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This collaborative Air Force 1 UT Low PRM WIP takes the same shape as the Nike AF 1 Low Utility and similar comfort benefits of the generously padded Nike SB Dunk Low. Some narrow footed users went a half size down while wide footed ones recommended ordering your usual sneaker size to achieve a comfy fit.
The uniquely designed elastic strap can be loosened up through the buckle which easily snaps back in place with its magnetic feature. This unisex style is obtainable in men’s sizes from 3.5 to 18 US. Gals can simply subtract 1.5 from their usual size to get their equivalent size in men’s measurements.
The Carhartt WIP x Nike Air Force 1 Utility Low is an example of how Carhartt Work In Progress merges the rough and rugged style of the wild outdoors with the concrete jungle fashion using the Swoosh classic Air Force 1 as a point of reference. All strapped up and buckled in, this workwear-inspired remake of the classic AF1 is well insulated to keep you stylish any time of the day even under dropping wind chill temp. Get that high street form without going over the top by pairing this Air Force 1 version by Nike in Green/ Total Orange/ Bgum Light Brown with olive thermal track pants, dark grey joggers, burgundy long johns, or black leather bottoms.
The Nike Air Force 1 Utility Low Premium x Carhartt WIP warms the heart – and feet -- with its winsome quality, built, comfort, and style that’s crafted to last for a protracted time. The exterior is made of excellent quality ripstop textile, dressed with durable Tiger camo print, and safeguarded by an exceptional set of elastic laces with a one-of-a-kind securing system. Its generously insulated interior and liberally cushioned, Air-infused sole offer protection and support particularly during autumn and winter.
Carhartt WIP (Work In Progress), the streetwear licensee of Carhartt, maker of heavy-duty outdoor apparel and workboots, hooked up with Nike for an impressive fashion-forward sneaker lineup. Together, these titans tossed in four fashionable workwear-driven foot gears for style-conscious sneaker buffs.
The Nike x Carhartt WIP winter-ready roster that reached retailers on December 6, 2018, includes the Nike Air Force 1 Utility Low Premium WIP, Nike Air Force 1 Low x Carhartt WIP, Nike x Carhartt WIP Vandal High, and the Nike x Carhartt WIP Air Max 95.
Having the Carhartt trademark attached to these shoes is a giveaway to the degree of comfort and durability that can be expected from such profiles. Carhartt, which has been around since 1889 as a producer of rugged workwear with an exceptional standard of quality, continues to earn the respect of American skilled workforce generations after generations. In 1989, the Carhartt WIP was forged as a street style segment while adapting the legacy of its master brand.
The collaboration between Carhartt WIP and the Swoosh label brings forward street-appropriate ruggedness with a compelling sense of classic-meets-contemporary fashion. The Nike x Carhartt WIP Air Force 1 Utility Low Premium, in particular, gets long-lasting outer protection made of tiger ripstop instead of the usual canvas or leather. Inside, the feet are warmed up by a soft and comfortable fleece lining. The ballistic nylon strap that screams on top is secured magnetically for that total locked down fit.
- “WIP” stands for Work In Progress.
- The upper is built with a woven duck canvas and camouflage printed ripstop textile.
- Carhartt logo appears on the right sneaker tongue, while the Nike symbol takes the left tongue.
- Miniature Swoosh and braille detailing are displayed on the heel buckle tab.
- The fully adjustable midfoot strap offers a customized fit.
- Triple stitches reinforce the upper.