A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneakers Releases

A guide to the best sneaker releases for the week of Oct. 16, 2017.

Air Jordan XVI "CEO"

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Air Jordan XVI "CEO"

This weekend's release calendar features a ton of new basketball models including the debut of LeBron James' 15th signature model, as well as the latest footwear offering from Rihanna's Fenty by Puma line, new customization options for a popular Adidas runner, a Nike throwback from a classic movie franchise, and even some brand new collaborations. 

Starting off Tuesday, the Nike LeBron 15 debuts in the sail and vachetta tan "Ghost" colorway. This model is the 15th signature sneaker for LeBron, and also the first sneaker to feature a Battleknit upper construction. 

Jordan Brand is releasing two versions of the Air Jordan XXXII on Wednesday including the debut of the of the model's low-top counterpart. Both pairs feature black and red colorways, and special details that pay homage to MJ's original Air Jordan sneakers being banned by the NBA back in 1984.

A new metallic gold edition of the Nike Air Foamposite Pro debuts this Thursday along with two new winter-ready sneakerboots from Adidas, and two new colorways of Rihanna's Cleated Creeper with Puma. 

Friday, Jordan Brand is releasing their "CEO" pack, which includes an Air Jordan XVI limited to 2,300 pairs and an Air Jordan XXXII sporting Charlotte Hornets' purple and teal to allude to Jordan's position as the owner of the franchise. Also dropping in the basketball space are new colorways of three Nike signature models: the KD X, Kyrie 3, and PG 1. Adidas will be introducing a new white-and-gum rendition of Damian Lillard's fourth signature sneaker, the Dame 4, as well. 

Closing out the week, Saturday delivers a new XENO customization option to the miAdidas Ultra Boost exclusive to Adidas' Fifth Avenue flagship, as well as a collab on the Adidas Superstar Boost with Korean streetwear shop Kasina. Nike is dropping an orange pair of Nike Vandals famously worn by Doc Brown in the "Back to the Future" film series, and Villa has connected with New Balance to drop a pair of 247s with the help of artist Ron English. 

For a detailed look at everything dropping, here's a Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneaker Releases.



Nike LeBron 15 'Ghost'

Nike LeBron 15 Ghost Release Date 897649 200

Air Jordan XXXII Low 'Banned'

Air Jordan 32 Low Banned Release Date AA1256 001

Air Jordan XXXII 'MJ Day'

Air Jordan 32 'MJ Day'

Nike Air Foampositie Pro 'Metallic Gold'

Nike Air Foamposite Pro Metallic Gold Release Date 624041 701

Adidas AF 1.3 & 1.4 Boot Series

Adidas AF 1.3 PK BY3007 (Lateral)

Price: $160-$200

When: Thursday, Oct. 19

Where: Adidas stores, adidas.com, and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Adidas is introducing a new line of sneakerboots perfect for the upcoming winter months. The first pair is the AF 1.3. This model is a high top silhouette inspired by the GS9, Germany's tactical police unit. It's consturcted of a waterproof Primeknit upper, insulated inner lining, tonal welded Three Stripes branding, leather hit on the heel, Dellinger web midsole, and rugged hiking outsole. The second pair, the AF 1.4, takes on a more traditional running silhouette. It sports a waterproof Primeknit upper, the same insulated lining, welded black Three Stripes, Dellinger web on the midsole, and a contrasting white midsole and outsole. Each pair will be dropping in both black and white color schemes. 

Adidas AF 1.4 PK BY9395 (Lateral)


Fenty Puma by Rihanna Cleated Creeper Pack

Fenty Puma by Rihanna Cleated Creeper Yellow/Pink

Price: $160

When: Thursday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.

Where: puma.com and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Rihanna's Cleated Creeper silhouette is returning in two brand new colorways. The first colorway takes on a yellow suede upper with pink suede branding, while the latter utilizes a green suede upper with yellow Puma branding, and a yellow plaid inner lining. Both pairs sit on top of a gum midsole, and cleated outsole that give the shoe its exaggerated height.

Fenty Puma by Rihanna Cleated Creeper 'Green/Yellow'


Air Jordan XVI 'CEO'

Air Jordan 16 CEO Boardroom Release Date AA1235 003

Air Jordan XXXII 'CEO'

Air Jordan 32 CEO AA1253 016 Lateral

Nike Kyrie 3 'Silt Red'

Nike Kyrie 3 Silt Red Release Date 852395 010

Nike KD X 'Dark Grey/Reflective Silver'

Nike KD X 'Dark Grey/Reflective Silver'

Nike PG 1 'Black/Gum'

Nike PG 1 'Black/Gum'

Adidas Dame 4 'White/Gum'

Adidas Dame 4 'White/Gum'

miAdidas Ultra Boost 'XENO'

miAdidas Ultra Boost XENO

Kasina x Adidas Superstar Boost

Kasina x Adidas Superstar Boost

Nike Vandal High Supreme 'Doc Brown'

Nike Vandal High Supreme 'Doc Brown'

Villa x New Balance 247 'The Collective'

Villa x New Balance 247