Y2K brought about the modernization of the Nike Air Cortez in a way that had some cringing and some celebrating. There was no major news coverage or even blog coverage for a shoe that was already embedded in the DNA of Nike but then again the industry was a lot different. Nike wen’t with some super conservative color way’s for the standard Cortez and some fresh looking upscale colors for the Cortez 2000 bomber. The Bombers featured bomber leather while the standard Cortez featured full grain leather but both featured full length Pylon, Heel Air Sole unit and a solid rubber outsole. Whether or not this model would actually work in todays market with anyone outside of die hard enthusiasts is anyones guess but its nonetheless another chapter in the history of one of Nikes most iconic models. Check them out below!