Nike is known for making sneakers that set trends but are comfortable and affordable. Nike has been around since 1964, when they first opened under the name Blue Ribbon Sports by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Later in 1971, they became Nike Inc. Since then Nike has produced a multitude of classic sneakers that appeal to every race, gender, age, and social status. From the Nike Air Max Collection to the Nike Air Force 1. To continue this trend, Nike is releasing a new model to the Nike Air Force 1 collection.
The beloved collection was first produced in 1982 when shoe designer Bruce Kilgore created the shoe that was meant to supply support while also allowing flexibility that would fit perfect for basketball players. The sneaker consists of a circular outsole pattern which allows basketball players to pivot more easily in the post area. The Air Force 1 quickly became the go to sneaker for basketball players. Two years after the release of the shoe, Nike discontinued it in 1984 but the demand for the shoe remained high.
This led to the reproduction of the sneaker in 1986. Once Nike brought back the Air Force 1, it has stayed in production as one of the most popular sneakers from the company. Customers started to make custom colorways of the sneaker while Nike continued to create different versions of the sneaker as an attempt to keep the sneaker in demand but it was not needed. Since the relaunch, Nike has produced almost 2,000 different versions of the sneaker. Of these versions includes a high top model as well as a low top model.
Nike will continue this trend of releasing new models as they release more colorways of the military inspired high top Air Force 1. This model is dubbed as the Nike Special Field Air Force 1 High. The sneaker will come in a light bone colorway and only be releasing in women sizes for the fall. The military style sneaker features an extended collar, multi-purpose ankle straps and a zipper system that is made for utility. Priced at $160, this model will be available on Nov. 2.
The other model that Nike will be releasing soon also happens to be another high top version of the sneaker. The Nike SF-AF1 collection is a super high version of the sneaker. Also made with a military boot in mind, this model features upper mesh around the leather and thick rope laces that wrap around the ankle. This model will be available Nov 2 priced at $200.
As Nike continues to flourish it is expected that the brand will release more models of their favorite sneaker design.