Sneakerheads are bombarded with news of upcoming releases on a daily basis. To save you some time from searching each and every site and leak account, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to sift through the onslaught and bring you a few noteworthy kicks that have captured our attention.
Today, we’re taking a look at the latest colorway of the Reebok Beatnik. After resurfacing last year during the pandemic, it’s finally time for a new pair to — you know — actually wear outside this summer.
Another sneaker that is slated to return is one of Nike‘s early 2000s favorites, the Air Woven. The laceless silhouette has emerged in the always-popular multicolored look, which is sure to fly off the shelves in no time.
Elsewhere, a few noteworthy collaborations have popped up on our radar, as atmos has teamed up with Vans for the first time ever, and Offspring has partnered with Reebok to take it back to the ’90s. Also, Tyshawn Jones has finally received his second signature sneaker from adidas Skateboarding, the Tyshawn Low.
Read on to get the latest info about the Reebok Beatnik “Quilted Orange” and more.
Reebok Beatnik “Quilted Orange”
Release Date: July 1
Where to Buy: Retailers like Overkill
Editor’s Notes: After an incredibly successful 2020, the Reebok Beatnik finally returns for 2021. The summer-perfect shoe is slated to arrive in plenty of time for warm weather wear, launching soon in an enticing orange colorway. The new pair is crafted from quilted cotton on the upper, as the orange base is offset by a black ankle strap. Below, a cream-colored midsole perfectly complements the orange upper, while a brown lugged outsole provides additional contrast.
Nike Air Woven “Multicolor”
Release Date: TBC
Where to Buy: TBC
Editor’s Notes: As Nike continues to reintroduce footwear favorites from the 2000s, the Air Woven is the latest standout model scheduled to return. Here, we find the laceless silhouette done up in a multicolored look that is sure to get plenty of use during the summer months. The multicolored woven upper is paired with an off-white midsole and patches of fossil-colored suede at the tongue and heel. Nike has yet to announce a release date for the forthcoming Air Woven, but reports suggest it will arrive soon for $160.
atmos x Vans “Emoji” Pack
Release Date: June 26
Where to Buy: atmos
Editor’s Notes: atmos’ debut collaboration with Vans is a noticeably colorful affair starring three classic silhouettes. Featuring the Old Skool, Sk8-Hi, and Authentic, the “Emoji” Pack is decorated with original emoji characters created by the retailer. The multicolored uppers of each sneaker are complemented by hits of black suede, as all three iterations incorporate contrasting white midsoles and matching laces.
adidas Tyshawn Low
Release Date: June 26
Where to Buy: adidas.com and select specialty skate retailers
Editor’s Notes: Tyshawn Jones has finally received his second pro model. Drawing from the skater’s NYC roots and pointing to his global impact in skateboarding, fashion, business and philanthropic mindset, the Tyshawn Low is set to debut in a colorway reminiscent of Jones’ original signature colorway of 2017. The performance sneaker is dressed in premium white leather with collegiate green stripes, also adding grey suede at the toe and heel for enhanced durability. As adidas remains in pursuit of a more sustainable future, the moisture-wicking PU sockliner of the Tyshawn Low is created from recycled materials.
Offspring x Reebok Workout Plus Ice
Release Date: June 26
Where to Buy: In-store and online at Offspring
Editor’s Notes: UK retailer Offspring is celebrating community with a new collaboration alongside Reebok. The joint project sees the ’90s-favorite Workout model offered in grey- and cream-based colorways, each with a signature icy sole unit. Predominantly crafted from premium leather, the Workout Plus Ice is adorned with “Community” branding on the taping, co-branding on the windows, and additional Offspring iconography on tongue tags, heel, and insoles.
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