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Sneakers February, 19 2010

Nike HTM2 Run Boot Low and High TZ Preview

After numerous teasers, we can finally give you a detailed look at the new Nike HTM2 Running Boot, both in its high and low versions. The sneaker created as part of the HTM line, involving Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker in the design process, definitely looks very futuristic.

Addressing the need for stability, flexibility and weatherproofing, the HTM2 incorporates Nike Free natural-motion technology combined with a lightweight, water-repellant, four-way-flexible upper. Details like the elastic gusset and pull straps nod to traditional Chelsea boot styling while notching up the functionality of the HTM2—slip it on, and it stays in place.

Form has been given no less consideration than function. The HTM2 Run Boot High’s slim top and low-profile grey colorway with volt/anthracite highlights allow for effortless pairing. The HTM2 Run Boot Low comes in four colorways: in black-on-black, neutral grey/white, black/white, dark obsidian/vivid pink and white. The design also enhances the easy-on, easy-off concept further. Both features a protective rubberized toe cap for durability and a spray-stenciled swoosh.

The Nike HTM2 Run Boot is available exclusively in Japan and at 21 Mercer on Feb. 20th and March 1st.

More detailed imags of both Nike HTM2 Running Boots follow after the jump.

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