What Nike SB and Leo Baker got right here is combining the popularity of the Nike SB Blazer platform and the paneling and toe perforation of a Nike SB Dunk. Then putting React foam which is stable, light, and really good for board feel. Improving on the Blazer mid, by making a silhouette that is significantly easier to put on.This might sound like no big deal, but believe it or not, a lot of people hate having to sit down, meticulously loosen a tight lace pack, then slip a shoe on which is a requirement of blazer mids. The blazer mid is a great skate shoe, but adding a hybrid cup/vulc sole enhances durability, support and still delivers great board feel. the rubber compound is sticky and perfect for skateboarding. The details are elevated, from the double tack tack stitch on the heel, the paneling on the toe and collar, and the jacquard "LEO" adds luxury and style to an already great looking shoe.
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This shoe is a remarkable fusion of luxury, utility and durability. This genderless collaboration with the renowned skateboarder, Leo Baker, represents a fusion of style and functionality that caters to skaters of all backgrounds and preferences. Designed to provide effortless skating performance with unparalleled accuracy, these shoes are a testament to Leo's expertise and commitment to the sport. One of the standout features of these shoes is their pre-broken-in design, ensuring that skaters enjoy a longer and more consistent performance right out of the box. This means less time spent breaking in new shoes and more time on board. Tested rigorously by Leo Baker themselves, they are meticulously crafted to cater to the needs of skaters of all levels
The attention to detail in the Nike SB React Leo is evident in its design. Satin side panels, intricately embroidered with Leo's name, add a touch of elegance to the shoe's rugged functionality. The upper combines leather, suede, and satin for a blend of durability and texture that withstands the demands of skateboarding. Additionally, the rubber outsole delivers exceptional traction, offering stability and control on the board. Whether you're a seasoned skater or just starting out, you will love these shoes. The white colorway and the brown colorway will be releasing here at People 9/15/23!