A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneakers Releases

A complete guide to this week's sneaker releases featuring the second Nike Air Fear of God collection, Donald Glover x Adidas, and more.

Nike Air Fear of God 180 'Grey' AT8087 001 Pair

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Nike Air Fear of God 180 'Grey' AT8087 001 Pair

This week's round of sneaker releases is packed with a ton of collabs ranging from Jerry Lorenzo's latest work with Nike all the way to a collection from Adidas inspired by the latest film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Endgame

Drops start on Thursday with the arrival of the O.G. "Medicine Ball" Air Trainer III and "Volt" Air Max Tailwind IV from Nike. On Friday, Nike launches two colorways of the Air Max 180 Hi in collaboration with Yoon Ahn's Ambush. The collabs continue on Saturday with the second collection from Lorenzo's Nike Air Fear of God line hitting retailers complete with two new footwear options. 

The Air Jordan XIII "Cap and Gown," Marvel x Adidas "Heroes Among Us" collection to celebrate the release of Avengers: Endgame, Donald Glover's debut project with the Three Stripes, designer Eric Emanuel's latest work with the brand, and the "Analog" Yeezy Boost 700 also hit stores this weekend to complete this week's solid lineup.

For a more detailed look at all of these pairs, check out the Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneaker Releases.

Nike Air Trainer III 'Medicine Ball'

Nike Air Trainer 3 'Medicine Ball' 705425 100 (Lateral)

Nike Air Max Tailwind IV 'Volt'

Nike Air Max Tailwind 4 'Volt'

Ambush x Nike Air Max 180 Hi

Ambush x Nike Air Max 180 Hi 'Black/Black Pale Grey' BV0145 001 (Lateral)

Price: $180

When: Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m.

Where: Nike SNKRS and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Ambush's Yoon Ahn has combined two retro Nike silhouettes for the fashion label's long-awaited Nike collaboration. The unique Air Max 180 Hi fuses the Air Max 180 and Air Zoom Flight. An upper is covered by a high-cut nylon shroud complete with an asymmetrical zipper running up the tongue, large pull tab at the heel, and tonal Swoosh on the lateral side panel. A suede overlay also wraps the heel. The unconventional design sits atop a traditional Air Max 180 sole with an icy hit at the Air unit. Black and white-based versions will be widely available for the first time following previous limited releases. 



Nike Air Fear of God Collection Two

nike air fear of god 180 light bone black sail at8087 001 release date

Price: $170-$190

When: Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Where: Nike SNKRS and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Nike is releasing the second Air Fear of God collection designed by Jerry Lorenzo this weekend. The highlight will be two new footwear silhouettes: the Air Fear of God Raid and Air Fear of God Moc. The Air Fear of God Raid is inspired by the Air Raid outdoor basketball sneaker from the '90s. Offered in a "Light Bone" colorway, the pair is constructed of a leather and textile upper. It has stitched detailing on the toe box, black Swooshes on each side panel, nylon cross straps, and a toggle lacing system. The "Pure Platinum" Air Fear of God Moc is a lightweight lifestyle model constructed entirely of ripstop nylon. It features a snap button closure at the lateral heel, toggle system in the heel, and large midfoot strap. Each sits atop a double-stacked Zoom Air unit. 


Air Jordan XIII 'Cap and Gown'

Air Jordan 13 Retro 'Cap and Gown' 414571 012 Lateral

Marvel x Adidas Basketball 'Heroes Among Us' Collection

Marvel x Adidas Harden Vol. 3 (Iron Man)

Price: $110-$180

When: Friday, April 26 

Where: adidas.com and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Avengers: Endgame is arguably the biggest movie event of the year. To celebrate the latest blockbuster in the massively popular superhero franchise, Adidas has created a collection of basketball sneakers inspired by the protagonists. The "Heroes Among Us" collection honors Adidas athletes James Harden, Damian Lillard, Tracy McGrady, John Wall, and Candace Parker. The Harden Vol. 3, Dame 5, TMAC 1, N3XT L3V3L, Pro Vision, and Marquee Boost are given special color schemes to represent Iron Man, Black Panther, Nick Fury, Captain America, Captain Marvel, and Thor, respectively. 

Marvel x Adidas Dame 5 'Black Panther'
Marvel x Adidas TMAC 1 'Nick Fury'
Marvel x Adidas N3XT L3V3L 'Captain America'
Marvel x Adidas Pro Vision 'Captain Marvel'
Marvel x Adidas Marquee Boost 'Thor'

Donald Glover x Adidas Collection

donald glover adidas continental 80 eg1760 release date

Price: $80-$100

When: Friday, April 26 

Where: adidas.com and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Donald Glover's first collaboration with Adidas releases this week. This multi-faceted entertainer has put his own spin on the Continental 80, Nizza, and Lacombe. Each is dressed in a cream canvas upper with white accents. All three pairs feature their fair share of deconstructed details like frayed edges, tattered stitching, inside-out eyelets, and "hand-painted" Three Stripes that are designed to emphasize the stories that a worn-in sneaker can tell over time. Each will be finished with a moth logo on the insole, special packaging, and three lacing options.


Eric Emanuel x Adidas Collection

Eric Emanuel x Adidas Rivalry

Price: $65-$180

When: Saturday, April 27

Where: adidas.com and other select retailers

What You Need to Know: Known mostly for his colorful basketball shorts, New York-based designer Eric Emanuel has also developed an ongoing relationship with Adidas over the past year. His latest collab with the Three Stripes features the retro Patrick Ewing-endorsed Rivalry model covered in a colorful floral print inspired by faded hotel wallpaper. The same print covers an Adilette slide as well. The collab is completed with the updated Rivalry RM with Boost cushioning in the midsole. The much more subtle design features a linen nubuck upper, green detailing, a gum sole, and the aforementioned floral graphic on the tongue and heel tabs.

Eric Emanuel x Adidas Rivalry RM
Eric Emanuel x Adidas Adilette

Adidas Yeezy Boost 700 'Analog'

adidas yeezy boost 700 analog eg7596 release date