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Where to cop: the Nike Cortez 'Oregon'

July 2, 2024 1:50 PM
Where to cop: the Nike Cortez 'Oregon'

On July 3, 2024, the Nike Cortez drops in the colorway "Oregon. The colorway is inspired by the colors of the University of Oregon, where Bill Bowerman, co-founder of Nike, attended and trained. The sneaker is available at multiple retailers. Check out the release details of the Nike Cortez 'Oregon' here.

Nike Cortez 'Oregon' l HF1435-300

Nike Cortez Oregon
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Nike Cortez Oregon

The University of Oregon plays a major role in Nike's history. At this school, Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman got to know each other. Knight was very good at athletics and trained at a high level under Bowerman's guidance. After Knight had to stop training due to an injury, the pair founded Blue Ribbon Sports, a brand that was later named Nike.

Nike Cortez Oregon
Nike Cortez Oregon

Designed in 1968 by Bowerman, the Nike Cortez made its debut four years later at the Munich Olympics. The Nike Cortez 'Oregon' pays tribute to both the classic silhouette, and the colors of the University of Oregon.

Nike Cortez Oregon
Nike Cortez Oregon

The upper features a dark green color and combines mesh and suede materials, and the yellow, leather overlays on the heel contrast nicely with the upper. The tongue and heel feature the classic Nike logos.

Where to cop?

The Cortez 'Oregon' drops on July 3, 2024, at 9 a.m. sharp. The sneaker will be available at several retailers. Check out the list of all retailers here or in the release calendar.