consider the Curry 2 Low ‘Essential’ the master key. Draped in a simple black and grey colorway, basic has never been badder. Considering the popularity of past Curry 2 Lows and the easy team color-match options of the ‘Essential’, we suggest you cop sooner than later.

NIKE KD8 EXT ‘VACHETTA TAN’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s only $199.99

A court favorite is hopping off the hardwood. Kick it on the curb with this street-styled KD8 EXT tomorrow. The upper is made with vachetta tan leather, while the outsole is completely restructured to grip concrete. Fired up and finished off with total orange accents, this shoe is true to KD’s off-court lifestyle — Available Friday.

NIKE KD 8 ‘PHOTO BLUE’ – MARCH 5 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $179.99, Grade School $134.99, Preschool $84.99

If you aren’t purchasing the ‘Vachetta Tan’ EXTs, here’s an alternative on-court color that might suit you. The Nike KD 8 ‘Photo Blue’ is a picture perfect team shoe, street shoe, or training shoe. As with other KD 8s, it performs great on court, but its ability to be matched with almost any article of clothing is the real kicker. Speaking of, get these kicks on Saturday.

Nike Flyknit Racer

NIKE FLYKNIT RACER – MARCH 4 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $149.99

Flyknit fans rejoice! The Nike Flyknit Racer ‘Fireberry’ is here, and we couldn’t think of a better way to prepare for the upcoming warm weather. Race into spring with this flower-powered shoe that features a dash of pink flash.

Lillard 2

ADIDAS D LILLARD 2 – MARCH 4 AT 10 AM ET

Men’s $114.99

Prepare for March like never before with this multicolored Lillard 2. Each adidas-sponsored school playing in the tournament is represented by this colorway. Be sure to get yours before the tournament starts — they drop today.

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

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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:

Retro12

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘THE MASTER’ – FEB 27 AT 10 AM ET

This impressive ‘The Master’ colorway is the latest Retro 12 to drop. The original was featured in an ad campaign in 1997. This sleek colorway draws inspiration from an iconic poster within that campaign. An all-black leather upper was mixed with gold details and grey accents to make this one of the freshest looks yet. Wouldn’t you agree? Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99.

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ADIDAS D LILLARD 2 ‘STATIC’ – FEB 27 AT 10 AM ET

Sometimes, black and white isn’t even black and white. That’s the case with adidas’ latest Lillard 2. This ‘static’ colorway looks grey (like static) with a black/white speckled midsole. The name is also a tribute to the media, noise, and criticism that Lillard faces, and ignores, day in and day out. Get the hottest shoes from arguably the hottest player in the game on Saturday. Men’s only $104.99.

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NIKE KOBE 11 ‘EULOGY’ – FEB 27 AT 10 AM ET

If you bleed purple, or simply love Kobe, this shoe is for you. Nike is bidding Kobe a sneaker farewell with a final pair of shoes, aptly named ‘Eulogy’. What’s really special about this on-court shoe is the stitching on the back: the left shoe nods to his now infamous ankles, and the right shoe pays homage to the numbers (8 & 24) he wore during his career as an all-time Laker. Men’s $199.99, Grade School $134.99.

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NIKE LITTLE POSITE ONE ‘FRUITY PEBBLES’ – FEB 27 AT 10 AM ET

For kids that ball before breakfast, we’d like to introduce you to the Nike Little Posite One ‘Fruity Pebbles’. Nike’s latest Foamposite shoe has the same mixed-fruit-colored sole as the last ‘Fruity Pebbles’, but features an all-black upper instead of white. Get these online as soon as they drop, or you’ll be paying extra and most likely waiting in a long line. Kids’ only: Grade School $179.99, Preschool $99.99, Toddler $74.99.