The Nike Zoom 2K, which was inspired by the look of the late 90s, especially the shoes of the Nike Alpha project, combines heritage style and modern comfort of the Zoom Air cushioning. A mixture of materials on the upper is emphasized by rubber wings that are pulled up on the outsole on each side and thus create a striking look that is both retro and futuristic. Zoom Air element provides cushioning under the foot. Rubber wings run from the outsole up into the upper for improved stability. Extended heel and branding point to the aesthetics of the early 2000s. Breathable mesh upper with leather covers on the toe and heel for more durability. Neoprene tongue with a woven lacing system ensures a secure fit. The pitted rubber outsole reduces weight and improves flexibility. The rubber outsole ensures hard-wearing traction.