The Summit Lake Hornets player exclusive colorway in the Cheap Air Jordans was met with such a positive reaction when it was revealed this morning on Sneaker News, that the only factor resembling a negative comment was 1 expressing envy toward the current history of unreleased heat from the Nike LeBron line. But fret not, sneaker buddies, since the Summit Lake Hornets LeBron 9 may be released in restricted numbers as having a selection of prior LeBron PEs, but they do indeed appear firmly pointed toward some thing much better than a look-but-dont-touch showoff. LBJ Hornets had been named following the Larry Johnson-led sensation that captured young ballers imaginations within the early 90s; has this coincidence in timing led towards the King greatest signature release some twenty years later? Let us know how these rank against the other high-energy colorups that led the LeBron 9 charge and stick with Sneaker News for word on the US release date.

The very first superstar hip-hop beatmaker to determine a sneaker collaboration release in 2012 wont be Kanye West and his upcoming Cheap Jordans two, and it wont even be any of Swizz Beatz contributions towards the RBK Classics capsule either. Rather, this young year initial guest production comes from Just Blaze on the Supra Skytop II he teased just last week. These reflective grey and purple Skytop IIs function a custom sockliner and hangtag, and have been restricted to Supras preferred quantity of pairs, with 413 numbered on their stash pockets and accessible at choose retailers beginning Saturday, January 7th. Click via for a list in the spots thatll have these on Saturday and let us know how they compare to a few of the other notable hip-hop sneaker collaborations weve noticed more than the past couple of years right here on Sneaker News.

Now that all of the hype from the Cheap Nike Shox Retro Concord release is beginning to die down, and now that weve completed 2011 and its trio of Air Jordan III Retros, it time to move into a brand new year having a new concentrate from inside the expansive and irreproachable Air Jordan Legacy. The Air Jordan X figures to play a substantial function a minimum of within the initial half of 2012, 3 pairs on deck with two of them becoming brand new, which includes the pair pictured above. These tealth AJXs are most likely to locate us following the January Chicago drop and February Old Royal edition, their mix of black nubuck and dark grey tumbled suede the type of factor that appropriate any time of year, so lengthy as the weather not wet. Each in supplies and execution, theyre some thing like 2012s answer to last year Air Jordan V Wolf Grey; which pair did a much better job at darkening up its classic silhouette? Let us know having a comment whenever you click via to determine some much more pictures, and in the event you cant wait till the (as however TBD) release date, think about grabbing a pair early from el-store on eBay.

The earliest Lunar New Year in more than 55 years equals much more sneaker brands pushing their Year in the Dragon specialties out earlier than weve ever noticed, the above pictured pair seeking to push the bar even greater than the model that won the Year in the Rabbit and produced it all of the method to #13 on our lately posted Leading 30 of 2011. The Nike Air Force 1 Year in the Dragon goes in an entirely various direction than last year White Rabbit candy-inspired edition, although the overall cleanliness in the prior pair definitely carries more than to this new style. Theyre crafted in a black silk with tonal dragon detailing, plus a scaled leather Swoosh to compliment the only apparent splash of color on the tongue tags. This energetic palette carries more than towards the insoles, but the greatest secret may be the whereabouts of a package as outstanding as last year candy-themed pop-top. There’s indeed a AF1-XXX box commemorating the Uptown 3 decades of dominance; ought to we anticipate an extra super-deluxe package for a lucky couple of sneakerheads? Stick with Sneaker News for word on US availability, and take a look at some new pictures in the Year in the Dragon Air Force 1 Low following the jump.