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Saucony Bring Back The Azura From The 1980s Running Archives

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Saucony Azura ST Trainer 1988

The Saucony Azura is revived in all its OG 80s running glory for December 2018 with a special 30th anniversary re-release.

When it comes to anything Saucony from the 1980s it’s generally packed full of running nostalgia. Without sounding too much of a sneaker nerd (that’s certainly not a bad thing by the way!), Saucony actually released the majority of their well known running silhouettes throughout the 1980s. Styles like the Jazz (1981), the DXN (1983), the Shadow Original (1985) and the Shadow 5000 (1989) were all born in the neon magic and electronic sounds of the 80s era. Another Saucony style to come from the decade was the Azura, a no fuss running trainer from 1988 that went with the tagline ‘No Artificial Ingredients’.

Saucony Azura ST Trainer Vintage advert 1988

To mark the 30th anniversary of the late 80s, no fuss, Saucony runner, the Azura ST is revived in all its OG running glory for December 2018. The ‘dedicated to runners’ silhouette was born out of the desire to create a running trainer as safe and comfortable as possible with this latest drop offering a like for like iteration of the original 1988 trainer. Highlights include mesh, leather and textile uppers, OG 80s colours of yellow, blue and white alongside an EVA midole alongside for all day comfort.

Saucony Azura ST Trainer

The Saucony Azura ST trainer will be dropping from Saucony Originals stockists such as afew-store.com from Tuesday 18th December 2018. In other recent sneaker news you can also check out the forthcoming adidas Ultraboost 19 Laser Red trainer which also drops this month.

Saucony Azura ST Trainer

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Luke Taylor
Luke Taylor

Luke has lived and breathed the associated lifestyles & subcultures of RC for the last 20 years, as well as gaining a vast knowledge and a wealth of experience in the industry since 2006. His passion is really the techwear side of the spectrum, with brands like Stone Island & Acronym being among some of his personal favorites. Set up in 2013, his industry background & knowledge has seen RC go from strength to strength to become the digital magazine, platform & authority it is today.

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