Nike has ruffled the feathers of the tennis world and its middle-of-the-road all-white dress code for more than forty years. From signing the sport’s own rebel-with-a-cause John McEnroe in 1978 to tapping Roger Federer as a designer last month, the brand has sought to give fans some of the most memorable sponsorships in history.
Looking to shake things up once again, Nike has brought yet another of its tennis sneakers out of the vault with the return of the Match Classic.
The two latest interpretations of the model feature premium leather uppers in white and black, along with subtle mini-Swoosh branding on the side-panels. However, the most notable feature is a contrast tan patch on the heel, which has been finished off with classic brogue detailing.
The result? Trainers worth swapping out your wingtips for.
The Nike Match Classic is available at Size? now, priced at £75.