Nike’s Air Force 270 isn’t for the meek. It’s not for most people, actually. Fastenings, a high-reaching profile and an other-worldly bubble underfoot means the majority will see it as Nike indulging themselves to excess. But to those with more than a cursory interest in Beaverton, the design is a homage to heritage.
Nike scholars will be stoked to learn that a host of new colourways are dropping. Leaker US11 just previewed 10 new colourways, all of which are set to bring popular Swoosh colour schemes from catalogue to shelf. A release date hasn’t been named yet; we’ll let you know when Nike give up the goods.