Color Up! It’s Time To Gear Up For Fall Football

Color Up! It’s Time To Gear Up For Fall Football

 

Go Blue! Yellow Army!

Your school colors aren’t just shades, they’re war paint. Your colors are everywhere — in your hallways, on your locker, on your jersey. They’re badges of honor and part of what makes your school the best. So, gear up the right way this fall season by grabbing the latest football cleats, apparel, and equipment in your team colors. We made it easy for you by dividing our gear into 11 different colors below, so you can find exactly what you need.

Football By Color Red

Football By Color Orange

Football By Color Yellow

Football By Color Green

Football By Color Royal

Football By Color Navy

Football By Color Navy

Football By Color Black

Football By Color White

Football By Color Gold

 

A Look Back: The Air Jordan XI “Playoffs”

A Look Back: The Air Jordan XI “Playoffs”

Black socks, black sneakers: a big no-no in the basketball fashion world back in the early ‘90s. The combination just looked strange, until Michigan’s Fab 5 flipped the script and rewrote fashion history with their baggy shorts, black Nike socks, and black Air Force Max sneakers in ‘93. A few years later in the ‘96 NBA Playoffs, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls would pull off the same look on their way to winning the Championship. The Fab 5 started the black sock/black shoe trend. The Chicago Bulls mastered it.

In 1995, Michael Jordan returned to the League after a brief retirement. The Bulls would make the playoffs, and together would don black sneakers on the court (except for Jordan, who liked his new white/black Air Jordan XI so much, he decided to rock them instead of an all-black sneaker. He’d later be fined and ordered by the NBA to wear sneakers that matched his teammates, so he switched to Penny Hardaway’s Air Flight One for one game, and then to his Air Jordan XI “Space Jam” colorway).

The Bulls would come up short that season, but it was only fuel for the ’95-’96 campaign. Jordan would wear his AJ XI “Concord” colorway the entire regular season, but then break out a new color for the playoffs: the Air Jordan XI black/white/red. The Bulls as a team also switched to black shoes and socks for the playoffs. Along with Jordan, Scottie Pippen wore an all-black Nike Air More Uptempo, and Dennis Rodman sported an all-black Nike Air Shake Ndestrukt. Pippen’s Uptempo and Rodman’s Ndestrukt are now both considered classic ‘90s Nike basketball shoes, but Jordan’s XI stood out the most.

Touted as “the best performance basketball shoe for the best player on earth – Michael Jordan,” the AJ XI featured a lightweight, supportive, and breathable combination of ballistic mesh, full-grain leather, and reinforced patent leather with a nylon speed lacing system. A Phylon midsole with a full-length Air-Sole unit was supported by a full-length carbon fiber spring plate to encourage elevation. The outsole was a combination of clear gum rubber and solid rubber herringbone traction inserts. This sneaker was truly a work of art, and MJ would wear it during one of the greatest runs by any team in the history of sports.

During the regular season, the Bulls went 72-10, and then crushed their competition in the playoffs. The Bulls would win their fourth championship on Father’s Day – an emotional day for MJ. After the game, he ran straight into the locker room and collapsed onto the floor – crying and thinking about his father who died several years earlier.

Back in the ‘90s, not many shoes sold out as fast as they do today. But sometimes, a shoe was so popular that Eastbay couldn’t keep them in the warehouse long enough to edit the newest catalog. This was the case with the AJ XI black/white/red.  The shoe was featured in two Eastbay Spring ’96 catalogs, but was gone by the time the second catalog went to the printers.

Treat Yourself For Valentine’s Day

Treat Yourself For Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day Story

It’s time for Valentine’s Day! Sure, chocolate and flowers are great, but we’ve got something more fun in mind. Why not be your own valentine, and treat yourself to a sweet new pair of kicks? Check out our top picks of the season and nab your favorite.

Streetwear Vibes

Nike Huarache 1

Look no further than the Nike Air Huarache for superior cushioning and streetwear style. Featured here in Particle Rose, the color of the season, this premium sneaker is a must-have.

Feminine Details

PUMA Tsugi Shinsei 1

Plush velour fabric and jewel details make the PUMA Tsugi Shinsei Velour a luxurious addition to your wardrobe. Feminine oversized laces add some unique style, and additional woven bow lacing is included.

Tech + Comfort + Fashion

Jordan Trunner 1

Top-tier tech meets athletic style to bring you the Jordan Trunner LX. Three adjustable straps let you personalize the fit, and compression-molded Phylon gives you premium cushioning and comfort.

Training in Style

Nike Metcon 1

The versatile Nike Metcon can handle cross-training, lifting, and even running. Dynamic flywire cables lock down your laces, and Particle Rose is a must-have color this season.

For Runners

adidas Alphabounce 1

Comfortable enough for all-day wear, yet durable enough for long-distance running, the adidas Alphabounce EM has you covered. The ultra-sleek silhouette keeps you in style, no matter what.

Swing For The Fences

adidas Poweralley 1

The adidas Poweralley 5 gives you premium comfort and advanced power at the plate. IRONSKIN technology offers great protection in toe drag areas, and the air mesh upper is designed for breathability and style.

Volleyball Flair

UA Block City 1

The Under Armour Block City is made for volleyball’s best. Coated mesh in the midfoot provides stability for all those lateral movements, and the customizable lacing system lets you adjust for your perfect fit.

Soccer Style

Nike Mercurial 1

Cutting-edge innovation meets maximum comfort in the Nike Mercurial Veloce III. The perforated sockliner and synthetic upper mirrors the natural shape of your foot, so you can just focus on the game.