Bugging Out for Flight Bonafide

Nike fans are wide-eyed for the new Flight Bonafide, which drops on May 11. The cool, futuristic release equipped with a “bug-eyed” midsole is the talk of the town this month. For $150, you can get a bite of the action later this week. Check out all three colorways:

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Stats

Nike Zoom Flight Bonafide

Release Date: May 11, 2017

Retail: $150.00

Colors: (Three) Black/Black/White/Hyper Crimson; Black/White; and Cool Grey/Pure Platinum/White

Features: Flyknit upper; Heel zip closure

No Bugs in Flight Bonafide

Flight Bonafide is about as close to perfect as you can get. It emerges as a refined version of the Zoom Flight 95, but with a full Flyknit facelift. Nike’s signature synthetic upper completes the look,  bringing it from modern to futuristic. Of course with Flyknit, a supreme fit is always the priority- which is why Flight Bonafide takes the cake on this one.

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The overall fit is improved and streamlined. Laces are sent packing and instead, the instep is unobstructed and fully flush. Nike once again explores the realm of fastening design, adding to its artillery of buckles, straps, and even self-lacing technology. Flight Bonafide features a vertical zipper at the Achilles heel, allowing for easy on and off (Nike.com), as well as a very clean profile.

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The Predator Among Prey

Flight Bonafide makes strides in design, but it maintains its fiercest and most classic elements. The “bug-eye” detail draws attention to the midsole, reminding onlookers that Zoom Flight 95 is still the king of the jungle.

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The outsole makes waves, literally, in its water-ripple design that also hails from Zoom Flight 95.

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Flight Bonafide, the bug-eye-inspired /”eye-conic” shoe also connects to the Nike’s current trend of primitive vibes. May 11 will see Air Presto and Sock Dart drop in multiple safari-inspired colorways. It represents the cohesion of the brand’s releases, and the ability to spread creativity in every corner of the globe, pulling from every corner of nature.

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Creeping Like a Boss

Flight Bonafide creeps like a boss, and is hailed by Nike as a “hardwood legend.” The unique take on the 20-year-old favorite comes in not one, but three, colorways. May 11 is the day for executive decisions, where dedicated Nike fans can choose between Hyper Crimson, Pure Platinum, or Black & White.

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Hyper Crimson
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Pure Platinum
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Black & White

 

It’s a tough choice decision for sure, but Nike knows that choice is key to the longevity of their brand and message. Can’t pick one? Just do it.

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Jump On It

With three colorways to choose from, you better make up your mind quickly. Flight Bonafide will fly off shelves on May 11, so start planning a trip to your preferred Nike retailer. Which colorway will be yours? Share your pics with us on Instagram! Our Instagram is popping, so join the conversation with #sneakershields today. We’ve got plenty of stuff keep you entertained. Check out our pics from Sneaker Con last month!

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Sneaker Shields is on top of the shoe game, which is why we have a product for every shoe. Pick up the Sports Shield for Flight Bonafide this week, and enjoy the spoils of crease-free kicks, thanks to our secret anti-microbial technology. Let us do the dirty work while you keep looking fresh!