The Beaverton’s activewear titan is making grand preparations for yet another new makeover of its enduring Nike Air Force 1 silhouette. The shoe will embrace the ancient embroidery style of Japan. Named after this original needlework “Sashiko,” the iteration will be offered in gray and volt embellishments.
Sashiko is a form of traditional Japanese needlework that has been going on since 1600s. To create tougher, more useful workwear, it was primarily utilized by working-class farming as well as fishing families. Layers of discarded fabric were sewn together to create a durable garment that was handed along through the generations.
The complete shoe features a Grey/Volt-Coconut Milk color scheme. The shoe’s multi-layered outer features a silky gray suede front, textured canvas for the middle, and an incredibly intricate design on the heel that somewhat resembles a patchwork quilt. These are largely monochromatic, but are given a pop of color by brilliant neon stitching that reflects a modern interpretation of the ancient Japanese embroidery style.
The design is carried over to the tongue and heel tabs for an eye-catching appeal. With a simple, yet comfortable as they come coconut milk air unit underfoot, Nike returns to its roots. The sneaker design is finally wrapped up with volt insoles, stamped with Nike swoosh branding prints on them.
What is the difference between Air Force 1 and Air Force 1 shadow?
As the name suggests, the Air Force 1 here has been given all of its design elements with a shadow, that is, in a double version. In addition, the midsole comes in a chunkier style and in a layered look as well.
The classic yet stylish look, proportions, availability, comfort and wearability all factor into the Air Force 1s popularity. Air Force 1s look great with most casual outfits and have a rich history that appeals to sneaker fanatics