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Nike Air Force 1 Jester , Is It Broken ?

I guess that everyone must know Air Force 1, and maybe you have one this kind of shoes in your closet. Yes,Air Force 1 have been released 35 years so far.In addition, the Nike  made a special plan to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the of Air Force 1, which made the shoes with clear and trendy attributes once again ,also Air Force 1 has been most popular since anniversary  than.In order to commemorate the Nike brand  “Just Do It”, no matter which color for this series Air Force 1 Low, once again ignited everyone’s desire for Air Force 1. However, when we are browsing the Air Force 1 , we also find a maverick existence ,the special one .Please check as below :



Yes ,this Air Force seems not complete , or it just like wrong products , because of the classic Swoosh Logo is not in the right  position which in the traditional shoes, but is sewn between the upper and the midsole, which is quite eye-catching in many shoes. But just when everyone hasn’t attention for this designer, this kind of shoes has not only launched a number of different colors, but also gradually appeared on the feet of many people, and let more people feel the charm of this unique design.


We can see the shoes clearly for this design, moving  the traditional Swoosh Logo down, use a double-layer shoe block on the heel and sew the brand label design, officially the current popular deconstruction design concept, so this is a pair of classic products based on the popular The new single product produced by the design method, but also specifically for women, can be said to have have new styles and design compare with last model.

It is show the Deconstruction. This is not a new vocabulary, but the real origin and the 1960s, proposed by the French philosopher Jacques Derrid. Yes,  your are right, the earliest used for text analysis. The core of deconstruction is that we see a structured text structure. In fact, there is no center, so there is no immutable meaning. Since this idea is a critical inheritance of orthodox principles and standards, that is, the reversal and reconstruction of traditions, thus creating new meanings, so soon this concept of breaking the conventional re-style is popular, and the fashion industry It was also quickly absorbed into this concept.


Deconstruction is designed to reorganize objects by using distortions, splits, etc., so as to highlight the design elements and give more content to the work. But this concept can be widely used and popular in today’s sneaker field, thanks to Virgil Abloh, who has been mentioned many times, and his collaboration with Nike. The “The Ten” series of shoes, which was released last year, uses deconstruction concepts, with unique cuts, exaggerated stitching lines, orange plaques and anti-adhesive plastic straps, all of element make the people felt more refreshing

None of those previous iterations were quite like these two wild versions, with one adding a marbled outsole underneath a blue and orange midsole as well as a creamy Light Bone tumbled leather upper. It is accompanied by an upcoming color scheme that utilizers that same marbled outsole – dressed in blue and white this time around – with a soft pink and yellow midsole as well as a stark black upper. Fans of wild and eccentric shoe designs will love these two creations, as the vibrant color schemes perfectly compliment the haphazard nature of the sneaker.

With the development of the sneaker culture, more and more girls are trying to wear sneakers because they are fashionable and more comfortable, but most of the sneakers are designed by male designers, and many fashion styles transformed from sneakers are in color. On the choice, it is difficult to balance, plus the size of the sneakers, shoes designed for women should be more good.

Behind this project, there are 14 female designers who stand out from the Nike thousand designers team. They have color designers and material experts. The transformation of Air Force 1 and Air Jordan 1 is unconstrained, they trying to create new shoes beyond their predecessors. The entire design team was divided into two groups, one to rebuild Air Force 1 and the other to remodel Air Jordan 1.



The design team considered the various factors of women first , then come into in different image combinations, then how to link a sports product with fashion trends, and of course, the design elements of the original shoes that inspired by a lot of women . In the end, the product is molded, and the original shoes are based on unprecedented innovation, and the explorer is used to represent the fearless adventure, the Lover advocating pure love, the Sage representing the wise, the Rebel pursuing rebellion, and the Jester representing the special look.



The most special type shoes is Air Force 1 Jester XX and Air Force 1 Rebel XX.The focus of the Air Force 1 Rebel XX is on the heel of the shoe, as the laces of the shoe are placed in this position, and the biggest feature of the AF1 Jester XX is the previously mentioned Swoosh down and double shoe block and the heel brand label.


The focus of the AF1 Rebel XX is on the heel of the shoe, as the laces of the shoe are placed in this position, and the biggest feature of the AF1 Jester XX is the previously mentioned Swoosh down and double shoe block and the heel brand label.


It can bring a relaxed and casual feeling to the wearer. Of course, there is also an immature saying that compared to the classic Air Force 1 style that many girls are familiar with, these shoes seem to have a visually high and leg length .

whatever we have recently seen not only the sale of classic colors such as white red, white black, white and blue, but also the addition of Air Force 1 Jester Hi , although there is no clear time to market. But we can know that these shoes are loved by girls’ sneakers.

At the beginning of the project design, Andy Caine who Nike footwear design director, appointed Georgina James as the leader of the team. “We are diverse, talented and strong” will become the summary of the essence of the series design .


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Nike Zoom KD 4 Performance Review

In the early summer of 2018, NIKE released  the <Art Of A Champion> championship theme series, also there are total of 16 pairs in this summer ,which represents the 16 playoff victories , including the 1990s styles such as  the AJ1 and 14 and CONVERSE STAR PLAYER.

The KD4  <Thunderstruck> is the 13th pair of this series, that is in order to commemorate Durant’s performance in the Thunder in the 2012 playoffs,Kevin Durant led an up-start Oklahoma City Thunder Squad over three of the Titans of the Western Conference – the Dallas Mavericks, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the San Antonio Spurs. Before that year, the Spurs, Mavs, and the Lake Show represented the West in 13-straight NBA Finals, until KD, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden put an end to that unprecedented streak. In the series-clinching sixth game of those WCF against the Spurs, KD put the team on his back, scoring 34 points and pulling down 14 boards to help the Thunder close the gap on an 18-point halftime deficit for the victory.
Of course, in the shoes  season, this is the first time engraved for the series of KD after of 6 years.

As the Champion  Series sneakers, the KD4 series uses a special black gold shoe boxes, and comes with a golden paper commemorative card.  The KD4 used a large area of Hyperfuse uppers, which can be said to be representative of the era of plastic shoes.

For the ventalition :it is nice ,maybe this kind of Hyperfuse material of upper,and the most iconic Adaptive Fit straps run through the entire instep which more lockdown the feet.

Some key details featured on this KD4  are : the NBA Finals logo printed on the insole, a Larry O’Brien Trophy hang tag, a “16” logo on the inside of the tongue, and “Big Chucky” carved into the midsole – representative of  KD’s first ever basketball coach.

For the cushioning: KD 4 used the zoom unit again in returning .Compare with the previous 3 models, seem it will not noticeable much for the cushioning .For me , it is will be a thinner .Maybe Nike need to update in next time . Because of the customer may want to consider before making a purchase on one of the regular retail versions.

As one of Art Of A Champion series , there are a lot of details showed the theme.A “16” logo on the inside of the tongue,

We still can see the details as below :

Left one  have the word :the association, the  right one have the  16 slash, ,there are  a lot of details showed the Durant’s signature shoe.

The number 35 on the tongue of Durant used the Thunder design at the time, while hiding the number 4 in the middle to symbolize the fourth generation of shoes.

Outsole showed lightning-based , the inside of the hidden number 4, then the heart-shaped pattern at the top of the toe and Barbara letters represent the grandmother of Durant . Another Toney Man refers to Durant ‘s older brother. Durant’s personal signature was printed between the left and right soles.The word “Big Chucky” was printed on the outsole to the heel in honor of KD’s first basketball coach.
Durant’s life maxims WORK HARD and STAY FOCUSED appear on the  foot arches. The letters of the midsole  symbolize his own birthplace.


For the traction :you will need to remain either on a perfectly clean floor (awesome traction) or on a rough outdoor surface. Dusty courts you find a ton of slipping due to the rubber compound used on the outsole.

Here the more performance details as the Gif picture

For all the score ,we just test 68 score in the last .


overall, for this returning , it is great and the performance is nice , though the material is a little stiff, the the supporting just so so , but the zoom air unit is perfect ,the traction also nice .

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Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34 Trail Running Test And Review

From 2017 until now, the hottest thing in the world of running is the “Breaking2 Plan”. Nike with three athletes have challenged the world record . Although the final plan went bankrupt, the athlete broke the world record of 2:57 seconds by the 2 :25 seconds.  Nevertheless, people had to admit that this was the most successful marketing in selling .

With the dropping of “Breaking 2”, Nike subsequently released the “Breaking 2” running shoes, respectively, Zoomfly, Vaperfly 4% and Pegasus 34, the protagonist of this running evaluation is Pegasus34, but the color is the black gold color.

The difference between Pegasus 30 and Pegasu 29 is a bit. In my opinion, the Pegasus 30 has a slightly heavier shoe type, and the the 31-generation  seems a little stiff, also the material will be wrinkle easily. The 32 followed the 31 for the design , also the 32 moved the  craftwork of  hot melt material , then used the kyrine .The Pegasus 33 followed the 32 ,but used the Zoom.

So we can see the picture as below :



As always, white Nike paper bag with orange “NIKE.COM” and  orange handles . Cardboard is placed under the bag to reinforce the three-dimensional feeling of the bag.

For the box ,it is nothing special. it is a normal

There is the info of the side

The size of the shoe box is 320×200×100. On the left side of the shoe box is a side sign with shoe size information and English color matching information. The full name of the shoe is called NIKE AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 34, item number is 880555 017

 Pegasus 34’s toe with similar the  33, but the 33 and 34 will be better for the upper design which reduces the friction caused by the incompatibility of the toe  and the upper. Each person’s toe shape is different, The  Pegasus 34’s shoe type tends to be slender, but it doesn’t produce instep or partial pressure.


The Flymesh 34 was used the Flymesh  material  which was breathable and lightweight. No matter if it was touched by hand or on the upper foot, it could feel a strong texture. Large meshes are also used on the upper, the body and the mouth of the shoe. The elliptical mesh gives the shoe a more speedy appearance. Compared to the previous generation Pegasus 33, the mesh of the Pegasus 34 is larger and more widely distributed  from the toe extends to the golden Swoosh.


The golden Swoosh on the  shoe has a gold triangle printed on it. This triangle should be the “metal star” mentioned above. Swoosh uses hot-melt technology to melt in the upper, such a Swoosh not only play an aesthetic role, but also can strengthen the support of the upper, so that the shoes can also be fixed in the fierce acceleration of the feet.


The shoes used  a dynamic Flywire, Pegasus34’s dynamic Flywire extends around shoes. 32-34 generations have adopted flying lines, 32 are domineering exposed Flywire, 33 are semi-built-in Flywire, and 34  used completely built-in Flywire. The advantage of a completely built-in Flywire that it can reduce  break due to carelessness.



The tongue with the Nike logo and the word “PEGASUS 34”. The following is a fine-grained mesh to increase breathability. it prevents the wrapping from deteriorating after the sides fall, and it prevents the undesirable friction caused by falling on both sides.


I like the red one ,it feels very soft and beautiful. On the insole is printed the gold “RUNNING” lettering, followed by a Swoosh, the thickness of the insole is  about 3.5mm. That is great .


The first aspect of the configuration is the separation of the front and rear zooms, the foremsole is Zoom  which more thinner and  even more than 1cm. The Zoom Air air cushion of the rear forefoot is fan-shaped and the thickness is about 7mm. The midsole does not look much different from the previous generation in terms of appearance. The upper part of the midsole is designed with slashes. One slash is separated like a zebra crossing. The slashes are clearly visible in the middle of the midsole.
In fact, the Pegasus series is not only the Zoom Air cushion, Cushlon foam is also powerful technology. The supersoft feel of Pegasus 29 is due to the presence of this foam. The name Cushlon is preceded by cushion, meaning cushioning, and behind it is the suffix of the foam.Pegasus 34 does not feel as soft as a hand when pressed.



The Zoom is very obvious. The Zoom of the forefoot is less impressive, but it also highlights the speeding up of the startup. The padding of the heel just enough to buckle before running, I barefoot through the shoes to experience it lining, I feel more soft and smooth, and the heel fill will make the upper part of the ankle not border the shoe .

The Pegasus 34 felt thicker and more comfortable in terms of wrapping. Here are the differences between Pegasus 33 and 34:
The mesh of the 34 is much larger and the relative breathability will be better.
First :33 used semi-built-in Flywire  and 34 is a completely built-in Flywire . Durability of 34 should be higher.
Second :34 followed by no reflective design, and 33 have, 33 night run more better.
Forth : 33’s shoelaces are circular stripes, and the 34 is a weaving staggered pattern. The 34 shoelaces are less likely to be loosened.
Five: 33 was followed by a gauze design, while the 34 was a hot-melt material. The 34 was superior in terms of wear resistance and stability (because the presence of the mouth of the shoe, followed by the fact that it was not so stressed).


Zoom back and feedback can clearly be felt when playing , but it is not particularly powerful. During the acceleration process, the forefoot’s force-generating grooves allow the shoe to quickly deform and help accelerate. Even if it suddenly accelerates, the shoe will not feel dragged.

There are more pictures as below :  Overall,Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34 is nice and perfect for  running ,then it will be better then the 33, how do you think ?