Nike Classic Cortez Premium Shoes

Jan 9, 2019

Category: Style

Nike’s “Swoosh” is one of the most recognizable logos on the planet, adorning everything from street and athletic wear, all the way to water bottles and billboards. But when the fashion giant decided to remove the iconic symbol from one of the brand’s most popular shoes, the world took note.

Que the Classic Cortez Premium, the second-in-line “swoosh-less” iteration of Nike’s popular running shoe. Its genuine leather upper thrives with the omission of the company’s burdening logo on both sides, giving way to lateral siding that feels airy, free, and light. Alongside the muted black colorway, a white/red/blue variant has also been introduced, harkening back to Nike’s iconic colorways of old. If you’re one for brand recognition, don’t fret — the usual Nike symbolism can still be found on the tongue and heel tab of the shoe, along with the trademark “Swoosh,” which can be seen (under close observation) on the runner’s medial side.

Purchase: $100

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Style

lululemon's 5 Year Basic Henley Comes With Lycra Fabric For Superior Comfort

Giving the iconic 3-button design a 21st-century refresh with modern materials.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

The 12 Best Basics T-Shirts For Men

A simple, stylish staple that serves as the basis for any wardrobe.

Posted By

Jan 22, 2021

Featured Image

Buck Mason Debuts A Range Of Heirloom-Quality Lambskin Leather Jackets

Premium twice-tanned jackets without the typical premium pricing.

Posted By

Jan 22, 2021

Featured Image

lululemon’s 5 Year Basic Henley Pairs Timeless Style With Modern Materials

It features Lycra fabric for added stretch and shape retention.

Posted By

Jan 22, 2021

Featured Image

Oris Honors The U.S. Navy’s First Black Diver With A Limited-Edition Watch

A bronze dive watch powered by a new in-house automatic movement.

Posted By

Jan 20, 2021

Featured Image

Nike & Notre Link Up For The First Time On A Dunk Hi Inspired By Classic Workwear

Because of variations in the suede material, no two pairs are alike.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2021