Designed by Bruce Kilgore, Nike Air Force 1 trainers have been hugely popular since they were first released in 1982. Originally appearing in basketball games, the design became a massive footwear trend among hip-hop music artists in the 80’s & 90’s including Jay – Z , Kanye West and Nelly. In more recent years, it has become a wardrobe stable for people of all ages and they are now available in multiple colourways.
How To Clean Nike Air Force 1
The classic “white-on-white” exterior means they’re easy to wear however, keeping them clean can be a problem.
Not to worry though, here at OFFICE we have the solution! Liquiproof is a footwear protector that keeps the surface of your trainers dry; protecting the fabric from the elements and any accidental spillages. Too late for Liquiproof? Then our Jason Markk premium shoe cleaning product will effectively tackle any stubborn dirt they’ve picked up. Nobody wants dirty Air Force 1s.
How To Wear Nike Air Force 1
No matter whether you’re into the Hi or Low style, no doubt you’ll find YOUR way of wearing them. With such a versatile design they’re sure to become your your go-to, fail-safe, sneakers that never let you down! Air Force 1 trainers style well with joggers or leggings for a sports luxe feel, but they also complement smart-casual ensembles; from chinos and a checked shirt to skinny jeans and a tee.
How To Customize Nike Air Force 1
Customising trainers has become a creative way to update your favourite styles with a personal twist. The Nike Air Force 1 in white mono or black mono are good colours to start with as they provide you with a blank canvas.
If you think of yourself as a bit of an artist then you can illustrate whatever takes your fancy. Adding appliqué embroidered flowers is a popular choice choice for those who are less artistically inclined and they are cheap to buy also.
How To Wear Nike Air Force 1
No matter whether you’re into the Hi or Low style, no doubt you’ll find YOUR way of wearing them. Becoming such a versatile trainer they’ll become your go-to, fail safe, will never let you down sneaker!
How to Lace Nike Air Force 1
When it comes to lacing your Air Force 1s, we think the best way is to cross lace them. This is the most common method is usually how they come fresh out of the box.
Having them crossed laced means you can pull the laces tighter and ensure that they feet as well as possible. Why not add some colour and swap out the laces provided with some unique Mr Lacy’s? These classic shoelaces will give your kicks an instant upgrade and they’re available in a huge variety of colours so you’re sure to find some that suit your style.
How To Spot Fake Force’s!
We all want the real thing! Below are the main things to look out for when purchasing some new Air Force 1’s.
1.The trademarked Nike swoosh is both carefully and immaculately stitched, glued or printed onto most pairs of Nike Air Force 1 shoes.
2.A Nike Air logo normally features on the insole. The logo may have worn away on some used shoes. Some limited edition styles may feature a different logo.
3.The sole of Nike Air Force’s are made from rubber that is flexible and should not appear plastic.
4.Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing style name, size, colour, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long.
Why are they also called Uptown’s?
Cool fact! Air Force 1s were first nicknamed Uptowns due to their popularity in Harlem, New York – hence the name – when they became the go-to style for city-dwelling teens. Ever since, they’ve been a true wardrobe staple for people of all ages, from many walks of life.
Where to buy Air Force 1s?
If you’re looking for an authentic pair of Air Force 1s to complement your personal style, check out the collection at OFFICE. We’ve got a wide range of stylish designs for men, women and kids, in a variety of new-season colourways and silhouettes – get yours today!