Currently in its 26th year on the market, the Nike Air More Uptempo has transcended basketball since debuting in 1996. The Scottie Pippen-associated silhouette has captured casual consumers via compelling colorways, narratives and collaborations.
Recently, the Air Max-assisted shoe appeared in a kid’s-exclusive, “Sail”-covered ensemble. Panels right underneath the iconic “AIR” branding on the profiles replaced traditional arrangements in favor of a mesh-like construction clad in a pink and purple gradient. Although the sneaker’s color combination draws attention, what’s arguably most captivating are the details placed on top of the tongues and on the sock-liners: right insoles feature an undisclosed individual’s signature, while left sock-liners boast the Philippians 2:3-4 message (“…in humility count others more significant than yourselves”). Traditional Swoosh branding on the Air More Uptempo‘s tongues is replaced with a December 5th, 1983 date, the presumed birthday of the person whose signature is stamped onto the right shoe’s insole. The brand is like to disclose the muse at some point, but for now, no information has been shared by the company.
Enjoy official images of the pair ahead, and anticipate firm Nike SNKRS details as summer gets going.
In related sneaker news, the Air Jordan 1 Low has recently appeared in handfuls of new styles.
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Nike Air More Uptempo
Release Date: Oct 21st, 2022 (Friday)
Color: Sail/Light Thistle/Pink Foam/Black
Mens: $175 Style Code: DR9612-100
North AmericaOct 21st, 2022 (Friday)
Grade School: $140
Style Code: DQ0514-100
Style Code: DQ0515-100