Verdict from 5 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Comfortable: Most buyers consider the Nike Space Hippie 03 very cozy to wear.
  • Breathable: Just like most knit sneakers, this model provides superb ventilation, according to numerous buyers.
  • Stylish: Its raw and unfinished look creates an eye-catching appeal, according to many reviewers.
  • Lightweight: The Space Hippie 03 from Nike feels airy when worn, numerous users have shared.
  • Sustainable: Most users love that this model is made of recycled materials
  • Fast fit: A handful of buyers mention that they enjoy the quick to adjust fastening system.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Toe box: A couple of buyers complain that this Nike Space Hippie 03 is a tad tight on the toe box. 
  • Ankle opening: A user criticizes that he had a hard time sliding his feet in as the shoe has a narrow ankle rim.

Bottom line

Nike combines sustainability and fashion in its Nike Space Hippie collection. Launching another fashionable piece in Nike futuristic sneakers, the brand unveiled the Nike Space Hippie 03. Its deconstructed vibe and innovative lacing technique create an eye-catching appeal suitable for modern fashion.

Boasting its low carbon footprint score, this model is a highly recommended pair for those looking for eco-friendly sneakers without skimping on style and comfort.

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Nike Space Hippie 03: From rubbles to runways

The tallest among the sneakers in the Space Hippie Collection, the Nike Space Hippie 03 not only boasts its eye-catching futuristic style but also how it was made. It is considered a mashup of radical design and sustainability, inspired by the vision of how life on Mars will be - "scarce."

Exciting elements about the Nike Space Hippie 03:

To make this pair different from the usual, Nike used a few details to make it interesting:

  • Hype look. Thanks to the trend Off-White set, its imperfect finish creates another fashionable pair in the market. The untidy speckled looking midsole is made of blended foam scraps to create a lightweight feel.
  • Closure. The stretchable knit upper with an innovative Fast Fit system allows you to slip the sneaker on and tighten the fit quickly.
  • Sustainable. Using the assembly line wastes, this sneaker is made with 45% recycled materials by weight.
  • Packaging. This pair comes in a single box with a plant-based ink to lessen the overall carbon footprint. 
  • Outsole. The neck-breaking outsole has crater foam for style and bouncy strides.

Nike's Hippies

Aside from the Nike Space Hippie 03, Nike includes three other iterations in the Hippie collection; all use the rough-hewn finish suitable for the summer fit.

Nike Space Hippie 01. This low-top trash transformed kick looks like the Nike Epic React. It has rope-like laces for an easy adjustable fit.

Nike Space Hippie 02. This mid-top sneaker looks almost the same as its siblings but ditched the laces for minimalist appeal.

Nike Space Hippie 04. Exclusively dropped for the women, this low-top sneaker looks almost the same as the Nike Space Hippie 01, but added with a heel pull tab.


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