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March 12th, 2014 by Brendan Dunne / 12
Nike Sportswear’s crop of April 2014 releases is one split between nostalgia inducing retros and updated takes on those retro silhouettes. Then again that’s always sort of been NSW’s modus operandi – to remind customers of their undeniable heritage and bring them on board refreshed versions of those that spin new technology in. What exactly fills those respective roles this time around? Maintaining much of their original shape are pairs like the Nike Air Tech Challenge II, the Nike Air Trainer SC II, the Nike Air Tech Challenge Huarache, and the Nike Air Trainer Max ’94.
Sure, the colorways in most instances are brand new, but the silhouettes are the same ones you remember early Nike heroes like Bo Jackson and Andre Agassi stomping around in. And what of the updated versions? The Safari crusade continues as the Nike Air Trainer 1 Low dons those dots, the Nike Pegasus line brings some woven tech into the fold, and the Nike Roshe Run shows up as sort of a spiritual successor to all those no-frills runners of old. Continue reading to see what’s up next for Nike Sportswear and watch for more detailed release info on their April, 2014 group later on from Sneaker News.
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