Where to buy the Drake NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air Terra University Gold shoes? Pricing and more details explored

Since its inception in late 2020, Drake x Nike’s NOCTA sub-label has proven to be a cult favorite. The duo have now presented their Nike Hot Step Air Terra in the University Gold/Black colorway.

The next Drake NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air Terra University Gold edition is set to debut in 2022. While official dates are still pending, they will retail for $180 per pair. Drake diehards will be able to easily pick up these sneakers from NOCTA’s e-commerce stores as well as Nike after they launch.


Drake NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air Terra Gets University Gold Makeover After Purple Colorway

Take a closer look at the upcoming shoes (Image via Sportskeeda)
Take a closer look at the upcoming shoes (Image via Sportskeeda)

Drake’s new Nike line is tagged NOCTA, which draws inspiration from the rapper’s nighttime design process as well as the street culture of London, Toronto and Paris. This division is particularly designed for people on the move who want utility equipment and maximum comfort.

Earlier this year, the two debuted a purple iteration of the Hot Step Air Terra silhouettes. And finally, we now have official images of the upcoming NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air Terra in “Black/University Gold”. This step shows how the Canadian multi-hyphen is trying to do more and more in the sneaker realm.

The on-foot look of these shoes coming was shared by trusted sneaker sleuth, @Yankeekicks, in mid-May 2022.

Premium matte finish leathers and finely knit black elements are used to construct these original designs. As the name suggests, the new two-tone “Black/University” colorway features uppers covered in Black, while University Gold detailing is beautifully added throughout.

Sneaker enthusiasts who’ve copied all of NOCTA’s releases would probably know that for their newly shaped shoes, the brand took design notes from their first silhouette, which arrived in an all-black leather upper.

NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air TerraColor: Black/University GoldStyle Code: DH4692-002 https://t.co/Ya0JBUUpFD

Sporty yellow hits are used to accent the toe box, which features a small size yellow swoosh embroidered on the dubrae lace sections. Then the perforations are arranged vertically on the sides, emphasizing the yellow from the inside. Similar shots are also added to the eyelets of the kicks. Tiny swooshes are positioned on the medial sides alongside the yellow midsoles.

The most contrasting feature of these pairs are the insoles. As these two-tone pairs are adorned with lighter blue-toned insoles that are stamped with Nike’s swoosh and NOCTA star branding.

The NOCTA logo can also be spotted on the black knit tongues. They are placed in language bubbles. These tabs are nicely combined with the lightly speckled black laces on top. Moreover, the sculpted heel counter in yellow color adds more appeal to the body of these shoes.

They also boast of G-TEK markings which are integrated on the heel counters and on the base of the soles. The midsoles are incorporated with much-loved Air units, which are highlighted in Canary Yellow, along with 3M reflective features that complete the modern aesthetic of these shoes.

Finally, the sneakers will come in a two-tone muted shoebox adorned with a minimal swoosh and NOCTA lettering.

Be sure to grab these chic Drake NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air Terra shoes, which will arrive for $180 at NOCTA.com, as well as nike.com.


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