Air Force 1 Low '07
"White on White"
The Nike Air Force 1 is the Swoosh’s most iconic crossover sneaker. Originally a performance basketball shoe when it was first released in 1982, the Air Force 1 achieved even greater success as a casual sneaker in the years following its debut. Today, the Air Force 1 is popular among all walks of life, and the unofficial shoe of New York City, Baltimore, and so many other cities and regions around the world, making it one of the most recognizable sneakers in history.
The Air Force 1 was designed by Bruce Kilgore and worn by NBA Hall of Famers like Moses Malone when it hit the scene in ‘82. Its timeless, easy-wearing design made it a popular choice for basketball players and those just looking for a shoe that could be worn with anything. After its run on the hardwood, the Air Force 1 transitioned into a lifestyle shoe, but not before Baltimore-area sneaker shops helped bring the silhouette back to life following a brief hiatus in the mid ‘80s. The “Color of the Month” campaign spearheaded by Baltimore mom and pop sneaker stores helped give the shoe a second life, and after that, it was popularized in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood.
As with most shoes that have been in circulation for decades, the Air Force 1’s popularity has ebbed and flowed over the years. The model was immensely popular in the early aughts before cooling off later in the decade. Recently, the Air Force 1 has re-emerged as one of the very best sneakers in streetwear thanks to collaborations by Louis Vuitton, Travis Scott, Off-White, and many others.
The Air Force 1’s “White on White” colorway is as classic as it gets in sneakers. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the amount of colorways the retro basketball shoe is offered in on a seasonal basis. There are also countless alternate Air Force 1 models on the market, not to mention a high, mid, and low top option of the standard edition.
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When did the Nike Air Force 1 come out?
The Nike Air Force 1 debuted in 1982. The shoe was originally designed to be a performance basketball shoe, and it was worn in the NBA by some of the sport’s top athletes in the early-to-mid ‘80s. By the end of the decade, the Air Force 1 transitioned into a casual lifestyle shoe.
How much are Nike Air Force 1s?
MSRP for the Nike Air Force 1 varies depending on a variety of factors. The retail price for the shoe’s most popular colorway, the “White on White” is $90. Some collaborations, like Louis Vuitton’s collection by the late Virgil Abloh, have a retail price of $2,750. Pricing varies depending on the size, colorway, collaboration, and model on the secondary market.