As Nike Sportswear closes out its 30th anniversary celebration of the iconic Air Force 1, NSW presents a look at six distinctly different takes on the classic. Stay tuned for a detailed breakdown of each.
After 30 years on top, defining the apex of street and sport, court and culture, the Nike Air Force 1 catapults into the future. No longer a solitary style icon, the Nike Air Force 1 is now about something bigger. It’s about a family. It’s about the classic sneaker’s singular DNA, combining with Nike innovation to define a new generation: a Family of Force. Each member recognizes the heritage that has made the Nike Air Force 1 a coveted classic, but also celebrates its own unique, innovation-driven look and character. Bound by three core design principles—lightweight, breathability and comfort, achieved through the integration of Nike’s Hyperfuse construction and Lunarlon cushioning in some cases—these new relations represent the future of the Nike Air Force 1, joining the thousands of iterations that have elevated the sneaker to collector status. It’s not about replacing the past; it’s about dominating the future. Meet the family’s newest members: