Exciting News! Nike Honors Serena Williams 

Nike is honoring tennis legend Serena Williams with a special sneaker release. Williams will receive her own limited edition of the Blazer Mid before she returns to the tennis court. The tennis champ took a short break from the game after having her first child in September 2017. She will make a return to the court when she plays in the French Open starting at the end of May. 

Photo taken from Footwear News

Photo taken from Footwear News

Blazer Mid is the vintage basketball shoe from 1972 and is now a modern casual sneaker staple for both men and women. Nike created these shoes for Williams in a tonal white color featuring an all-leather upper.  The shoe also comes in different textures like reptile-embossed leather for its body, pebbled leather for each Swoosh, and full-grain leather for the tongue and heel tab.

Photo taken from Footwear News

Photo taken from Footwear News

Williams’ W logo is embroidered on the tongue on the shoe. In a statement, Nike claims they created the show for,

 “the greatest athlete of all time’s quest to continue to rewrite the history books when it comes to defining sport dominance.”

The Nike Women’s Blazer Mid was released on May 24 in limited quantities via Nike SNKRS with a retail price of  $120. Williams has been playing professional tennis for more than 2 decades and is more than deserving of her signature sneaker. Will you be rocking this new sneaker?