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The Nike Vandal is an under appreciated classic hi-top model. The sneaker has attracted the attention of Raf Simons in the past, with the designer putting out his own take on the style in the past. Great to see that Nike is bringing some classic color ways of the sneaker including a Black/Metallic Gold version and a shoe that features University Red/Metallic Silver . Even better the shoe brings back the classic nylon upper and pairs it with a simple white midsole unit.  Expect these to hit store shelves on August 8 at select Nike Sportswear retailers including Nordstroms at a retail of $99USD.

 

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In a past life I was huge into sneakers. After selling off much of my collection, my interest in sneakers has really come back in the past year or so. Nike has of course been killing the game with models like the Flyknit but past their running line, there has been a steady stream of excellent retros as well. The Vandal has long been one of my favorite Nike silhouettes but the high-top is usually overshadowed by the better known Air Force One and Dunk models. I’m kind of a purist when it comes to Vandals and believe they ALWAYS look best in their OG nylon incarnations. Lucky for me Nike is dropping some great summer colorways of the Vandal High Supreme  this July. I got my eye on the blue pair but feel free to comment on which colorway is your personal favorite.

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