With London Fashion Week officially wrapped up, the world’s fashion-hungry sneakerheads have a lot more time on their hands to vet out new sneakers — and thanks to the likes of Nike, Jordan Brand, adidas, ASICS, PUMA and more, there’s a lot to chose from over the next week. However, before we run into what’s coming over the next seven days, let’s look at what’s recently dominated the headlines.

On the feature front, Hypebeast spoke with Edison Chen about the inspiration behind his brand-new CLOT x adidas Originals Superstar while also Air Jordan 4 “Bred Reimagined” up against the 2019 Air Jordan 4 “Bred” in a feisty head-to-head.

As for the news, readers were treated to a first look at the Nike Dunk Low “University Red” with gum outsoles and the Swoosh also announced that the Air Zoom Spiridon “Sport Red” is set to return later this year. Elsewhere, Megan Thee Stallion linked up with Nike on a super-pink Air Max 97 collaboration and readers got a first look at the Air Jordan 2/3 hybrid sneaker.

Outside of Nike, Arc’teryx presented its first in-house trail footwear collection, while it also looks like Tyler, The Creator is starting to roll out his next GOLF WANG offering with a new Clarks Originals collaboration. Rounding things out, Merrell dropped the go-anywhere Moab Speed 2 GORE-TEX sneaker and New Balance revealed a new spring-ready 610v1 collection to keep people talking.  

With all of footwear’s key news recapped, let’s run through 10 of this week’s best releases to be hitting stores worldwide. Afterward, don’t forget to hit up HBX to shop styles that can be purchased today.

FENTY x PUMA Avanti Pony Hair “Warm White” & “Alpine Snow”

Release Date: February 22
Release Price: $200 USD
Where to Buy: PUMA
Why You Should Cop: Back in September last year, Rihanna and PUMA connected to give the 2001 Avanti silhouette a new lease of life. The shoe arrived as a seamless blend of the King football boot and the Easy Rider running shoe — and now, the shoe is soon to be available in two new colorways of “Warm White” and “Alpine Snow.” Additionally, these new releases from Rihanna’s imprint are the most unique yet, with both pairs covered in soft pony hair. And while both pairs flaunt different colors, they both feature embroidered FENTY branding on the fold-over tongue, alongside a white midsole and gum outsoles.

Supreme x Nike Air Max Dn

Release Date: February 22
Release Price: TBC
Where to Buy: Supreme & SNKRS
Why You Should Cop: The brand-new Air Max DN was originally presented less than a month ago, and now Supreme is already putting its spin on the sneaker for one of the most hotly-anticipated collaborations of the year so far. The shoe is designed with a mesh upper with a reflective printed logo, while its TPU toe cap, shank at the midsole, and heel clip sit alongside a rubber outsole and designed to be stepped on throughout the city. Only time will tell if the Dn becomes a hit, but it’s surely off to a strong start.

Bodega x Saucony Grid Shadow 2 “Jaunt Woven”

Release Date: February 23
Release Price: $140 USD
Where to Buy: Saucony
Why You Should Cop: Over the years, Bodega and Saucony have become close collaborators, unveiling their unique approach to footwear designs with shoes such as the 3D Grid Hurricane and the GRUD Azura 2000. The duo’s latest release embraces a natural aesthetic, showcasing a slew of earthy tones that look to be at one with nature. Furthermore, the shoe is also crafted with a collection of eco-friendly materials, with hemp mesh uppers and a recycled nylon mudguard complementing the neon green motifs and understated paneled detailing along the lateral sides.

Nike Air Pegasus 2K5 Black Fire Red

Release Date: February 23
Release Price: $150 USD
Where to Buy: SNRKS
Why You Should Cop: Nike loves digging into its archives. The Swoosh has reworked a slew of its oldest silhouettes over recent times, with the most recent being the Pegasus 2k5, a much-loved running shoe from the ’00s. After a hiatus, the sneaker is now stepping its way into the lifestyle scene for the first time ever in a slew of vibrant color schemes, with the latest coming in the form of a fiery combination of black, “Fire Red, and “Fierce Pink.” Highlights of the design come in the form of small Swooshes and distinctive badges on the midsole and heel. Rounding off the design, the sneaker is finished with a display name with a name change of the “Air Peg 2K5.”


Release Date: February 23
Release Price: $150 USD
Where to Buy: ASICS
Why You Should Cop: Professional sportsmen and women are often seen dipping their toes into the worlds of fashion and footwear, with football, basketball and golf being the most popular sports seen crossing over. However, ex-professional rugby player, Lewi Brown has made a name for himself more than most with his Sydney-based imprint EARLS COLLECTION — and his brand has now unveiled an all-new collaboration with ASICS for an impressive sneaker debut. The sneaker honors Brown’s Māori roots and blends an earthy brown suede with natural mesh and green accents to pay homage to pounamu, a revered Māori stone. The insoles are then designed with a pāua-inspired print to round off the sneaker as it sheds light on mental health struggles.

adidas Harden Vol. 8 Sculpted

Release Date: February 23
Release Price: $160 USD
Where to Buy: adidas
Why You Should Cop: While adidas has been making waves in the football industry with a revamped take on the Predator boot with co-signs from Jude Bellingham and Trent Alexander-Arnold, the Three Stripe has been making a lot of moves in basketball, too. Unveiling its latest signature model with James Harden, the all-new Harden Vol.8 was first unveiled at Madison Square Garden last year during his game with the Los Angeles Clippers. Designed for both on and off-court wear, the sneaker features a Teardrop EVA Cage for lateral support, while its full-length JET BOOST is included for maximum energy return. Available in six unique colorways — all of which drop on different days — the first installment in “Sculpt (Hazy Copper)” will could be yours from February 23.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Black White

Release Date: February 24
Release Price: $180 USD
Where to Buy: SNKRS
Why You Should Cop: It’s no secret that the “Panda” color scheme is one of the most popular color combinations ever released by Nike. It saw its highest level of popularity on the Dunk Low, and now, as a follow-up to the Air Jordan High 84 “Panda” that’s returning later this month, Jordan brand will also be dropping an Air Jordan 1 High OG “Black/White” colorway as part of its Spring 2024 line up. The sneaker is designed with a full leather build with mesh tongues and lining, while its black base is complemented by white overlays, Swooshes and toe box. Meanwhile, the black shades continue to run along the laces, inner lining and Wings logo. Rounding off the design, “Nike Air” motifs hit the tongue and insoles.

Nike Air Terra Humara Undefeated

Release Date: February 24
Release Price: $170 USD
Where to Buy: SNKRS
Why You Should Cop: Back in December 2023, Nike and Undefeated presented two exclusive colorways of the Air Terra Humara. The designs went down a smash with fans, with the silhouette’s chunky exterior supplying a solid base for experimentation going forward. This has once again been encapsulated in the latest pairs of collaborative designs from the duo, with a third edition soon to be available in “Cargo Khaki” and a fourth in “Light Menta.” These latest versions of the Air Terra Humara showcase how much the silhouette has evolved since its original release in 1997. The shoe was first created for outdoor exploration and now it’s turned into a stylish everyday shoe made with a slew of understated co-branding, “PLAY” lettering and future-facing 3M reflective details. Finishing off the designs, playful paint splatters are added to the durable outsoles, highlighting the collaborative freedom between the pair.

Always Do What You Should Do x adidas Superstar Core Black

Release Date: February 24
Release Price: $110 USD
Where to Buy: adidas
Why You Should Cop: Since Corteiz unveiled its collaborative Air Max 95 sneakers with Nike in London, New York and Paris, the world began to take niche UK streetwear a lot more seriously. But across Britain, a slew of creative designers and brands had been taking the country by storm with innovative designs and immersive installations way before then. One brand doing this more than a lot of the others is Always Do What You Should Do — and its unique marketing and mass attention across the nation has secured a brand-new collaboration with adidas on a skater classic: the Superstar. As a whole, the shoe champions the Always’ background and community ties to the worlds of skateboarding, surfing and positivity, while it also draws inspiration from the brand’s mission statement of “telling your friends you love them.”. The shoe is set for its official online release in the coming days, but based on the frenzy the pair caused on its IRL pop-up last weekend, you better move fast.

Nike Air Griffey Max 1 “Miami Hurricanes”

Release Date: February 25
Release Price: $130
Where to Buy: SNKRS
Why You Should Cop: When it comes to selecting best-in-class cross-training sneakers, not many can top the Nike Air Griffey Max 1. The sneaker has become a household sneaker to transcend from the baseball field, with Ken Griffey Jr.’s endorsement seeing the silhouette’s popularity rise ten-fold. For this latest version of the sneaker, its hit with a customary blend of leather and nubuck, while white underlays and dark green overlays are complemented further by bright orange accents on the Nike Swoosh, midsole and outsole. Further intricate detailing is then added to the lace loops, tongue pull and of course, the classic “24” logo on the velcro strap.

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