You may have seen the Nike Cortez make a come back last week in black, white and navy, but have you seen the latest? To celebrate its 45th anniversary, the popular silhouette is receiving a Long Beach, California blue pair, specially dedicated to the LA hip-hop and gang scene.
Details of the new sneaker include a royal blue nylon upper, with gold accents on the tongue tabs, stitched “LBC” on the rear panel, and “LONG BEACH” printed on the rear heel tab. Additional details include the years 1972 and 2017 on the inside of the tongue tabs and “XLV” on the insoles.
You can find the Nike Cortez Long Beach Edition available for purchase on June 1 on snkrs.com.