“Blazer, Tougher” Suits Up

“Blazer, Tougher” suits up on May 4, and is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated skateboarding sneakers of 2017. Nike’s SB Blazer Mid XT takes on the old school look with debonair edge. At a suave $90, everyone (not just secret agents) can don the coolest new classic on the market. Get briefed on the new release right here:

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STATS

SB Blazer Mid XT “Blazer, Tougher.”

Release Date: May 4, 2017

Retail: $90.00

Colors: Black/White

Features: Nike Zoom Air unit; Reinforced toe cap

“Blazer, Tougher” Has a License to Kill

Adjust your tux, because this bad boy is crashing a dinner party. The sharp edge of black and white doesn’t disappointment. The attention-grabbing shoe invites onlookers to go green with envy. “Blazer, Tougher” has a license to kill, because it’s going to slay anywhere you go.

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While the SB Blazer is known as a superior performance shoe, nobody can deny the impact of “Blazer, Tougher” on ready-to-wear. The silhouette has long been espoused with the skateboarding world, and more recently, it’s crossed over to more formal attire. Now outfitted with a black leather upper, “Blazer, Tougher” emerges as a new competitor as the footwear of choice for nearly any event.

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Shaken, Not Stirred

As fresh as it looks, it’s still a classic. It maintains its strongest features, such as exceptional construction and ankle support, and builds upon its toughest elements:

“This updated take on the classic delivers responsive cushioning and an extra-tough toe cap that stands up to daily sessions.” – Nike.com

The enhanced reinforced toe gears up for some serious wear and tear. So if you’re of the mindset that tomorrow never dies, be sure you live life to its fullest in “Blazer, Tougher.” So while this SB Blazer Mid XT release shakes things up, it’s very careful not to stir up any trouble by straying too far from its roots.

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Another fascinating take on the design is the Nike Swoosh. Rather than being printed or embroidered, it’s perforated into the side of the shoe. It takes a golden eye and careful inspection to notice a top-secret element like this, so zoom in to get a good look. It goes without saying that it’s for your eyes only.

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The Man with the Golden Sole

“Blazer, Tougher” rocks a pop of color with a golden-orange sole. The same color detail is seen in the lining and embroidered logos, as well as on the top edge of the mid top. The color is of unique importance, mostly because the release is the Connery of sneakers:

“A golden-age hoops shoe and a golden-age skate shoe.” – Nike.com

With that, “Blazer, Tougher” emerges as the favorite new classic to hit stores this year- and it’s bound to be everyone’s favorite. The sole of the release is simply a celebration of the soul of the silhouette. So put that golden pedal to the metal, but try not to crash a DB10 in the process.

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Jump On It

There’s no time to waste, so be sure to pick up “Blazer, Tougher” on May 4. Don’t let the lines scare the living daylights out of you- get there ahead of time to complete your mission.

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