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29/01/2019
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Vans: A guide to the 5 icons

On March 16 1966 the Van Doren Rubber Company opened up in Anaheim, California and quickly became arguably one of the first brands to really entertain the skating community – Vans. After more than 50 years dominating the industry and managing to slip into our mainstream world, Vans is still at the heart of every wardrobe. “People are wearing athletic apparel now for all kinds of occasions — work, play, and school — without any intention of using them for athletic purposes,” Matt Powell, a sports industry analyst at market research... Read More

06/10/2018
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Nike SB Blazer Low Grant Taylor ‘Bruised Peach’ a nod to the ‘Peach State’ of Georgia

Grant Taylor has been a long standing member of the Nike SB pro team with a selection of signature pro model shoes and countless parts in various skate films. His love for the Nike SB blazer has made him one of the most recognisable skates this year, now Nike SB and Grant Taylor have created a Blazer Low to celebrate his home state of Georgia and his hometown of Atlanta aka ‘The Peach State’. The new Nike SB Blazer Low Grant Taylor is draped in premium suede uppers in the... Read More

05/04/2018
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Throwback Thursdays: Beastie Boys Repping Adidas

Adidas once again dip into the archives of the 1980’s – and have decided to revive one of the classics: the Adidas Campus. There’s nothing better than a nice clean pair of buttery suede Campus‘. It’s one of the more low key Adidas Originals lines that’s held a solid place within the brand for years. Having never really seen the spotlight as much as the Superstar or Stan Smith, it’s a timeless, underrated shoe that will always be a wardrobe staple. Starting off on the basketball court back in the... Read More

07/12/2017
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The All New Adidas Prophere

Unapologetic. Bold. Experimental. The countdown to the end of the year see’s a brand new silhouette from Adidas step forward, and this time, they mean business. The Prophere takes inspiration from the experimental pieces from the Adidas archive, with a bold sculpted midsole taking centre stage. A soft knit construction on the upper of the shoe makes this one of Adidas’ comfiest shoes to date, with a raw leather heel cage adding them gritty details; Adidas also implement some technical details into the sneaker to finish it off. Due to... Read More

11/10/2017
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Nike SB: A Supa remastering…

To celebrate 15 years of the Nike SB Dunk, the street giants have made a series of Dunk Hi’s, re-tuned and refined from their twin Dunk lows that were released in 2002. The fourth instalment see’s the Dunk Hi Supa step forward, a New York city inspired colourway from Danny Supa himself. This ‘retro’ release is sure to be a hit with fans and collectors of the Nike SB Dunk’s. With a ‘Safety Orange/Hyper Blue’ colour way, this shoe was inspired by Danny Supa’s hometown and favourite teams. A crisp... Read More

04/09/2017
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Autumn Footwear – Top 10 Picks

With the nights drawing in and the Autumn weather creeping up on us, it’s time to step up your seasonal shoe game. This year has seen some serious fire dropped from the likes of Nike, Vans, Adidas and Reebok; so we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 shoes we think you should be copping this season. 10. Vans Old Skool – Black/Pewter The Old Skool silhouette has always been an iconic shape, from the sidestripe right down to the waffle sole, and the turn of the seasons sees a... Read More

21/08/2017
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Nike Air Max 1 Jewel Black Silver

Dropping at 8am on Thursday 24th August, this polished shoe is not to be slept on… The Air Max 1 has long been an iconic silhouette from Nike, and this year the shoe has hurtled into the limelight with an array of new colourways being released as part of the much celebrated Jewel pack. A full monochromatic look envelopes the shoe, with soft leather uppers extending around the shoe, it’s got that premium feel that we’ve come to expect from Nike. The unique selling point of this shoe, as hinted... Read More

Adidas Swift 24/07/2017
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The Adidas Swift comes to Natterjacks

Adidas Originals and Natterjacks go hand in hand, and everyone knows about their one of a kind silhouettes and boost technology, but this year Adidas have decided to serve up something fresh: the adidas Originals Swift. The Adidas Swift is a brand new silhouette from Adidas, and it’s promised to be one of the best to date. Promised to rival their boost sole, this is one to keep an eye on. Described as a shoe for ‘the urban commuter’, it has a whole list of performance attributes that make it the perfect shoe fit for... Read More

12/02/2016

Clarks Originals | The Wallabee

We mostly sell trainers here at Natterjacks, being sneakerheads and all. But when we find a shoe that we really like, one that has the right detailing, the right fit and the right look – we’re happy to put away our Adidas Superstars and lace up something with leathery or suedey goodness. There’s one shoe in particular that everyone at Natterjacks swears by, and that’s the suede Wallabee shoe by Clarks as part of their Originals archive. The Wallabee is a unique and iconic shoe and one of our favourite... Read More

10/02/2016

Spike Forty – University Red (UNBOXING)

With the epic Jordan IV “White Cement” set for it’s big re-release on Saturday, we’ve got some midweek J goodness in the form of a new colourway of the Spike Forty. Now available in a suave “University Red” colour with a lime green Spike Lee face on the lace tips, this version stands out in a February that’s seen quite a few red shoe drops. Made with a textile and TPU upper and a phylon midsole and Zoom air heel unit, the Spike Forty “University Red” is now available online... Read More

04/02/2016

Vans 50th Anniversary – Sk8 Hi Celebration

Vans ‘OFF THE WALL’ is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in 2016 and they’re going all out. In 2016 Vans will be releasing 50, yes, fifty, five zero, colourways of the iconic Sk8-Hi silhouette. The Sk8-Hi is the descendant of another shoe, the Vans ‘Style 38’ which was released back in 1977. This was the second shoe to feature the now-icon sidestripe. The Style 38 was meant to take the -skate shoe- to a whole another level. The above the ankle style was designed to protect skater’s bones from all the impact... Read More

adidas zx8000 boost running shoes 17/06/2015
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The Adidas ZX8000 Boost

Breaking the mould is not always easy when it comes to fresh-thinking in the sneaker world. There are so many brands doing so many things that sometimes the exceptional gets overlooked! You know that will never happen with Adidas and with the ZX 8000 Boost things really are very interesting indeed. Comfort, support, slick aesthetics, this sneaker has it all in abundance and you will be amazed when you try a pair on! This is a very unique kick and although you may not be able to see it through these... Read More

adidas palace shoes 17/06/2015
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Adidas x Palace Footwear

I am sure you do not need me to tell you how popular any Adidas x Palace product is right?! Well, when it comes to footwear things get even better! What you see below is a wonderful collection of unique kicks that look absolutely spot on. Please not that these are very unique and they are limited to STRICTLY 1 pair per customer as we have to do all we can to ensure each and every one of you fine folks get a pair of these wonderful sneakers. RELEASED 00:01hrs SATURDAY 16th... Read More

asics summer 17/06/2015
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Asics Summer 2015 Highlights

Asics is a brand that really does do things its own way. For a sneaker brand to do that is really very bold and it goes to show that Asics will not change just to gain popularity, they’re popular because the sneakers look good and they feel good.  It’s as simple as that! This summer sees some lovely colourways coming your way in some of Asics‘ best love silhouettes. Don’t take my word for it though, have a peek at some of our favourites. If you like any of these kicks give the image... Read More

spring shoe choices by Natterjacks 17/06/2015
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Footwear picks for this Spring

I think it is fair to say that when it comes to keeping things looking sharp people will always go for footwear first. When it comes to picking the right pair of kicks it can be a minefield but we do all we can at Natterjacks to help you get the right thing and that’s what I hope to do with this blog. So, have a peek at what’s down below and see what you think.  I reckon there will be something you really like! Asics GT-II Burgundy Saucony Grid... Read More