Model: Air Force 1 Low
Key Features: The luxe Black leather upper is embellished with a gradient Swoosh and distinctive detailing in white. The shoe also incorporates a series of graphics including a portrait of the athlete embroidered on the heel tab, Kaepernick branding on the tongue, a patterned sock liner and a number seven hangtag. Underfoot on the translucent sole sit the digits “081416,” referencing the first time the sportsman took a knee prematch in the name of social justice.
Release Date: December 23 (US), December 28 (global release)
Buy: Nike and select retailers (see list below)
Editor’s Notes: Nike and the NFL free-agent quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, continue their galvanizing partnership with this luxurious rendition of the classic Air Force 1.
Kaepernick was first spotted wearing the shoe at his NFL workout back in November. Following his social justice protest on the field, Kap has been kept out the league for over three years. This collaborative Air Force 1 not only marks the date of Kap’s first kneeling protest, but celebrates it. With the distinctive detailing, Kaepernick leaves his mark on the legendary sneaker silhouette, as Nike commemorates his fight for justice.
The Air Force 1 x Colin Kaepernick releases December 23 in North America. It comes in adult, toddler and kids sizes. It launches globally today.
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