Weekend Sneaker Releases: Nike & Vans

Air Jordan 14 retro Low Varsity
Air Jordan 14 Retro Low Varsity Royal.
Courtesy of Nike

From basketball silhouettes to skate shoes, Nike and Vans have top-notch releases hitting stores this weekend. Check out what you can pick up.

Air Jordan 14 Retro Low Varsity Royal

A sneakerhead and basketball fan favorite will be available once again on Saturday. The Air Jordan 14 Retro Varsity Royal will retail for $170. The colorway, a nod to Jordan’s high school days at Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, N.C., is varsity royal, black, white and varsity maize.

Nike Kobe X Emerald City

Nike has unveiled new signature shoes for some of its sponsored ballers including Kevin Durant and LeBron James, but nothing yet for Kobe Bryant. Until a new silhouette hits stores, the brand is releasing new colorways of the Kobe X, including Saturday’s release of the Emerald City. The shoe boasts a colorway of deep royal, metallic silver and green shock, and retails for $180.

Nike Kobe X Emerald City Nike Kobe X Emerald City. Courtesy of Foot Locker

Nike Air Force 1 High

The shoe that made its debut in 1982 returns to shelves in a simple and clean colorway. The Nike Air Force 1 High releasing Saturday features a predominantly white upper and sole with game royal accents, including the swoosh logo, ankle strap and sole. The shoe will retail for $140.

Nike Air Force 1 High Nike Air Force 1 High. Courtesy of Foot Locker

Vans Syndicate Andy Kessler Sk8 Hi NYC S

With the Vans Syndicate 10 year anniversary here, the brand is releasing shoes for devout skateboarders, including Saturday’s release of the Andy Kessler Sk8 Hi NYC S. The shoe will retail for $110 and features a black, white and blue colorway.

Vans Syndicate Andy Kessler Sk8 Hi NYC S Vans Syndicate Andy Kessler Sk8 Hi NYC S. Courtesy of Vans Syndicate