Taking the original theme of Interstate Highway 95 (I-95), almost every major metropolitan centers along it, from Washington D.C. to New York, have its own variant of Nike Air Force 1, thus signify the importance of this major transportation corridor have in the lore of AF1. This week, however, Nike Sportswear will induct a location not associated with the I-95 theme and present an Air Force 1 uniquely its own, Air Force 1 Jones Beach.
Inspired by Long Island's Jones Beach, 6.5 miles of coast line that is just an hour from New York City and a summer landmark for those in the region, the new Air Force 1 take in all of the beach's beauty, from the cream colored sand to the grassy dunes around it. Dominated by a canvas upper in the same cream colored tone as the beach sand. Twill-like texture signifies the grainy consistency of the sand itself. A leather side panel is embossed with images of picket fences and grassy dunes that dotted around the beach. Silhouette of the iconic 231-foot Jones Beach Water Tower is imprinted on the tongue. In addition, the coordinates, in longitude and latitude are etched on the rear tab of the shoe. Finally, everything is build on top of a transparent light blue sole feature the outline of Long Island as a whole.
The Nike Sportswear Air Force 1 Jones Beach Edition will be available starting this Friday, July 3rd, at Long Island's Street Gear boutique, Sneaker Bistro, and selected Nike Sportswear retail locations.
245 Fulton Avenue | Map
Hempstead, NY 11550
TEL #: 516-538-1603
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Patchogue, NY 11772
TEL #: 631-730-7132