Overview of this review
Size and fit
A custom fit offered by its lace-up front, the Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT also managed to provide a comfortable feel for the foot with the quality materials and technology used for its design structure. This mid-top sneaker is offered in men’s sizing that ranges from size 4 US to size 14 US, including the half sizes. It is also available in medium width.
Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT Style
A rather sleek style displayed by the Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT with its fresh chukka version, the shoe managed to deliver a fashion-forward appeal that enables it to function effortlessly well as a fashion sneaker. The mid-top profile of the shoe exhibits a crisp appearance with its suede upper that sits atop a vulcanized sole. The fresh, clean look of the shoe allows it to work well with various outfit styles.
The chukka construction of the Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT delivers a clean and stylish appeal with its soft suede upper complemented with a geometrical balance in the design between its midsole and outsole. The vulcanized sole of the mid-top sneaker gives off a sleek finish on the shoe’s design.
Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT History
The Nike Blazer silhouette was first released in the year 1972 as a basketball shoe which eventually became one of the brand’s most iconic sneakers. It was also popularly known to be worn by George Gervin or most commonly known as the “The Iceman.” It took its name from the Portland Trail Blazers which was an American Basketball team.
The Nike classic shoe was designed with components that are ideal for court shoes. It didn’t feature any advanced technology at the time it was first released, but its design structure managed to gain popularity and stayed relevant in the sneaker industry for the many years to come.
A high-top with a canvas upper was the first form of the sneaker, and it transitioned into a mid-top profile with leather upper construction. Eventually, a low-top version of the Blazer was introduced. Many variations of the different profiles of the sneaker were then offered by the brand, offering more choices of style for the people.
The Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT is among the silhouette’s other Nike Blazer variations that features modern innovation and trendy appearance. This chukka version of the shoe was designed by Lance Mountain, and it displays a suede upper with the Nike Zoom Air technology for its midsole construction.
- The Nike SB Zoom Blazer Chukka XT displays a rubber outsole with a herringbone pattern that provides enhanced surface grip and control.
- The shoe is built with a rubber toe cap.
- Nike branding on the tongue and heel.