In addition to this triple sneaker drop, Nike have organized a series of Paris-centric events, hosting Air Jordan consumer experiences at the Palais de Tokyo from June 12 – 14, a Jordan takeover at Nike’s P75, a public basketball court will be turned into a a Jordan Legacy Court, and, of course, the Jordan Brand and Nike will be hosting the 2015 Quai 54 World Streetball Championship. Visit Nike for more information.Nike will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Air Foamposite One next year by reviving a number of celebrated colorways. Already on the docket to make a return in 2017 are the iconic “Royal,” “Eggplant” and “Copper” Foams.The “Eggplant” and the “Copper” Foamposites are widely regarded as the most coveted colorways of the Air Foamposite One, dating back to the shoe’s peek in popularity years ago.
More recently, however, the sneaker in general has lost some of its luster, but expect Nike to make a big push surrounding the 20th anniversary.Look for the release shortly at select retailers, including Caliroots.The Swoosh also just dropped a selection of ’90s classics via the “Ale Brown” pack.Nike’s contribution to sneaker culture is hard to briefly sum up. Starting as a brand that catered to runners, Nike’s catalog of game-changing designs is largely unmatched, and we’ve seen the Beaverton-based camp contribute so much to today’s climate of limited releases and collaborations that Highsnobiety covers day in and day out.Although it’s still early in the year, we’ve decided to recap several of the strongest Swoosh drops, with the intention of updating this Nike hub as 2017 continues.
From partnerships with longtime partners like COMME des GARÇONS to limited NikeLab releases, here are some of the best Nike sneakers of the year so far.COMME des GARÇONS brought an avant garde approach to the classic Nike Dunk, adding clear panels to the upper. The shoe was first unveiled at the label’s men’s show at Paris Fashion Week last summer, and follows up on many other partnerships between the Japanese fashion house and the Beaverton-based athletic brand. The sneaker is as much a display piece as it is a pure heater on-foot.