Category Archives: Sneaker History

LOVE the GAME – Paris Fashion Week with Jordan Brand

Back in 1985, the Air Jordan 1 was the first signature shoe of Michael Jordan, a basketball performance shoe. Throughout the last decades however, the Air Jordan 1 developed into one of the quintessential pieces for sneaker heads and fashionistas worldwide. Today, in 2018, the Air Jordan 1 has reached new levels. That’s why Jordan […]

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Art of a Champion – Launch event in Berlin

Basketball is a funny thing. Great moments in this sport are almost always connected to other things  and as time goes on you can not remember one thing without the other. Take Michael Jordan for example. His comeback from Baseball will always be linked to jersey number 45. His 1997 heroics against Utah will always […]

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More New York. The Timberland inspired Nike Air More Uptempo “Flax“.

“New York, New York, rock tube socks and Timberlands.“ – Method Man (Ya’meen) New York is often referred to as the Mecca. The Mecca of Basketball. The Mecca of Hip Hop. The Mecca of Streetstyle. The Nike Air More Uptempo “Flax“ combines the best of all three worlds. Basketball, Hip Hop and Streetstyle all go […]

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Be More. The Air More Uptempo ’96.

The year is 1996. Scottie Pippen plays his sixth All Star Game. Michael Jordan is back with the Bulls and they win their 4th NBA championship. In the Summer, Scottie wins his second gold medal with the Dream Team II at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta in spectacular fashion. Scottie Pippen’s shoe of choice? The […]

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AIR JORDAN XXXII Global Launch in Turin, Italy – A surreal experience

Tuesday, August 29th 2017 was a very special day for KICKZ, as we had the honor to join a very elusive guest list of 20 people for the Air Jordan XXXII launch in Turin, Italy. Why Italy? Why Turin? These were the first questions that came to our minds when we received our invite for this spectacular […]

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JORDAN x CONVERSE PACK

Jordan x Converse Pack Release Info Jordan x Converse Pack MULTI-COLOR/ MULTI-COLOR 917931-900 June 28, 9 AM CEST Buy the Jordan x Converse Pack at KICKZ.COM! Also available in our stores (Torstrasse & Stachus). Before Michael Jordan dominated the NBA in his own signature Air Jordan shoes, he rocked Converse to match his University of North Carolina jersey. That’s why Jordan Brand […]

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NIKE AIR MAX – THE REVOLUTION NEVER ENDS

In every sneakerhead‘s diary, there is one day which is marked red all over. It‘s March 26th, the official Nike Air Max Day. The event, which has been fabricated out of love towards the iconic Air Max sneaker, was introduced by Nike in 2014 and has been the holiday for sneaker enthusiasts worldwide. Expect dozens of […]

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KICKZ AIR MAX WEEK – KICK-OFF

Lately, there has been only one topic of conversation circulating in the sneaker community. It‘s a story about new beginnings, a story about innovation, a story about revolution, a story about success. Three decades ago, the sneaker world was forever changed and challenged by a bold shoe designer and his daring ideas. A controversial decision […]

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Penny Hardaway: Foamtown Hero

I remember it as if it was yesterday. 1997. NBA Playoffs. Best of 5. It’s the Florida duel. The Orlando Magic take on the Miami Heat in the first round. I’m 10 years old. I’m wearing my Penny jersey with the shoes to match, the Nike Air Penny II. There he is, my hero, Anfernee […]

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