October is officially here and the sneaker world is kicking it all off with a bang! From hotly-anticipated Air Jordan 5 releases to special edition New Balance collaborations, this week is filled with a crazy amount of heat. Whether you're looking for retro vibes or a futuristic aesthetic, there's something for everyone here no matter your personal sense of style. If you see any other pairs that you think should have been on this list, make sure to let us know over on Instagram and don't forget to follow us as well for the best content that the Asian sneaker community has to offer!
The Nike Dunk Low QS "Argon" is back and it's better than ever. Originally released back in 2001 as part of the Japan-exclusive CO.JP line, the highly sought after colorway has finally received a worldwide release after over two decades, and to be honest, the wait was totally worth it. One of the most iconic Dunks ever made, if you took a massive L back at the start of the millenium then now is you chance to cop. With beautiful blue panels and contrast white accents throughout, you can't help but to admire this Quickstrike release.
With the wet and windy months coming up around the corner, the Air Jordan 5 Gore-Tex "Off-Noir" is, no doubt, the ultimate sneaker companion. Crafted from a vast range of premium materials, it features that classic AJ 5 design that is as timeless as they come. Underfoot you'll find a gum-lined Nike Air midsole, and if for some reason you didn't already know, this entire sneaker is lined with Gore-Tex for added waterproofing properties. This feature is then emphasized with additional branding along the lateral heel.
One of the most iconic 990v3 collabs to drop this year, the hotly-anticipated Patta x New Balance Made in USA 990v3 "Olive" has finally arrived on our doorstep. Made with your family and friends in mind, it's crafted from a clean "Olive" mesh and suede construction while neon green accents add a pop of color that will no doubt turn heads. You'll even find a bunch of 3M reflective elements throughout the upper so you can flex even in low light conditions. On top of that, the midsole is made from ENCAP foam for cushioning and comfort that is truly unparelleled.
It's time to give your sneaker rotation the upgrade that it sorely needs with the Air Jordan 4 Retro "Midnight Navy." Combining deep navy and speckled gray elements, this is all thrown on top of a crisp white leather upper that's as clean as they come. A future classic in the marking, do yourself a favor and secure your size right now while it's still available, because we predict that prices are going to shoot up very soon.
And last but not least, we have the Nike LeBron 20 "Time Machine." The first colorway to grace LeBron James' twentieth signature Swoosh sneaker, this is the first time that he's worked on a low top silhouette, and boy, did he go all out for this colorway. With two Swooshes, a vibrant color palette, and a ton of cool details throughout, you won't find another sneaker quite like the this. Trust us when we say that these are about to shoot up in value very soon, so grab a pair right now before it's too late, because if you don't there will be no time machine for you to go back to release day.