Dad shoes, you either love them or hate them. Who doesn't love a bit of 90s nostalgia? Of course, there's some wayward dad shoes, but there are a few that are lookers. You've got the Nike M2K Tekno, the Nike Zoom 2K and the Reebok Daytona DMX. Out of all dad shoes available the M2K Tekno is top two and it may be two.
Colourway: Dark Grey/Baroque Brown/Racer Blue/Black
Retailers with an asterisk (*) sell the Nike M2K Tekno Paris at a reduced price.
With the Nike M2K Tekno you get chunky, dad shoe vibes but in a good way. Providing a better design than the Nike Air Monarch. Let's begin with the standout features, the colours. This shoe features bright scarlet red & candy apple accents on the heel and chunky outsole that can't be missed, complemented by a cobalt blue plastic heel piece. The material that makes up the upper is a mixture of leather and foam, contributing towards a sleek and comfortable finish. Finally, you have the in-your-face tonal branding made up of black, grey and blue swooshes dotted all over the shoe and on the tongue, accompanied by a drop of 3M reflective material.
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The retail price for these is £89.95, which is just about right if you put all contributing factors together; Look, Fit and Fashion. There's no denying this sneaker looks good and is popular, if it wasn't Nike wouldn't be dropping an abundance of colourways on a regular basis. It also falls into the current trend of the Dad shoe, it's inevitable that the price will be high but, not unreasonable. With the inflation of sneaker prices increasing by the year and a decent pair of sneakers between the price range of £70-£100, the cost of these is just about right. Click here to read our blog post on why sneaker prices keep on increasing.
They fit like a glove, so if you plan on copping them make sure you go true to size. If you've ever worn a pair of Nike Air Presto's, Air Force Ones, Flyknits, or VaporMax you'll know what comfort is, but the M2K Tekno takes it to another level. The cushioned insole acts as a pillow for your feet, soaking up any pressure applied from walking or running. Once you put them on, you won't want to take them off.
You can get away with bootcuts with some sneakers, but not this pair. The M2K looks best when worn with cuffed joggers, and any pair of jeans or trousers that don't swallow them whole. Below are a variety of ways to wear your Nike M2K Tekno, which is your favourite?
Let us know, do you own the Nike M2K Tekno already or has this Crep Check convinced you to cop a pair?
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