The 82 Icon Gets A Refresh ” The Nike Air Force 1 GORE-TEX

Fashion / November 11, 2019
by Johanna Roelich

Getting fully prepared for the colder months, Nike has once again turned to the element experts of Gore-Tex to reinforce this brand new assortment of Air Force 1. The classic basketball trainer gets transformed into a winterised necessity by upgrading its exteriors with a layer of Gore-Tex membranes that will keep your soles armoured throughout the days of inclement weather. The Nike Air Force 1 GORE-TEX retools the classic Air Force 1 with a street-approved design that meets the standards of GORE-TEX waterproof technology, while allowing sweat vapour to escape. It features water-wicking flat laces, a GORE-TEX bootie and GORE-TEX branding on the heel.

The GORE-TEX is defined by an upper sporting a distinct mix of smooth premium and ballistic nylon highlighting the simple panel design of the shoe. Breaking up the tonal look is Nike Air embroidery at the rear, GORE-TEX heel markings and a co-branding badge on the tongue. A printed insole and contrast AF1 sole unit finishes the design of the low-top rugged reimagination.

Two new colourways have landed on scotts, both featuring branding further alluding to its climatic upgrades via embroidery on the lateral heels, in addition to the tongues tabs.

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