Sneaker Watch: Nike’s new Cortez “Oregon”

Cortez gets a makeover.

Nike’s “Cortez” silhouette has been around for 45 years. It has seen countless colourways, from flamboyant reds to muted greys and whites. Now, in addition to the “LCB” and “Compton” colour schemes, a brand new Oregon-inspired model will make its way onto store shelves.

The iconic Cortez will be entirely wrapped in nylon and covered in an earthy ochre, and will feature the classic medial Swoosh, midsole stripe and heel tab.

The Nike Cortez “Oregon” drops on the first day of June, retailing for $80 USD at select Nike Sportswear locations and online at

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