Size and fit

The Nike Ashin Modern Run is a women's exclusive release with sizes ranging from 5 to 12. Guys who want to cop a pair should go 1.5 sizes up from their standard shoe size. Most users found the kick to fit true to size, but some have claimed that it fit smaller than expected. Hence, going half a size up or better yet trying the pair in the nearest retail store is recommended.

Nike Ashin Modern Run Style

The Nike Ashin Modern Run displays a slimmed-down silhouette for a sleek and stylishly versatile look. Taking design cues from the brand's archive of running sneakers, consumers are instantly treated with modern comfort and effortless good looks as they slip into these kicks. Its slip-on design and breathable, lightweight upper are perfect for people with on-the-go lifestyles. Opt for leggings, joggers or jeans for days you can't be bothered due to packed schedules or keep it laidback by injecting a little bit of sporty flair to flowy skirts and dresses.

Notable Features

The kick's upper is crafted from mesh material with side and heel cups for stability and reinforcements. It utilizes a full cleatie construction that provides a slip-on function. Nylon webbing is placed as long as the length of the tongue with repeating Nike logo as design and branding. All these sit atop a foam midsole and rubber outsole that offers lightweight cushioning and durability respectively.

Nike Ashin Modern Run History

Nike is a multibillion-dollar sportswear brand that has a long history of producing footwear. The company's story is rooted in running shoes, which became the Oregon based brand's ticket to fame. As a bit of overview, Nike started out with the aim of providing efficient footwear for runners as the running sport decided to switch to a cemented terrain from the field.

Known then as Blue Ribbon Sport, Phil Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman launched the brand in 1972 which eventually became known for its Swoosh logo and Just Do It phrase. Today, Nike remains as one of the leaders in the sports footwear industry. Some of their famous running shoes include the Nike Waffle from 1972, the Nike Air Max in 1987, Nike Zoom from 1997, Air Presto in 2000 and Nike Free from 2002.

In 2017, Nike introduced the Nike Ashin Modern a women's exclusive release that took design inspiration from the brand's minimalistic running shoes but modified for everyday use. It fuses today's streetwear trends with the brand's time-tested running silhouettes, which resulted in a stylish yet versatile pair. The shoe is offered in a number of trendy colorways for different personalities and tastes.

Additional Info

  • The shoe is offered in Medium width.
  • Pull-tabs are placed on the heel and tongue serves as aids in easier on and off.
  • It is available in an LX version, which features a much sturdier upper material.

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Colorways: Grey / Black / White / Beige
SKUs: AJ8799001 / AJ8799002 / AJ8799007 / AJ8799100 / AJ8799101 / AJ8799102 / AJ8799103 / AJ8799200 / AJ8799601 / AJ8799800

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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.