Who should buy the Nike Air Huarache City Low

The Nike Air Huarache City Low features a customizable back heel strap and removable laces that allow an optimal adjustable fit. It has a cleatie construction that hugs the feet and delivers comfort. It is a solid choice if:

  • Your situation requires you to get a shoe with immediate comfort right out of the box. 
  • You prefer footwear appropriate for various activities and matches well with different outfits. 

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Style of the Nike Air Huarache City Low

Focused on the concept of a 1-piece upper that exhibits customization via a couple of closure systems, the Nike Air Huarache City Low gives a fresh take on the 90’s classic Huarache Run. This women’s casual sneaker has a neoprene upper with synthetic leather overlays that brings a sporty vibe to one’s fashion ensemble. The customizable back heel strap and laces bring additional distinction.

Ladies will be pleased as there is a variety of colorways available. From various shades of pink up to modest hues such as grey and black, it wouldn’t be an issue to incorporate the Nike Air Huarache City Low Style into almost any casual attire.

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Notable features

For excellent lightweight cushioning, the Nike Air Huarache City Low has an Air-Sole unit and Phylon foam on its midsole.

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Durability and traction are offered by the strategically-placed rubber pods.

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Also, the synthetic overlays at the toe box deliver breathability and comfort.

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History of the Nike Air Huarache City Low

One of the iconic sneakers created by the famous Nike designer Tinker Hatfield is the Nike Air Huarache, which was released in 1991. Hatfield conceptualized many Air Max and Air Jordan models, which makes him one of the household names in sneaker culture. He got the inspiration for the Air Huarache after observing water skiers and their neoprene cleats that they normally used.

Hatfield’s idea is combining the neoprene cleats’ foot-hugging qualities with the versatility of South American sandals. This concept resulted in the unique construction of the Huarache, a shoe that has an outer cage covering a neoprene upper.

Nike Air Huarache City Low History

Focused on the essentials, the original Huarache design lacks the usual over-the-top modern sneaker silhouette that is rampant today. This minimalist but unmistakable design with impressive support qualities has endeared many sneaker fanatics and casuals. At this time, the Air Huarache series is among the brand’s best sellers. One of the women’s only iteration of the shoe is the low-top version of Nike Air Huarache City, which was released in 2018.

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Additional info

  • Some of this low-top’s color options are Total Orange / White / Black, Desert Sand / White / Dk Obsidian / Blue Nebula, White / Wolf Grey / Concord / Laser Pink, and Black / Black / White.
  • Its TPU midfoot shank contributes to the classic Huarache looks of this sneaker.

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Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Air Huarache City
Style: Sporty, Chunky
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Air Huarache, Nike Air
Closure: Slip-on, Laces
Material: Mesh, Rubber Sole / Fabric

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.