Summary

We spent 7.4 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Majority of wearers find the Nike Air Force 1 High LX comfortable with its thickly padded collars and interior.
  • Some complimented the Air-Sole unit that has not changed much in delivering comfort and lightweight cushioning.
  • Many reviewers have expressed satisfaction with the all-over “Just Do It” print in the upper.
  • One user commented that the synthetic material in the upper is easier to wipe clean and feels lighter than the regular leather version.
  • Some customers were happy that they were receiving a lot of compliments from other people when wearing the high-top sneakers.
  • One purchaser was pleased with the looks of the sneaker as it is a fitting addition to the buyer’s sneaker collection and sneaker rotation.
  • The high-top Air Force 1 shoe is reasonably priced several people noted.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some were bothered by the snug fit at the ankles that makes the Nike Air Force 1 High LX hard to put on if not loosened properly.
  • While the shoe generally has a good fit for those with regular foot width, it could be a tad tight for those with wide feet, one reviewer advised.

Bottom line

Another addition to the iconic Nike Air Force 1 line, the Nike Air Force 1 High LX is a well-constructed women’s high top sneaker. With an all-over ‘Just Do It’ print in the upper, it is a versatile sneaker of choice for those who want a fresh take on the legendary silhouette.

Reasonably priced, the high-top sneaker is a beautiful addition to one’s footwear collection with its classic good looks and long-lasting comfort.

Facts

Rankings

A top 7% best sneaker
A top rated Nike sneaker
A popular pick
It has never been more popular than this May

Nike released the Air Force 1 High LX in black and white. It is a women’s high top sneaker that can also be worn by men.  The shoe has regular flat laces of the iconic sneaker with an adjustable midfoot strap for a secure lockdown. Fit ranges from US size 5 to 12 with half-sizes available for precise fitting. Men can get their equivalent size by adding 1.5 to their usual sizing. The women-specific Nike Air Force 1 High LX footwear runs true to size and fits comfortably those with narrow to medium width feet while those with wide feet are advised to go half to a full size up for a roomy and comfy feel.

A hip and trendy update of the classic Nike Air Force 1 is a wise addition to spice up your wardrobe. The women’s high-top sneaker has the Swoosh brand’s ‘Just Do It’ slogan printed all over the upper making the design fit into the trend of many sneakers nowadays with oversized and often exaggerated display of brand details. As a women-specific sneaker, the shoes are a beautiful pair to match with shorts, above the ankle crew socks, and an oversized jacket and shirt. The all-over JDI print does not visually overwhelm the eyes as its design remains subtle and laidback with the Nike Air Force 1 High LX in black and white colors.

Contemporary styling graces the iconic Air Force 1 silhouette with all-over printed ‘Just Do It’ slogan in a crisp synthetic leather upper. The Nike Air Force 1 High LX sneaker retains its noteworthy features that include foam cushioned sole with an encapsulated Air-Sole unit.

The OG Nike Air Force 1 was created by legendary sneaker designer Bruce Kilgore. The shoe was intended as a basketball sneaker when it was released in 1982. The name of this bestselling shoe came from the presidential aircraft Air Force One. Having such a name patterned after the presidential plane is indeed a strong statement that the design promises high-class and top-notch footwear.

For over 30 years, the vintage appeal of the Nike Air Force 1 sneaker has never faltered. The bestselling shoe seems to be ever-present in the company’s sneaker portfolio. The basketball-inspired kick may no longer be as famous as it was in the hoop courts, but it slowly crossed over to the lifestyle shoe category with the likes of the hip-hop, skating, and street-style loving sneakerheads taking them in their fold.

Continuing to endear fans for more than three decades, the versatility of its original high-top design and time-tested durability and comfort has not wavered as many designs of the bestselling sneaker continues to come out every year. The women’s exclusive Nike Air Force 1 High LX continues the legacy of the over 30-year-old silhouette with an all-over Just Do It design in the upper in black and white color options that easily blend in with most wearer’s fashion tastes. To commemorate the 30th year of the slogan ‘Just Do It,’ the Nike Air Force 1 High LX sneaker was released as a limited edition women’s exclusive release.

  • A leather version called the Nike Air Force 1 High LX Leather sneaker is also released in the same year as this synthetic version.
  • The rubber outsole has a forefoot and heel pivot points at the bottom with track patterns for added traction.
  • Midfoot adjustable ankle strap ensures snug fit and lockdown.
  • Nike Air Force 1 logo patch can be found at the tongue while a signature Swoosh logo with contrasting black or white color can be seen on the side panel.
  • The Nike Air Force 1 High LX sneaker is part of the Just Do It Collection.
Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com