In a compelling ode to cultural splendor, the new Air Jordan 1 Zoom CMFT 2 "Familia" unravels a narrative deeply rooted in Mexican tradition.
The pair takes a poetic leap into the heart of Día de Muertos, a cherished Mexican festival celebrated from November 1st to 2nd, honoring the memories of the departed. With every detailed stitch and color contrast, the design exudes a reverence for the age-old celebration, seamlessly interweaving it with contemporary fashion.
The sneaker manifests a distinctive palette inspired by the event, illustrating a story that moves from the solemn to the celebratory, echoing the essence of the festival. At first glance, the pre-worn uppers unfold a narrative of time with its beige undertone beneath what seems to have once been a solid black hue.
The sneaker’s somber black toe cap, collar, and medial eyestay bring a contrasting depth to the design, anchoring the colorful embroidery and airbrushed midsoles that follow. The design takes a playful, lively turn with a medley of contrast thread work dancing across the surface, culminating in delightful floral embroidery adorning the toe and midpanel.
Lastly, a golden skull motif graces the lateral ankle, embodying the serene acceptance and celebratory essence of Día de Muertos. Each embroidered detail seems to breathe life into the tradition, allowing the wearers to carry the cultural essence with each step.
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The Air Jordan 1 Zoom CMFT 2 "Familia" joins the illustrious lineup of Nike Sportswear sneakers, a collection that reflects a profound appreciation for diverse cultural narratives.
Enjoy a first look at the pair below, and look for these to hit select Swoosh stockists and Nike.com on October 21st.
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