The Most Popular Sneaker in America


Fatima Mahmoud, Author

Air Force 1’s are known to be one of the most popular sneakers in America. While many other shoes are also as popular as these shoes, they are still worn by many. The classic yet stylish look, proportions, availability, comfort, and wearability all factor into the air force’s popularity. A lot of people have the opinion that Air Forces look great with most casual outfits and have a rich history.

First released in 1982 and then had many different variations, colors, and even materials. Moses Malone helped put these shoes on the map. The original version of the Air Force I was released in 1982, and their popularity skyrocketed when Malone won a championship donning them in 1983.  It’s safe to say that they are the type of shoe that you love means that you don’t want to buy one every year. The sneakers are made of durable leather with a synthetic lining, so they’re super comfortable and breathable.

Air Forces were designed to have nice shoe flexibility while keeping the shoe lightweight. The high-top sneaker was designed for intense sporting action and its shape of it helps the basketball players maintain their grip on the court. Nike Air force 1’s are the best selling shoe in Nike right now.