Amazingly, none of these make the list... Image: Nike
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Volt is played out. Yes, even though you are about to read a list of the Top 10 Nike “Volt” Sneakers Of All-Time, we also believe that the color itself has worn out its welcome in the Nike stable and deserves to take a break. After several years of slapping volt on just about every shoe imaginable – not to mention the ability to turn any shoe on NIKEiD into a volt monstrosity – Nike has diluted the color to the point where they hardly stand out anymore, which is kind of hard to do considering that wearing a sneaker with volt on it is like taping highlighters pens to your feet.

That’s not to say that volt needs to be buried deep in the annals on Nike’s color graveyard along with Green Glow or Infrared 23 (oh, that’s coming), however. Volt just needs to be a little more judicious with its appearance for the next few years. Maybe show up as a subtle accent on the new Air Jordan XX9 later this year or wait until the 2016 Olympics to make a splash with whatever new technology Nike has cooked up by then. But for now, volt needs to take a…

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Image: autohao

Oh, forget it. In the same way that Nike always finds a way to bring black and red together, volt will always be around to blind our eyes. Enjoy the list and feel free to comment on what you think about volt as a color that Nike frequently uses.

Amazingly, none of these make the list... Image: Nike
Amazingly, none of these make the list… Image: Nike