For 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago, Nike will be releasing a special edition Air Force 1 for the occasion.
This offering of the Nike Air Force 1 Low sports a Grey leather upper covered in various prints and graphics. Highlighting the shoe are “Nike Chi” branding replacing the traditional “Nike Air” on the heels along with 3M reflective detailing.
Over the past decade, Nike has successfully tied its NBA All-Star Weekend footwear and apparel to the event’s host-city. The Swoosh did it with all the space-related sneakers when the Weekend landed in Orlando, Florida (2012) and with a heavy use of “University Blue” across its products at last year’s Charlotte, North Carolina-held Weekend. But All-Star Weekend 2020 will see Beaverton’s most impressive effort yet as the event heads to Chicago, a city deeply connected to Nike and Jordan Brand’s history.
Among all the commemorative releases – and there are a lot – one of the most unique homages to the Windy City comes by way of the Air Force 1 Low “City Of Dreams” seen here in the less-exclusive “Black” colorway. Sitting atop clean white midsoles, uppers on this pair are constructed of 10 divergent patterns that oddly enough create a unified look;