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Peep Megan Rapinoe’s shoe game

All the sneakerhead details on Megan Rapinoe (and Sue Bird).

WNBA All-Star Game 2019 Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

We are fortunate to live in an age where Megan Rapinoe currently dominates social media, sports media, US Soccer AND WNBA media (by way of partner Sue Bird who has a MAJORLY HOT kicks collection of her own), which provides her with plenty of opportunity to show off her recent heat. Here’s an overview of what Pinoe’s rockin’ these days.

Nike x Sacai waffle lows

In this Complex Sneaker Shopping vid with Joe La Puma, Pinoe’s looking fly as fuck and got the monotone business casual look going on.

We know she’s got a plug because she’s rocking a pair of Nike X Sacai waffle lows in an UNRELEASED colorway (rumored to be dropping September 5). Fire. Heat. Leggo. She also drops that Sue is, unfortunately, a size bigger than her, so no kick-swapping with bae.

TS1 Highs

AT&T WNBA All-Star Game 2019 Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images

Here we have Pinoe at a WNBA game ever so casually rocking the Jordan 1 Travis Scott Highs, a hot hot HOT pair right now.

This might be the very pair she picked up in her Sneaker Shopping with Complex vid that just released (they look VNDS, or very-near deadstock, a term for shoes that have only been on feet a few times, for you non-sneakerheads) Pink laces w the subtle pink shirt is a fire outfit, but I’m questioning the choice of a wide pant leg. As high tops, these would look absolutely fire with a jean or jogger to show off the whole shoe.

Off-White x Jordan-AJ1s

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Air Jordan 1. The OG silhouette that launched MJ into orbit. Then you have Virgil Abloh (Off-White founder, current Artistic Director of LV) remix it for his OFF-WHITE “The 10” collection. THEN you got your own name on it. This is it. The shoe that burns down your house. The holiest of grails. A handful of people have Virgil-customized shoes. Nobody has the Air Pinoes. As told to Joe La Puma in the Complex vid, Pinoe was at an event with Sue Bird and handed off her precious OW AJ1s, hoping to get ‘em blessed by the man himself. The result? A 1/1 pair fit for a world champion.


Okay, maybe these are actually Sue Bird kicks, but honorable mention for all the heat Sue’s packing.

We can see the “Not For Resale” Jordan 1s that Pinoe bought for Sue in the Complex vid, still lookin DS (deadstock, never worn). Sue also has a pair of Volt Off-White AF1s (a personal grail for this sneakerhead author). Black AND White Off-White Prestos from The 10 Collection, a pair of Union Jordan 1s (hot hot HOT fire), the Blue AND Green Sacai waffles, Sean Wotherspoon AM97s (from Desus and Mero app), Off-White x Converses, Acronym Presto in pink at the verrrrry bottom, and of course some Jordan 11 Concords (baby Pinoe’s first ever Jordans as mentioned in the Complex vid). Basically what I’m saying here is that Pinoe’s got a thing or two to learn about sneakerhead fashion from her ballin’ girlfriend, but she’s definitely got the fashion sense to get at it.