Perhaps the sneaker with the longest name in Nike’s catalog right now, the Nike Air Force 1 Flyknit, is ready for summer in a cool new tropical shade of Hyper Turquoise. The update to the update of the Air Max 90 built in Flyknit features its woven upper in the bright shade of teal with dark grey mixed into certain portions around the midfoot and toe, layered with synthetic material for the mudguard and branding accents. Being an ‘Ultra’ iteration of the Air Max 90.
Often a love it or hate it material for sneakers, denim drapes this latest version of the women’s Nike Air Max Zero Mens. Yes indeed, the classic runner is the latest sneaker to get the blue jean makeover, dressed in two shades of blue denim across the upper that’s paired with the model’s signature neoprene bootie and rubber heel cradle. Premium touches include metal lace eyelets, a stamped Huarache logo patch on the tongue, waxed laces, and a gum outsole that finishes them off perfectly.
One of the most influential Los Angelenos ever and long-time Nike Sportswear creative partner Mister Cartoon has a Cortez collaboration coming this Friday. While this is hardly new ground for Mister Cartoon, who has designed some of the most sought-after sneakers in history in his Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Essential of 2005, the legendary tattoo and graffiti artist gets his first crack at the this staple of LA footwear fashion. Three distinct iterations of the Cortez inspired by his signature graphics, his favorite car, and the original Cortez favorites are part of this premium collection.
Summer is around the corner and the Nike Air Huarache Utility is now available in the popular Arctic Orange colorway. Covering its updated upper that is made of lighter, breathable mesh, tonal synthetic panels and the signature heel cage with an elastic band round out its details. A contrasting white rubber sole and more arctic orange accents on the heel finish off the design.
The Nike Cortez Womens is one of Nike’s most heralded silhouettes. It further cemented its iconic lifestyle history thanks to its cameo in Forrest Gump and now Nike Sportswear is updating the 1972 creation with its latest technology. While we’ve seen Roshe crossovers in the past, Ultra Moire-inspired lightweight tooling on the outsole, and more, the Nike Cortez Flyknit is a creation unlike any other in the 40 years of the Cortez. The woven Flyknit material adds a new slip-on construction for a modern twist with a new EVA midsole cushioning platform with just the right amount of leather touches near the laces.