Friday, August 28, 2015

1971 Nike Unknown Vintage aka ”Flyte Suede”

Thick suede, a gum outsole, golden sewed tag and round shoe laces…
compared to shoes of the same era, this model has a unique design.
A misterious vintage model from 1971


























The most unusual characteristic is its tag. As one can see, it is 

embroided with a golden thread on black nylon material. 


















The insole is also interesting. A much thicker sponge than other 'made 
in Japan' models.























So let's check out the eara, these originate from:
After testing sample at several production sites, Nike decided to 
order their first Cortez from a factory in Taiwan. 
The picture from Nike Chronicles shows the same kind of production 
print inside. 






















Unfortunately there are no catalog pictures of this model, but it's 
high quality materials lead me to believe, that not many where made.

Big up to Nike 70s archive for this great blogpost!

 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Today's mood

… almost Weeekend

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

SNEAKERS – a book by Ugly Mely

On September 2nd, Ugly Mely's book 'Sneakers' will be release on 
Amazon and selected  retailers like Collette.
Big up to Amel!







Sunday, August 23, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

adidas Equipment Running Support '93


adidas continues to retro the EQT line and releases these in September

















 



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