In practical terms, a leap year is pretty ordinary. Because the 365-day figure for the Earth’s orbit around the sun isn’t mathematically precise, the extra day every four years is a corrective measure to keep the calendar from drifting off. But culturally, the inherent novelty of it, which is amplified by the extra day, the 29th of February, being a prime number, makes the leap year associated with the unusual.
So, if you’re going to release a shoe on Leap Day, it would be advisable to make it anything but ordinary.
The Swoosh Hunter takes this advice to heart. A new lifestyle silhouette from Nike, the Swoosh Hunter brings a futuristic aesthetic to a high top basketball silhouette. The upper features a tonal colorway and textured leather. A ribbed tongue, a strap in place of laces, and a chunky, pure white midsole offset this streamlined approach to the upper.
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