Straight out of Nike's archives comes two classics with the Air Zoom Humara. The trail running classic comes to us in a Varsity Maze and Deep Burgundy, each pair comes wrapped in premium suedes, leathers, and a little bit 3m reflective before topping it all off with flecked hiking laces.

Both colourways will be hitting our shelves in store and online this Friday the 1st of December at our Lower Grounds Basement 15 McKillop Street. Remaining pairs will be available online shortly after!

Both the Varsity Maze, and Deep Burgundy colourways will be available for $210 in sizes US7 through to US14 (including some half sizes).

Until Friday we’ll leave you with all of the finer details after the jump…

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Nike have been delivering some of their most respected classics from their Vandals, to the Kenny Moore signature Cortez, and now the Air Max 1 Anniversary. Straight from 1987, the shape and colours as you’ll remember them, you’ll be able to lace them up once more. Taking the traditional University Red and mixing them together with the subtle cloudy greys, and crisp whites across a mixture of premium materials. All laced up and packed neatly into a special anniversary edition box sporting a little bit of history on the inside lid.

The Air Max 1 Anniversary will be hitting our shelves on September 21st in store from 11am at our Lower Grounds store located at Basement Level 15 McKillop Street. Any remaining pairs will release online later the same day. Sizes US8 through to US14 (including some half sizes) for $200. Until release day, you can head on over after the jump and scope out all of the finer details whilst imagining how good this piece of history will look on your feet…

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adidas Originals Gazelle Super

9/13/2017 1:55 PM

Straight out of the 80’s adidas Originals’ Gazelle has returned with some soft vintage suedes. Coming to us Olive, and Purple, both pairs feature classic crinkle cut three stripes in an accenting white that run all the way down to an all gum sole to finish it all off. The white accents run through to the heel counter, and fused tongue with trefoil to boot. Stamp with the Gazelle’s gold foil namesake so everyone knows what you’ve got on your feet.

Both colourways are now available both in store and online with all of the finer details after the jump…

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Four decades ago Nike started on the track. At the University of Oregon, Bill Bowerman began testing footwear ideas with his athletes, and together with Steve Prefontaine, and Kenny Moore, the iconic Cortez began to take shape. During one of his many runs, Moore broke his foot leading to Bowerman to critique his running shoes. This lead to his creation of a new shoe with a first-of-its-kind, full-length midsole cushioning design.

In celebrating 45 years of the Cortez, Nike have revisited three defining moments in all of their iconically coveted retro glory. Wrapped in blue suedes, the first of three Cortez Premiums give a nod to the run that ended in Kenny Moore’s broken third Metatarsal. The blue suede takes inspiration from the arch support-less footwear worn by Moore when the injury occurred. X-Rays showing Moore’s injured foot cover the sicklier, while the attached lace bag features a dime graphic inspired by the call Moore made to Bowerman.

Number two comes wrapped in supple soft leathers, the swoosh-less upper bearing Moore’s permanent marker insignia. Based on the first full-length midsole prototype Bowerman cobbled for Moore when he broke his foot. Inside, the shoe features a sock liner displaying Moore’s training regiment, which was put together by Bowerman.

On the 7 December 1969, Kenny Moore raced through the city streets of Fukuoka, Japan to break yet another record in his already brilliant career: the fastest marathon run by an American. This special-edition Cortez, constructed in OG nylon and suede, arrives decked out in the colours of that historic marathon. It sports Moore’s record-setting race time debossed on the heel counter, plus a sockliner graphic inspired by the Japanese streets he ran that faithful day.

All three colourways of the Nike Classic Cortez Premium Quick Strike ‘Kenny Moore’ will launch in store and online tomorrow morning. Pairs will release in store at our Lower Grounds Store Basement Level, 15 McKillop Street tomorrow morning from 11am with any remaining pairs online soon after.

All three colourways will be available in sizes US8 through to US12 (including some half sizes) for $150. Until midnight tonight, we’ll leave you with all of the finer details after the jump...

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Nike Vandal High Supreme QS

8/24/2017 12:29 PM

Straight out of the 80’s, Nike have delivered a classic rendition of Basketball come B-Boy coveted silhouette. Wrapped in Metallic Silver nylon for a vintage feel, this retro features University Red leather accents before heading up to the high-cut collar and its tri-colour velcro strap. This classic silhouette doesn’t frequent shelves as much as you’d think, so don’t sleep and jump on them before they’re all gone!

The Nike Vandal High Supreme QS is now available in store and online with all of the finer details after the jump...

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New Balance have delved into their extensive archives and produced a subtle yet striking rendition of the timeless 520. Stepping away from their coveted neutral and speed running retro line to bring back some of their more casual-minded offerings.

The aptly named “Hairy Suede” Pack is a perfect option for anyone wanting to skip over the current dad-wave style of the NB 990 for a different vintage aesthetic. Both pairs sport suede so hairy you might mistake it for terrycloth at first glance. The colorways come in either classic Navy or Off-White with pre-yellowed midsoles, a lightweight nylon base, and additional leather on the heels for a timeless option on a model that New Balance rarely resurrects.

The U520AB and U520AC are available now in-store at Lower Grounds, Basement Level, 15 McKillop Street. As well as on www.lowergroundsstore.com.

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adidas Originals Samba

6/15/2017 1:06 PM

adidas Originals just keep the classics rolling through this time delivering a duo to put some Samba into your step. Coming to us in either a black or white colour combination, the Samba takes on a supple leather and suede combination. Adding the classic crinkle cut three stripes, gold stamped ‘SAMBA’, and trefoil embellished tongue into the mix before sitting both colourways atop the Samba’s signature dark gum sole unit.

Both pairs are now available at our Lower Grounds store located at the basement level of our 15 McKillop Street location. Head in store and online to check them out, or head on over after the jump for all of the finer details…

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The classics just got a little contemporary enhancement with this season’s rendition of the Stan Smith. A duo of Prime Knit Stan Smiths sit neatly alongside the classic leather make-up.

Starting it all off with the classic, there’s so much you can say about the wardrobe staple. Supple white leathers, and a hit of black accenting the heel, and Stan’s signature of approval make it such an easy wear season after season. If you don’t already have a pair in the wardrobe then do yourself a favour, you wont regret it.

Giving the Stan Smith a hit of Prime Knit maintains the classic silhouette, making it a little more streamlined, a little bit lighter, but maintains its form as a wardrobe staple. The sock-like knit upper keeps the crisp white blocking before a hit of either black, or green get added to the heel and tongue. All sitting atop its signature white sole unit to complete the perfect blend of contemporary and classic.

This season’s Stan Smith selections are now available both in store and online with all of the finer details after the jump. Make sure you head in to our Lower Grounds store located in the basement of our 15 McKillop Street store to check them out first hand.

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Converse 1970's Chuck Taylor

2/17/2017 12:47 PM

A wardrobe staple resurrected with Converse’s Chuck Taylor 1970. Just as they were made and crafted for the court all those years ago, each Chuck Taylor comes to us both a Hi and Lo variation. The heavy-duty premium canvas uppers feature both Black and Parchment finishes and there’s more to each pair, than just your average chucks. The heavier grade canvas sits aside a reinforced sidewall stitch, before setting itself into a higher foxing and meeting the vulcanised rubber sole. For extra comfort a cushioned footbed lies within each pair before finishing them off with a players’ name badge as a throwback to their history on the court.

An easy choice to pair off with any of your current wardrobe pieces from selvedge denim to fatigues and everything in between, Chuck is guaranteed to never go out of fashion. All four of Black, Parchment, Hi, and Lo variations of the the 1970’s Chuck Taylor are now available both in store and online. Continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details…

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Converse have recrafted their court classic with the Pro Leather ’76. Bringing the traditional basketball silhouette in its low-cut variation back with a range of premium tumbled leathers. Both the Black and Bordeaux colourways are accented with naturally tanned leather overlays stitching the signature stars and ‘all star’ tongue to the supple leather beneath. All of this sits atop a crisp white sole unit with lunarlon insole hidden inside for modern cushion and comfort with a classic shell. Remember, ‘if your sneakers slip and slide, get the ones with the star on the side’.

The Converse Pro Leather ’76 are now available both in store and online. For a closer look at all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump.

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