The leather upper includes strategically placed overlays for added premium durability, fit and support.
Perforations enhance ventilation to help keep feet dry and comfortable.
The low-cut silhouette creates a low-to-the-ground feel and classic look.
This version of the Nike Air Force 1 features crisp leather edges for a cleaner, more streamlined silhouette and finer detailing.
A metal "AF-1 '82" tag on the laces honours the shoe's debut.
The durable foam midsole includes a full-length Nike Air unit for lightweight cushioning and impact protection.
Transcending foot coverage since 1982, this once hoops shoe was named after Air Force One—the aircraft that carries the U.S. President. It was the first basketball shoe to house Nike Air, revolutionising the game for players like Moses Malone and Charles Barkley while rapidly gaining traction around the world, from the hardwood to the blacktop to the core of hip-hop culture. Today the Air Force 1 stays true to its roots with soft, springy cushioning and a massive midsole, but the Nike Air technology takes a backseat to the shoe's status as an icon.
• Pivot points in the forefoot and heel for smooth transitions in all directions
• Non-marking rubber outsole for traction and durability
• Padding at collar for a snug, comfortable fit
Nike AirDurable. Versatile. Revolutionary. Nike Air was the first air technology developed at Nike, and it changed the way we think about cushioning: encapsulated air to cushion the footstrike in athletic shoes. It remains the standard in impact protection more than 20 years after its debut.