It's Tech Craft time. One of Nike's most anticipated, but understated releases of the season arrives in typically luxurious fashion as the Swoosh wrap up the Magista, Hypervenom and Mercurial in suits of leather. Dark and daring. Because sometimes, it's better with the lights off.

The Tiempo 7 sits this one out as Nike take their three leading lo-cut silhouettes and carefully transform them into traditional touches of class. Beautifully created with layers of leather smothered across all the uppers, the Tech Craft collection combines the most advanced Nike innovations with a look and feel of heritage style.

Nike's Tech Craft series rarely features on the professional scene, but that only adds to the luxurious lure of the collection. Soft, smooth and unapologetically handsome, it's a pack with a modest style and exquisite taste. Drenched in black, the Tech Craft collection provides a level playing field aesthetically in one of the fastest races to the checkout.

The third generation Hypervenom earns its first Tech Craft cap as Nike tone down the visuals and soften up the style. For the first time in the modern Tech Craft timeline Nike have opted to launch the collection in lo-cut versions of the Opus, Hypevenom and Vapor, with the collared creations expected to follow later down the line.

Stripped back and reimagined in a purer form, the Tech Craft turns each of the boot's trademark technologies into leather landmarks. The grooves of the Magista become softer, the ridges of the Mercurial provide extra cushioning and the Hypervenom's distinct upper is toned down to a more simplistic design. Leather never looked so good.

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