NYPD Shut Down Supreme x Nike Foamposite 1 Release

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Remember Monday, when we posted about the Supreme x Nike Air Foamposite 1 release and we suggested that anyone hoping to grab a pair “pull out your sleeping bags and stock up on protein bars NOW”? Well, looks like that slumber party’s a bust. The New York’s SoHo store tonight got so crazy — with sneakerheads and resellers crowding not only the sidewalks, but spilling over the metal barricades and into busy Lafayette St, too — that the NYPD deemed the scene a “public safety concern” and shut down the in-store launch.

With a makeshift sign stuck to the storefront window (above) and in a more official statement posted to Instagram, Supreme explained:

Due to concern for public safety, NYPD has forced us to not sell the Supreme/Nike Foamposites and accompanying clothing in our New York Store. These items will be available on supremenewyork.com tomorrow at 11am EST. -Supreme

There’s no word yet on the the rest of the scheduled in-store drops (Dover St. Market in New York, LA or London), but MissInfo.com’s insiders assure that the store stocked more than enough sneakers for everyone. We — or NY’s Channel 7 News, who also appear to be on the case — will be sure to keep you updated.

POSTED April 2, 2014 11:42PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: ,

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  1. jacke sparrow says:

    eyo fam i had 3 hunnit 50 cookin get me them joints sikest joins foamposit on the courts rucker park them niggas dont play i saw a one nigga with a 45 niggas packin heat n dro snortin dat shit wilin out for foamposite when i was bout to get my faoms had dat pig cuttin down brothas makin us get online got no internet bro guess all those white kids gonna get my foams now. they aint lets niggaz get shit in this world not foams not a goddamn thing

  2. Jerome says:

    -jack sparrow

    My IQ just dipped to retardation just reading your rant.

  3. Gordon Peavy says:

    eyo fam jacke sparrow Jerome dem foams got dro packin supreme pizza niggas whites hatin cookin stuntin courts snortin joints makin pig internet 45 hunnit foams goddman play.

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