Showing posts with label Nike ACG. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nike ACG. Show all posts

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Sneaks on the AVE: Nike ACG Premium Boot

Models like the Lava Dome, Air Magma and Air Talaria have been with us for so long, they've come to define Nike All Conditions Gear's signature look. From the bold original colorways to their impeccable lines, these designs have so much good will built up that when newer ones hit shelves in conjunction with ACG's Nike Sportswear-housed revival, some sneakerheads didn't know what to do with something as crazy as, say, the Flywire-equipped Ashiko. But with last year's Lunar MacLeay, we got a look at what was to come from the Swoosh's outdoor division, a sleek yet functional design whose molded lines give way to a new kind of sophistication as yet unseen on an ACG Boot.

Fast forward a over a year to today and we're in the midst of a full-on All Conditions revival, upcoming releases like the Zoom Meriweather, Manoa ACG and Air Max Conquer all bearing the signs of a world to come where a model like the one pictured above could just sneak up on you totally by surprise. The new Nike ACG Premium Boot looks the part of its name with a premium VacTech leather upper that gives way to Gore-Tex waterproof lining and rides a full-length Max Air cushion. This first Midnight Fog and Dark Copper colorway looks perfect with khakis and should do just as well with pretty much any shade of denim you could throw at them when you pick up a pair at select NSW retailers including Extra Butter.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Sneaks on the AVE: Nike ACG Air Max Conquer

Nike All Conditions Gear has its fair share of tank-like boot designs.  Models like the Goadome and its Foamdome offspring come to mind as examples of bulky weather-killers featuring Max Air cushioning, but can either of those or any other ACG model measure up to the Nike ACG Air Max Conquer?  In terms of sheer size, the answer appears to be a clear no, the Air Max Conquer ACG offering the highest silhouette we've seen on a Swooshed boot.

 They're crafted with WaterShield material to keep moisture out and a simple yet bold silhouette means that high-contrast colorways like the bred edition pictured above will attract plenty of attention.  Click through to see more angles and expect these at Nike Sportswear dealers starting in October.

Niceeeeeee !

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