Size and fit

The low-top Nike Air Barrage Low is available in men’s and women’s sizing. This kick is secured with a unique lacing system using hook and lace loops reinforced with elastic tongue straps. The entire chunky upper is seated on top of full-length Nike Air that provides unmatched cushioning suitable for all-day city cruising.

Nike Air Barrage Low Style

The Nike Air Barrage Low for men and women displays neck-breaking style with its classic 90s look. It has a chunky upper that is made of various materials while the tongue is made with mesh. The iconic oversized AIR branding on the midsole creates an OG 90s vibe. 

Nike offers this in several hues. The most popular colorways are the white/hyper blue, summit white, black/infinite gold/pink blast, black/white, and Neptune green. 

There are numerous suggested ways on how to make the Nike Air Barrage Low stylish on feet. Some can be seen wearing this with loose denim jeans and a plain white t-shirt. Men who want to look cleaner opt to style this model with skinny jeans and a button-down shirt. 

Meanwhile, ladies can be spotted donning this with shorts and hoodies for that laidback getup. Some also sport this chunky dad sneaker with their monochromatic tracksuit for that gym-ready attire.

Notable Features

It is almost impossible not to notice the Nike Air Barrage Low as it features a few distinctive elements. Its overall bold profile creates an intense 90s nostalgic street-ready look. Also, it has the iconic “AIR” branding found on the midsole that gives that OG feels and style. Another remarkable element is its unique lacing system that comfortably secures its feet while enhancing the overall retro appeal.

Nike Air Barrage Low History

Nike surprised everyone when it reissued one of its exciting silhouettes, the Nike Barrage in low-top form. Nike first launched the Barrage model in 1996 as basketball footwear that featured bold branding found on the midsole and tucked-in Swoosh. The first Barrage had a low-cut profile secured with laces sans the strap. It also featured an upper made of multilayers to create a fashionable style while enhancing the overall durability.

In 2020, Nike re-introduced the Barrage not as basketball footwear but as a stylish dad sneaker. The Nike Air Baragge Low features mixed materials on the upper with chunky and bold rubber sole. This model kept the legendary AIR branding on the midsole, creating audacious footwear wherever its wearers may go.

Nice to know

  • Nike unveiled the Rucker Park colorway of Nike Air Barrage Low that pays tribute to the great court in New York City.
  • It displays white mesh and leather on its upper with orange and black details. It also has “10039” embroidery on the heel that signifies the zip code of the park.
  • The Nike Air Barrage Low sneaker is made with a rubber outsole that provides traction on several surfaces.

Facts / Specs

Style: Dad, Retro, Sporty, Chunky
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Nike Air
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Mesh, Rubber Sole, Nubuck / Fabric
Technology: Air Cushion

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.