While we’re still in the early half of the year,
Like its collection sibling, this upcoming iteration is pieced together with an understated presentation. Leather lateral and medial panels are prepared with a “Sail” hue and complemented by grayish-brown accents that top off the Swooshes, Nike-branded Nike Cortez tongue banners and the heel overlays. A direct nod to Korea can be found on the heels which have been reimagined with dark gray graphics of a magpie — Korea’s national bird. Nike designers get clever with its execution here by carving room for a tiny Swoosh to appear on the high-flying animal’s body. Down below, the sneakers ride atop a crispy clean white sole unit that features a swampy green stripe that runs from the mid-foot to the rear.
No release info has been confirmed by Nike just yet, but you can likely expect these to hit select retailers overseas alongside more models closer to the August 8 festivities.
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