A Complete Guide to Seinfeld's Sneakers

#12. Nike Air Trainer E Low White Zen/Grey/Indian Teal

Episode: #18 'The Note' & #29 'The Red Dot'
Year (of Sneaker): 1991

This stealthier version of the Air Trainer design doesn't get a lot of play nowadays, but it's one of the most progressive of the early 1990s designs. The ridged forefoot underlay pre-empts Flywire aesthetically, and the Triangular Air cutaway echoes the upper's paneling. Jerry wears a lot of Air Trainer E variations at the end of season two and throughout season three. He must have dropped a less-than-subtle hint to a Nike rep that he liked this style of shoe...

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