Nike’s Epic React silhouette has established itself as one of the best running shoes currently in the game. This month, the Swoosh is using the sleek runner to pay homage to German corner stores, called spätis.

Nike has always done a great job of honing in on something specific to a country or region and creating a wonderful ode to it through sneakers. This month, the Swoosh is paying homage to German convenience stores, known throughout the country as spätis. These stores carry everything from milk to and eggs to candy and bread, essentially making them the German equivalent of a New York City bodega. For this limited edition themed release, Nike has chosen the Epic React Flyknit 2 as a canvas, starting off with a triple black color scheme for the sleek runner. The medial sides feature a tiny red Swoosh on the medial side, while a much larger grey version is found on the inner sides. The heel clip and outsole traction are dyed in a teal blue colorway, while a typical späti receipt


Nike’s ode to German convenience stores is now available from retailers like SneakersNStuff. This specialty pair of the Epic React goes for a slightly elevated retail price of $160, and will likely remain a European exclusive. Check out the official images below for a better look, and stay tuned to JustFreshKicks for more Nike release news.

Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 “Späti”
Release Date: Available Now
Price: $160
Color: Black/Bright Crimson-Blue Fury
Style Code: CI1974-001