Nike Cortez

Since its original release in 1972, the Nike Cortez has become one of Nike’s most iconic silhouettes. From Farrah Fawcett skateboarding in Cortez for a Nike ad campaign the to the classic red/white/blue pair proudly on display in Forrest Gump to the modern day, Bella Hadid’s remake of the classic commercial and Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn” edition of the sneaker, the Cortez has firmly established its place in footwear history.

Nike Cortez

Satin Takes Over A Pack of Nike Cortez Colorways

There’s some palpable momentum behind the Nike Cortez, emerging once again as a centerpiece of Nike’s general release strategy in the past several months. Any...

By Matt Varga June 19, 2024

Everyone In Los Angeles Will Need This Nike Cortez “Lakers”

Fashion trends have come and gone, but in Southern California, the Nike Cortez has remained a streetwear staple since it debuted in 1972. Local advocates...

By Andrew Rizzo May 31, 2024

“Light Pumice” And Chrome Accents Dot The Nike Cortez

The Nike Cortez rolls on, inarguable in its appeal as a low-key, lifestyle staple shoe. As we near the start of summer in earnest, the...

By Matt Varga May 12, 2024

“Safety Orange” Brightens A Radiant Nike Cortez

With the impending drop of Nike’s Forrest Gump Cortez, the timeless running silhouette is back in focus. More than ever, Swoosh creatives are using the...

By Matt Varga April 30, 2024

The Nike Cortez “Honeycomb” Features A Metallic Silver Swoosh

Nike appears to be giving the Cortez a bit more attention than usual, a welcome development for all who champion retro design. They’re bringing back...

By Andrew Rizzo April 28, 2024

“Glacier Blue” Cools Down The Nike Cortez

With the release of Nike’s Forrest Gump Cortez just a couple of weeks away, it’s fair to expect that a lot more eyeballs will be...

By Matt Varga April 27, 2024

The Nike Cortez Gets Nostalgic With Another “Oregon” Colorway

Rooted in Beaverton, green and yellow colorways just make sense for Nike. The brand’s ties to The University of Oregon have accounted for a myriad...

By Andrew Rizzo April 26, 2024

Nike Cortez “Court Purple” Brings The Vintage Aesthetic

The impending release of the Forrest Gump Nike Cortez is going to draw plenty of eyes in short order, but inline editions of the silhouette...

By Matt Varga April 26, 2024

The Nike Cortez Goes “Baltic Blue” For The Summer

The Nike Cortez keeps marching on as one of Nike’s most reliable lifestyle models. Though the impending release of the Forrest Gump Cortez will vault...

By Matt Varga April 21, 2024