SHOES MASTER Vol. 23 (Japan)

Japanese footwear magazine SHOES MASTER is set to release its latest issue, Volume 23, which features the latest topics in sneakers for the 2015 spring/summer season. Inside you can expect to find news covering the latest in sneaker collaborations as well as catalogs of the likes of adidas, New Balance, Reebok, ASICS Tiger and PUMA.

What stood out in particular this past season were the Supreme x Nike collaboration, the adidas Ultra Boost Collective, and the Nike Air Max Zero prototype. Updates on some of the top sneaker shops are also provided, including mita sneakers, BEAMS and UNITED ARROWS. One story announces the upcoming opening of a brand new sneaker boutique at the Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building in Tokyo. SHOES MASTER launched in spring 2014 and is released biannually at the end of March and the end of September, and it continues to establish itself as one of the world’s leading publications in footwear and sneaker culture.

Watch out for SHOES MASTER Vol. 23 to be released March 30 for approximately $6 USD.

SHOES MASTER (Japan) Vol. 22 featuring Supreme x Nike

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SHOES MASTER, the self-described “World’s Greatest Shoe Magazine” is set to release its 2014 fall/winter issue on September 30. Covering global sneaker culture from a Japanese perspective since 2004, SHOES MASTER reverts our attention back to its homebase in Vol. 22 for its “Tokyo Sneaker Guide.”

Here they explore the many outlets from which sneaker culture permeates in Tokyo, from official brand stores and select shops, to your neighborhood vintage shop. In addition, this issue will touch upon the latest news concerning the big upcoming collaborations in the sneaker business, such as Supreme x Nike, and NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas, as well as featuring a report on Saucony and its role in the retro running shoe trend.

Also included is a complete catalog of all the new sneaker releases of the 2014 fall/winter season. Pick up a copy for yourself beginning September 30 from Amazon.


Undefeated x NEIGHBORHOOD (Japan) x adidas Consortium 2014 Spring/Summer Preview


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Appearing in the latest issue of SHOES MASTER is a glimpse of the upcoming collaboration between UndefeatedNEIGHBORHOOD and adidas. Taking the form of the Micropacer and the Official Mid 80s and falling under adidas’s premium Consortium range, the release sees predominately black silhouettes with contrasting white accents and co-branding details throughout. In addition to the shoes, a selection of tees featuring the same graphic as that seen on the tongues of the shoes will also be available.
Stay tuned for a closer look at the collection and expect it to hit Undefeated and NEIGHBORHOOD stores on April 5 before making their way to additional Consortium stockists like Hanon later in the month.
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Image of Undefeated x NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas Consortium 2014 Spring/Summer Preview
Image of Undefeated x NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas Consortium 2014 Spring/Summer Preview