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Nike Continues Regional-Exclusive Air Force 1s With A Shanghai Speciality

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What has grown to be a tour through the continent of Asia, Nike’s run of regional-exclusive Air Force 1s have finally landed in the culturally rich city of Shanghai. While Japan’s Shibuya iterations took into consideration the surrounding transit system as well as their festive Halloween celebrations, China’s ends up being more of a history lesson in and of itself as toolings warp into what is essentially a nod to their golden age. Patent leather materials are used to full effect, taking its shine and giving the heel counter a gold finish as if freshly smelted while the forefoot follow in this very same material execution though made contemporary through a lack of color. Elsewhere, the pair is mostly in line with mainline iterations ave for similarly luxe dubraes and tongue patches, but, upon closer inspection, the entire package itself hides a lot of secrets. Transparent swooshes blend in right along the sine with barely noticeable lines bearing resemblance to the map-printed tyvek within the box that also features a QR code for AR games and updates. The rear also subtly imprints with a cobranded Chinese character that translates to the ancient name of Shanghai itself. For a detailed look at all that, be sure to check below, and expect to find them dropping exclusively overseas.