Nike Cortez “Black/Sail” Officially Unveiled

A simple look for a popular sneaker.

BYBen Atkinson
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The Nike Cortez, an iconic sneaker, boasts a rich history and timeless design. Its upcoming "Black/Sail" colorway is generating buzz, set to offer a fresh take on this classic model. This legendary sneaker, initially introduced in 1972, continues to captivate sneaker enthusiasts and fashion-conscious individuals worldwide. Its combination of leather and nylon on the upper delivers durability and style, making it a versatile choice for various occasions. The upcoming "Black/Sail" colorway is poised to infuse a sleek and modern aesthetic into the Nike Cortez.

Sneaker fans can expect a stylish option that complements a wide range of outfits. The Cortez's significance lies in its heritage as a pioneer in the sneaker world. It has been a symbol of sports, style, and street culture, worn by athletes and embraced by the fashion-forward. As the "Black/Sail" Nike Cortez prepares to make its mark, it continues to symbolize the fusion of athletic performance and fashion, highlighting the enduring appeal of this classic sneaker. It remains a celebrated icon in the world of footwear, appreciated for its enduring style and versatility.

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"Black/Sail" Nike Cortez

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The sneakers feature a grooved sail rubber sole with a clean lighter sail midsole. Black leather constructs the uppers with more black leather overlays. Also, an all-white leather Swoosh is found on the sides, and black laces complete the final design. A black sock liner and black Nike branding on the heel continue the simple theme. A black lace dubrae adds a touch of class to the otherwise basic sneakers.

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Sneaker Bar Detroit reports that the Nike Cortez “Black/Sail” is going to drop on November 8th. Also, the retail price will be $110 when they are released. Let us know what you think of this sneaker, in the comments section below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for the latest news and updates from around the sneaker world. We will be sure to bring you the biggest releases from the biggest brands.

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Ben Atkinson is a sneaker content writer at HotNewHipHop, with expertise in web content writing, digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO). Ben’s love for sneakers began when he was 13. He founded Midwest Soles, his sneaker reselling business. He bought and sold hundreds of popular sneakers and learned everything there is to know about the sneaker market. He eventually combined his passion for sneakers with his passion for writing and started covering sneaker releases and valuable sneaker reselling information. Ben has previously written for Sneaker Flippers, managing the site’s email newsletter to over 15,000 engaged readers with a focus on enhancing the click/open rate to increase the sale conversion rate overall. On top of this, Ben would also create written content for the site with a view to increasing web traffic and online sales through SEO optimization. His favorite sneakers are the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bred’ and the Nike x Parra Air Max 1.