Nike Air Flight Huarache OG 2023 Release Date
Designed through a team effort of Tinker Hatfield and Eric Avar – a pair that is the Nike Basketball equivalent of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen – the Air Flight Huarache was first made famous by the famed basketball team- Michigan Wolverines “Fab Five” ball. Worn by Jimmy King, Jalen Rose, Chris Webber, Ray Jackson and Juwan Howard, the Air Flight Huarache has become both a striking basketball sneaker and a cultural statement. He’s also gotten a little more gas on the NBA courts thanks to players like the aforementioned Pippen and Reggie Miller. Even Kobe Bryant sported a pair in subsequent years, showing his continued influence.
Construction-wise, all of the original details of the ’92 pair, from the cut-out collar and signature Huarache bootie, to the familiar heel exoskeleton and striking color-blocking scheme, will return to this upcoming retro ( the image above is the 2014 iteration).
An exact arrival date has yet to be announced, but the Nike Air Flight Huarache “White/Varsity Purple-Royal Blue-Menta” will hit shelves in April of next year. When it does, the price will be US$125.
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