Weekend Sneaker Releases: Nike, New Balance

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The Nike What The KD7.
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The number of sneaker releases this weekend is lighter than in recent weeks, but that doesn’t mean the kicks available aren’t worthy. From Nike to New Balance, here’s what you can pick up this weekend.

Nike Dunk Low Viotec Kids

This shoe was originally released in Japan back in 2002 and quickly became a sneakerhead favorite. The multicolored low-top is now available for kids, releasing Friday with Nike Dunk Low Viotec at an $80 price tag.

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Nike Dunk Low Viotec Kids Nike Dunk Low Viotec Kids. Courtesy of Nike

Nike What The KD7

On Saturday, fans of the KD7 and the What The stylings can pick up the What The KD7 for $200. In true What The fashion — an idea spearheaded by Nike Skateboarding footwear designer James Arizumi — the shoe takes elements from 18 editions of the KD7, from colors and patterns to graphics and technical details, and mashes them together into one very different shoe.

Nike Air Foamposite One Gone Fishing

For the teams that got bounced from the NBA playoffs before making it to the finals, Nike has a sneaker for you: the Air Foamposite Gone Fishing. Releasing Saturday for $250, the sneaker boasts a dark emerald upper with a fish-scale pattern, with black atop the Foamposite material and an icy outsole. The shoe also features fish bones on the heels.

Nike-Air-Foamposite-One-Gone-Fishing Nike Air Foamposite One Gone Fishing. Courtesy of Nike

Nike Dunk Low Premium SB Primitive

Nike’s skateboard sneakers are popular among skaters and sneakerheads alike, and on Saturday, a new colorway of its low version will be available for $110. The Dunk Low Premium SB Primative features a black, gray and red upper with black-and-white outsole, based on an early P-Rod 1 colorway released by the brand.

Nike-Dunk-Low-Primative Nike Dunk Low Premium SB Primitive. Courtesy of Nike

Bait x New Balance G.I. Joe Pack

West Coast-based retailer Bait teamed up with New Balance to create G.I. Joe-inspired sneakers. The Roadblock utilizes the brand’s outdoor silhouette, the NB 710, and the Cobra Commander uses the NB 574. The Roadblock features a tan camouflage print upper, with navy lining, laces and outsole.

The Cobra Commander features a navy blue snakeskin-print upper, a red and white outsole and red laces, with the Cobra logo on the shoe’s heel, near the lining, and the word “cobra” on the inside of the tongue. Both shoes will be available June 20. The Roadblock will retail for $140, and the Cobra Commander will cost $120.

new-balance-gi-joe-sneakers The Bait x New Balance G.I. Joe pack. Courtesy of Bait