Nike Daybreak Women's Shoes TRUE TO THE ORIGINAL. Originally released in 1979, the Nike Daybreak is a blast from the past. Featuring the same rubber waffle outsole and nylon upper, it gives you true vintage style. A rubber waffle outsole provides traction and durability. A foam midsole offers lightweight cushioning for all-day comfort. A nylon upper with suede and synthetic leather overlays recreates the classic '80s style.