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Nike Gets Swoosh Happy With This Unique Take On The Cortez

First introduced to the market all the way back in 1972, the Nike Cortez has gone on to become one of the most recognizable footwear silhouettes in the world. The low-profile look, affordable price point, and ridged outsole are still popular today, and now the Cortez has been released with a plethora of extra Swoosh embellishments. The shoe is constructed of a standard black leather with white branding and detailing, but the detailing is not simple by any means. Apart from the large midfoot S…

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The COMME des GARÇONS x Nike Cortez Platform Sneaker Is a Sky High Necessity

After dropping another collaboration with Supreme for the Fall/Winter 2018 season, Japanese label COMME des GARÇONS has once again joined forces with Nike, this time on a sky high Cortez Platform.

The outrageous silhouette was first debuted during the label’s Paris Fashion Week show back in March and n…

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This Swooshless Nike Cortez Is Releasing Exclusively In Japan

First released in 1972, re-energized by none other than Forrest Gump in 1994 and still going strong today with a slate of Kendrick Lamar collaborations/re-releases of classic colors, the Nike Cortez is unquestionably one of the Swoosh Brand’s most esteemed and historic models. Now, retailer Billy’s Tokyo has teamed up with the Swoosh for an understated premium take on the classic runner that’s set to release exclusively in Japan. Utilizing an extra supple black leather for t…

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TDE’s Dave Free Debuts the Next Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez

It’s time for the next installment in the Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez series. Following up successful releases of the Nike Cortez Kenny 1 and 2, TDE’s president Dave Free has unveiled the third drop of the collaboration. This time around the model’s canvas upper is done in black as white provides a contrast on the Swoosh logos and mi…

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Hiroshi Fujiwara Reveals fragment design x Nike Cortez Collaboration

Hiroshi Fujiwara has taken to Instagram to preview an upcoming collaboration between his fragment design brand and the Nike Cortez. While the Swoosh gets ready to roll out Kendrick Lamar’s “Kenny 1” version of the same silhouette, this new design shows the versatility of the model. Fujiwara’s creation dons a multitude of textures and materials, with the translucent upper housing “FRGMT” branding being the most notable. Also featured, is a suede toe cap and …

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First Look At The Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez

The Nike Cortez revival in 2017 is coming to a close, but not without a bang. Kendrick Lamar’s collaboration with Nike has surfaced, featuring a red, white, and black colorway, “Don’t Trip” applied to a ribbon that runs down the tongue, and Chinese lettering embroidered onto the forefoot of the shoes (possibly a riff off his “Kung Fu Kenny” alter ego). It’s not yet clear when a release will go down, although earlier previews have suggested a drop occu…

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Kendrick Lamar Offers a First Look at the Nike Cortez “Kenny”

After receiving a sneak peek at Kendrick Lamar and Nike’s “DAMN.” Cortez, we recently received a first look at the next collaborative shoe from the artist and sneaker giant. Playing with the silhouette of Nike’s retro Cortez runner once again, the upcoming Kung-Fu Kenny-inspired colorway features a contrasting red and white upper acc…

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