Much like its archival varsity style treatments, the low-top trims’ upper is cast between a duo of faint shades. The forefront and quarter panels of the shoe bask in a pristine white, creating a stark contrast against the muted, rich “Sail” hue that swathes the sleek leather overlays, including the unmistakable profile swooshes and heel tabs. Stamped with a clad gum sole unit underfoot, the split color blocking reminisces back to Odell Beckham Jr’s own vibrant yellow SF AF1 Mid construction from November 2017. What’s more, a soft terry lining imbues the proposition with insulated warmth while messy faux fur stretches out from the tongue construction and heel.
However, it’s the cozy details that make this model a perfect contender for the colder months. The interior is lined with a soft, insulating terry cloth material, offering a snug experience for the wearer. Perhaps the most visually arresting element is the plush, untamed faux fur that spills from the tongue and heel, encapsulating a sense of winter-ready warmth.
Capping off the design is the ever-popular gum sole, grounding the sneaker with a touch of earthy color and reliable durability. This element solidifies the Air Force 1 Low LX “Sail/Gum” as a marriage of fashion and practicality.