It's strange to think that the Sock Dart is actually a retro release. Originally released in 2004, the Sock Dart was part of the burgeoning Nike Free movement. Today, lightweight knits and seamless, one piece uppers are a familiar part of the sneaker landscape. the bold lifestyle silhouette gets an all blue treatment for the patriotic theme. What makes the Sock Dart special is that it doesn't look like the ancestor of contemporary footwear; it looks like the latest and greatest thing off the line.