Size and fit

The Nike Drop-Type Premium is available in men’s sizing. Since it is a unisex shoe, ladies can size 1.5 down to achieve their actual fit. With a low-cut silhouette, it allows the ankle to move without any restriction. A traditional lace-up closure is installed on the upper to keep the foot securely fit. 

With a double-layered midsole and EVA insole, it offers impact protection and cushioning. It has a spongy tongue for added support and comfort. Also, it has a leather upper with holes at the lateral and medial sides that allows adequate air ventilation for foot breathability.

Nike Drop-Type Premium Style

The low-top Nike Drop-Type Premium has a streamlined look that exudes versatility and trendy style. It has a premium leather upper with a nylon tongue, which radiates a luxurious look. 

Using a high-tech autoclave process, the midsole and outsole are fused together. It has a sleek construction. The iconic Swoosh icon is embroidered near the vamp area. Also, the Swoosh is accented on the tongue and heel counter.   

This low-top shoe has a long fat tongue that not only gives support but also adds value to its overall look. It has a sleek construction. The Swoosh is ornamenting on the tongue, heel counter, and near the vamp areas.

Some of its colorways are:

  • Black/White
  • White/Black

This unisex sneaker looks good when paired with shorts, culottes, miniskirts, distressed denim jeans, leggings, and other casual outfits. For a sporty look, it can be matched with joggers, track pants, and other athletic clothing.

Notable Features

The low-top Nike Drop-Type LX Premium, a tennis-inspired shoe, uses premium materials that exude a luxurious look and feel. It features an autoclave construction, showcasing a sleek style and graceful look. 

It highlights an extended and significantly cushioned tongue, which changes the game on traditional proportions and details. Also, it boasts a rubber toe cap that promotes enhanced durability.

Nike Drop-Type Premium History

After the Nike Drop Type LX was dropped on July 26 of 2019, another iteration made of premium materials was launched after a couple of months. Released on October 16 of 2019, the low-top Drop-Type Premium displays a hybrid silhouette with a stripped-down character. 

With a sleek construction, it has a luxurious leather upper that offers versatility and subtle sophistication. Also, the nylon tongue adds texture to the shoe’s overall design. It has a rubber outsole that ensures excellent traction.

Nice to know

  • The insole has a text display that says, “The DROP-TYPE’ DESIGN IS BASED ON A PROTOTYPE NIKE AIR MOWABB FROM 2001.” 

Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Drop-Type
Style: Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Nike N354
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, EVA, Nylon / 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.