Throughout its 37-year history, the Air Jordan 1 Fearless has dressed up in dozens of ensembles both rooted in Michael Joran’s legacy and otherwise. For its latest ensemble, Peter Moore’s design has seemingly added a new spin to the high-top’s original “Black Toe” colorway. Clad in white, red and black, the upcoming Jordans have quickly garnered a “Reverse Black Toe” moniker for the fact that it features pitch-dark panels around the heel instead of the forefoot. Leather overlays around the toe, then, indulge in ruby-colored flair that traditionally landed at the model’s spine. In addition to featuring a modified color-blocking, the latest take on Moore’s decades-old design boasts textured profile swooshes and black laces, which further gives it its own identity. Lastly, the Jordan 1-variant opts for a white midsole, red outsole combination underfoot.
When Menairshoes made the shift to more sustainable practices, they created a drove of new, earth-conscious offerings. And while that took the form of lifestyle silhouettes at first, the brand gradually began to inject their learnings into the performance category. This helped create the Cosmic Unity, which — despite being made of 25% recycled material by weight — compromises little in the way of utility. Soon, this trash-turned-tool will emerge in a “Multi-Color” make-up, whose palette helps signal the beginning of Spring. Underneath the violet eye stays and grid-patterned overlay, the mesh features a subtle tie-dye treatment, which blends together both pink and blue shades. Red stitching, then, lays all across, complementing the branding, pull tab, and the details along the lace unit. Finally, a marble-reminiscent print dresses the tongue emblem and Swoosh, while the tooling is built of a greyed out midsole and icy blue bottom.
Air Max Day 2022 outdoes last year’s celebration by no small margin, as everything on the calendar — specifically, the three previously-revealed Air Max 1s — are some of the best releases the holiday has seen in a long while. Unfortunately, we in the US won’t be able to secure everything on offer, as the Air Max 1 “La Ville Lumière” colorway Hokas Shoes will be releasing exclusively in Europe. An ode to Paris, the “City of Light,” the shoe is a stunning but muted arrangement, whose mid-panel and heel are treated with a colorful, iridescent finish. This visual nod to the shoe’s theme is then balanced out by neutral hits of “Summit White,” “Light Bone,” and “Navy,” all three of which reflect the fashion of the city. Additionally, the pair’s tongue is marked with “3.26” in reference to Air Max Day, while “La Ville Lumière” and additional text are printed along the outsole.