The brands across the footwear industry gear up every time we turn the calendars to January as a slew of themed releases around special occasions like the Lunar New Year and NBA All-Star Game start to hit shelves. In between these two events sits Valentine’s Day, another big moment in footwear where we see Cupid’s Arrow strike a variety of silhouettes with Nike usually going all-in every year. Already seen on the AF1, a second colorway centered around the holiday of love has taken over the Bruce Kilgore-designed silhouette.
Taking on sail hues across its tumbled leather upper, various hits of burgundy red and pink accent alongside additional heart-shaped details throughout. Standard AF1 details like the perforated toebox and lace dubrae remain, however, the latter of the two takes on a pink heart-shape design while the tongue tag atop the sail tongue comes with a two cherry heart design. This same graphic also makes its way over to the Swoosh along the midfoot which comes trimmed in pink and features a secondary mini Swoosh in white near the front of the logo. More pink shades are present on the sockliner while the heel tab’s red makeover is broken up by a pink heart debossed into the center. Rounding out the design is the sail rubber midsole with a heart dotting the “I” in “AIR” near the heel while the outsole below comes in burgundy red.
The Nike Air Force 1 Low Valentine’s Day 2 is set to release in February 2023 through Nike and select NSW retailers online and in-store. Releasing in men’s sizing, the retail price is currently TBA. Keep it locked to our Twitter and the Sole Retriever mobile app to stay updated on the latest releases, raffles, news, and more in the sneaker and streetwear world.
Nike Air Force 1 Low “Valentine’s Day 2”
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