Who should buy the Nike Killshot OG

The Nike Killshot OG is the perfect pair for: 

  • sneakerheads who want to wear it all-day
  • Nike fans who want a shoe that's suitable for both dressing up and down
  • those looking for a light and cushy kick that exudes retro vibes
  • fashionistas looking for a pair of budget shoes

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Who should NOT buy it

Those who prefer a roomy fit can skip the Killshot OG from Nike. Consider these wide kicks instead. And if you don't mind paying a little extra, you can go for the accommodating Nike React SFB Carbon.

Nike Killshot OG width

Nike Killshot OG: An underrated courtside sneaker

Introduced initially as a performance tennis footwear in the 70s, the Nike Killshot OG is now released as a crisp casual favorite. This remastered version features heritage styling with modern technology to keep up with the current market.

Nike Killshot OG design

Unlike the leather-covered Nike Killshot 2, the OG version is made with an airy mesh reinforced with suede overlays. Underfoot, Nike kept the old-school rubber cupsole to add character and retro flair.

Nike Killshot OG heel

And on the side and heel, the Swoosh retained the heritage branding to complete its signature look. 

Transcends time

Most reviewers love the Nike Killshot OG's classic, never-gets-old style.

Nike Killshot OG forefoot

Minimizing weight

The feathery weight of the Killshot OG does not drag the feet down, revealed several testers.

Nike Killshot OG lightweight

Let's the air in

A low-key option for the warmer months as it feels breezy on the feet, thanks to its mesh upper.

Nike Killshot OG breathability

The Nike Killshot OG is perfect for any outfit

With its clean and sleek look, this sneaker is the ultimate pair for dressing up or down. 

Nike Killshot OG heel collar

This Nike's special project pack flaunts a standout style as it features a few retro details. It also keeps the vintage slim shape and eye-catching low Swoosh logo on the side that further push the vibrant and bold retro vibe.

Nike Killshot OG upper

To solidify the '70s look, this sneaker also boasts an exposed foam on the tongue, similar to the Off-Whites.

A pocket-friendly choice

The most exciting point about this kick is its low price, according to numerous users. It only retails for $90, making it a part of our selection of affordable sneakers

Nike Killshot OG lockdown

Cushy sensation

This sneaker feels homey even when worn all day. Some compare its cozy fit to the Nike SB Dunk and SB Zoom Bruin

Nike Killshot OG midsole

The Killshot OG is not for wide feet

With its vintage shape, many find it too tight to wear. Sizing up may do the trick.

Easy on the rigidity

The rubber sole is a tad stiffer compared to other Nike kicks. You can actually knock someone out using this, according to video reviewers.

Nike Killshot OG flexibility

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Tennis
Collection: Nike Killshot
Closure: Laces
Material: Mesh, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Jaydee dispels the myth that women can't be experts when it comes to sneakers. With hundreds of sneaker articles under her belt, she gained a surefire edge over others claiming to be experts. Since joining RunRepeat in 2017, she’s published formidable arrays of sneaker write-ups - some covered in lifestyle magazines. Interested in scrutinizing a pair of sneakers? Jaydee is the best person to talk to as she can intuitively chew it over with you even while doing her laundry. When she’s not writing, you can catch Jaydee playing with her two kids, online shopping, and spending far too much time on Instagram.