After Jerry Lorenzo officially announced his
Constructed of black ballistic mesh and suede, the uppers add signature detailing by way of a latticed black TPU midfoot cage. This cage reaches from midfoot heel to provide structure, and also serves as eyestays for the thick rope laces. Branding is kept to a minimum, with a single Swoosh appearing on this cage’s forefoot and a Nike Sportswear-style Swoosh-plus-text hit on the heel. Textile tongue tabs run from toebox to front collar, and a heavy-gauge zipper on the heel ensures an easy fit.
Thick black midsoles equip military-style embossed text on the midfoot, while the heel showcases a smoky black Zoom Air unit that’s double-stacked for extra comfort. A translucent Swoosh-equipped piece on the outsole provides the only divergence from the all-black look, showing off the shoe’s Zoom tech in understated fashion. Premium perforated leather insoles with a coral tint complete the look.
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