Nike Air Presto – The Archetypal Sock-Runner

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Minimalist sock-like runners are all the craze now but I think that the archetype of all these modern day runners was actually made sixteen years ago. Tobie Hatfield, creator of the Nike Free and Tinker Hatfield’s brother, co-designed the Presto to be a shoe which would enable the wearer to take control of the shoe, rather than the other way round. This meant flexibility, lightness and loads of comfort. Sound less like a shoe and more like a t-shirt? Read on to find out more. Read More…