Nike Cortez “Since Day One” 45th Anniversary Party in L.A.

Nike Cortez Since Day One 45th Anniversary Los Angeles

Nike celebrated the 45th anniversary of their iconic Cortez running shoe in Los Angeles on Friday night (June 2), with lowriders, tacos and special guests.

Held at L.A. eatery Delicious Pizza, the event featured a Cortez museum with historic versions of the classic sneaker, a performance by DJ Mustard, and finally, an appearance from L.A. legends, Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol.

If you missed out, check out what went down in the photo gallery above.

Nike has released the Cortez in its OG colorway (aka the Forrest Gump), which are available now, alongside other colorways, on