The new Nike Air Force 1 "Tear Away
The very iconic Nike Air Force 1 has compiled a variety of new styles over the course of the year beyond a plethora of outfit changes, colorways of details like Swooshes scribbled ACGand collaborations with industry icons such as Don C and Hiroshi Fujiwara. The model now takes a moment to move away from simple modifications that simply involve a change of color: Yes! Because we find through this iteration a complete deconstruction of the famous model. Indeed, we have to go back to 2003 to better understand the history of this pair. These are actually a nod to Geoff McFetridgeformer art director of the Beastie Boys' Grand Royal magazine, who was the first person to introduce the famous tear-away upper through his colorway Nike Vandal High. Through this modernized version inspired by the work of the artist, it is now the consumer who slips into the skin of the designer through this modernized version opting for an approach of the "Do it Yourself" approach.
Its Design :
At first glance: nothing very extravagant...
Its appearance entirely white very basic will not surprise many people. But behind this veil, some suspicious details are hidden, such as the mention "Tear Here (or even a pair of scissors we letting us guess that he that there is something hidden underneath. Indeed, once the fabric is removed, the upper gives way to a second layer with multicolored inserts. The classic pair thus takes all its splendor becoming a bright ray of colors.
Small anecdote : In addition, we will note a packaging well worked since the pair seems to be accompanied by a closed pouch on which are written the things to do and not to do in order to proceed to the cutting of the initial layer.
Article written by Solal Fima