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The Hottest Drops of the Month: October 2019

Looking back at a busy month of releases we've picked out our selection of the hottest product drops from October. Strong boot launches from adidas, Nike and PUMA, new arrivals on the training night essentials scene, and the latest lifestyle releases to build up your winter wardrobe. Here's what we've got our eyes on...


1 | adidas Nemeziz Messi 19.1 15Y – Kicking things off with the best boot releases of the month, and adidas celebrated 15 years of Lionel Messi on the professional stage with a stunning special edition that saw gold detailing on a white and blue base inspired by Argentina's colours. Pick it up here.


2 | Nike PhantomVNM Tech Craft – Serious contender for release of the month. The PhantomVNM signed up as a new member to the most premium leather club as Nike stripped the silo back to a black, full leather wrap. Available here.


3 | Pantofola d'Oro Superleggera 2.0 – One for the purists, the Italian brand were back at it with a revamped second generation of one of their most sumptuous lightweight leather football boots. Available in two colourways here.


4 | adidas Encryption Pack – Replacing the 'Hardwired Pack' on pitch for November, the latest adidas collection featured new paint jobs for all four leading silos: Predator, COPA, Nemeziz and X. Take your pick here.


5 | Nike Phantom Fire Pack – Veering away from the traditional four silo pack that we've grown more accustomed to, Nike opted to offer a colour upgrade to the Phantom twins, with the VSN and VNM taking on seasonal vibes. Both are on pitch and in store here.


6 | Nike Premier II "Black/White" – Nike started the month off with a new look for the tried and trusted Premier II. The look was inspired by the Tiempo Legend IV 'Clash Collection' colourway, which was released as part of the boot line-up worn by all Nike players at EURO 2012. A steal at £90 here.


7 | Nike LunarGato II – The OG of the street football OG scene was back at it with fresh designs for the winter cage. Available in two colourways here.

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8 | PUMA x BALR. Collection – The PUMA x BALR. collaboration saw the Dutch lifestyle brand link up with PUMA for a debut capsule headlined by a limited edition Future 4.1 boots. That was joined by a four-piece clothing range, which consisted of a hoodie, tee, sweatpants and shorts in BALR.'s statement style. Shop the full collection here.

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9 | Nike Black History Month UK Jersey – Nike unveiled the striking Black History Month UK jersey in celebration of the most influential black British athletes, and it was worn by the entire England squad in training during the international break. Still available here.


10 | PSG AW19 Apparel CollectionTaking its cues from the 90s-inspired 2019/20 third shirt, the latest batch go PSG clothing pieces are more confirmation that the club are leading a streetwear-embracing football market. View the full collection here.

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11 | PUMA Italy Renaissance Collection – Accompanying Italy's stunning new kit, PUMA launched a full Renaissance clothing range, which included tees, polos, track jackets, pants, and drill tops. Take your pick from the set here.


12 | Spurs x NFL Collection – Nike unveiled the new Spurs x NFL collection to celebrate their new stadium hosting the NFL for the first time. Some strong pieces throughout the collection. Shop the range here.


13 | Inter Milan x Pirelli Collection – Complementing the success of the retro-infused Inter 19/20 third shirt, Nike launched a stylised pack to celebrate 25 years of partnership between the club and their long-term kit sponsors. Pick up every piece here.

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14 | SoccerBible x Interhood Jersey – A limited edition release embracing a city culture of custom jersey design. Last few remaining here.

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15 | adidas AW19 Lifestyle Collection – Throwback vibes from the full drop but we're picking out the Spirit Trefoil Tee and the Flamestrike tracktop as our go-to pieces. Shop the collection here.

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16 | Nike Sportswear Winter Hoodies – Available in a selection of colourways, the fleece is back and it's a deliciously retro statement for AW19. All over these. Pick one up here.

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17 | Nike Swoosh Updates – We're picking out the Swoosh Hoodie and Swoosh Crew as our selections from the latest Nike Sportswear AW19 drops. Available here.

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18 | More Fleece Fire –  Reebok and Umbro are both getting in on the fleece action with couple of statement winter wardrobe pieces of their own. More influence from 90s-era football and we're more than alright with that. Shop both here.

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19 | Nike Vapormax Plus "Black/Reflect Silver" – The Vapormax Plus gets a winter update ahead with reflective silver detailing. Understated and versatile, these. Pick up a pair here.


20 | adidas Sobakov 2.0 "White/Blue" – The pick of the Sobakov 2.0 update this month has to be this Predator Accelerator-influenced design. Another versatile wardrobe addition. Available here.


21 | Nike Vaporknit Strike Snood – Nike have given their snood collection a fresh design, and it's your new best friend for winter training sessions. Get one here.


22 | Nike Premier League Winter Merlin Ball – Full Total 90 Aerow Hi-Vis vibes. Right up there with one of Nike's best Hi-Vis Prem balls. Get it here.


23 | SoccerBible Magazine Issue 13 – Always gonna chuck that one in weren't we? Exclusive interviews from the likes of Messi, Guardiola, Umtiti, Aitch, Not3s. Pick up a copy here.

Done. Cheers October.

Daniel Jones

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