January 28th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Until pretty recently, the selection of colors and materials in heavy duty boots has been lacking outside of the always interesting trail shoe market. But designs like workboots, duckboots and even combat boots have all seen their classic designs embraced and enhanced by sneaker manufacturers who have taken a jeet kun do approach, taking what works for their hybrids and enhancing them with new approaches. The Nike SFB iD takes that aesthetic appeal that Nike Sportswear has mastered of late and applies it to the Swoosh’s world-beating service boot, and now you can even craft the Special Field Boot to your exact specifications on NIKEiD. Sneaker News gave you a glimpse at the possibilities before the preview launched in mid-January, and with the launch on January 31st (along with the Air Max+ 2009 and a couple Zoom KD IV variations), you’ll be able to create your own pair like the new samples you’ll see after the jump below.
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January 11th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
It’s changed the meaning of its acronym and offered three different variations on the base design, and now you can customize your very own SFBs on NIKEiD. The Nike Special
Forces Field Boot is coming up with a special preview engagement on the Swoosh’s online customization service, which means that starting next Tuesday, January 17th, you’ll be able to play around with combinations of colors, patterns and materials on the Free-soled tough-as-nails super-hightop. Choose from a variety of earthy suedes as your base and either go tonal, high contrast or add a camouflage pattern on the quarter panel and tongue, and vivid laces add an extra degree of custom swag that’s been unprecedented to this point. We’re excited by the potential of seeind other Nike boots available for iDing, and you can get your first taste of the SFB iD in advance of Tuesday’s preview, by clicking on the jump below.
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