Nike Unveils Fear of God 1 Sneakers in Triple Black - Maxim

Nike Unveils Fear of God 1 Sneakers in Triple Black

These blacked-out high-tops are built to pull double duty on the court and the street.
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Fear of God and Nike have joined forces to release the sinister-looking Fear of God I sneaker in triple black. 

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The latest variation of the collaborative silhouette between the buzzy streetwear brand and Nike is just as suited for the streets as it is for the basketball court. 

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Covered from heel to toe in shades of "off-noir,"  StockX notes that the FOG 1 features a breathable mesh upper, back zipper and cord laces. The thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) heel and cage recall the Air Huarache Light, and the double-height Zoom Air heel unit is taken from the Air Max 180. 

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While this is the tenth Nike FOG I, past editions have been worn by superstars like Michael B. Jordan, Justin Bieber, Jamie Foxx, and Dwayne Wade. 

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“It is a shoe that should only be judged by the emotion it gives the kid when he first sees it — however it makes him feel,” Fear of God founder Jerry Lorenzo said of the original design, per Nike

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“We live in a day and age when images are leaked left and right, and products are leaked without consideration and emotional attachments. I’m aiming to give a visceral experience whether the kid sees it first on Ben Simmons coming into the arena or worn by his favorite athletes on court.”

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The Nike Air Fear of God 1 Triple Black goes on sale for $350 on April 25 at 9:00 a.m. ET. Click here to sign up for a notification.