Jordan Brand Takes a Classic into the Future

first_img Your New Favorite Pair of Go-to Leather Shoes Just Got More Affordable In 1995, the Air Jordan 11 became an instant classic with its high-tech outsole and patent leather upper. The popular dress shoe material made its basketball court debut on Michael Jordan’s feet and the rest was history. The Air Jordan Future Premium looks to do the same in 2014, seamlessly melding high-quality materials and beautiful color blocking that go hand-in-hand with the classic outsole. The result? A pair of sneakers that are as versatile as they are comfortable.The Jordan Future isn’t exactly like the Air Jordan 11, though. Super-light woven tech material replaces the patent leather upper, while a smaller lacing area renders the lifestyle shoes more form-fitting than their basketball counterpart made of leather and nubuck. The outsole, however, remains largely unchanged with the same icy EVA material and carbon fiber shank as the classic.Nike has released the Jordan Futures in a variety of different color options since the Jordan Futures were first introduced earlier this year, but the metallic silver rendition — shown above — represents the second premium iteration of the shoe. Soft, sock-like suede also replaces the nubuck tongue and inner liner, and the woven upper is even threaded with 3M material. The latter feature ensures the shoes really pop under bright lights and camera flashes. 8 Pairs of Sneakers to Keep Clean and Crispy for Special Occasions You Won’t Believe the Price Tags on 10 of the Most Expensive Shoes For Men How to Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall The Best Men’s Heritage Outdoor Apparel for Cool Weather Editors’ Recommendations last_img read more

Northern BC port blames abandoned pipe for fuel leak into ocean

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – The Prince Rupert Port Authority says workers are trying to stop an abandoned pipe from slowly leaking fuel into the ocean in northwestern B.C.The leak of what the port believes is bunker fuel was reported on Sunday when staff noticed a rainbow sheen near the tide line.The port authority says the pipe passes under property it owns and ends next to the marine berth at the Westview Wood Pellet Terminal.It says workers have excavated an area so they can flush and cap the pipe.The port says it has engaged the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation to contain the fuel that reached the foreshore and the group is working to clean the shoreline and immediate area.Officials have also called in an environmental consultant in to assess the potential impacts of the leak, although they believe there is “minimal risk to marine life and vegetation” and say only a “small quantity” escaped. Northern B.C. port blames abandoned pipe for fuel leak into ocean by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 29, 2015 6:44 pm MDT Last Updated Jun 29, 2015 at 8:24 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more