Why does everyone have a pair of Air Force 1’s?

Juan Vanegas

Why are Air force 1’s so popular nowadays in 2020? A lot of teens are rocking the Air Force 1’s around Northbrook High School.

All over the United States, simply because it’s a simple shoe that matches any outfit you wear.

The Air Force 1, one of Nikes most popular shoe, has been around for a long time, and it has a nice design. Many other brands like to collaborate with Nike and its Air Force 1’s, making people more interested in buying the shoes because of the several collaboration and colors.

Axel, a junior at Northbrook, said he likes the Air Force 1’s because “they put the whole outfit together, and they go good with any outfit.”

Nike began as Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964, founded by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman. It wasn’t until May 30th, 1971, that the company took Nike’s name, the Greek goddess’s victory name.

Jackie, another junior at Northbrook, said the reason she likes Air Force 1’s is because “it makes you look taller.”

Nike’s headquarters is located in Beaverton, Oregon, and it employs more than 44,000 people around the world. Bruce Kilgore designed the Air Force 1’s. The Air Force 1’s debuted in 1982, and it was the first shoe that featured Nike aired. The shoe was named after the Presidential aircraft Air Force 1. The shoe was made available in three different styles: low, medium, and high cut.

In conclusion, the Air Force 1 is a trendy shoe because it has been recycled over the years, and there’s a lot of styles and brands that the Air Force 1 has. You can rock air force 1’s with pretty much any type of style.