This year, Nike celebrates the 40th anniversary of its durable Nike Air Force 1 sneakers. It looks like these celebrations will last all year given the alarming rates at which new AF1s are entering the sneaker market. The brand’s new AF1 High Vintage “Sail Medium Grey” shade is the newest addition to these celebrations after the “White Chocolate” colorway dropped earlier this month.
The imminent Nike Air Force 1 High ’07 Vintage “Sail Medium Grey” sneaker is set to arrive on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. Each pair of these high-tops will set you back $135. Elevate your shoe collection with these two-tone sneakers, which will ship via Nike’s e-commerce website, SNKRS app, and other authorized sellers. Both male and school sizes of these AF1s will be available for fans of different ages.
The Nike Air Force 1 High Vintage Sail Shoe Celebrates Four Glorious Decades Of The Iconic Style
Undoubtedly, Nike’s most sought-after designs are its Nike Air Force 1 sneakers which celebrate their 40th anniversary in 2022. The history of the classic Air Force 1 shoe on Nike’s official webpage says,
“Introduced in 1982, the Air Force 1 redefined basketball shoes from hardwood to asphalt. It was the first basketball shoe to house Nike Air, but its innovative nature has since trumped its status. of street icon.
As part of these celebrations, the shoe brand gave numerous makeovers to the low, mid and high variants of the silhouette. Both collaborative editions like those published with Off-White and Billie Eilish, as well as a host of GRs have been introduced so far. Now, with the new Nike Air Force 1 High LV8 “Sail Medium Grey”, the brand puts a retro spin on an original AF1 colorway.
The product description of the Air Force 1 High Sail and Medium Gray shoes that arrive on the shoe brand’s e-commerce website reads,
“Sophisticated and portable, the Air Force 1 High ’07 lets you ring in the new era of vintage. Distressed classic sail leather teams up with ’80s construction for a bold retro look. A woven canvas side panel and heritage branding to the tongue bring the original high-flying look to life, while Mid Gray accents on the Swoosh and outsole add coveted AF1 appeal.
Loaded with retro hits throughout, the uppers of these AF1s feature premium leathers in the eponymous “Sail” and “Medium Grey” hues. Breathable perforations on the sleek toe are contoured with lightly textured sail leather elements.
Quarter panels are complete with top knit units. These mesh elements on the sides are topped with medium gray swooshes, a characteristic feature of these silhouettes.
Light bone shades are also used to make the tabs, eyelets and lace ties. Tabs under the laces are finished with coveted Nike Air branding at the open end. Similar Air brandings are also added to the insoles and heel counters. The heel sections are highlighted with Gray suede elements, topped with indicated Nike Air branding.
Finally, the trainers are completed with Light Bone/Sail midsoles and Mid Gray outsoles to match the rest.
Be sure to be a part of those celebrations with the upcoming Nike Air Force 1 High Vintage “Sail” sneaker release. Fans of the AF1 can sign up to Nike’s SNKRS app for quick updates on when these shoes are released.