The BAE Bulletin: Here's When and Where to Cop This Week's Best Releases
From Vans’ collection of Slip-On mules to Nike’s self-lacing Adapt Auto Max sneakers.
While many are staying home due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, brands such as Nike and Vans are continuing to roll out new collaborations and collections online. From sneakers to tech accessories, we’ve gathered some of the best drops to pay attention to this week.
Nike and Stussy have returned with a new colorway for their highly coveted Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2, this time in “Black/Cool Grey,” while Vans has reimagined its iconic Old Skool and Slip-On silhouettes to summer-friendly mules. Meanwhile, footwear and technology are combined with Nike’s Adapt Auto Max, with wearers being able to control the sneaker’s fit through a mobile app. In tech, Casetify has tapped Sanrio to bring together a collection of Hello Kitty-branded accessories.
Scroll down below to learn when and where to cop the best releases this week.
Release Date: Available now
Release Price: $160 USD, available at Stussy’s web store.
Following the highly coveted “Pure Platinum” and “Fossil” iterations, Nike and Stussy have unveiled another collaborative Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2. Arriving in a “Black/Cool Grey” colorway this time around, the silhouette is a monochromatic design, sporting a textile mesh upper with Phylite rubber on the soles. In addition to the sneaker release, the two brands have also created a limited-edition “Increase The Peace” graphic tee and black beanie.
Release Date: Available now
Release Price: From $50 USD to $60 USD, available at Vans’ web store.
Just in time for summer, Vans has reinterpreted its classic Old Skool and Slip-On shoes as backless mules. Available in red, green and yellow colorways, the shoes arrive together as a new “Mule Family” pack, which can be worn both indoors and outdoors.
Taking digital technology to another level, Nike has crafted the Adapt Auto Max, which allows wearers to control features like the sneaker’s fit and colors through an app on their phone. iPhone and Apple Watch users can also utilize Siri control to toggle between two modes of wear, depending on whether they are relaxing or working out.
Release Date: Online draw closing on Thursday, May 21 at 3 p.m. GMT (11 a.m. EST)
Release Price: $129 USD per pair, available at END.’s web store.
Nike is bringing back its Dunk Low SP in “Brazil,” which first debuted in 2001. Sporting bright “University Maize” and “Pine Green” hues inspired by the South American country, the shoes are contrasted with clean white laces and labeling at the tongue.
Release Date: May 22
Release Price: From $25 USD to $120 USD, available at Casetify’s web store.
Continuing its roster of impressive collaborations, Casetify has now teamed up with Sanrio for a Hello Kitty collection. Arriving as two collections, dubbed “Mini Mart” and “Signature,” the lineup features accessories for the iPhone, AirPods, iPad, MacBook and Apple Watch, all adorned with the feline figure with her iconic red bow. Along with these items, Casetify is also adding its UV tech sanitizer and 2-in-1 Grip Stand to the range.