In the pantheon of Nike's groundbreaking footwear designs, the Air Foamposite One stands as a defining milestone. With its inventive aesthetic and pioneering use of Foamposite technology, the model has spawned an array of sought-after colorways since its inception in 1997, many of which are poised for a return in the coming months, like the "Red Metallic" and "Anthracite" colorways all confirmed. The Spring of 2024 will see the arrival of another classic, with the revival of 2009's "Eggplant" effort.
The design strikes a balance between subtlety and statement, featuring a black mesh and nubuck upper that provides a subdued canvas for the arresting varsity purple Foamposite shell. This shell boasts a mesmerizing iridescent finish that echoes the trailblazing spirit of the Foamposite silhouette. Paying homage to its basketball heritage, the sneaker showcases Penny Hardaway's emblem on the heel and tongue, a nod to the renowned player who first brought fame to the silhouette.
The highly anticipated Nike Air Foamposite One "Eggplant" is set for a February 29th release through Nike's official website and selected online and in-store retailers. The shoe will be available in men's sizes, with a retail price set at $240.
Enjoy an official look at the 2024 release below, and keep your eyes glued to our official Twitter account for further updates.