No love for the Cortez???

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Not everyone call pull off some cortez, but
 when done right


On the whole Mexican thing-
In cali...if you Mexican and you bang....you have to EARN your cortez, you cant just be down one day and start rocking cortez, cats will G' check you for them %!@$# real quick, well at least in my hood.
 

enyceking

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eastbay has so many dope color schemes in the nylons right now. carolina blue wit navy swoosh 
 
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i got love for the cortez, personally i own the dark blue nylon pair, or as i like to call them, the "costanzas"
 
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 I noticed alot cheerleaders rock Cortez.

I only rock nylon, saw a pair a Gabriel brothers in Neutral Grey with white swoosh for like 30 bills. 1/2 size too small tho.
 
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I didn't know these dropped. Anyone know where I can find a pair for a fair price? I see they're on eBay for like $150, willing to pay that amount but not at the moment. I want to rock these for Memorial Day or the 4th to represent my favorite fictional American Hero, Forrest Gump.


Any info on these will be greatly appreciated.
 
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Originally Posted by NobleKane

love these shoes. a damn shame its labeled a gang shoe.

this.
if any hispanic or black male wears them they are basically a target for any gang to ask them where they're from. i rarely see anyone wearing cortez's anymore besides old school gang bangers stuck in the 90s
i had pairs as a kid and pairs as a teenager when i was into the whole bangin %*!#.
 
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I love my one pair of Burgundy Cortez's, but there is a lot of stereotypes behind the shoe unfortunately- The comfort level is insane! from 72!?? wow- ahead of it's time.
 
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im surprised they havnt made cortez a SB shoe version

i mean the classics and bruins kind of look like them but i always think they would of done it
 
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The Cortez brings back memories for me. I rocked those for a solid 2 years in middle school.
 
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Gotta say this is one of my favorite shoes. Growing up in Los Angeles during the 80s- mid 90s it seemed that everyone had a pair of Cortez. Totally a gang related shoe. All my boys had at least 3 pair. It just sucks that the price has jumped so high for such a simple shoe. Anyway, cortez are dope and I still rock them, just at sale price. Haahaa
 
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