Model: Nike Running – Nike Air Huarache
Original Release: 1991
Updates: Nike Running News
The Nike Air Huarache is a running shoe that boasted innovative technologies, including the “Huarache Fit.” It was first released in 1991 and was inspired by old Native American sandals called Huarache. Stretch grip neoprene and Spandex make the shoe almost mold to the foot.
Nike Air Huarache History
The Nike Air Huarache’s look is very simple, and the only Nike branding is shown with lettering at the heel. In 1992, Nike released special versions of the Nike Air Huarache in select color ways with nubuck uppers. In 2000, the original green/royal blue color way was reissued. Nike also collaborated with clothing company Stussy to create two special color ways of the Nike Air Huarache.