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REVIEW: Nike Vapor Street

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Disclaimer: I currently own three pairs of Vapor Street, all of them purchased at full retail. The opinions herein are my own.
The Nike Vapor Street is Nike’s attempt at a casual lifestyle version of the very exclusive unicorn that is the Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite. Many in the running community saw it as lifestyle shoe, and hoped (myself included) that interest in the Vapor Street would draw sneakerheads’ attentions away from the Vaporfly 4% and allow real runners to finally get their hands on some 4% magic. The reality is that the 4% is still incredibly hard to come back, and is still being sold at ridiculous prices on the resale market, while the Vapor Street sits on shelves in the likes of Dover Street Market and End Clothing, amid a lukewarm response from shoe collectors.
I saw the Vapor Street for what it really is- a cheaper trainer version of the Vaporfly Elite. Where else can you get your hands on that incredible anatomical fit knit upper that only the Vaporfly Elite has? As it…