There was one sneaker to own in 1989 and you had to travel to the future to get a pair: Marty McFly’s futuristic, self-lacing, 2015 Nike MAG’s from Back To The Future II. Now, good news for those who have been drooling for the last 22 years: Nike recently created a kicking real life version of the famous and unobtainable sneaker, featuring sweet LED lighted emblems, the iconic teal-flecked gray sole and wrap around cuff. Sadly self-lacing didn’t make it into this edition, but maybe we’ll see that when 2015 really rolls around.
Getting your hands on a pair of the shoes will be challenging. Nike has released just 1500 pairs to the public via eBay auction, with 150 pairs going online for each of 10 days. Appropriately, 100% of proceeds from this very cool project go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Get your pair now! [Read more...]