Although not much is known about the shoe, the sustainability-focused design inspired by life on Mars with an ecologically-conscious leaning. The knit upper of the shoe is made from Space Waste yarn, a dark grey recycled polyester constructed of recycled plastic bottles plus T-shirt and yarn scraps. Accenting the base is contrasting red stitching, black panels and exposed padding. Elevating the shoe is a midsole constructed of a new material called Crater Foam, which is a blend of standard Nike foams and 15 percent NikeGrind rubber assisted by recycled ZoomX. Finally, a multicolor speckled grey NikeGrind rubber outsole rounds up the design of the shoe.
Rumored to be priced at $175 USD, Air Jordan 1 High Zoom “Space Hippie” is reported to release August 12.
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