Nike’s Experimental 2020 ISPA Releases

The "Improvise. Scavenge. Protect. Adapt." label references previous releases while remaining future-forward

Launched in late 2018, the ISPA label (and acronym for improvise, scavenge, protect, and adapt) fits within the Nike Design Exploration initiative, a space for the “convergence of athlete data and digital design” to inform new and interesting sneakers and apparel. ISPA also references Nike’s past and acts a bridge between the designs that predate its inception and those forthcoming. The label’s logo—an amalgamation of …

Efficient, Hardy Gear for Trail Running

Six essential items for running in the wild

As more individuals take up running outdoors, it’s worth safely exploring trail running options, for those capable of trading crowded asphalt for lightly trodden paths and logging roads. For those stuck in a big city, many of these running trails are closer than you might think. In NYC, The Long Path starts at the 175th Street Subway Station and runs 358 miles, all the way …

adidas Originals + Girls Are Awesome Capsule Collection

The latest collaboration spotlights some talented role models

Featuring sneakers and apparel for kids and adults of all genders, the latest adidas Originals + Girls Are Awesome capsule collection is a celebration of the women-centric media platform and its dedication to representation. Through events, partnerships and storytelling, Girls Are Awesome (helmed by CEO Pia Hagen and brand director Søs Bondo) hopes to increase visibility and bolster voices of women and girls—with the belief …