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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 7.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

9 reasons to buy

  • A great number of users said that the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE fits great around the ankles.
  • The majority of buyers commented that the shoe suits for everyday use.
  • A number of reviewers said that for a skater shoe, the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE comes with great comfort, and has a very stylish look.
  • Some users mentioned that the suede holds up nicely.
  • The shoe has extra white laces, a buyer has mentioned.
  • A bunch of reviewers claimed that the shoe provides enough foot support when in use.
  • It provides enough space for the foot inside the shoe, according to a number of reviewers.
  • It is quite light.
  • The SB Blazer Premium SE is affordable.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A few number of reviewers said that one must choose a shoe size a half smaller than his/her actual size.
  • Some users mentioned that the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE runs a little bit small towards the toe.
  • Some users claimed that after several times of usage, the shoe was already having durability issues.
  • According to a reviewer, the shoe has only two holes for ventilation, therefore breathability is not quite the priority for the shoe.

Bottom line

This pair of skate shoes provides the buyer a glimpse of the past, way back when it was released in the 1970s. With a twist of the advance technology that Nike has applied to the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE, this pair can be purchased for a budget-friendly price. It provides all the support a skater needs. Also, this pair of kicks can be worn all-day long on various occasions.  Its distinct suede-leather material in the upper adds charisma to the shoe.


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Nike SB Blazer Premium SE History

The Nike Blazer can be easily recognized by fans of the Nike Brand. This is because it was first released in 1972, to be a basketball shoe. Nike made modifications in the Blazer that it really made its name in the skateboarding scene.

Famous versions and collaborations were released throughout this collection, such as Nike SB Blazer Low GT, Nike SB Blazer Two Up, Geoff McFetridge x Nike SB Blazer, Nike Obsidian Blazer, Nike SB Blazer Zoom Mid XT, Neck Face x Nike SB Blazer, and many more.

The Neck Face x Nike SB Blazer collaboration was released 4 years ago, that was June of 2013, while the Nike Obsidian Blazer/white was released in August of that same year. All of these shoes brought a great impact to sneaker fanatics. So when the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE was announced to be released, people just had to see what is new for this version, because of how comfortable the past SB Blazers feel on foot.

Nike SB Blazer Premium SE Style

The Nike SB Blazer Premium SE as it was originally released as a basketball shoe and later became a skateboarding, does not limit its style function as just an athletic shoe. With its classic yet stylish design, the shoe can fully well be used as a casual shoe. It can be a perfect choice for a street style outfit complement when going out with friends or running errands. These pair of kicks goes well with a pair of jeans and shorts. It also has a classic look that gets better through time.

Fit & Sizing

This classic looking skater shoe is only offered in men’s sizing. It is available from sizes 4 to 14. Nonetheless, adult females can also purchase the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE by reducing a 1.5 size from the men’s sizing. This shoe may run a bit narrow for those with slightly wider feet. The gusseted tongue, which helps keep the foot snug and centered.

Notable Features

The Blazer collection can easily be recognized by Nike sneaker lovers. Not only does this line offer comfortable shoes, but also it delivers durability and compact through its design. This is a shoe that any skater would want to have.

With an advance technology added for better cushioning and comfort, the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE has a tongue that is equipped with a thin elastic strap that helps the foot to lock in. The Zoom unit in the heel offers shock-absorbing features.

Additional Info

  • Has EVA (Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate) midsole, effective for better cushioning.
  • With Zoom Air unit in heel, about 5mm that is used to absorb compression during landing.
  • The rubber outsole has the herringbone pattern for better grip and durability.
  • Has an embroidered NIKE logo at the back of each shoe.
  • Has the swoosh trademark print on both sides of the shoe, without extra volume or bulk.
  • The Nike SB Blazer Premium SE has a vulcanized sole which helps give a firm grip.