Sneakers - September 20, 2022

The Drop List 09-19-22

JaKaila Mustafa

Copywriter @StockX

From the Air Jordan Retro 1 High Taxi to the Comme des Garçons x Nike Air Max 97, find out the best sneakers to be released this week in this latest installment of The Drop List.

From the Air Jordan Retro 1 High Taxi to the Comme des Garçons x Nike Air Max 97, find out the best sneakers to be released this week in this latest installment of The Drop List.

This article is part 137 of 118 in the series: The Drop List

This week, Jordan Brand delivers the Air Jordan Retro 1 High in Taxi Yellow, Salehe Bembury drops a tide-themed Crocs Pollex Clog, and the Nike Dunk Low gets a day-to-night look. Find out which sneaker releases are the most popular, which are the most expensive, and which new Jordans, Nikes, and more are coming your way in this latest installment of The Drop List.

Best Sneaker This Week

New Balance 1906R thisisneverthat Downtown

An underrated model, the New Balance 1906R made its way to the shelves with this beauty. South Korean streetwear imprint, thisisneverthat, collabed with New Balance to take this early 00s athletic silhouette out for another run. Both brands employed an aged aesthetic by adding yellow-tinted blemishes on the mesh-netted upper. The shoe adds even more retro-appeal with reflective synthetic overlays throughout. 

Most Expensive Sneaker of the Week

Jordan Retro 3 DJ Khaled Father of Asahd

The Jordan Retro 3 Father of Asahd was first introduced for DJ Khaled’s closest family and friends. The sneaker debuted in 2018 and was named after DJ Khaled’s album ‘Father of Asahd’. This sneaker follow’s Khaled’s ‘We the Best’ Air Jordan 3. 

Features of the shoe include a vibrant royal blue colorway with the iconic elephant print in a light grey and red accents throughout. This Jordan, an extremely rare sneaker that debuted to promote DJ Khaled’s 2018 album, last sold on StockX for $5600.

Best Sneaker Releases This Week

Women’s Air Jordan 1 High OG Denim

Ladies, get your gold hoops and baggy jeans ready. These Air Jordan 1 High OG Denim sneakers are delivering a timeless design for your AJ1 collection. The pair puts a high-quality style on an all-time favorite silhouette. Dressed in washed denim with embroidered details of Jordan bamboo gold metallic hoops looped through the laces, these kicks mimic the old-school ‘90s era that we know and love. 

The Nike Air Force 1 High OG releases on Thursday, September 22nd for $180 on the SNRS app and in select Nike retailers.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Taxi

Catch a rideshare or walk a mile in the new Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Taxi sneakers. No matter what form of transportation you take, you’re going to want to show these off. This high-top favorite is decorated in a Taxi Yellow and Black colorway- perfect for those city streets. 

The Nike Air Force 1 Retro High OG Taxi releases on Saturday, September 24th for $180 on the SNRS app and in select Nike retailers.

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus x Air Max 97

It’s NYFW, so naturally it’s time to channel your avant-garde attitude with the new Comme des Garçons x Nike Air Max 97. The sneaker debuted during the luxury brand’s Fall/Winter 2022 fashion show. An exclusive rendition of the AM 97, the shoe features an all-black make-up. You’ll notice some rugged vibes with rope laces to further accentuate its cool and rebellious aesthetic. 

The Comme des Garçons x Nike Air Max 97 releases on Thursday, September 22nd for $405 in select Nike retailers.

Crocs Pollex Clog By Salehe Bembury Tide

Making waves with another clog classic is the new Crocs Pollex Clog by Salehe Bembury Tide. Famous footwear designer, Salehe Bembry is keeping summer alive by donning blue as the signature monochromatic colorway. 

As we’ve seen before, this is not the duo’s first time designing this molded silhouette. The pair have several renditions of the wavy clog in an assortment of color options. Add the new Tide iteration to your clog collection and never miss a beat of casual or trail-focused comfortability.

The Crocs Pollex Clog by Salehe Bembury Tide releases on Thursday, September 22nd for $517 online and in select Crocs retailers.

Nike Dunk Low Wolf Grey and Pure Platinum

The latest Nike Dunk Low Wolf Grey and Pure Platinum comes in a versatile day-to-night look and feel. With a timeless, casual, and tailored aesthetic, this Dunk Low sports a silky smooth nylon liner and premium, crisp leather to match. This pair is sure to shake up your Dunk rotation.

The Nike Dunk Low Wolf Grey and Pure Platinum releases on Friday, September 23rd for $160 on the SNRS app and in select Nike retailers.

Nike Air Kukini SE

Made for the cold outdoors, the new Nike Air Kukini SE sneakers function as casual and technical. The Summit White design is made with the adventurous touch of allover topographical print, while the Kumquat design gets classy with the allover leopard print pattern. Both pairs have stretchy neoprene-like fabric with a webbed midfoot support system. Switch it up and put a twist on your winter activities.

The Nike Air Kukini SE releases on Tuesday, September 20th for $140 each on the SNRS app and in select Nike retailers.