Tag Archives: Quickstrike

Nike Air Trainer SC

Nike Air Trainer SC IIs? No thanks, I’m not really a fan. But the first incarnation, the Air Trainer SC, oh yes. The shape (which is almost triangular in profile), the colours, the wide tongues and the panelling… absolutely amazing, even after all these years. Look at those colours! These 2009 retros are up there […]

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Nike x Misha (PAM) ‘Running Man Pack’ Air Max 90

These are up there with the fluro runners from the late ’80s when it comes to lurid colourways. Green, yellow and purple sounds horrific, but I really liked these Quickstrikes when they came out in 2008. Misha Hollenbach (AKA Perks from PAM) put these together as part of Nike’s ‘Running Man’ pack, along with Reas […]

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Nike Footscape Freemotion (Fragment Design)

I’ve loved the Footscape since I saw the ‘exploded’ view ads in copies of Details magazine that I ‘borrowed’ from college. It’s one of those shoes that can look a little bulky from the wearer’s viewpoint, but looks sleek (note: in the true sense of the word, not a referral to a 3-stripe diffusion range) […]

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Nike Air 180 Opium

Nothing like a shoe that highlights my stupidity and fickle nature. I bought a pair of these when they came out in 2005, kept them shut in a box for years – and then sold them. I’ve no idea why, because I always really liked them. I ended up replacing them earlier this year and […]

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