A year ago in June, I purchased running shoes from NikeTown in Chicago. That was the place to go for a shoe fitting let me tell you! I needed a stability shoe because I have weak ankles and tend to pronate. I was so excited to see all the colors and styles, and then my excitement faded as I saw the stability shoe I needed (the Equalon 3) only came in one color scheme - white with hospital blue trim - it was very sterile and orthopedic looking. But I knew I was buying the shoes for fit, comfort and support so the colors weren't a big deal but it was a bit disappointing.
Fast forward one year and I am in need of new running shoes. I've earned them! I would have needed new shoes sooner, but I had to take a few months off of running due to my hip injury. I had good luck with the Equalon 3 so I went out to Nike.com and did a search. Imagine my surprise when I saw that the Equalon 4 was out, and offered in several different colors!! Woo-hoo! I ordered the purple scheme - here they are: