December Sneaker Release Calendar

Finishing Off 2020 Strong


December 1 — adidas Nizza Hi "Core Black" & "Cloud White"

The Three Stripes brand, Adidas is restyling the original Nizza Hi model by switching out the usual Three Stripes, giving it a clean, modern look. Sporting a "Core Black" and "Cloud White" color scheme, the silhouette comes built with a breathable canvas upper and a vulcanized rubber outsole.

December 1 — adidas Pro Model 2G "Core Black" & "Cloud White"

Following the release of adidas Nizza Hi is a modern performance basketball shoe, adidas Pro Model 2G, offering 2 colourways: "Core Black" and "Cloud White." Covering in a durable patent leather upper, the shoe also features a classic adidas basketball style shell toe and rubber outsole.

December 1 — Air Jordan 1 Zoom Comfort "Summit White"

Jordan Brand will be adding their Air Jordan 1 Zoom Comfort with a "Summit White" colour scheme to the newly coveted silhouette scheduled to release on December 1. Dressed in Summit White, Black, Sail, Light Orewood Brown, and White, the sneaker features a mix of leather and mesh materials and finishes off with Zoom Air tongue branding.

December 3 — Nike Dunk High WMNS "Varsity Purple"

After the recent releases of the "Spartan Green" and "Michigan" iterations, the Swoosh brand is dropping another women's Nike Dunk High in the "Varsity Purple" colourway. Inspired by 1999's 'City Attack' Pack, the Dunk pairs white and purple leather together on the upper, along with a golden embroidery logo on the tongue label and a translucent sole with a purple tincture.

December 4 — Air Jordan 8 WMNS "Burgundy"

Joining the Jordan Brand's 2020 Holiday lineup, the Air Jordan 8 "Burgundy" is a women's exclusive release with a White, Hyper Blue, Black, Flint Grey, and Beetroot color scheme. The silhouette also features the iconic chenille fabric patch on the tongue and smooth premium and suede leather.

December 5 — adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Bred"

Initially released in February of 2017, it looks like the coveted adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Bred" will be seeing a drop this December 2020, after multiple restock leaks since last year. The silhouette is covered in a black Primeknit upper as usual with a matching TPU midsole on the bottoms offering supportive Boost technology and a finishing touch of the iconic red "SPLY-350" across the side paneling.

December 5 — Air Jordan 4 Retro SE "Sashiko"

Appears to be the latest brand to incorporate the traditional Japanese embroidery "Sashiko" (刺し子) in the design, the upcoming Air Jordan 4 features patchwork uppers with Japanese motifs and mismatched liners. Coming together by the use of the running stitch technique, the silhouette is dressed in a Deep Ocean, Sail, Cement Grey, and Fire Red color combination.

December 5 — Air Jordan 9 Retro "University Blue"

Inspired by the Orlando Magic PE edition worn by Nick Anderson and Penny Hardaway, the Air Jordan 9 "University Blue" comes dressed in a clean color scheme of White, Black, and University Blue. The silhouette's white leather uppers are offset by black nubuck overlays, which bear a glitter-like effect, while University Blue accents are prominent via the branded areas.

December 6 — NASA x adidas Ultra Boost 2020

After many releases of Ultra Boost 2020 in various design themes, Adidas is expanding on their space-themed series by collaborating with NASA on the upcoming adidas Ultra Boost 2020. The Ultra Boost 2020 will offer 2 colour options: "Football Blue/Royal Blue" and "Halo Silver/Dash Grey," both come with Primeknit upper and Artemis branding on the tongue.

December 7 — Nike "Nordic" Collection

Nike has finally revealed its three-shoe lineup for the Christmas holiday season, which includes Nike Air Max 90 "Nordic," Nike Air Force 1 High "Nordic," and Nike Blazer Mid '77 Vintage "Nordic." Owning its festive motif, each model features a Christmas sweater upper in shades of lucky green/white/red colour schemes.

December 8 — J Balvin x Air Jordan 1 High OG

After the Latino artist J Balvin has debuted his Air Jordan 1 collaboration during the Super Bowl LIV, the latest update has finally confirmed that J Balvin AJ1 will be released on December 8. The silhouette features a vibrant tie-dye design on a layered canvas upper, a set of three velcro icons on the heel, and finally, Balvin's iconic Happy Face logo covering the tongue label of the left shoe.

December 9 — Nike Dunk High SP "Varsity Maize"

The Nike Dunk High' Black Varsity Maize', launched back in 2012, is finally return on December 9 for the Holiday 2020 season. Similar to the 2012 model, the silhouette features a Black and Varsity Maize color combination and replacing the 2012's black midsole with white covers.

December 11 — Air Jordan 35 "Sisterhood"

After its official announcement last month, the Jordan Brand has finally set the release date of the new silhouette of Air Jordan 35 "Sisterhood" dressed in White, Black, Hyper Royal, and Gum Medium Brown. The shoe is constructed of both white leather and mesh on the upper and the Sisterhood-themed insoles.

December 11 — adidas YEEZY BOOST 380 "Hylte Glow"

Following the Yeezy Boost 380 "Calcite Glow" drop in October, Kanye adds another silhouette to the Yeezy Glow in the dark series, dubbed as "Hylte Glow." The yellow and green digital-camouflage-like accents take over the Primeknit upper, and of course, it glows in the dark, which matches with the colour shades of the midsole and gum perfectly!

December 11 — AMBUSH x Nike Dunk High

Debuted in the New York Fashion Week earlier, the recent update from the Tokyo-based label, Ambush, confirms the official release of Ambush x Nike Dunk High "Active Fuchsia" on December 11. Made of ultra-premium pink leather, the silhouette's highlight has to be the eye-catching, oversized Swoosh on both medial and lateral sides.

December 11 — Stüssy x Nike Air Force 1 Low

Nike and Stüssy have continued their long partnership with another collaborative Air Force 1 silhouette offering 2 colour options: "Black" and "Fossil Stone." Made entirely from a hemp fabrication, each shoe comes with dual branding on the tongue tags completed with embroidered Swooshes and toe box. While the "Black" colourway will be a general release, the "Fossil Stone" will be released exclusively on, both on October 11.

December 12 — Air Jordan 11 "Jubilee"

Other than Air Jordan 11 Adapt, the Jordan Brand is dropping another Air Jordan 11 "Jubilee" to celebrate the model's 25th anniversary inspired by the original sketches of the Air Jordan 11. The silhouette features a Metallic Silver Jumpman logo and "JORDAN" on the shoe eyelets. The heel has an embroidered silver "23" with a printed "25" on the insoles to celebrate 25 years of greatness.

December 17 — Nike Air Max 95 OG "Neon"

Following the Air Jordan 11 is the Nike Air Max 95 OG "Neon," an iteration of the original model back in 1995, making a return to celebrates its 25th anniversary. Featuring White mesh on the upper and the ribbing gradients from Grey to Black, other details are covered in Neon accents, including the eyelets, Swoosh, tongue branding, and within the Air Max unit.

December 18 — adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Sand Taupe"

Adidas Yeezy is back with another earthy release on December 18; the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 "Sand Taupe" comes in rustic orange weaves and light brown Primeknit with various textures, along with the Boost cushioning.

December 19 — Air Jordan 13 "Hyper Royal"

Unlike the pair that released back in 2018, this Air Jordan 13 "Hyper Royal" comes dressed in a Black, Hyper Royal, and White color scheme. The 2018's white upper is replaced by the black leather with Hyper Royal and a Black midsole.

December 21 — adidas Yeezy 700 V3 "Clay Brown"

The latest and the last Yeezy silhouette of 2020 is the adidas Yeezy 700 V3, featuring a black Primeknit and cages on the upper and tan accents. Along with the earth-brown midsoles is the Boost technology giving support and comfort to the shoe.

December 26 — Air Jordan 12 "Reverse Flu Game"

Jordan 12, the silhouette that has been said by many to be the most comfortable model out of all the Air Jordan retros, is getting its a new colourway inspired by the iconic "Flu Game." Dressed in a Varsity Red suede upper and Black accents, the Air Jordan 12 "Reverse Flu Game" is an "Alternate" take on the "Flu Game" colourway, flipping the iconic black and red colors of the OG.