Having retired as a basketball kick and enjoyed its repurposing as a skater, the Nike SB Blazer is ready for summer shredding in a Canvas rendering, for a “Two Up”
Originally a 1970s basketball sneaker ,the Nike Blazer has kept its relevancy to this day with various lifestyle applications. The Nike Blazer was the first basketball shoe created by Nike in the early 70's and made it's on court, NBA debut with none other than with players from the Portland Trailblazers.
A skater's favorite, the Blazer continues to release under the Nike SB line, as well as Nike Sportswear. releasing in both high and low variations, the aforementioned Nike SB team put together a sneaker with an in-between height, dubbed the Nike SB Blazer.
Courtesy of Nike, we get a colorful assortment of the Blazer bearing Vintage elements in the upcoming “Rainbow” Pack. All three primary colors are represented, with green also added to the mix of suede kicks, which are held down by a nylon tongue and appropriate lacing. Completed by a faux ostrich leather Swoosh, the set also features standard textured vulcanized midsoles. Check out the quartet of “Rainbow” Blazers in the photos below and mark your calendar for April 11, when the set will be released at select Nike retailers, such as Hanon, for £90 (~$151).
Nike has enlisted the stylings of fragment design for a vintage-esque take on the Nike Blazer Low SP. Holding fast to the silhouette’s simplistic style, the shoe sports a beige suede upper and stitching in the same color. The shoes are finished off with a textured vulcanized outsole, as white laces and inner lining play to the sneaker’s summertime inclination. The fragment design x Nike Blazer Low SP will be available only at the POOL Aoyama on Saturday, April 5.
Per usual, A.P.C. keeps it crucially clean with their latest sneaker collaboration with the Swoosh. The upcoming A.P.C. x Nike Blazer Hi takes the classic basketball sneaker and styles it into a subtle lifestyle silhouette. Maintaining their simplistic staple, the French brand dresses these Blazers with a canvas base and minimal detailing. The upper is a vintage off-white, with a pure white Swoosh, tongue, laces, and sole. Deep navy blue provides classy contrast on the midsole stripe, inner lining, and Nike tongue branding. Punch a comment in the feedback box on the A.P.C. Blazer Hi, and mark your calendar for the February 6th release date.
Step up your sneaker game and your social life with the Nike WMNS “Party” Pack. Metallic silver makeups of the Air Max 1, Blazer and Dunk Sky Hi showcase festive flair while maintaining their sense of style and grace. Scaled detailing is present on every pair, save the Swooshes, which takes on a smooth finish. A blue the hue of glacier ice tags the tongue on each take, with black lining and white soles stamping the finishing touches on the respective installments. Look for the Nike WMNS “Party” Pack to release on January 20th at select Nike Sportswear accounts.
What better way is there to prepare for inclement weather than with fleece? Nike decides to go that route with the Blazer Mid VNTG Granite/Silver-White. Vintage touches, including a vintage-treated midsole and un-hemmed tongue, are on display alongside a granite upper that features metallic silver side panel Swooshes. Retail is $130 on these winter-ready kicks, available now at Hype DC.