Facts

  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $85
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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.