Footwear Drops: December closes off with game-changing sneakers inspired by Ninja, Colin Kaepernick and the late Sandy Bodecker

2019 bows out with one of the most talked about sneaker collabs of the year – Air Force 1 “Colin Kaepernick”

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Here are some sneakers you can rock to step into 2020 with your best sneaker forward.

As we approach the end of the year, Nike and Adidas are treating us to some of the most interesting sneakers of 2019. The social movement-inspired Air Force 1 “Colin Kaepernick” reminds us that we have to use our voice to make a difference for those around us, while Adidas follows up with the first E-sports inspired sneaker – Ninja’s Nite Jogger. Here is a quick look at all the sneakers dropping over the Christmas holiday.

 

Nike ZoomX Vista Grind “Fossil”
December 26

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The Nike ZoomX Vista Grind was attention-grabbing from the moment it first dropped. The expose recycled midsoles, chunky silhouette and bright lime green colorway were nothing short of crazy. This time around, Nike is dropping a muted “Fossil” colorway that will be easier to rock on the daily. You can cop these futuristic sneakers at Size?.

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Size?

 

Nike SB Dunk Low “Roswell Rayguns”
December 27

 

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As a tribute to founder Sandy Bodecker, Nike SB is re-releasing his favorite sneaker – the Nike SB Dunk Low “Roswell Rayguns”. The SB Dunk Low “Raygun” was a grail of the early 2000s and is now making a grand return. The sneaker’s design fuses the tie-dye prints Sandy Bodecker was known to rock with the color blocking of the original “Raygun” shoe – creating a trippy and vibrant sneaker. Have a closer look at these psychedelic sneakers here. You can grab the tribute sneakers at the Nike SNKRS site.

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Nike SNKRS

 

Air Jordan 6 “Washed Denim”
December 28

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If you took an L during the Levi’s x Nike drop, this might be your chance to cop a denim-covered sneaker. The Air Jordan 6 gets the “Levi’s” treatment, with tri-tone denim uppers and brown leather patches on the tongue. To add a small pop of color, the sneaker has red lace locks, insoles, and outsole cut-outs. You can cop these denim-clad sneakers at Size?.

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Size?

 

Nike Air Force 1 “Colin Kaepernick”
December 28

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Sometimes, kneeling for your community is the most powerful thing you can do. And no one exemplifies this better than Colin Kaepernick – who started a movement by kneeling during the US national anthem to raise awareness about the violence and discrimination black people face in America. Though it cost him his career, Nike has continued to support Colin. Part of that includes giving him his own Air Force 1. The Air Force 1 “Colin Kaepernick” comes with smooth black leather uppers and a gradient Swoosh. The tongue tabs feature his logo and you can find his face on the heel tabs. To properly commemorate Colin’s protest and activism, the outsoles proudly showcase the date he first took the knee – August 14, 2016. You can cop these sneakers at End Clothing and Size?.

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End Clothing | Size?

 

Adidas Nite Jogger “Ninja”
December 31

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Ninja is one of the biggest names in the gaming world, so it’s only appropriate that he is the first gamer to receive his own signature sneaker. The Adidas Nite Jogger “Ninja” is the embodiment of the streamer’s undying hustle and his dedication to his craft. This inspired the “TIME IN” text that can be seen on the medial side of the sneaker. You can check out our in-depth look at the sneaker here. Cop these sneakers at Adidas.com on December 31.

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Which of these sneakers would you add to your rotation? Share your shopping cart in the comment section.

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