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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

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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

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Two Tribes Unite: Vans x A Tribe Called Quest Capsule Collection

Vans, the original action sports and apparel brand, unites with iconic hip-hop collective, A Tribe Called Quest to unveil an exclusive footwear collection that sees a true creative homage come to life. Launch date: Friday 6th April @ 8AM Vans is paying tribute to A Tribe Called Quest’s contributions to music and pop culture with a selection of sneakers that memorialise the group’s iconic album artwork and vibrant song lyrics. The collection (made in partnership with Sony’s The Thread Shop) features a number of Vans staples, including the classic silhouettes:... Read More

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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

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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

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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


Pharrell Williams: King of the Collabs

In light of the upcoming Adidas Originals x Pharrell Williams Hu release, we’ve decided to recognise Skateboard P’s sickest collabs. From working with Hip Hop legends, to giving boy band exiles street credibility, it’s undeniable that anything and anyone Pharrell turns his hand to turns to gold… 1. Frontin’ – Pharrell ft. Jay-Z One of Pharrell’s first solo tunes, he needed someone to offset his falsetto croning – who better than Hove? 2. Senorita – Justin Timberlake Timberlake was after some much needed credibility after his exit from N*Sync and Pharrell’s... Read More

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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


The Quiet Life x Saucony Shadow 5000 – On The Foot

The Quiet Life and Saucony are two brands that we love at Natterjacks, both bring us forward thinking designs and interesting silhouettes season after season. This summer we have something extra special, a collaboration between the two with The Quiet Life putting their modern skate aesthetic to Saucony’s legendary Shadow 5000 silhouette. Below you’ll see some shots taken by The Quiet Life’s very own Andy Mueller, taken at the Disney Theatre in L.A. It’s safe to say, they look unbelievable and will be a must cop when they drop on Saturday morning at midnight.... Read More


Nike Sock Dart SE – Racer Blue & Crimson

The Nike Sock Dart SE‘s in black and hasta nearly broke the internet when they dropped earlier this year and the silhouette is back in a couple of vibrant colourways for the summer. Coming in a fruity total crimson and a sporty racer blue, the new colourways of the Sock Dart SE will be available to buy tomorrow morning from 8am online and 9am in-store. Staying true to the original Sock Dart design, these new iterations keep the same fine-knit mesh construction and are finished with the classic adjustable synthetic strap.... Read More


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


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 Island Series | Trinidad & Tobago

The final instalment of the supremely popular Adidas Island Series drops on Friday morning at midnight (October 30th) with the arrival of the Adidas ‘Trinidad & Tobago.” Adidas have revived their iconic ‘Island Series’ which we’ve seen with the Jamaica and the Cancun silhouettes and the Trinidad is equally as delicious. The colours are inspired by the vibrancy of the island and the ‘island Series’ legacy is set to endure in style with the Trinidad drop. Check the images out below and click here at midnight on Friday to see the... Read More


24.10.15 // Adidas x Palace Winter 15

It’s something we’ve known about for quite a while, but now we finally have a sneak peak of the adidas originals x Palace winter 2015 collection and it looks sick. This is a follow up to the Spring/Summer collab which produced some really innovative football and skate inspired pieces and this drop looks set to be as exciting. The release date for the apparel and accessories is midnight on the 24th of October which just so happens to be this Saturday. Watch this space!


Nike Air Huarache Utility in All Black

Nothing causes quite as much as hype as a big Huarache drop and this is one of the biggest releases we’ve had this year, the Nike Air Huarache Utility. This edition of the Huarache is part of the Unity Pack and is an upgraded version of the low-top that has some updated spec to go along with the typical neoprene bootie and mesh construction. This revamped version is accented with small white dots and has an updated higher traction outsole along with flywire support and a TPU heel support structure.... Read More


Sale // 20% Off All Nike Air Stab Colours

We’ve taken 20% off one of our favourite Nike shoes, the Nike Air Stab. Originally released in the 80’s, the Air Stab revamped the iconic air unit and changed the game in terms of style and personality. We have 5 delicious colourways to choose from, just click on the images to check each colour out.    

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Jason Markk Saves Sneakers

Jason Markk products offer the sneaker connoisseur’s of this world peace of mind. Wearing prized sneakers out can be a dangerous thing for those that adore their specially selected footwear and with the rightJason Markk products safely stashed away you can be sure that any marks, scuffs or unwanted dirty mark are banished in a few easy steps. Have a look at the video below then scroll right down to purchase these amazing Jason Markk products. As always if you’ve got any questions about anything you see above or any other queries give us... Read More

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Sneakers: The Trump Card Game

Over the years we’ve seen many a special sneaker present itself to us. So, what’s the best and why?!  Hopefully this superb Top Trumps game can answer any questions you ever had.   So, there you have it folks, something to while away the hours with your mates. Let’s hope it doesn’t cause too much tension! As always if you’ve got any questions about anything you see above or any other queries please do give us a ring on 0208 974 6732 or drop us a quick email at sales@natterjacks.com Follow... Read More