With the national Puerto Rican Day Parade set to take place on June 9, the Swoosh will be celebrating the annual event with this special Nike Air Max 1 Premium “Puerto Rico.” Taking on the country’s signature flag colors, white, red and blue covers its leather, mesh and nubuck construction.Continue Reading
An indigenous Panamanian group has forced Nike to cancel a forthcoming “Puerto Rico” version of its classic Air Force 1 sneaker.
Following the objection of the Guna community of Panama, the US sportswear giant has withdrawn the limited edition model described as a “tribute to Puerto Rico.”Continue Reading
Nike has used the Air Force 1 Low as a tribute to a wide spate of cultures as of late, ranging from the West Indies “Caribana Festival” to the Dominican-inspired “De Lo Mio,” and now they’re nodding to Puerto Rico with this mural-adorned makeup.
Created in honor of the annual Puerto Rican Day parade that takes place on the second Sunday of June, these Air Force 1s feature a vibrant line art graphic centered around the native Coqui frog on their quarter and heel. The frog makes another appearance on the insole, where he’s wrapped tightly around the Swoosh graphic, while the tongues and heels of both shoes also feature bold red and blue “PR” branding. The look is then completed by a safari-print Swoosh, icy blue translucent outsole, and crisp white accents on the toebox, mudguard, and midsole. Enjoy a set of official images below, and expect these Nike shoes to release on Nike.com this June with a retail price of $100 USD.Continue Reading