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The low-top Nike SB Portmore II Solarsoft Slip is offered in US men’s measurements, from 5.5 to 14. It has a slip-on construction that makes it effortless to put on and off. A traditional lace-up closure gives wearers an adjustable fit.
Based on some reviews, users can expect the shoe to break-in within a couple of wears. This men’s skateboarding shoe has a canvas upper that delivers flexibility and ventilation.
With its refined and modest silhouette, assimilating the Nike SB Portmore II Solarsoft Slip-on on to one’s casual fashion is as effortless as it gets. Available in a variety of color options, skaters and casuals can simply match the sneaker with their favorite shorts or denim jeans. Hit the streets while looking fresh and trendy on the fly is arguably the SB Portmore II Solarsoft Slip’s crowning feature.
Underfoot comfort is possible with the Nike SB Portmore II Solarsoft Slip because of its cushioned insole. It has a vulcanized construction that gives superior board feel and flexibility. Traction and durability are provided by its sticky gum rubber outsole.
Back in 1997, Nike entered the skateboarding culture by introducing its own skater shoe line. At this same juncture, skating was associated with punk culture that was a popular lifestyle trend for teenagers and young adults. But, the market was saturated with companies with skating as its primary category. These competitors are DC, Vans, Globe, Emerica, and Air Walk, among others. Nike started the Nike SB(Skateboarding) to deliver its innovative style equipped with the brand’s signature techs.
In 2009, pro skater Stefan Janoski left Lakai and joined the Swoosh brand. He got a signature Nike model named Zoom Stefan Janoski SB. Another skater, Eric Koston, who also left Lakai earlier than Janoski has teamed-up with Nike. A promotional video called Debacle was released soon after, which introduced the Nike SB amateur group. By 2010, skater Omar Salazar was added to the growing list of Nike SB endorsers. Two years later, Nike SB collaborated with famous denim brand Levi’s.
One of the latest Nike SB shoes to be added to the collection is the SB Portmore II Solarsoft Slip-on. It is designed with minimal accents and modest color schemes.
- The weight per shoe is approximately 312 grams.
- $60 is the regular price of this Nike skate shoe.
- Examples of its colorways are black/black/light bone, obsidian/white/thunderstorm, and black/white/gum yellow.