This Week's Heat Check Featuring all new Nike CollaborationsBy Zaire Turner
Jan. 6 2021, Published 4:52 p.m. ET
We are starting the new year off the right with a couple of hand-selected, brand new sneaker releases. This week’s Heat Check will be featuring sneakers from both Air Jordan and Nike. The featured shoes include the new UNDEFEATED x Nike Air Max 97 Sail Aero Blue, the new Air Jordan 1 High OG Volt Gold, the Nike Air Force 1 07 Craft Mantra Orange, and the Nike SB Dunk Low Street Hawker.
Air Jordan 1 High OG Volt Gold
The official colorway for this Air Jordan 1 is white, volt, university gold, and black. This unique Air Jordan 1 draws some inspiration from previously released AJ1 colorways. The tongue of this sneaker features a university gold reversed transparent tag and exposed foam bringing an interesting dynamic to the upper of this shoe. The rest of this design is featured in a mixture of white and black for the rest of the upper, volt on the upper heel and university gold on the lower heel, all wrapped up by a white midsole and black sole. This shoe is going to release on January 9, 2021 for a retail price of $170. You can purchase these sneakers on both the GOAT and StockX prior to and after release.
Nike Air Force 1 07 Craft Mantra Orange
The official colorway for this new Air Force 1 is sail, mantra orange, and forest. The upper for this sneaker is in the classic white tumbled leather. Hints of mantra orange can be seen on the heel tabs, tongue label, and nubuck swooshes on the midsole. This sneaker is going to release on January 6, 2021 for a retail price of $120. You can find this AF1 on sites like StockX and retailers like Footlocker and Champs.
Nike SB Dunk Low Street Hawker
The official colorway for this Nike SB Dunk Low is metallic copper, light silver, pueblo brown, and metallic silver. The design for this sneaker was created by Guangzhou artist Jason Deng. Drawing an abundance of inspiration from Chinese food culture, this sneaker celebrates the beloved cuisine in a mismatched form featuring half a dozen dishes between the right and left shoe. Each significant meal being brought to life by watercolor graphics alongside small details including Chinese characters on each heel and an embroidered copper coin underneath the left Nike swoosh. This shoe is going to release on Jan 13, 2021, for a retail price of $110. These sneakers can be purchased on release day at your select Footlocker locations and Footlocker.com, and sites like GOAT and StockX with prices depending on the size needed.
UNDEFEATED x Nike Air Max 97 Sail Aero Blue
The official colorway for this Nike Air Max 97 is sail, white, aero blue, midwest gold. The material for the upper of this shoe is a mixture of mesh and leather both featured in white. The piping of this shoe is adorned with the aero blue and midwest gold. The tongue, heel, and outsole are all featured in those same colors. You can see the UNDEFEATED branding alongside the piping, insoles, and tongue which features 3M reflective detailing. The midsole of this shoe is white with a gum bottom sole. This sneaker is going to release on January 8, 2021, for a retail price of $180. You can purchase these on release day from shops like Champs and Footlocker, and prior to or after release on StockX and GOAT.
We are looking forward to each week’sHeat Check to what this new year provides us within the sneaker community.