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 say that the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE fits great around the ankles.
  • The majority of buyers have commented that the shoe suits for everyday use.
  • A number of reviewers indicate that for a skater shoe, the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE comes with great comfort while having a very stylish look.
  • Some users have mentioned that the suede holds up nicely.
  • The shoe has extra white laces, a buyer has stated.
  • A bunch of reviewers claim 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.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some users mention that the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE runs a little bit tight towards the toe.
  • Some users have 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 gives 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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A top rated sneaker
A top rated Nike sneaker
A popular pick
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Expert Reviews

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This classic looking skater shoe is only offered in men’s sizing. Nonetheless, adult females can also purchase the Nike SB Blazer Premium SE by reducing a 1.5 size from the men’s sizing. The gusseted tongue, which helps keep the foot snug and centered.

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.

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.

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 SB Blazer versions and collaborations were released throughout this collection, such as Nike SB Air Zoom 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 in 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.

  • 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.
Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com