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Nike Court Royale Suede History
Nike first started churning out their tennis line in the 1970s and signed up the fiery Romanian Grand Slam winner Ilie Nastase as their first tennis brand endorser in 1972. John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, and Pete Sampras soon after followed as endorsers of the brand. Each would have a tennis line specifically created for them and would reflect their personalities, which ranged from irreverent to stoic.
Nike’s tennis line flourished and continued to evolve, thanks in part to their famous endorsers. The company’s tennis line numbered in the dozens. The tennis silhouette also gained a following from non-tennis players who simply liked the court style. In this regard, Nike brought out the Court Royale Suede. It is a lifestyle shoe with a retro look inspired by the court. The upper featured a combination of real and synthetic leather with a rubber outsole and deep flex grooves. The shoe came out in a variety of colorways as well as a suede version called the Nike Court Royale Suede.
Nike Court Royale Suede Style
These low-top tennis-inspired sneakers to go well with any gym outfit and casual clothes such as shorts and jeans. Make sure to show off that ankle and not wear socks with it, or if you do have to, best keep the sock low and concealed. Match your shoes to your jacket or cap if your shoes are of a strong color to make your kicks stand out more.
Fit & Sizing
The Nike Court Royale Suede is available in both men’s and women’s sizes. For men, sizes offered are in the D-medium width and range from 6 to 15 with half sizes until 12.5. For women, sizes available range from 6 to 11 with half sizes offered up to 11.5.
The Nike Court Royale Suede’s timeless classic look will draw the eye of any observer. The suede leather upper gives it that stylish retro feel while a herringbone tread pattern at the sole provides the shoe with durable traction.
- It weighs approximately 13 oz.
- The collar and tongue are padded for added comfort.