Who should buy the Nike Huarache EDGE

The low-top Nike Huarache EDGE comes in men’s and women’s sizes. Its mesh upper provides a well-ventilated feel for the foot, along with durability and flexibility. The shoe’s low-cut design is for the ankle to stay free, while the lace-up system helps lock in the foot. It might benefit you if:

  • You are looking for a  modern-looking shoe that matches well with different OOTDs. 
  • You prefer footgear light enough to be worn all day long. 

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Style of the Nike Huarache EDGE

Several colorways were released for the Nike Huarache EDGE, including black/white and black/white/black. It showcases an athletic silhouette that makes it ready for the streets. At the same time, its neutral color combinations give it a low-key appeal, perfect for mixing and matching with different clothes.

For a sporty flair, the kick can be worn with a pair of joggers or track pants. Ladies can also wear them with leggings or sporty shorts. Tank tops, sweatshirts or t-shirts should complete the athleisure style. On the other hand, for a more laidback approach, the shoe can easily be paired with pants, shorts, or jeans along with a t-shirt, hoodie, or jacket.

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Notable features

The Nike Huarache EDGE shoes showcase a breathable and stretchable mesh cleatie. This feature fits securely without being too snug on one’s foot, providing comfort and an excellent fit.

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The sneaker is designed with rubber pods that help maintain the shape while keeping the foot in place.

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Additionally, the model is designed with durable leather paneling, featuring engineered perforations that enhance ventilation.

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There are also flex grooves in the forefoot area that let the foot move naturally. Nike branding includes the Swoosh logo on the sides and near the heel. Additional branding is found on the tongue.

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History of the Nike Huarache EDGE

The legendary Tinker Hatfield designed the original Nike Air Huarache in 1991. It was inspired by a water-skiing shoe and designed for running. It has since transcended its function and has become one of Nike's most popular lifestyle silhouettes.

Despite its timeless status, the Swoosh brand has never tired of keeping the iconic shoe updated. Plenty of iterations have been released in the past up until now. One of the kicks in the series is the Nike Huarache EDGE. This version strips down the classic runner and modernizes its look, featuring a sleek design and fresh new colorways.

This Huarache reinvention showcases a classic cleatie design, updated with a breathable mesh upper with just the right amount of stretch. Meanwhile, the standard heel cage is replaced by a system of rubber pods, which provide stability, shape, and bonus points for a striking style.

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Additional info

  • The rubber outsole features an aggressive traction pattern that enhances durability and provides support.

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Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Chunky
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Air Huarache
Closure: Slip-on, Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, Mesh / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Author
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.