Sneakers have established themselves as a key part of contemporary culture, from celebrating sports, the athletes that wear them, and the designers and artists that are part of the process. With a growing number of sneaker releases season after season, some brands and model types cause more of a storm than others. No sneaker releases are more anticipated and have more of a following than one brand in particular: Nike.
With a huge number of sneaker releases, it can be hard to pick the best and which ones to go for. This is our list of the top five sneaker release dates to know about.
What Sneaker Release Dates Are Coming Up?
- Tom Sachs x Wmns NikeCraft General Purpose Shoe 'Studio'
- Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Low OG 'Reverse Mocha'
- Louis Vuitton x Air Force 1’s
- Air Jordan 1 High 'Chicago Reimagined' 1985
- Nike SB x Air Jordan 4
1. Tom Sachs x Wmns NikeCraft General Purpose Shoe 'Studio'
Contemporary artist Tom Sachs has partnered with Nike to create an everyday sneaker. Designed with an off-white hued knit upper, the pair features royal blue pull tabs in an oversized silhouette and a printed white Swoosh logo.
Sneaker release date: 11 June 2022
2. Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Low OG 'Reverse Mocha'
Musician Travis Scott partners once again with Air Jordan to create a pair of sneakers that have been on sneaker lovers' wishlist for quite some time. Inspired by the 2019 ‘Dark Mocha’ color scheme, the ‘Reverse Mocha’ puts the original design on its head. Designed with brown nubuck and white leather, the pair sees a backward Swoosh logo on the side.
Sneaker release date: Postponed
3. Louis Vuitton x Air Force 1s
Designed by the late artistic director Virgil Abloh, these iterations of Air Force 1s have received a luxury revamp. The pairs keep the classic AF1 shape and infuse hallmarks from Louis Vuitton, such as the monogram pattern and the signature Damier. With several styles to choose from, there's one to suit each palate.
Sneaker release date: Pre-orders in June 2022
4. Air Jordan 1 High 'Chicago Reimagined' 1985
A release that doesn’t belong in the past, these Air Jordan 1 sneakers are a re-release from 1985. One of the most anticipated releases of the year, the pair are imagined in the classic white, red and black colorway. The pair is modeled on the 1994 version of the AJ1 sneakers, with larger logos and a structured toe box. For a vintage-inspired look straight from the '80s, the pair will have a cracked-leather effect, creating a love-worn look.
Sneaker release date: 29 October 2022
5. Nike SB x Air Jordan 4
Although designed with basketball in mind, the Air Jordan 4 sneakers have also been a popular choice for skating since the ‘80s. The new iteration, expected to be released in 2023 or 2024, is rumored to be updated with features to make them the ideal skate shoe.
Sneaker release date: 2023/2024
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