Nike Air Force 1 25th Anniversary Celebration – Part 1

By - December 10th, 2006

Bobby Jones, T-Bone (Thibaut de Longeville), Patrick Ewing

A little over a month back Nike sent out invitations to some of the world’s top media influencers to help celebrate the upcoming Air Force 1 25th Anniversary Celebration. They include the top players of the media world; Honeyee, Sneaker Freaker, Urban Look, etc… We spent several hours at the ‘AF1 Headquarters’ in Tribeca with some of the major players that helped make AF1 what it is today. From athletes to cultural leaders; Bobby Jones, Patrick Ewing, Nate Robinson, DJ Clark Kent, T-Bone (Just for Kicks director) and a few others spoke about the culture of Air Force 1. Towards the end of the night, a select few of us remained at the space and were given a product presentation.

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Bobby Jones, DJ Clark Kent, Patrick Ewing

T-Bone (Just for Kicks Director) moderating the DJ Clark Kent Interview

DJ Clark Kent, Sandy Bodecker, T-Bone

Most of the Asian Press during the DJ Clark Kent Interview

The New Air Force 1 was introduced. Yes, the Air Force 1 has been recreated from scratch to make it better. They include a lining to make it more comfortable. We’ll have a deeper feature on this soon.

The New Air Force 1s

Fraser and Jesse talking about the 25th Anniversary Tier 0 Air Force 1s. This is set one of many sets to come. Let’s just say it’s back to basics. HOT!! With the amounts of them coming out, everyone will be able to get a nice basic premium AF1.

The 25th Anniversary Tier 0 Air Force 1s

Crafting the Perfect 1. For the ultimate collector, Nike will introduce them to the super lux editions of the Air Force 1. The crocodile and and anaconda Air Force 1 Lux are hand crafted in Italy with the best leather. They will be retailing for about $2000 each, this is not for the regular collectors. I will definitely be saving up for the crocodile.

We were also introduced to some of the apparel for Air Force1