Who should buy the Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka

This pair of Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka is for you if:

  • You are trying to purchase a mid-cut style shoe
  • Football is your sport since this is perfect for it

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka logo

Excellent style of Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka

Get people’s attention in a snap with the mid-top Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka. Capable of stealing the limelight from any event with its out-of-the-ordinary design and colorways, this shoe is undeniably not for the faint of heart.

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka style

This lifestyle footwear is commonly available in multi-colored tones, and most are vibrant-colored.

Pairs with neutral and monochromatic hues are also available if you wish to keep it low-key. These editions, however, remain eye-catching.

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka side

Features of Air Footscape Desert Chukka

Aside from the upper, as the name suggests, this shoe is also famous for its Footscape sole unit.

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka sole

Created with a full-length Phylon midsole and a flexible rubber outsole with deep flex grooves and reinforced pods at the toe and heel, count on this to offer lightweight comfort underfoot that lasts.

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka midsole

History of Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka

Nike unveiled the renowned Footscape which was initially built for runners with wide feet. Designed by Tory Orzeck, it was introduced in the year 1996.

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka design

Fast forward to the year 2000; another one-of-a-kind silhouette was born. Designed by Mike Aveni and launched in Japan, the Nike Air Woven was known for its superior comfort and its adaptive fit.

These two iconic products combined resulted in the creation of the Air Footscape Woven Chukka which made an appearance in the year 2006.

Nike Air Footscape Desert Chukka collar

Tagged as the Air Footscape Desert Chukka, this model ditched the familiar asymmetrical lacing system for a traditional lace-up closure. A mid-cut construction was also adopted for a more premium look.

Facts / Specs

Top: Mid
Inspired from: Football
Collection: Nike Air Footscape, Nike Air
Colorways: Black / Beige
SKUs: 652822003 / 652822004 / 652822200 / 652822300 / 652822400

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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.