For the past four months rumors and first-look images have swirled regarding the return of the iconic Nike Air Flight Huarache. A favorite amongst hoopers throughout the early 90s and a staple alongside Michigan’s Fab Five, the sandal-inspired silhouette is returning to its iconic black and blue palette for Holiday 2023.
Receiving its last return to shelves eight years ago in 2015, the Tinker Hatfield and Eric Avar co-design constructs its typical clad suede upper, stretching the pitch-dark black tones throughout the entirety of the sole unit and up to the exaggerated ankle straps. While a dominant majority of the two-toned relic’s real estate boasts jet-black, seldom pops of “Royal Blue” infuse a luminous accent through the neoprene mid-foot, sock liner and inner tongue construction before curtailing the heel’s branded collar.
Scheduled to release this coming holiday season for a retail price of $125, enjoy a first look at the Nike Air Flight Huarache “Black/Royal” below in the meantime.
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