The Best Instagram Accounts To Follow For Jordan Releases

We already know there are plenty of heads after Jordans on a weekly basis and if you're a big Instagram fan, we highlight a number of accounts you'll want to follow. From big-box retailers to boutiques to even a couple individuals, this list features them all. But right off the bat, if you're not following the official Jordan account, jumpman23, then you're definitely doing it wrong. Favorite this, share it with a friend or bookmark it, but whatever you do, hopefully this helps you stay on top of your Jordan game and not miss out on a drop you want to own!

City Gear

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Being a sneakerhead in the internet age means getting familiar with tons of shops you may never even see with your own eyes. Even if you’re not familiar with City Gear’s over 100+ locations throughout the South and Midwest, their IG page is a great place to keep in mind as release dates draw near.

Shiekh Shoes

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Another retailer that the run-of-the-mill sneakerhead may overlook, Shiekh Shoes also has a JB account. Don’t sleep on Shiekh…especially if you reside on the west coast.


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An IG page where you might not get exact release dates on upcoming Jordan drops, but ryo_chi23’s page is one of the go-tos for early peeks at the sneaker world’s upcoming hotness.

Sneaker News

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Another one of the most trusted names in the sneaker world, Sneaker News is a must follow….plain and simple.

Sneaker Politics

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As the old addage goes: a picture’s worth a thousand words. And the good folks over at Louisiana’s Sneaker Politics have been killing the sneaker photo game for a few years now. Just hit their IG page and have a look at some of that good old sneaker porn. #SFW

Jordan Brand

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Duh, this one’s a no-brainer. Now, they may not have the most up-to-the-minute breaking news on Jordan releases, but the brand’s IG page is the place to go for official info and of course, those beautiful product shots. The key word here is: OFFICIAL.


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Footaction didn’t get to be one of the biggest sneaker retailers in the game without the pedigree to back it up. Check their IG page and take in all those beautiful sneaker shots, while also taking note which Jordans they’ll be stocking.

1973 By Mr. R

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Formerly just Mr. R Sports, 1973 Miami is one of South Florida’s hottest sneaker spots. And their IG page ain’t bad either.

Social Status

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Holding it down for Pittsburgh and North Carolina, Social Status has their IG game on point. They’ve also got some pretty dope products photographers over there. Nice hustle boys.

Shoe Palace

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If you don’t already know, Shoe Palace is a sneaker retailer that’s been holding it down in multiple southwestern states for a couple decades now. Selling Jordan product both in-store and online, peep their IG page and enjoy the alley-oop.

Foot Locker

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If you’ve been in the game long enough, you’re probably already following Foot Locker on Instagram. But if you’re new around these parts, their IG page is a can’t miss resource for all your Jordan release needs, especially ones that may only end up in store at a House of Hoops location.


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If you’ve never heard of Miami’s SoleFly, you probably just became familiar as a result of their recent friends-and-family Jordan III collab. Pop over to their IG page and get down.

Kicks on Fire

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Kicks on Fire is another fan-favorite in the sneaker blog game. And they’ve got their IG game on lock, always staying up with the latest that’s set to drop.


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Kentucky’s leader in dope footwear has a great Instagram page to boot. Great product shots and top-notch customer service, Oneness is a must-follow in the social media sneaker game.

Sole Collector

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More than a blog, more than a magazine, Sole Collector is a phenomenon. From crazy-dope sneaker collabs to breaking news on all the latest Jordan info (and more), Sole Collector is one of the front-runners in the sneaker world.

Oregon Sole

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Okay, so Oregon Sole and his IG page may not be your go-to spot for release dates. But, one look through his page and you’ll see why it’s one of our favorites and one you must follow if you’re a Jordan head.


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One of our favorite international footwear shops is Sweden’s Sneakersnstuff. Way more than just Jordans, SNS is a must-follow, and even more so for those who live in London as they just opened up a new shop, their third overall location.

Extra Butter

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One of top boutiques in NY, now with two locations, Extra Butter has its IG game down pat. All the latest and greatest from Jordan Brand, sweet collabs, and all the rest of your favorites. Don’t sleep on Extra Butter.

Bows and Arrows

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One of the Bay Area’s best sneaker shops, Berkeley’s Bows & Arrows has an excellent Instagram presence. Not only do they carry the dopest new Jordans, but their product shot game is on point too.

Jimmy Jazz

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One of the best tactics to make sure you come away happy on Jordan release day, is to stay one step ahead of the competition. Don’t forget that Jimmy Jazz has a Jordan Brand account and they sell online too. They’ve been helping many cop for quite some time now.

Nice Kicks

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You already know Nice Kicks is one of the top names in the sneaker blog game and they also have a fantastic Instagram page to keep you briefed on all the latest Jordan drops.

Finish Line

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Over the past few years, Finish Line has done a great job of outpacing other big-box sneaker retailers. Picking great product, like our favorite Js certainly helps of course. But their fantastic web presence, as showcased on their Instagram page, is a huge part of it too. Nice job fellas.


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Philly’s finest sneaker boutique also has a must-follow IG page. If you’re not on board already, fall back. Not only will you stay in the know with what Jordans they’ll be carrying, but you’ll also find out when their next dope collab will be hittin’.

Wish ATL

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Putting it down for A-Town, Wish in Atlanta is an awesome sneaker shop. Their IG page is one of our favorites and they’re a must follow for those in the area to know when to go after Jordan drops in-store.

Sneaker Bar Detroit

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Sneaker Bar Detroit is another of our favorite follows. With continuous daily updates on sneaker news and release information, they’re an easy follow if you’re into kicks.


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Steve Jaconetta is the release dates guru over at Sole Collector, so you know his info is legit. And he’s also got a killer Jordan collection to boot.


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Predominantly highlighting just Jordans, with a name like J23, it’s clear what their bread and butter is. J23’s already got you covered with their great mobile app, so you know their Instagram page is on point.

Complex Sneakers

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Well, if you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware of how awesome Complex’s sneaker team is. Their IG page continues that excellence, so if you’re not already following, you’ve been sleeping hard.


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Whether you’re looking for some awesome new Vans, or the hottest new Jordan drops, Blends holds down Southern Cali proper. From LA to OC to SD, Blends IG game is on point.


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While UK’s size? has become more well known in recent years for their superb Nike collabs, they’re also one of the country’s best places to pick up the hottest Jordans. Trust us on this one, just hit follow.


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With more than 80 locations throughout the US, Villa is more than a shop; it’s a movement. Their IG page is a great place to keep up to speed on all those latest Js you’ve been hoping to cop, especially in store and when/where they have big-time ‘Refresh’ restocks planned.

End Clothing

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End is yet another high-end clothing boutique from across the pond. Peep their IG page and website to keep a step ahead of all those tunnel-visioned stateside sneakerheads.


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One of Beantown’s finest purveyors of hot sneakers, simply put, Bodega is the spot. And their product shots aren’t too shabby either!

Wear Testers

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While the crew at Wear Testers deals heavily in performance reviews, they stay on the news tip as well giving you first looks at upcoming Jordan releases, as well as reminding you when you can actually cop too.


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Corporate holds it down for Cincinnati and if you’re anywhere near the area where they’re located, you’ll want to be following on IG as they get just about any and all coveted drops from Jordan Brand.

Modern Notoriety

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Clean, well-presented images are the name of the game with Modern Noteriety’s IG feed and as one of the top footwear news blogs out there, you know they’re on top of what’s coming next and when as far as Jordans are concerned.

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The 35 Best Sneaker Stores In California

Modern Notoriety

Although they have stores in a lot of different states, Shiekh Shoes is headquartered in California and its flagship store in San Francisco is a big space with some releases the other locations don’t see. They currently have more than 80 stores all across California and stock brands such as Reebok, Nike, Jordan, Clae and adidas.



510 Skateshop

510 is your go-to in Berkeley for all things skate related and aside from a bunch of dope apparel, they bring in the latest Nike SB Quickstrike releases and collabs, as well as stock footwear options from adidas, Vans Syndicate, HUF, Lakai and Converse.


2506 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, California

Phone: 510-843-1863


In business since 2007, Atlas is located in the historic downtown area of San Mateo which is in the San Franciso Bay Area for those not familiar. Atlas stocks brands such as Nike SB, adidas, Converse, Lakai and Vans Syndicate, as well as producing some of its own branded apparel.


209 2nd Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401

Phone: 650-401-7110


With a couple locations in the greater LA area and one on 5th Ave. in downtown San Diego, Attic covers a lot of ground for sneakerheads in Southern California. Always carrying the latest Jordan retro releases, they also have you covered with everything from Nike to Vans.


Attic I
8010 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620

Phone: 714-220-3116

Attic II
920 5th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-234-1534

Attic III
30 West Main St.
Alhambra, CA 91801

Phone: 626-458-4815


Bait has quickly made a name for itself in the last year or so pairing up with brands such as Asics, Saucony and Reebok to produce some really great, and sough after, collabs. They stock options from New Balance, Reebok, adidas, Asics and Saucony, plus they carry a ton of toys and collectibles.


2753 S Diamond Bar Blvd
Ste B
Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Phone: 909-595-1712


Beatnic makes its home in Fullerton and is one of just a few shops in the US which is a part of Reebok’s Certified Network, which means they carry some of the most sought after Reebok collabs from around the globe. They also stock the latest from Nike, adidas and Vans Syndicate, as well as receiving Jordan retro releases.


203 N Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, Calif.

Phone: 714-441-3434


Blends is another Southern California staple with four locations spanning from Los Angeles to San Diego with a couple in between. You can pretty much find it all at Blends from adidas Originals to Nike QS to Vans Vault product, in addition to the latest drops from Asics.


Costa Mesa
2930 Bristol Street Ste B104
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 714-241-0666

Santa Ana
200 East 4th St.
Santa Ana, Calif. 92701

Phone: 714.550.9255

San Diego
726 Market Street
San Diego, Calif. 92101

Phone: 619-233-6126

Los Angeles
125 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, Calif. 90013

Phone: 213-626-6607

Bows & Arrows

You can find Bows & Arrows situated in the college town of Berkeley, Calif., home of the Cal Bears. They carry a great range of variety and kicks from accounts such as Converse First String, Asics, Pointer, adidas, Vans Vault, Jordan Brand, Nike and New Balance (especially just about all the sought after collabs).


2513 Telegraph Avenue (between Blake St. and Dwight Way)
Berkeley, CA 94704

Phone: 510-649-6683


Located in Los Angeles, Brand New In Box (BNIB) houses both apparel and footwear, and you can find brands such as Sebago, Converse, Saucony and New Balance lining its shelves.


2684 Lacy St. Ste. 203
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Phone: 323-352-8671

Brooklyn Projects

Brooklyn Projects is a skateshop, streetwear boutique and art gallery all rolled into one and has been one of LA’s must-visit shops for over a decade. They generated a ton of buzz most recently with a Dunk Low Pro collab with Nike SB and always have the latest Quickstrike styles on-hand. You can also find options from The Hundreds, Lakai and HUF on the shelves.


7427 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Phone: 323-658-3030


Located within Fred Segal Santa Monica, Conveyor packs plenty of boutique punch with the latest from Vans Vault, Nike and New Balance, while also carrying footwear from brands such as Clae, Common Projects and Pointer.


420 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone: 310-458-2800

The Darkside Initiative

You can find The Darkside Initiative holding it down for San Francisco and this shop is no stranger to carrying sought after releases from Nike and Vans Vault, as well as Converse First String and adidas Consortium selections.


1827 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

Phone: 415-837-1909

District Footwear

Holding it down for Alameda for several years now, District Footwear is a go-to spot for Nike Quickstrike releases or if you need to get your hands on the latest Foamposite drop. They also carry a nice range of styles from Vans and Vans OTW, as well as Supra, Creative Rec, Sperry, TOMS and adidas.


1322 Park St.
Alameda, CA 94501

Phone: 510-865-1640

Drip Hollywood

Serving the Hollywood community since 1975 and located on Hollywood Blvd., Drip is a premier spot to pickup options from Nike, Jordan, adidas Originals, Lacoste and Timberland.


6376 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, Calif. 90028

Phone: 323-468-1881

Flight Club LA

Arguably the most well-known sneaker consignment shop out there, the prices may not be for everyone’s liking but the selection sure is. Carrying sought after releases and limited collabs from just about all the top brands, Flight Club can be found on Fairfax Ave. in LA.


503 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, Calif. 90048

Phone: 323-782-8616


Famed skateshop FTC has locations in both San Francisco and Sacramento, with its shop in San Fran residing on Haight Street and having its doors open for business now for nearly 20 years. If you weren’t aware of the FTC brand, we’re sure it likely came to your attention with their recent collab with Nike SB on a Dunk Low Pro iteration.


1632 Haight Street
San Francisco, Calif. 94117

Phone: 415-626-0663

1006 J Street
Sacramento, Calif. 95814

Phone: 916-444-4494

Garage Skateshop

You can find Garage on Main Street in Huntington Beach and although it has gone through a couple transitions throughout the years, it has been serving customers for more than a decade in Southern California. From the latest releases from Nike SB and Vans lines such as the California Collection and OTW, you will also find options from HUF, Creative Rec, DC and Converse.


121 Main Street
Huntington Beach, Calif. 92648

Phone: 714-500-5755

The Holy Grail

You should have no trouble finding a past Nike SB, limited Nike or Jordan retro release at Holy Grail and they specialize in consignment. There’s also a decent selection of options from both Vans and adidas on hand too.


604 W. Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: 213-746-6405

Identity Boardshop

With locations in both Buena Park and Garden Grove, Identity Boardshop definitely has you covered on the skate shoe tip. They stock plenty of options from Vans OTW, adidas, Nike SB, DVS, Converse, Supra and Etnies just to name a few.


7886 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, California 90620

Phone: 232-8020

12072 Brookhurst Street
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Phone: 714-537-9595

Kicks Sole Provider

Keeping the LA area on lock with four locations in the vicinity (three in LA, one in Santa Monica), you can count on Kicks Sole Provider for your latest Jordan retro fix, as well as just about any new Nike release you might be after. You can also find footwear styles from New Balance, Vans, Puma and Asics at your disposal.


141 N. Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Phone: 323-468-9794

171 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Phone: 310-440-2986

1603 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90402

Phone: 424-238-5149

143 N. Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Phone: 323-468-9320

Millennium Shoes

Another staple holding the greater Los Angeles area, Millennium Shoes has been in business for more than a decade now. From sought New Balance collabs to limited Nike releases, you can always head to Millennium to cop the newest Jordan retro and everything in between.


234 W. Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90301

Phone: 310-590-1244

14304 Hawthorne Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA 90260

Phone: 310-349-8444

1810 W. Slauson Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Phone: 323-345-2800


You can find Neo39 located in Old Town Pasadena carrying a very nice range of product from Nike, Jordan, Converse, Puma, and adidas, as well as styles from Clae and Stance for those who are always up on their sock game.


39 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105

Phone: 626-683-1257

Premier Boutique

Originally located in San Jose when it first opened its doors in 2006, Premier Boutique then moved to Palo Alto three years later and as of just a few months ago in 2013, they are now located in San Mateo. Premier is a spot you can definitely find the latest Jordan retro release or an in-demand Nike style, but they also carry plenty of great options from Reebok, New Balance, Asics and adidas Orignals to just to list a few.


132 East 3rd Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401

Phone: 650-347-6544


With backing from pro skater and Nike SB team rider Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod), Primitive holds it down for Encino which is just north of Santa Monica.You know they’re always carrying the latest heat from Nike SB, but Primitive is a spot you can also find Jordan retro retro releases and limited Nike drops. They also carry options from Vans Syndicate, adidas and New Balance.


17060 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91316

Phone: 877-479-7171


Proper has been in the game for a number of years now and with collabs from Asics and Vans Vault on the resume, they are a must stop if you’re ever in Long Beach. You can grab the latest Jordan retro or Nike release if you’re on it, and they also carry adidas and Vans Vault styles among others.


425 E 1st St
Long Beach, CA 90802

Phone: 562-628-9100


RIF is one of the best consignment shops around and you should have no trouble finding a sought after Jordan retro, Nike or Nike SB release if you’re on the hunt for a missing piece in your collection. You can also be sure to find some limited Vans and New Balance release on the shelves as well.


334-A E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: 213-617-0252

Rip City Skates

Rip City has been serving the Santa Monica skate scene for more than 30 years now and they’re no stranger to stocking the latest Nike SB offerings, whether that may be a Quickstike or the latest monthly selections.


2709 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone: 310-828-0388


Rosewood, located in San Diego, serves as both an art gallery and dope sneaker consignment shop. You can find plenty of past heat from Nike, Nike SB and Jordan on the shelves.


877 Market St.
San Diego CA, 92101

Phone: 619-800-1022

Shiekh Shoes

Although they have stores in a lot of different states, Shiekh Shoes is headquartered in California and its flagship store in San Francisco is a big space with some releases the other locations don’t see. They currently have more than 80 stores all across California and stock brands such as Reebok, Nike, Jordan, Clae and adidas.



Sole Lab

You can find Sole Lab situated in Oceanside, Calif., and aside from stocking streetwear apparel, you can browse through kicks from PRO-Keds and Saucony Originals just to name a couple to get your footwear game right.


605 1/2 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92054

Phone: 760-757-7563

Sole Supremacy

Sole Supremacy specializes in consignment and they pack plenty of Jordan retro heat and sought after Nike Basketball releases. They have made a great name for themselves in the past couple years and they are definitely worth a visit if you find yourself in Newark.


5944 Newpark Mall Road, Suite A
Newark, CA 94560

Phone: 510-792-4090

Sportie LA

From the newest limited Nike releases and Jordan retro drops to plenty of forgotten gems from years past, Sportie LA truly has it all and from a number of brands as well. In business now for close to 30 years, they have multiple locations in the Los Angeles area and also hold it down for San Diego with a spot downtown on 5th Ave.


7753 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Phone: 323-651-1553

7454 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Phone: 323-852-8262

14510 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: 818-990-7575

953 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-702-2222

Supreme LA

A store that really needs no introduction, Supreme is always worth a visit if you’re in Hollywood and there’s no shortage of other retail spots we’re sure you’d like to visit lining Fairfax Avenue.


439 North Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, Calif. 90036

Phone: 323-655-6205


True has been a staple in San Francisco on Haight Street for a number of years and with a dedicated footwear location called True Sole at one time, all shoes and apparel are now under one roof. You can find a second True location in Walnut Creek as well.


1415 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117

Phone: 415-626-2882

1550 Newell Promenade
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-280-6747


Known all across the world, Undefeated has four locations now in California, with two in LA alone, and visiting whichever shop you can make it to if you’re near one is an absolute must for any sneaker lover. You will most certainly find the latest from Nike, adidas and Reebok at your disposal, as well as options from Ewing Athletics, Vans and New Balance among others.


112.5 South La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA. 90036

Phone: 323-937-6077

3827 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Phone: 323-668-1315

516 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415-437-2800

2654 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: 310-399-4195


Located on the 101 in Encinitas, Calif., Univ has been in business since 2006 and aside from producing quality in-house branded product, you can find plenty of the latest offerings from Nike SB, Vans (California Collection and Syndicate line) and Red Wing.


1053B South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, Calif. 92024

Phone: 760-942-UNIV

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