With 2021 coming to a close, it's time to look ahead to the new sneaker releases in 2022. Some of the latest sneaker releases find themselves looking back to old classics, whether it's new interpretations of old colorways or new colorways for classic designs. Others are entering the new year with new looks. Check out the latest releases below and the lace swaps to transform them.

LeBron 19 Christmas

(source: Sneaker News)

Christmas might have come and gone, but not for Nike with the new LeBron 19 Christmas. With teal and pink this sneaker references colors from the LeBron 8. The speckled midsole is also a call back to the LeBron 8. Bright yellow on the heel and Christmas lights wrapped around the swoosh give this version a new look. Bring some additional pink to this pair with a Neon Pink Roshe-Style Lace swap.

Release Date: January 4, 2022

Price: $200

Air Jordan 13 “Court Purple”

(source: Nice Kicks)

The LeBron isn't the only shoe referencing the past with the latest releases, so is the Air Jordan 13 “Court Purple”. The black and "Court Purple" colorway put a new spin on a classic, with black dominating the uppers and "Court Purple" covering the midsole. Keep things on theme with a Purple/Black Rope Lace swap.

Release Date: January 8, 2022

Price: $190

adidas Dame 8

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adidas is stepping into 2022 with the Dame 8 in sleek black and white. This is a new colorway for the Dame 8, an adidas collaboration with Damian Lillard. Lightweight Bounce Pro midsoles are designed to provide comfort, while the soles feature a unique pattern for better traction. Pick up the off white accents with a Sail Jordan 1 Replacement Lace swap.

Release Date: January 25, 2022

Price: $120

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