The Nike Cortez has a long history and is one of the few shoes that has been around for more than 30 years. For the 2010 model, Nike decided to give it the Year of the Tiger treatment.
In a unique tribute to the Cortez, Nike Sportswear and its ad agency in Shanghai, Wieden + Kennedy, put together “flipbook” on a wall documenting the shoe’s evolution. With the exception of lat year’s Cortez Flymotion, the Cortez has been largely untouched since 1975. We have included a few pics below and you can check out some additional footage over at Nike.