Huarache 2015 NM LAVA

I couldn't help but to pull the trigger on these Nike Huarache 2015 NM lava. Had to pay a bit more since they're only sold in Europe, but it's well worth the bills. Its funny lately 've been buying exclusively red shoes, thinking about only rocking red shoes moving forward. I think it'll be an interesting branding element, no? 

Before the photos, here is a little fun fact for you. In the book "Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall he writes about the Mexican tribe Tarahumara. The Tarahumara Indians are some of the best long distance marathoners in the world. Beyond being some of the best runners, the coolest discovery is that the thin leather slippers they run in are called Huaraches. I wonder if Nike was inspired by this? Probably not...

  PHOTO CREDIT : MATTHEW KARSTEN OF EXPERT VAGABOND

PHOTO CREDIT : MATTHEW KARSTEN OF EXPERT VAGABOND

And here are the now, less-cooler Hauraches.