Quick Review of the Adidas AlphaBOUNCE 

I was somewhat surprised to find the new Adidas AlphaBOUNCE running shoes at Macy’s via Finish Line. But there they were in men’s and kids sizes. The original zebra-ish colorway is still available in kids sizes. I tried on my usual size 10 in this core black version, and these felt narrow. Only $100, these […]

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Shirokiya Opens on the Morrow

After much anticipation, the new Shirokiya opens tomorrow, Saturday, June 25, 2016. It’s going to be a madhouse, and I’m going to stay away for a long time. Sure, it’s not the Shirokiya of old where you could find an assortment of all things from Japanese culture. Instead, food and experience takes the forefront at […]

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It’s Okay to Cry

After the Cavaliers victory over the Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, it’s okay to be overwhelmed by emotions as picked up by Nike. Even the King was overcome. But it’s okay to cry.

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Yeezy Boost 350

Cheap and Accessible Yeezys (Sorta)

Well, not really, but when I first saw Adidas’ new Alphabounce running shoes, I saw semblences of Kanye West’s Yeezy kicks. And maybe for the uninitiated, they may mistake the Alphabounce for something Yeezy-ish. There’s no Boost instead featuring Bounce, an EVA foam. Not PrimeKnit but ForgedMesh. Though the basic silhouette and print pays homage […]

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Kicks for the Older Generation

Call it what you want, a blunder or pure genius, but the latest low cut, white colorway of Under Armour’s signature for Steph Curry is in the spotlight. Although truly a performance basketball shoe, the white colors of the “Chef” impart an older feel for these kicks. Check out this fictitous commercial made by Jimmy […]

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