The NikeLab Cortez Big Tooth is Inspired by a 1972 Racing Track Staple

By: Meghan Young - Jul 6, 2015
References: nike & hypebeast
The NikeLab Cortez Big Tooth sneaker pays tribute to the classic silhouette that hails from 1972. It has a retro look that is nevertheless made for modern individuals. Whether worn on the race track or as a style statement on the streets, the design is one that will stand out both in fashion and function.

Available in both black and white versions, the NikeLab Cortez Big Tooth sneaker perforated neoprene upper and big-toothed outsole. With suede accents, it's a design that will catch anyone's eye. Quite different from other sneakers currently on the market, Hypebeast writes, "The leather sockliner adds a touch of luxury, while the updated sole brings innovation." Overall, the sporty aesthetic is subtle yet full of classic personality.