Here’s what you need to know about shoes this week.
NBA Finals Start Thursday
With the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 on Monday night, the 2016 NBA Finals matchup is set. The rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Warriors begins Thursday. Expect plenty of star power and drama between LeBron James and Stephen Curry, and a major branding match for Nike and Under Armour, which sponsor the star athletes respectively.
Designer Resort Season Kicks Off
Dior will host its cruise collection show this week in England’s Blenheim Palace on Tuesday and will live stream the collection. Over the weekend, the house hosted several stars, including Kiernan Shipka and Kate Mara in London for a private party ahead of the show. The collections continue through June 10.
Countdown to FN Summit
There’s just one week to go until the Footwear News Summit in New York. Thought leaders from Brooks, Pierre Hardy and Marchesa will talk about getting ahead in a tough consumer environment. For more information click here.
Nike Air Jordan Releases
Nike is set for a few big releases this week, including the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Metallic Navy on Saturday and Air Jordan 17 Retro + Black and Red on Tuesday.