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Preview: CONS Pro Leather Blue and Gold

If you frequent SoJones, then you should be aware that one of our all-time favorite basketball shoes  are the Converse Pro Leather model. These classic shoes were made famous by the likes of Dr. J, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird. And now, thankfully, Converse is bringing these fan favorite shoes back in two different models. Read More

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Reebok GL 6000 Cycle Blue/Cement

We’re not exactly sure why Reebok opted to bench their iconic running model GL 6000 for a decade, but we’re ecstatic that the brand has given the silhouette another chance to steal the show. The GL 6000 was re-introduced about a year ago and has been winning us over with its freshness ever since. These Read More

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Is Nike Running Out of Ideas?

When we all think about Nike, I’m sure different things come to mind. For me I think of comfortable, dependable, and stylish. I can alway count on Nike to bring heat to the store shelves every Saturday. But what was Nike trying to accomplish with this release?! This has got to be the oddest colorway Read More

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Norse Projects x New Balance 2013 Fall “Danish Weather” Pack

Can New Balance please ease things up on all these collaborations they’re been releasing as of late? Our wallets can’t take it anymore. But, the latest collab might be one of the best. And, with being said, our cash supply continues to lighten up… After getting teased about a week or so ago, New Balance Read More

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atmos x Reebok Classic Leather 30th Anniversary

Reebok is definitely milking the 30th Anniversary of the Reebok Classic Leather. Then again, there’s only one 30th Anniversary, so we guess they’ll get a pass. This time. For their latest celebratory model comes a collaboration with Tokyo-based retailer, atmos. The mid-top R12 edition is a rustic-inspired shoe that features a traditional camo on the toe Read More

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Finally…adidas Originals Re-Releases the Mutombo

SoleCollector.com  Dikembe Mutombo was already a legend of gigantic proportions long before those Geico commercials. How could any self-respecting basketball fan not cheer for the Congolese-born center and his signature finger wag that followed his amazing blocks? But even before the said finger-wagging became known across the league, Mutombo had an interesting journey that took Read More

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Don’t Lose Out on the Reebok Classic Question Mid “#1 Draft Pick”

No disrespect to the other basketball shoe brands on the market- we’re talking about you Jordan – but the Reebok Question might just be our favorite basketball shoe of all-time. We don’t exactly know why. There’s just an attitude to it that we dig. So, you can imagine our excitement – and jealously when Bow Read More

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Preview: Herschel Supply Co. x New Balance Fall ’13

After successfully collaborating for a spring collection two of our favorite brands, Herschel Supply Co. and New Balance, are teaming up again for a tight Fall ’13 line. The collection will include the iconic New Balance 420 and 710 silhouettes in three colorways – red, army green, or grey. No worries if you’re a New Read More

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From ‘My Adidas’ to ‘Yeezy 2’: The 10 Greatest Hip Hop and Sneaker Collaborations

Wikipedia It’s a widely accepted belief that Run DMC were pioneers. The trio from Hollis, Queens changed the game by bringing together Hip Hop, rock, and fashion. Not only did the group become icons, they also made adidas a household name. They made the adidas Superstar a signature look and even released a track professing Read More

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Hanon x Reebok Classic Leather “Aberdeen Leopards”

Hanon is one of the most renowned sneaker shops in the world for a reason. Besides offering up some of the rarest kicks around, the shop has a sharp eye when it comes to designs and collaborations. So were we really shocked when the Scotland-based shop unveiled their own collab with Reebok? Alicia Keys’ collabo Read More

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Black N Blue: New Balance 410

It was back in the ’80s when New Balance unveiled their lightweight running shoe model, the 410. Fast forward to 2013 and the brand is bringing back the shoe as an essential piece of your everyday wardrobe. Even without going into in-depth details, you can just tell that the New Balance 410 “Blue/Black” offering is a Read More

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Get in on the Action with the Latest Asics Models

If you haven’t been keeping up with Asics, then you’re missing out on some scorching hot kicks. The brand has been steadily releasing their GT-II models in various refreshing colors, including deep blue with red and white with blue and orange accents. Asics also just dropped the Gel Lyte 3 model in a dark grey Read More

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Step Up Your Game: New Balance 574 “Navy/Green” Sneakers

If you’re a fan of the classic New Balance 574 model, and who isn’t, then you need to cop the fresh “Navy/Green” 574s. One of the brand’s most iconic models features a suede upper, mesh accents and some leather on the heel. Of course, the signature “N” remains in place as well. What really makes Read More

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Volcom Releases First Ever Footwear Collection?

For the last 22 years, Volcom has become synonymous with the bold and exhilarating worlds of skating, surfing and snowboarding. Their motto, “Youth Against Establishment,” has become a rallying cry for those carefree rebels looking for their own anti-establishment brand. Then the brand got gobbled up by a major corporation. Who would have thought that Read More

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11 More NBA Players Who Have Shoes Named After Them

We recently covered 20 NBA Players Who Have Shoes Named After Them. It wasn’t really a “Best of” list or a ranking, but rather just a collection of signature kicks. But since shoe brands like to award almost every NBA player with their own signature shoe, there was no way that we could list them Read More

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Go for a Joy Ride With the Converse Kenny Anderson CONS KA-II

As part of their Fall 2013 line, Converse unveiled the second signature shoe from pro skater Kenny Anderson. The CONS KA-II features a lightweight drop-in Lunarlon sock liner, gusseted tongue, and perforated memory foam padding in the collar and tongue which creates a customized fit. With the addition of the CONS’ All Star Traction Rubber Read More

Piece of History: Converse First String Chuck Taylor 1970 Ox True Navy

Originally released in 1917, the Converse Chuck Taylor has proven to be a longstanding icon that has stood the test of time. The reason that the brand’s trademark shoe continues to be fresh after almost a century is because they keep dropping some inspiring pieces, such as the First String Standards 1970s Chuck Taylor All Read More

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Celebrity Jewelry Designer Melody Ehsani Inspires Women with the Reebok Classic M.E. Betwixt Mid

Hey ladies and fashionistas, are you tired of men getting all the sneaker designs and collecting fun just for them? Do you wish that there was a shoe specifically designed for your own personal collection? Well, you’re in luck. Reebok Classic and celebrity jewelry designer Melody Ehsani have collaborated once again to bring ladies the Read More

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Snag the Air Jordan 4 Retro “Toro Bravo”

Over the weekend, on July 13 to be exact, the Jordan Brand dropped a fresh, and highly anticipated pair of Air Jordan 4 Retros unofficially dubbed the “Toro Bravo.” The bold “Toro Bravo” features a Fire red nubuck upper, cement grey lining, black accents and a white midsole. The Jumpman logo sits on top of Read More

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SoJones Exclusive: Meet Alex Asfar, the 15-Year-Old Sneaker Trader

Fifteen-year-old Alex Asfar considers himself to be a regular kid, but he has always had an eye for making money. He would find junk in his family’s garage and sell them to other kids when he was seven. Before becoming a sneaker trader, Alex was very interested in baseball cards. He loved the NY Mets Read More

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The History of the Nike Air Force 1

Original Air Force 1 Colorway / Wikipedia It was 1982 when Nike unveiled a revolutionary basketball shoe that changed the game. The Air Force 1. The shoe was created by iconic designer Bruce Kilgore and was named after Air Force One, the plane that carries the President of the United States of America. The shoe Read More

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Reebok Classic Answer 1 All-Star Colorways Dropping Friday, July 26th

Sneakerheads and basketball fans alike have been deprived of what a Reebok Answer 1 All-Star colorway would look like until now… That’s right. Reebok is finally delivering fans the much-anticipated Allen Iverson signature shoe in NBA All-Star colorways, which include a navy/white and a red/white version. Both models have uppers made of patent leather with Read More

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Kicks for Kids: Vans x Phineas and Ferb

If you have kids, then you’ve probably tuned into Disney’s Phineas and Ferb, and you’ve probably even enjoyed the show. If you’re somehow not familiar with the show, it’s a children’s cartoon that features the hilarious antics of stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb as they try to conquer boredom and make every day their summer vacation. Read More

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Adidas Alert: New D Rose 3.5 x Jeremy Scott

Because it was a long holiday weekend, we hope that you didn’t miss the latest adidas release, which was a new colorway of the D Rose 3.5 signature. The shoe was designed exclusively for the Chicago Bulls superstar by iconic and controversial fashion designer, Jeremy Scott. “I can’t thank Jeremy enough for creating this shoe,” said Read More

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