With a silhouette that looks ready to launch you skyward, the Nike Shox officially bounced onto the sneaker scene almost two decades ago. Its release followed years of trial and error to perfect the shoe's unique mechanical cushioning technology, which was originally dreamed up in 1984.

The sneaker's foam pillars are designed not only to absorb energy but to return it too, originally built with basketball in mind. When the Nike R4, which we now know as the original Shox, was unveiled at the 2000 Olympic games it turned heads with aesthetic awe and technical prowess, and it has done ever since.

Since its arrival, there have been many iterations of the Shox, from changes to the original R4 model and new colorways, to collaborations with some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities, including COMME des GARÇONS and Neymar. To help you introduce some sneaker royalty to your rotation, we've rounded up our 10 favorite Nike Shox.

Scroll on for our pick of the best Nike Shox sneakers to shop now.

Shox TL

from $120

Nike

(Available at 3 Merchants)
(Available at 3 Merchants)

Shox TL

$119

Nike

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Shox TL 'Viotech'

Shox TL 'Viotech'

$550

Size? x Nike

Buy at GOAT
Shox TL

Shox TL

$795

Nike x Comme des Garcons

Buy at stockx

Shox TL

from $429

COMME des GARÇONS x Nike

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)
Shox R4

Shox R4

$67

Nike

Buy at Slam Jam
Shox R4

Shox R4

from $115

Nike

(Available at 3 Merchants)
(Available at 3 Merchants)
Shox R4 x Neymar Jr.

Shox R4 x Neymar Jr.

from $75

Nike

(Available at 5 Merchants)
(Available at 5 Merchants)

Shox TL

from $138

Nike

(Available at 3 Merchants)
(Available at 3 Merchants)

Shox TL

from $174

Nike

(Available at 3 Merchants)
(Available at 3 Merchants)

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