Vapor 9 best and worst colorways

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  1. RobertoFedFan6

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    Hey guys just wanted to know what for you was the best vapor 9 colorway of the 2012 season!!!!!!! and also the worst!
     
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  2. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Everything before the French Open releases were certified clown shoes.
     
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  3. RobertoFedFan6

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    French open was beautiful. Loved the Cincinnati one and i just bought the shanghai one!!!! didnt like the indian wells vapor 9
     
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  4. augustobt

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    Cincinnati ones are beautiful. US Open are nice too.

    Federer's exclusive (without the volt things) for Wimbledon are the best for me.
     
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  5. Homeboy Hotel

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    2013 >>>>>>> 2012
     
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  6. DeFrank

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    Best:
    Cincinnati (with navy laces)
    French Open
    Soar Blue

    Worst:
    Indian Wells
    Retail Wimbledon
    Australian Open
     
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  7. NRod2

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    The 2013 Wimbledon colors are insanely cool. I'm going to be getting those for sure. Also, there are the 2013 IW colors with a peach/gray color scheme. So slick.

    I just think the layout of 2013 is superior to 2012, although the Olympic color... I should've bought those before they sold out. :(
     
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  8. Roger Wawrinka

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    I'm going to be honest, I really liked the Indian Wells vapors. I even bought a pair.
     
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  9. Arsnlrob

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    I have about 6 colorways.
    Best:
    1. FO
    2. Cincinatti
    3. USO
    4. Soar Blue/ Volt
    5. Silver/White

    Worst:
    1. AO
    2. Olympics White/Red
    3. Wimbledon
    4. Black/White/Volt
     
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  10. Ico

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    Best: US Open and Winter colorways
    Worst: Anything with volt
     
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    I like the 2013 collection as well. Especially the Wimbledon collection. With silver and white. I also like the us open and the French open. The ones with the volt isn't necessary. Should be a different color
     
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  12. The Meat

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    How do you not like these???!!!

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  13. Bobby Jr

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    I wasn't sold on those at the beginning but mine have gotten tons of compliments - they're perhaps the best subtle colourway they've done so far imo - the picture doesn't do them justice at all. The Wimbledon ones were by far the worst and the Madrid ones the best imo.
     
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    @NRod2 & darklore009
    Where did you find the pics of 2013 collection? It would be nice if you could share a link at least, if not pics themselves.

    Thanx in advance.
     
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  15. kingduo

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    Guys, what can u say about the retail wimbledon v9? im planning to buy it.
     
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  16. RobertoFedFan6

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    WHY do you guys not like the australian open colorway??? its my favorite actually.. hahahaha
     
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  17. RobertoFedFan6

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    [​IMG] lovely!!! i dont understand why guys hate this colorway!
     
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  18. teckid

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    I second that, looks much better in person. I hope I can keep these off the court to preserve them. Being the first and also the color shown in the Tinker videos with lends to the color way being one of the most memorable.
     
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  19. The Meat

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    Switch out the regular laces with red laces and they look even more awesome. :)
     
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  20. parasailing

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    I think some of the colors don't look good on a computer screen but look better in person. Looking forward to the 2012 WTF purple shoes and the 2013 colorways.
     
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  21. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Examples of certified clown shoes.
     
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  22. Bobby Jr

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    A few people here calling some of these colourways clown shoes also dress in entire colour/brand/range-matched outfits to practice.

    Just saying...
     
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  23. Dave_D

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    While Volt is not my favorite color, I do have the IW colorway and have worn them all summer and have started to wear holes in the soles. I also have the same colorway but in the black too that still have some tread on them. I am picking up the Cincinnatti Obsidian/Blue colorway today and will probably add the Blue ones that just came out for the Fall season too as I like the way they look.
     
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    Need more RED. make the ventilated are All RED.
     
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    Spring and Summer 2013 are the FUGLIEST colors imo.... orange and pink? Really Nike?
     
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  27. Borrelli

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    They are a bit clownish though..

    Comfortable as heck but clownish none the less.
     
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  29. Bobby Jr

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    For sure. The Aussie Open ones and the basically the same ones which Tomic etc wore with the black plastic stip were pretty meh... the Cincy/Miami ones were fantastic though - that green strip and the darker green tongue seemed to be a good general colour combo.
     
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  30. Alchemy-Z

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    I have the AO clown shoes...I got them at an outlet for $44 dollarbucks

    I can get over the colorway
     
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  32. Borrelli

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    Yeah, if they just didn't have the volt accent they would be great looking.
     
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  33. paulorenzo

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    my favorite color way is still the USO. although two colorways that i think are greatly under-appreciated are the AO and the OG.


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    the AO colorway got a lot of flack initially. i even thought they looked quite floppy in the first set of leaked photos. to see this shoe in actuality however is a completely different aesthetic. all three colorways that came out prior to the release of the synthetic leather shoes were great IMO, but, in particular, i liked AO colorway's balance between grey and white in the upper, setting the ground for the volt and red.


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    The simplicity of the colorway in the OG shoe really brings out the subtleties of the shoe's design. the TPU frame, adaptive fit system and mesh upper all being one color has a really nice effect, highlighting the form of the adaptive fit against the mesh. it was also the first release of the year featuring a TPU frame that matched the color of the upper, much like the previously leaked but later released USO colorway.

    EDIT: one reservation i have is not necessarily with the shoe but with the rest of the OG outfit federer wore with the shoe. i feel like the shoe would look great if the entire outfit werent comprised of white and red.
     
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  34. kingduo

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    Just bought the wimbledon vapor 9...it looks nice in person..no regrets on the color.
     
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    Of the ones I have; from top to bottom would be my favorite color combos. I definitely prefer the mess ones more - just more flexible. I wore the blue SL's all day to a nike tennis camp and bruised both little toe nails, with the left one falling off completely. 6 months later it's grown back. I've been too freaked out and haven't even worn my Wimbledon ones.

    looking forward to next year colors!


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  36. hisrob777

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    Nice collection!
     
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  37. raphMODE

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    Why didn't you buy the USO and WTF ?
     
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  38. dl125

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    I like them and the SL french open ones, but I personally like wearing white shoes when I'm playing. I decided this when wearing the vapor 8 USO and looking down at my outfit I said "this really isn't me." :???:
     
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    Yes the OG with just the all white and red sole are probably the BEST EVER color scheme in a tennis shoe.

    It's really too bad this shoe was a limited edition or else I would have purchased another 2 pairs. I get complimented with the OG shoe at every club/venue and the chicks love it too. :)
     
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  40. babolat4

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    I love the obsidians
     
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  41. Babolast

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    I have a feeling the Fall 13 colour ways will be the best yet...
     
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  42. Prodigy1234

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    I have a feeling that your feeling is actually knowledge
     
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  43. Babolast

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    I have yet to see Fall 13.
     
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  44. paul_tennis

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    Best:

    1)WTF (Flame Collection)
    2)Cincinnati
    3)USO
    4)FO
    5)Basel

    Worst:

    1)Wimbledon
    2)USO Special Edition
    3)Indian Wells
    4)AO
     
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  45. Borrelli

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    Mac wearing the AO vapor's and check out Borg's speed stars...

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  46. zagalab

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    The ones he's wearing look different than the AO colors. The ones he has looks like it has a red sole.
     
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  47. augustobt

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    The volt details are actually way much better "in person" than in pictures. I changed my mind about the retail Wimbledon's when I've picked 'em up.
     
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  48. Borrelli

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    Huh, yeah your right. I didn't even notice that. They look to be PE's because they have volt accent and the red sole doesn't go all the way down the side like the Olympic one's.

    Actually, they may indeed be the Olympic Vapor's. I'm seeing volt accents but could just be the photo or my eyes.
     
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  49. BDAZ

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    Looking at pics of Mac from sometime earlier this year (maybe WTT this summer), it looks like he's wearing Vapor 9 Club with AO Vapor 9 Tour cosmetics. I think Mac's shoes are paint jobbed.
     
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  50. Homeboy Hotel

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    I thought this also.
     
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