Who should buy the Nike Air Huarache Light

Consider buying this new pair if:

  • You love 90s vibe shoe
  • You like the idea of a chunky shoe

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Unique style of Nike Air Huarache Light

The Nike Air Huarache Light features a throwback style with futuristic design. Although molded from a running kick of the 90s, the Nike Air Huarache Light was designed to champion the lifestyle category. 

Nike Air Huarache Light style

The lightweight and breathable mesh upper is accented with synthetic suede overlay to add plush look.

Nike Air Huarache Light upper

With its comfortable and stylish design, the Nike Air Huarache Light can be seen worn by users with their activewear, joggers, skinnies, and even with shorts.

Lacing system of Air Huarache Light

The unique lacing system of the Nike Air Huarache Light makes this pair remarkable for many enthusiasts. The TPU cage works like an eyestay where the lace is looped to provide a secure, personalized fit to the wearers.

Nike Air Huarache Light lace

History of Nike Air Huarache Light

The Nike Huarache was designed by Tinker Hatfield and was launched in the early 1990s by the Swoosh brand.

Nike Air Huarache Light feature

The Huarache was introduced as a sneaker that resembles a water-skiing shoe and later on traversed as a running footwear.

In 1993, the Nike Air Huarache Light was launched in the market as a running kick. This model was listed as #2 in Best Sneakers in 1993 by the Complex website.

Nike Air Huarache Light collar

The Huarache Light features a breathable stretch mesh upper with the unique low-profile outsole. It was re-launched in 2002 with more pleasing colorways.  

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Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Air Huarache
Style: Retro, Sporty, Chunky
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Air Huarache, Nike Lunarlon, Nike Air
Closure: Slip-on, Laces
Material: Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric

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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.