It is unusual to see Puma release a prototype colorway after the actual boot is released to market, but that is what they have done with the latest ULTRA Ultimate design. Introducing the razzle-dazzle style Puma ULTRA Ultimate Teaser Prototype. This is a version of the boot wrapped in a …Read More »
Nike Introduce the Mercurial Vapor “Next Nature”
Introducing the Nike Mercurial Vapor “Next Nature”, the latest creation in a storied performance franchise. What makes them so unique is that they are made with at least 50% recycled content by weight! This includes a 100% recycled plate and a 4-layer upper made with a combination of materials and …Read More »
Graphic UNTD Drops Nike PhantomVSN “Art Pack”
Our friends at GraphicUNTD are back with another pretty rad selection of concept design boots. This time around they have chosen the Nike PhantomVSN as their canvas, and gone with movie titles as inspirations for each style. Toy Story, Ghostbusters, The Incredibles, Jurassic Park, The Matrix, Top Gun and Star …Read More »
First Look – Under Armour Spotlight “Prototype”
Typically reserved for elite athletes, Under Armour treated us to a prototype pair and early access of their latest boot, UA Spotlight LE FG. Spotlight is a boot specifically designed for players that base their game on speed and acceleration, released with the tagline All Eyes on Speed. This prototype pair features a Blackout style …Read More »
New Balance Release Limited Edition Visaro and Furon Prototypes
You might recall the Blackout and Whiteout New Balance boots that existed before we knew what the brand was all about. Well, just over a year since their debut on pitches, NB has decided to release some limited edition, “original” prototype, Black and White Visaro and Furon. The limited edition boots …Read More »
Adidas Ace15 Prototypes – From Concept to Design!
If you are anything like me, the opportunity to check out some Prototype Boots is always an absolute joy. First, you get to see what the design process was like and how its creators envisioned the outer shell of the boot, its colors and personal detailing. Then you compare them …Read More »
Cleatology – The Best of Nike Magista Obra Prototypes!
We love the innovation process of a boot release, when the designers are coming up with prototypes and ideas as they look to create the perfect boot. Last year, we were offered an up close look at the Nike Magista Obra Prototype story, with images of the boots in play. …Read More »
The Creation Story Behind the Nike Hypervenom II!
As with any new boot releases, there is a creation story behind the final product. There are so many steps in the process that we never see and a lot of details that are never revealed to fans. But Nike is bucking that trend by feeding us with a ton …Read More »
Adidas Reveal Primeknit FS Concept Boot
Last week, adidas introduced us to details of the Samba Primeknit, but today they went a step further by revealing a concept boot that will change the future of the game – the adidas Primeknit FS. Bear in mind that this boot remains in design phase and is essentially a “concept model”, but …Read More »
Light Gets Lighter – The 3.5oz F50 adiZero Prototype
I have often asked the question “how light is too light?”. Well, Adidas are set to blow our minds with a boot that weighs about a full ounce lighter than the lightest boot currently on the market. Let me put that into perspective. The lightest boot currently released on the …Read More »
Checking Out A Prototype – The Power Zephyr
This post comes as one of the perks of running a boot review website. We have been given the exclusive opportunity to check out and share with our readers a new prototype boot called the Power Zephyr. This boot is not currently on the market, so having the opportunity to …Read More »
Penalty VV1 Prototype Boot with QR Code
Check this out, Brazilian company Penalty are working on developing a new soccer cleat for 2012 with the help of Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes. But, unlike any traditional boot creation, Penalty are putting this one front and center of the limelight, allowing fans the opportunity to learn more about them …Read More »