Most of you should remember the 2011 release of the iconic Nike MAG, an icon that has been a sneaker collector’s dream ever since the Back To The Future movie series. The time had finally come for other people than Marty McFly to wear the Nike sneaker of the future. The fictional high top sneaker released at the time limited to 1500 pairs, all dropped on eBay with the proceeds going to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. In total, the sneaker auctions brought in just under $6 Million.
Yet there was one thing missing. The original shoe in the movie came with power laces, that would lace-up automatically, and the 2011 release did not have that feature. As amazing as the Nike MAG was, the power lacing system was not ready yet and then again, why should it be? According to the film, Marty McFly was only wearing the sneaker in 2015. Last week during an interview at the Jordan Brand’s Flight Lab space in New Orleans, Nike designer Tinker Hatfield confirmed to Solecollector that we will be seeing power lacing in 2015. Will it come on a new version of the Nike MAG? That we do not know yet, but we will for sure keep you posted.
Nike’s Tinker Hatfield Touts 2015 Arrival for Marty McFly’s Power Laces is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
The race for the Nike Mag has officially begun, as the first wave of this charity-driven sneaker release just became available at 11:30 PM EST. Since it's sudden introduction late last night, Sneaker News has kept you on top of all the Nike Mag 2011 release information and updates, but the only thing that hasn't been set in stone is the actual price. That's because in an auction, an item with a selling price directly proportional to the demand, so prepare yourself to shell out at somewhere in the four-figures as some pairs have eclipsed $4,000. The Nike Mag 2011 release will not only bring out hardcore sneakerheads, but movie buffs, 80's babies, and Marty McFly geeks, so expect quite a battle because the field of opponents is a lot bigger than your typical eBay sneaker auction. Let us know if you'll put in bids on these auctions, and if you're ready to throw down on the first round of Nike Mag 2011s, head to www.nikemag.ebay.com.
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The Nike Mag is finally here! 22 years after it was first featured in the 1989 film Back To The Future II, the self-lacing Nike Mag will finally become an attainable piece of footwear history, with 1,500 pairs going up for auction (150 pairs per day). The first wave of auctions will start on September 8th at 11:30PM EST/8:30 PM PST and end on September 18th in what will be one of the greatest eBay charity auction events ever undertaken. What do you think the average price for each pair will be? Continue reading for these official images of the 2011 Nike Mag and let us know what you think, and be sure to hit up www.nikemag.ebay.com to place your bid starting tonight.
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The next hint about the major Nike announcement has dropped now. Entitled ‘McFly’s Closet’, the text of the video says “If I didn’t know any better, I’d say that looks like shelves and shelves of 2011 Nike MAG shoes”.
After showcasing shield glasses earlier and now this video, who knows, those Marty McFly sneakers might actually become reality. We cannot confirm anything yet, but will keep you posted!
Some images after the jump.
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Following endless speculation about this week’s “secret” event going down in Los Angeles, Nike gives us an official teaser into the return of the Nike MAG, of course made popular by the Back to the Future film franchise. No further details are available but could this mean that the almighty Marty McFly petition finally worked its magic? Stay tuned for further news shortly.
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