After an official release date was announced for the newest Nike Air Foamposite One earlier today, we have an up-close and personal look at the shimmering silhouette. This Metallic Silver/Volt color combination is the latest makeup of the wavy classic. Although this new premium style code still shines, it is a bit more subdued than recent renditions that have featured multicolored patterns and prints. A metallic silver upper is almost solid with a faint camo print, contrasted by a black ankle collar and inner lining and popped with volt accents throughout, most noticeably on the sole. Get a detailed look at the latest Foams in the gallery above, and get a pair March 1st from select Swoosh stockrooms, including shopnicekicks.
Nike Foamposite technology consists of using a synthetic molded upper. The Nike Air Foamposite One, Nike Total Air Foamposite Max, Nike Air Foamposite Pro, and Nike Air 1/2 Cent use Nike Foamposite technology along with many other shoes. The
Inspired by Kevin Durant’s documented childhood desire to report the weather, the Nike Air Foamposite One “Weatherman” Collection is set to release. The two Foamposite Ones, labeled “Weatherman” and “Thermal Map,” are set to hit retail in China on August 18th. The first half of the collection features a hazy radar design in an array of colors that is set on a white base with a black lining and eyestay, set off by an ice blue midsole and laces. The second element isn’t as colorful, but features an intense red coloration on the doppler design, midsole and laces.
When it was first introduced, the Nike Air Foamposite One was received with anything but open arms (and wallets). An unconventional design and a ludicrous price tag made this unique sneaker questionable at first. Penny rocked it, Wale rapped about them, and the rest is history. An original prototype of the iconic Foamposite One was recently spotted on Nike’s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Some minor changes that were ultimately made to this original mold were the shape of the toe box, the alteration of the Nike name tag into the forefoot swoosh, and the uncovering of the carbon fiber on the midsole.