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Asics ‘Future Camo’ & ‘Grape’ Gel-Lyte III Sneakers Now Available

We just received in 2 new styles of Asics Gel-Lyte III sneakers that we missed out on when they were initially released – the Future Camos and the Grapes. The Future Camos are a mainly black leather shoe that feature a unique Japanese-inspired Camo on the split tongue with mint and red accents. The grapes are a grey suede/mesh shoe with mint, purple, and white accents.  We have them available in sizes 8 -13 and retail on them both is $99.99. To place an order for them please visit us in-store or check our online store at the link below.

Asics – Gel Lyte III ‘Future Camo’ Sneakers Black/Black

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Asics – Gel-Lyte III ‘Grape’ Sneakers Grey / White

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Asics ‘Watermelon’ Gel Saga Sneakers Now Availalable

We recently received in the Watermelon Gel Saga sneakers from Asics in a great Shaded Spruce Green / Pink color way. This sneaker is obviously based on a watermelon and it even features a pink liner with a watermelon seed design on the insole. This is a Women’s release, however we brought in larger sizes for Men, up to a size 10.5 in Men’s / 12 in Women’s. Retail on this sneaker is $89.99 and to place an order for them please visit us in-store or check our online store at the link below.

Asics – Gel Saga ‘Watermelon’ Sneakers Shaded Spruce

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New Balance 530MD ‘Ice Cream’ Pack Sneakers Now Available

Just in from New Balance are the M530MD sneakers from the ‘Ice Cream’ pack of 530 sneakers! Formerly exclusive to Korea, these 530s feature a cream and light grey suede construction with hits of bright orange and blue. The back panel on these is also completely reflective 3M fabric for an extra pop. Retail price on these is $99.99 and we have them available in sizes 8 through 13.  To place an order for these sneakers please visit us in-store or check our online store at the link below.

New Balance M530MD Sneakers Light Grey / Blue / Neon Orange

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Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Bandana Pack’ Sneakers Now Available

The Asics Gel Lyte III ‘Bandana Pack’ of sneakers is now available here at Motivation! These shoes come in both Red/White and Black/White coloways and each of them features a unique bandana print on the split tongue and sock liner. They are constructed out of suede, leather, and canvas and we have them each available in sizes 8 through 13. To place an order for the sneakers please visit us in-store or check our online store at the link below.

Asics – Gel Lyte III ‘Bandana Pack’ Sneakers Black / White

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Asics – Gel Lyte III ‘Bandana Pack’ Sneakers Red / White

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New Balance 530BW Sneakers OG Colorway Now Available

We have just received the New Balance M530BW sneaker in stock, which is a re-issue of the original colorway of this popular 1990′s New Balance runner. It was originally the first New Balance sneaker to be released that was made out of synthetic materials. The shoes feature a mainly black and white synthetic and mesh upper with pops of navy blue and purple. We have them available in sizes 8 through 12 and retail price on these is $99.99. To place an order for the sneakers please visit us in-store or check our online store at the link below.

 New Balance M530BW Sneakers White / Black






Monster Clearance Sale THIS WEDNESDAY – SATURDAY!

We will be having our 6th Annual Monster Clearance Sale this Wednesday through Saturday during the Ann Arbor Art Fair! This is our biggest and best sale of the year with prices slashed to up to 80% OFF and tons of items for $10 and even $5. Please see the flyer below for all of the sale details — clearance prices will also be available online at from Wednesday through Sunday as well. See you there!


Spotted: YG in our Only The Strong Coach’s Jacket

We recently spotted artist YG in our sold out Only The Strong Coach’s jacket. He was attending a meet and greet at Sheikh Shoes in Culver City, CA and of course he was wearing the RED jacket! View a video of the event below and make sure you go cop his album My Krazy Life ,which is in stores now.


Sneakathon Sneaker Show in Ann Arbor – TOMORROW June 21st

The second Sneakathon sneaker show will be held tomorrow, Saturday June 21st, in Ann Arbor at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center from Noon to 6PM. There will a ton of tables of collectors from all over the state selling, trading, buying and showing off rare sneakers and clothing.  Admittance is $5 to get in and you can bring up to 3 pairs of your own sneakers in to sell/trade. Tables can also be purchased if you would like, and all info is on the flyer below.  We will be in attendance with merchandise from the store and we hope to see you there!


P.L. – WLVRNS Documentary

Our fam P.L. just released his WLVRNS Documentary video, which is a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process in making his upcoming WLVRNS mixtape. It features a look into his recording process, the city of Ann Arbor, and some previews of the all-original material that you can expect to hear on the project. Its very well put together and we suggest you take a look at it below…and more importantly get the mixtape when it drops July 2nd!

Make sure to visit to listen to more previews from the mixtape and stay updated on new music from P.L.

New Balance Footwear Now Available at Motivation!

We are pleased to announce that we have added New Balance to our growing number of footwear brands that we stock at our retail location in Ann Arbor, MI!  Look out for us as one of the few New Balance Lifestyle accounts in Michigan — we will be receiving a large selection of their Made In USA shoes, limited editions, and much more. We will be releasing our first shipment today in-store and will start receiving regular monthly shipments of all their latest releases in late July. Stay tuned!