Federer asking which Vapor 9's he should wear.

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  1. cluckcluck

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    Looks like Federer decided to take a stand against pink.

    Top one looks promising.
     
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    I like the top one as well. The blue ones look the same as the previous model he wore in 2012.
     
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    Bet Vapor 9 ID sales will increase big time after he wears them at the AO.
     
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    i like all of them. anything roger wears always look great on him
     
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    But isn't there a vapor 9 out in a colourway specifically designed for his outfit, the pink and grey. The black and grey vapors go perfectly with that outfit. Sure its not a great outfit...but some of those do not match up at all?
     
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    Black & pink is for the night sessions, these are for day sessions.
     
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    Yep. There's two turquoise colored ID shoes in there for a reason.
     
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    Has anyone notice how the forefoot outsole is different from the retail model? It's similar to the old V6 / 2K mold.

    The variation is not as bad as the vapor8, where only the upper was similar (V6 air zoom underneath instead of the dreadful quicksand lunarlon...)
     
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    As if Nike ID sent him the shoes... aside from the looks they're very different to the Nike ID shoes*.

    (*the outsole, the shank, the wear guards, the shape of the toe-box etc.)

    Very good marketing though. What a way to raise attention to the NIKEiD..
     
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    yeah its been discussed before: basically ever since the V7 he's been using vapors with outsoles of the V6. during 2011 season the only time he used a shoe that at least "looked like" the V8 was the australian open colorway, after that he used basically V6 shoes with colorways similar to ones on retail
     
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    Yeah, you're right. It's not just the outsole, the shank looks thinner, the toe box more squarish... I'm sure overall it's a much lighter package.

    Also, given the fact that Fed will be wearing light blue for his day sessions and considering how all of his outfits were carefully matched until now, i don't really see him wearing a mismatched red V9 with a blue top. My guess is that the light blue one wins.
     
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    Isn't the light blue outfit for post-AO events such as Rotterdam and Dubai? :?
     
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    guys... u're missing the big point... nike went and did a campaign with adverts with the black/pink vapor (we all saw the adverts) ... surely they would have ran the color/options with fed before ausopen/print... why change now?

    did fed get cold feet with wearing hot pink? whoever came up with the color scheme/thought it'll look good on fed... lol good luck
     
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    and i'm voting for federer to wear the recently released volt/white scheme....
     
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    I think you didn't get the point.
    They're letting us decide his shoes for his DAY outfit, he is definitely gonna wear the black/pink ones from the adverts for his NIGHT outfit.
     
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    What do you think, that he made them himself? Just because they're not retail...
     
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    whens the last time federer wore a day/night outfit to an Ausopen?
    think stubborn federer is making a stand against pink... and who can blame him... doesnt look good on feet
     
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    2008. The first and only time that he did it.
     
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    2008, and now 2013.
     
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    He will in 2013.
    On Nike FB page (reliable source... I guess...) here is the description of the white/pink iD :
    This ZV9T is inspired by Federer's Australian Night ZV9T - taking a lighter color to fight the heat.

    the V9iD (1 of the 4 Fed was sent) will be for the Day outfit (neo-turquoise polo + white short) and the anthracite/pink V9 will be for the Night outfit (grey/pink polo + anthracite short)
     
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    We know he's not going to wear a pair of shoes which don't match his outfit so you can discount the ones with peach or yellow trim.
     
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    Ohh, that Neo-Turquoise is so beautiful... I hope that he only play in day sessions =P
     
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    Sure ;)
    I guess the facebook "game" is just to promote, and it works, but they don't care the result : Fed will choose the blue one to fit the outfit.
    (well... the blue iD is indeed winning the vote right now, anyway)
     
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    Black and red or whatever that color is.
     
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    A shame, because that peach swoosh one is the biz. Love it.
     
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    The peach one would suit his night outfit better than the actual Night Z9VT.
     
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    Right, that would be a beautiful shoes for Night outfit !
    Would be nice if Fed switch for it sometimes. Don't think it's possible though.
     
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    I guess he doesn't care what people "LIKE" on FB.
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    Lol. Mixing things up.
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    its only practice...​
     
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    The winning shoe is announced!

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    Me too. Would probably go for the black/peach thing if I had to.

    Great idea by Nike. But does make me wonder if Roger took a look at the black/pink things and started shaking his head slowly...
     
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    Wow, what a coincidence, the "winner" was the one with turquoise details! Who could see that coming?
     
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    He will need to wear the Vapor 9 that shoots out Laser beams in order to beat Murray. lol
     
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    From what collection is the shirt he is wearing by the way?
     
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