Posts Tagged ‘Force’

Air Force 1 Low River Rock/Jade Stone

Maybe better suited for autumn weather, Nike releases a brand new pair of Air Force 1 Lows in the dead of winter. Mixing two tones of olive, this model features suede overlays with a nylon fabric appearing at the toe box and midfoot panels. A black leather Swoosh and crisp white midsole completes the cipher. The Nike Air Force 1 Low River Rock/Jade Stone can be purchased now at select retailers, including Caliroots.


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Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab



The Nike Air Force 1 Mid has seen a resurgence in the past couple of years.  While the Nike Air Force 1 debuted in 1982, it wasn’t until 1994 that the mid hit the scene.  The silhouette has always had a love/hate relationship with AF1 heads as many prefer the original high and low options.  This execution by Nike Lab is one of the cleanest to date on the AF1 Mid with rich leather monochromatic uppers, leather wrapped midsoles, ice bottoms, and minimal branding.

Both colors are priced at $ 165 a pair and available online at NikeLab.com in sizes 4-14.

Check out more detailed photos of the Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT below.

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT

Colorway: Black/Team Orange/Black
Style #: 718153-008
Price: $ 165

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Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab – Black – $ 165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab - Black - $  165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab – Black – $ 165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab - Black - $  165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab – Black – $ 165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab - Black - $  165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab – Black – $ 165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab - Black - $  165

Nike Air Force 1 Mid CMFT by Nike Lab – Black – $ 165

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Nike Women’s Air Force 1 Hi “City Pack”

Nike Sportswear has released the latest rendition of its “City Pack” series, this time using the famed Air Force 1 silhouette as a canvas. Paying tribute to New York City, Paris and Shanghai, the offering is comprised of tonal colorways, each with a uniquely stitched upper representing the aerial map of the city and the signature lines of the Air Force 1. In addition the sock liner features an all-over geometric print pattern highlighting the distinct architecture in each city. For all you ladies out there, the Nike Women’s AF1 Hi “City Pack” will be available for purchase at Wish.


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Nike Air Command Force Upcoming Colorways


A hardwood classic, made famous by David Robinson, the Nike Air Command Force is primed to make its triumphant return after over two decades away. Originally released back in 1991, this highly anticipated retro stands just as tall as it did during its inaugural drop. Seen here in both an OG-inspired leather-based White/Black-Wolf Grey-Volt-Vivid Blue and suede-based Black/Wolf Grey-Hyper Jade-Hyper Pink style code, each of these variations are scheduled to arrive at select Nike Sportswear retailers, including Kinetics, Saturday, September 20th. Read on for another look at these upcoming Nike Air Command Force releases, courtesy of Hypebeast, and be sure to let us know if you are feeling this latest retro outing in the comments below.

Nike Air Command Force Upcoming Colorways

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Nike + R.T. Air Force 1 “Laissez-aller” Editorial

After getting a closer look at the white iteration of the Nike + R.T. Air Force 1, we now turn our attention to the black version of this special collaboration. Our very own “Laissez-aller” editorial showcases all three silhouettes to highlight the classic nature of the iconic models in a free-flow setting. Much like the originals released in ’82, the shoes retain versatility despite Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci’s attention-grabbing, vibrant geometric designs across the tongue, eyestay and heel, along with the utilization of premium materials. Enjoy the imagery above and keep checking back for the release date in the very near future.


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Pepsi #ExplosiveCherryKicks Air Force 1 High Custom by Jake Danklefs


Last month, we launched the Pepsi Explosive Cherry Custom Sneaker Contest right here on Nice Kicks, and five lucky winners secured a pair of custom Nike Air Force 1 Highs crafted by renowned customizer Jake Danklefs. Today, we fully reveal Dank’s completed, hand-painted custom design. Each of the five winners will receive this custom AF1 in their size, along with a special Pepsi Wild Cherry branded box. Take a detailed look at the #ExplosiveCherryKicks below, and thank you to all who entered for a chance to win these custom sneakers!

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Nike Air Force 1 Low “Independence Day”


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A fitting match between silhouette and aesthetic, Nike celebrates the birth of the nation with this “Independence Day” edition of their Air Force 1 Low sneaker. Not one to play subtlety, the sneaker features a graffiti-style stars and stripes splashed across the upper. Expect this to drop at NSW retailers July 4th.

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Nike Air Command Force Retro

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Nike Premium iD Air Force 1 “Cork”


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Always expanding their NikeiD customization program, Nike has added the fantastic premium option of decking your Air Force 1 out in cork. Available in men’s and women’s versions of both the Hi and Low-top Air Force 1, users can select what level of cork coverage the sneaker will feature, maximizing it out at pretty much everything except the outside and laces. Along with branding, lacing and various other options, customers will be able to select from two shades of cork. For those interested the Nike Premium iD cork Air Force 1 can be customized here now.

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Undefeated’s Eddie Cruz Talks Nike and the Latest Lunar Force 1 Pack

With the Undefeated x Nike Lunar Force 1 pack set to launch, we caught up with Eddie Cruz to talk about the upcoming shoes and collaborating with Nike. Having already worked on several stellar collaborations with Nike, the collaboration business is nothing new for Cruz but with age comes experience, and Cruz has been able to leverage that experience to create what may be Undefeated’s best Nike collaboration yet. Check out what Cruz had to say below and be on the lookout for the Lunar Force 1 pack at Undefeated and select retailers.


Starting from the Bring Back Pack

You spoke about the Undefeated x Nike “Bring Back 2003″ pack in Taipei. Is this an ongoing project from the Bring Back pack?

The Bring Back Pack was based on the originals we did in 2002 and 2003, which were not available to the public — they were for promotional use only. This new project is different – it’s a celebration of something we did, but with modern elements added to it. In this case, instead of an Air Force 1, we worked with a Lunar Force 1 and added a Hyperdunk tongue for comfort.

What sort of design approach did you take for this pack?

Well, we felt the best approach was to design a conceptual shoe that tells a story and exudes the brand. At Undefeated, all things sport and military inspire us, so we wanted to make something hard yet super comfortable. That’s what people want — it’s what we want!


Classic Sneakers and Nike Collaborations

Eddie Cruz talks about the Undefeated x Nike Lunar Force 1 pack

With technological developments always coming to the forefront, what does that mean for classics like the Air Force 1? Can they live on forever?

100 percent. Its the best design in the history of sneakers. Clean, simple and wearable. The Nike Lunar Force 1s have all the fresh elements of the classic Air Force 1, but with a much lighter feel. The Lunar Force 1 did not compromise the integrity of the original Air Force 1 at all. It gave Air Force 1 loyalists and new heads on the scene a cool option.

What is it about Lunar that you love/appreciate?

The sole is ridiculously light and it’s nice to know I can walk around LA and feel no pain. Not like anyone walks in LA – but if I did!

How do these rank with your previous efforts with Nike?

James Bond and I have been doing this for a long time. He would agree that these are probably the best executed collaboration we have ever done with Nike – the technology is getting next level. Experience matters.

Now as far as with your collaborations, anything that sticks out as your personal favorite?

I really loved the Bring Back Pack Hyperdunk because it was the first time we ever had the opportunity to work on something other than a classic. It was more challenging. Which was fun for us.

Have you taken a different approach to designing and collaborations having had so much experience under your belt?

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Undefeated Going Forwards

Eddie Cruz explains the goal behind Undefeated Technical Gear

Do you think that the average consumer is looking for something different now than say when you first started Undefeated?

I look at Undefeated itemized sneaker sales every single day of my life. If I had to guess, I would say its about even. It’s a much better situation nowadays, because there’s a history. The classics are never going to go away and with Nike in particular, they are the only shoe company that can turn something new into an immediate classic. That’s what they do. Period.

With Undefeated Technical Goods having been introduced in 2013, is there anything you can share with us on the performance and training theme of Undefeated?

We try to make Technical Gear that can perform with the best of them, but with our customer in mind. Our customer likes alternatives and that’s what we try to bring to them.

What’s the next move for Undefeated?

Look out for our new centrally located Undefeated shop this coming Fall 2014. It’s exciting but heartbreaking for us — we’ve been at the original location since 2002, but we’ve outgrown the space. It’s just right across the street. A much larger spot.


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