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Conceived and created by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman in 1972, the Cortez was a revolutionary innovation for running shoes and would be the catalyst for Nike’s meteoric rise to the top of the athletic shoe market. Available in black, squadron blue and cargo khaki colorways, the Nike Classic Cortez Nylon Premium QS “Quilted” features a nylon quilted upper with khaki suede Swooshes and branding on the tongue and heel. The Nike Classic Cortez Nylon Premium QS “Quilted” is available now for $83 USD from

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