The BAE Bulletin: Here's When & Where to Cop This Week's Best Releases
New drops from Converse, Balenciaga, Nike and more.
Moving into mid-March, we’re seeing a number of spring- and summer-friendly footwear releases including new sandals from Balenciaga and Proenza Schouler x Birkenstock. In our latest BAE Bulletin, we’re highlighting some of the best drops to look forward to this week.
In addition to Balenciaga’s Track.2-inspired sandals and Birkenstock’s collaboration with Proenza Schouler, in the footwear category, Nike is releasing a collaborative Air Max 90 with UNDEFEATED. For its upcoming sneaker drop, Converse has introduced a new CX technology that offers extra cushioning and comfort for wearers.
Scroll down to learn more about the pricing and release dates of some of the hottest drops this week.
Release Date: March 19 at 10 a.m. EST
Release Price: $150 USD, available at Nike’s website.
Nike and UNDEFEATED have unveiled a new iteration of the Air Max 90 dressed in “Black.” The tonal shoe features reconstructed paneling throughout, complete with a new selection of fabric. UNDEFEATED’s Strike logo is placed at the tongue, while the Swoosh arrives in an elongated shape. Following this release, there will be two more additions to the collaborative range.
Release Date: March 19
Release Price: $120 USD, $90 USD and $75 USD respectively, available at Converse’s website.
Converse has taken another step in developing technology for its footwear with the most recent CX innovation. The new toolkit is centered around three main elements: the CX stretch canvas, CX foam and a new outsole design. These components are added to a lineup of three footwear including the All Star Disrupt CX, Chuck Taylor Disrupt CX and Chuck Taylor All Star CX for added flexibility and durability.
With the warmer season ahead, Balenciaga added a new take on its popular Track.2 sneakers, this time with an open-toe sandal iteration in black and white colorways. Arriving in a chunky design just like the original sneaker, the shoe is finished off with two VELCRO® straps and logo branding placed at the toe and heel.
Release Date: March 20 at 10 a.m. EST/12 p.m. PST
Release Price: From $20 USD to $240 USD, available at KKW Beauty’s web store.
Kim Kardashian has added a set of new makeup products to her KKW Beauty collection, including a Classic II eyeshadow palette and nude lip glosses. The palette arrives with 10 neutral and earth tones in matte and shimmer finishes, while the lip products will be available in 11 different colors. The new additions can be purchased in bundles for a complete KKW-inspired look.
Release Date: March 20
Release Price: From $300 USD to $450 USD, available exclusively at Net-a-Porter until March 20, followed by a worldwide release at Birkenstock, Proenza Schouler and select retailers.
Proenza Schouler has joined forces with Birkenstock for a range of unisex sandals. Utilizing the German footwear label’s classic silhouettes Arizona and Milano, the New York-based brand has created six new designs in shades including black, white, mustard yellow and metallic silver.