Top 3 Crocs Classic Clogs to trend in 2024 - au.sell store

Top 3 Crocs Classic Clogs to trend in 2024

Top 3 Crocs Classic Clogs to trend in 2024
January 04, 2024
The History of Nike Dunk's in Australia - au.sell store

The History of Nike Dunks in Australia - au.sell store

Having been around since the early 80s, Nike Dunks first gained popularity in Australia in the early 2000s. They were initially popular among skateboarders and basketball players. However, attention quickly spread to the general public and has been embraced by the streetwear and fashion scene. 

Nike Dunks are a must-have silhouette if you want to stay on trend nowadays, but you may be wondering what lead to this sudden spike in growth.

With collaborations, limited edition releases as well as influencers promoting the newest Dunks, the sneaker boom continues to grow. Another huge part was played by celebrities and artists such as Travis Scott with his collab on the Nike SB.

The Different Types of Nike Dunks

The design offers a variety in different styles and silhouettes including the Dunk High, Dunk Mid and everybody's favourite Dunk Low. The Nike Dunk High is a high-top sneaker which is designed to support your ankle, originally for basketball. The Dunk Mid’s mid-top provides flexibility as well as ankle cushioning. Other sorts of Nike Dunks include the Dunk Pro, which is a skateboard-specific-shoe, a part of the Dunk SB line.

The most popular Nike Dunks in Australia

The Nike Dunk Low "White Black Panda", commonly known as the "Panda" colourway takes the crown for the most popular pair. Available for Men, Women and youth, the model's rubber sole, leather uppers and foam midsole make this the perfect everyday sneaker for everyone.

What was the first Nike Dunk colourway?

Introduced in 1985 as the College Color High, however, until Nike’s realisation of the model's scheduled release date coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the first slam dunk, lead Nike to rename the sneaker as the ‘Dunk’. 

The announcement of the Dunk's release came out with the news of the "Be True To Your School" campaign, which gave college ball teams the opportunity to match their shoes with their uniforms' colours. Seven hues of High Top Dunks feature in a now famous poster which positions the Dunks next to corresponding tracksuits for UNLV, Michigan State, St. John’s, Georgetown, IOWA, Kentucky and Syracuse.

July 26, 2023
How to style the Adidas Samba - au.sell store

How to style the Adidas Samba

The Adidas Sambas became one of the most popular women's sneakers of the year after being spotted on the likes of street style icons Bella Hadid and Hailey Bieber. Following the selling out Adidas Samba women's, popularity has continuously grown with styles such as the Adidas Samba Black and Adidas Samba White being especially sought after hues.

Adidas collaborations with designers and brands have resulted in popular Samba styles that are highly sought after. These collaborations include Wales Bonner Sambas and Sporty & Rich Sambas, both collaborations paving the way for the Sambas continued popularity. 

The Adidas Sambas have grown in popularity due to their classic and timeless design that combines a sleek leather upper and the iconic three stripes which result in a versatile shoe that matches any occasion. 

The Adidas Samba fits perfectly with the cyclical trends of fashion, with retro and vintage fashion trends making a comeback in recent years.

With the Adidas Samba becoming one of the most strongly trending sneakers across the world, our blog is here to help you style and show you the top 5 ways to style the Samba.

  1. Casual Smart 

The Adidas Samba can be dressed up for a casual smart aesthetic. A white T-Shirt and blazer can be combined to create an outfit that is both dressed up whilst maintaining a relaxed vibe.

  1. Old School

The nature of the Adidas Sambas vintage look blends perfectly with old school washed denim, paired with a retro t-shirt and high white socks as the sneakers were originally released in the 1950s.

  1. Sporty

The Samba was originally released as a football shoe so it only makes sense that they suit a sportswear aesthetic. Any soccer jersey goes with the Adidas Samba OG Cloud White Core Black by its simple design with joggers in black or grey to match the sneakers hue.

  1. Streetwear

Sambas align well with streetwear outfits which incorporate elements of urban fashion, hip hop and skate culture. You can achieve the style by combining your Sambas with oversized hoodies, graphic tees and cargo pants to pull off a trendy outfit. 

  1. Minimalist 

The simple and clean design of the Sambas make them perfect for subtle minimalist fashion. They can be paired with neutral colours and simple silhouettes to create a sleek and understated look.

July 26, 2023
Top 8 Upcoming Jordan Releases In 2023

Top 8 Upcoming Jordan Releases In 2023

1. Nike Air Jordan 4 “Frozen Moments” (Women’s)

The Nike Air Jordan 4 Frozen Moments has sneakerheads on their toes in anticipation for this Women’s exclusive with pictures being publicized in the media, leading up to the drops date.

It’s safe to say that some of the nicknames behind MJ’s sneakers represent a certain moment or memory, unlike the Jordan 4 “Military Black” or Jordan 4 “Seafoam”. Honor from the early stages of Jordan’s career is taken into consideration with this release from a retro 90s Nike commercial, showing what it was like from a fan's perspective to watch Michael Jordan play live during his career.

The upper hue mainly features suede in light iron ore with a mix of neutral grey leather contrasted by a glossy midsole to match the chrome eyelets and support wings. The design features complementary Jumpman branding, this time in white decorations that decorate both the heel tab and tongue tag. Finally, a grey and sail outsole completes this upcoming release.

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2. Nike Air Jordan 1 High OG “UNC Toe"

Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a UNC colourway. After several months of waiting for the Jordan 1 High OG “UNC Toe”, they're almost here in both Men’s and GS sizing. 

Adding to the “Toe” collection alongside the Jordan 1 High “Yellow Toe” and “Bred Toe”, this release comes in a special UNC covered box with black branding on top for a classic feel.

They’re designed with smooth white center portions, a contrast in tumbled University Blue leather features across the toe area as well as the back and soles of the sneaker. On the mudguard, black leather is placed into perfect form with a matching Swoosh, Wings emblem, eyestay and interior. Moving up to the nylon tongue, a complementary Nike Air logo sits on top of the tag in Uni Blue.

Unlike the Jordan 1 High OG “Obsidian”, a spare pair of blue laces come inside of an environmentally friendly cardboard box in addition to the black factory laced set.

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3. Nike Air Jordan 1 Low OG “Black Toe”

The Nike Air Jordan 1 Low OG “Black Toe” is without doubt a contender for the best low-cut Jordan 1 of 2023. Featuring a plush black leather mudguard, a contrasting white leather covers the toe area and mid section. The sneakers represent classic aesthetics with the inspiration from the original Air Jordan 1 High OG “Black Toe'' kept in mind. The back heel is covered in red to blend with both the soles and laces, or for a more versatile look, a spare set in black is included for you to switch out or mis-match.

Nike Air Jordan 1 Low OG “Black Toe” - au.sell store - blog

4. Nike Air Jordan 1 High OG  “Palomino”

Set on a smooth black leather base with a contrasting brown overlay in nubuck, the luxurious design of the Jordan 1 High OG “Palomino'' is giving fans major nostalgia from the previously Jordan 1 High OG “Mocha”. Images which have circulated on the internet have hyped up the unisex release and quite frankly caused sneakerheads to countdown the days until the drop. As we wait for the Jordan 1 High Palomino in Australia, let’s discuss the details. 

Going through each feature, a chocolatey toe area and collars sits above the foundation with golden hits scattered across the silhouette. The classic black and red Jordan box is replaced by a shining text to complement the gold-coloured tongue tag on the top of the black nylon tongue, blended together with the mudguard, eyestay, sock-liner, Wings logo and laces of the sneakers.

Nike Air Jordan 1 High OG  “Palomino” - au.sell store - blog

5. Nike Air Jordan 3 “Palomino”

In addition to the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 3 gets their take in the “Palomino” colourway. Going straight into details, the base comes in similar materials that cover the Jordan 4 “Taupe Haze” in light cream and beige. For the region of the elephant print, a chocolatey tone coats the front of the toe as well as the underside of their metallic gold eyelets. As we work our way up, the tongue adds an 88’ style and shape underneath a golden Jumpman logo to match the shining AJ imprint on the back of the heel. The interior of the sneaker is a light shade of brown with white and gold-coloured touches to the insole. Simplicity across the outsole in a neutral grey, brown and cream completes this very wearable silhouette.

Nike Air Jordan 3 “Palomino” - au.sell store - blog

6. Nike Air Jordan 3 x J Balvin

After collaborating on the Air Jordan 1 and Air Jordan 2,  Colombian artist J Balvin continues up the retro list with his take on the Air Jordan 3.

With no set release date, fans look forward to without a doubt the most muted edition to the collection in comparison to previous. Inspiration comes from Balvin's passion for sunsets which we see throughout the colourful designs on the sneakers and the box. The heels are mismatched with features of JB’s signature smiling face emblem on top of the right tab and the much-loved Nike Air logo on the left, above a multi-coloured surface.

The base of the sneaker is formed around all white leather, contrasted with yellow trims following beside the stitching. Classic Air Jordan 3 elephant print features on the mudguard and heel counter, blending to an aged hue midsole.

Thankfully this release is coming in sizes for both him and her, unlike the Jordan 1 J Balvin and J Balvin Jordan 2 being only a Men’s Jordan.

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7. Nike Air Jordan 4 SE “Craft - Medium Olive”

In the eyes of a sneaker lover, colourways which release in Olive tend to be adored, for example the Nike Dunk Low “Olive” (Women’s) and the Nike Air Jordan 1 Low OG x Travis Scott “Olive” (Women’s). If the recent Air Jordan 4 hype on the internet is anything to go by, the Jordan 4 SE “Craft - Medium Olive” will have fans drooling.

Made from a mix of leather, nubuck and suede upper, this release adds to the craft roster alongside the Jordan 4 SE “Craft - Photon Dust”, but this time in tonal greens. The base colour of the sneaker is displayed with a textured cage and mudguard in medium olive to contrast with the section which covers your toes in khaki. A vanilla Jumpman emblem features on the top of the back heel and tongue tag with a finishing touch to the design in a dark toned sock-liner, back tab as well as a part of the mixed sail midsole.

Nike Air Jordan 4 SE “Craft - Medium Olive” - au.sell store - blog

8. Nike Air Jordan 4 “Red Cement”

As you already know, the Air Jordan 4 is one of the hottest sneakers right now whether you’re a sneakerhead or not. On a predominantly white leather base, the upcoming Nike Air Jordan 4 “Red Cement” shows similarities to the Jordan 4 “Midnight Navy”, Jordan 4 “Military Black” and especially the Jordan 4 “Fire Red”.

The craftsmanship of the Jordan 4 “Red Cement'' features black speckles throughout the back heel, parts of the midsole and support wings on the sneaker. Contrasted by a crispy white interior, laces and cage of the AJ4, red elements glow over and above the model. Complementary MJ branding sets off across the white tongue label and heel in black. Completing the silhouette, a mix of grey, black and white soles in almost identical form to the Jordan 4 “White Cement”.

Nike Air Jordan 4 ”Red Cement" - au.sell store - blog

July 26, 2023