Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The Self-Tying Trainers From Back To The Future Could Be In Shops In October

nike-back.jpg
Nike.jpg

Enticing trainer geeks like celebrity guest appearances do Taylor Swift, the Nike Mags seen in Back to the Future Part II are pretty much the holy grail of casual footwear. So casual in fact that they tie themselves.

And some 26 years since Marty donned a pair of Nike’s self-tying lace ups - a time period in which we’ve seen limited-edition pairs fleetingly appear and then disappear at the hands of some anonymous high bidder – these babies could be finally set to land on general sale. 

A Tweet by Max Erdenberger, a former art director at the advertising agency which made Nike famous, picturing him holding a pair along with the date 21 October, 2015, has set tongues wagging about whether they are coming to retail on that very date. A date that makes perfect sense given that it's also the same date Marty travels to in the classic sequel, making it a fitting time to release the shoes.

Naturally, if this turns out to be true, prepare yourself for a frantic rush for film merchandise in the run up to Christmas. Especially with Disney's new range of Star Wars Force Awakens goodies selling like proverbial hot cakes.


read more


Related

bttfmonopolyhero1.jpg

Back to the Future Monopoly Set Revealed in Detail

MattTaylorBTTF2.jpg

Glorious Back To The Future Illustrations

hoverboard2.jpg

The Real-Life Hoverboard That You've Been Dreaming Of Is Finally Here

pepsidelorean1.jpg

How to make a Back To The Future DeLorean from a Pepsi can

6.jpg

Film And TV Shows Reimagined As Hipster Logos

to.jpg

Things You Never Noticed About The Opening Of Back To The Future

Comments

More

The 15 best caps in movie history

We count down the best in casual headwear from the big screen

by Jamie Carson
12 Jul 2017

This Kim Jong-un romper, and it's worse than you can even imagine

You will never unsee this

by Tom Victor
16 Jun 2017

Here's what to wear this summer to hide your sweat patches

Nobody will ever know

by Gary Ogden
09 May 2017

Check out Stance's new line of lairy Fresh Prince socks

Sock it to 'em

by Gary Ogden
28 Apr 2017

Want some jeans with built-in mud splatters? That’ll be £350

Sorry, how much was that again?

by Tom Victor
27 Apr 2017

6 reasons to take Spanish fashion seriously

ShortList’s style director Adrian Clark picks his menswear highlights from 080 Barcelona fashion week

by Adrian Clark
15 Feb 2017

Supreme channels somebody called Barack Obama in new collection

Never heard of him, tbh.

by Sam Diss
15 Feb 2017

The 10 Hottest Trainers for February 2017

Time to break open the Thomas the Tank Engine piggy bank, lads...

by Sam Diss
10 Feb 2017

Menswear brands you need to know in 2017

We reveal the labels you'll be dropping serious dollar on this year

by Jamie Carson
02 Feb 2017

The best dressed guys at London's Jacket Required menswear show

Find out where you can steal their looks from without breaking into their property

by Jamie Carson
31 Jan 2017