Gallery: Maharam Hella Jongerius Hand Crafted Nike Sneaks


What do you get when you mix a classic Nike shoe, a cutting edge Dutch designer, and renowned textile company? A beautifully unique hand-crafted shoe design called Layers Airforce. This eye-catching shoe above is a redesign of the classic Nike Air Force 1, using a Maharam textile designed by Dutch designer du jour Hella Jongerius. The shoe now features a sophisticated 2-tier wool fabric, aptly named “Layers,” which was developed by textile studio Maharam in cahoots with dutch design star Hella Jongerius. The shoe is becoming part of a new line Nike has created, called Nike 1World, which features finely-crafted, re-invented Air Force 1 footwear created in partnership with 18 distinguished athletes, designers, musicians and artists from around the world. The Nike 1 World by Maharam was launched on April 1st at an exclusive shindig at the Moss store in New York City.

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