Our first glimpse at this new model named after Nike’s founding year was on February’s Super Bowl Trophy Pack. This debut had serious collectability, but in these two new colorways, the spirit of the Nike 1972 QS is more fully exposed. Here we can see the 1972 lowtop as a logical step during this peak of modern menswear, a step that perhaps foreshadows further smart casual looks from Nike Sportswear now that the sale of Cole Haan is complete. A video after the jump drives this point home with the two new looks: one in an elegant brown patent leather, and another slightly more playful look also in brown whose neon sole shows off the very un-sneaker-like Goodyear welt. Let us know what you think after seeing more below and stick with Sneaker News for word on US availability and more new 1972 Quickstrike colorways.
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