Despite being one of Nike’s longest-serving associates, sakai Only in 2019 came in popularity after the release of his LDWaffle.And since then, designer Chitose Abe has similarly approached her collaboration, recreating classics with elements from other silhouettes.to come Cortez 4.0, however, is a bit out of the norm, as the design is a bit more grounded relative to Abe’s previous works.
As a tribute to the base silhouette’s original colorway, Sakai has framed his Cortez 4.0 in “White,” “Varsity Red,” and “Varsity Royal.”The shoe’s exterior also reflects the OG in its construction, with a leather select through profile and stays on the toe cap and eyes.The heel, sole unit, and top line, in contrast, feature the Japanese label’s signature touch: the counter is comprised of multiple layers, the bottom is as brutal as the previous collab, and the ankle is extended forward thanks to a second addition. .Blue-headed collar.
After much anticipation, the release date of the Saikai x Nike Cortez 4.0 has finally been unveiled.We can expect to see “White/University Royal” at select retailers and Nike SNKRS on 23 August.At the time of writing this, only a few Raffles are currently live;More will surely appear soon, so sit tight.
In other news, Yeezy Boost 700 V2 Vanta Recharge is happening on 19th August.
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Sakai X Nike Cortez
Release date: August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)
Men: $185Style Code: DQ0581-100