The Cortez was created by Bill Bowerman, a running coach, back in the 1970s. Due to this the Nike Cortez was instantly favoured by some of the fastest athletes in the sporting world. Today, the Cortez has moved away from the sporting world and it is a streetwear icon. The comfortable silhouette is loved by many and serves a great statement pair of shoes for any wardrobe. Take a look at our comprehensive collection and up your street style game.