2022 has been a banner year for sneakers. There have been incredible releases from the big names in shoes like Nike, Jordan Brand, PUMA, adidas, Under Armour, Reebok and more. See our list of favorites below.
Scratch to win! This 2022 Nike Dunk was inspired by the classic lottery ticket, with a mystery colorway beneath the scratch-off Swoosh. The Lottery Pack comes in a Pale Ivory/Malachite colorway, as well as a Grey Fog/Blue Chill/Pink Foam colorway. The two pairs dropped September 1.
Nike and Vanessa Bryant honored the return of the Kobe signature line with a special release that paid homage to Gianna Bryant. The Kobe 6 Protro “Mambacita Sweet 16” was available at select Shoe Palace locations on May 1.
The Air Jordan 12 “Playoffs” is one of the most beloved Air Jordan sneakers of all time. The simplicity of the colorway and the sleek Tinker Hatfield design has allowed the 12 to endure for decades. The stories and legendary feats of Michael Jordan are intertwined with the legacy of the Air Jordan 12 Playoffs.
The Air Jordan 1 “Lost & Found” released at Shoe Palace on November 19. The Lost & Found shoe was inspired by the mom & pop shops that would carry the Jordan 1 back in the day. Before the internet, shoes like the Air Jordan 1 could get lost in a small shop’s basement/storage.
Michael 'Spitfire' Wilson is a positive kid who loves airplanes, sharks, and mac ’n’ cheese. His version of the Air Jordan 5 features all the things he loves and holds dear. The 5 also has interchangeable patches so you can wear it your way. Michael Wilson designed a great shoe!
2022 was arguably Stephen Curry’s greatest season. Shoe Palace partnered with Under Armour on a Curry Flow 9 that was inspired by a charity that is important to the Curry family. The Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation focuses on ending childhood hunger and providing safe places for kids to be active.
This PUMA x Scarface version of the Ralph Sampson sneaker featured a design that was dedicated to the classic film, Scarface. The upper features leather, and the lining has textile and other materials. The sole is made of rubber. This sneaker could only be found at Shoe Palace.
Bad Bunny is one of the biggest musical artists on the planet. His collaborations with adidas have been extremely popular. This collaborative Forum was dubbed “The Last” due to Bad Bunny taking a break from the spotlight in 2023.
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