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5 Black Friday Sneaker Releases Worth Knowing About

GQ

By Jake Woolf.

Black Friday isn't just a day for great savings—is also a day many sneaker brands have pinpointed as the perfect opportunity for people to stock up on the most hyped-up sneaker releases of the year. Whether they're buying new kicks as gifts or for selfish reasons, Black Friday sneakers have become notorious for inciting mayhem at stores. (Most memorably, people went straight-up berserk trying to score the Air Jordan 11 Concords back in 2011, prompting many brands to adopt newer, safer methods of release.) However in 2016, with more releases throughout the year in general, it's unlikely things will get too out of hand for any specific Black Friday sneaker releases. Still, none of these five releases worth picking up on Friday will be easy to get. Here's what you need to know about each.

This story originally appeared on GQ.com.

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