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Hong Kong just got its own beautiful Jordan Brand store; the largest in all of Asia. Michael Jordan’s approach to retail design began at the new Chicago flagship store and carries over to the Hong Kong outpost, which offers members-only perks such as custom t-shirts, jerseys and preregistration for upcoming releases. There will even be a wear-test area and product education courses, taking the customer experience to another level. One of the dopest features of the new store is the wall of golden Air Jordans, which was designed by artist Michael Lau. Read More

After dominating in Super Bowl 50, the next situation Von Miller had to tackle was getting Kanye to sign his Yeezy Boost 750s. But the task wasn’t easily accomplished. He initially sent over a host from SNL to get them signed, but she was denied. So Von took matters into his own hands and approached Yeezy himself, only to realize he forgot a Sharpie. Von admitted that it’s one of his biggest pet peeves when fans ask for autographs and don’t have a pen. He had to run and find a marker and was surprised that Kanye was still there when he returned. “I thought he was going to leave, because that’s what I probably would have did. I probably would have snuck off. But he stayed there and he signed the autograph for me,” Von told ESPN’s Russillo & Kanell. Read More

Back in 1984, Jordan arguably helped catapult Nike to the giant it is today. Bleacher Report recently delved into MJ’s last-minute decision to choose the then-startup over adidas and Converse. In the video, we learn that it was the Swoosh’s creativity that won him over, and thus, history was made. Read More

After making highly offensive remarks about the gay community, Nike swiftly dropped Manny Pacquiao from its line-up; now fans are burning his sneakers in disapproval of their decision. Captured on camera by Philippine supporter Oriel Ballano, you can hear the crowd yelling, “We support Manny Pacquiao,” and clapping as the pile of sneakers burned. Read More

As “Damn Daniel” sweeps across the internet, it’s clear Kanye West is a fan of all-white Vans, too. ‘Ye was spotted out in Calabasas yesterday rocking a custom pair of Old Skools. There’s even a drawing on the heel of a heart that reads “Kim” across it. Kanye also wore a pair of customized Vans during his SNL performance that featured hand drawn stripes, an obvious nod to his adidas deal. Read More

SOURCE: Complex, Sole Collector | PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter, Instagram, Bleacher Report

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