AN ICON GETS A PREMIUM UPDATE
The Nike Air Force 1 07 LV8 Men's Shoe updates the hoops original with full-grain leather for a classic, court-inspired silhouette.
BenefitsLeather, synthetic leather or textile upper depending on colorFoam cushioning with encapsulated Air for cushioningRubber sole for durability and traction
Air Force 1 Origins
Transcending foot coverage since 1982, this once hoops shoe was coined after Air Force One—the aircraft that carries the President of the United States. It was the first basketball shoe to house Nike Air, revolutionizing the game for players like Moses Malone and Charles Barkley while rapidly gaining traction around the world, from the hardwood to the blacktop to the core of hip-hop culture. Today the Air Force 1 stays true to its roots with soft, springy cushioning and a massive midsole, but the Air technology takes a backseat to the shoe’s status as an icon.