Travis Scott is reportedly ending his fourth studio album, Utopia. As a part of the venture’s roll-out, the Texas-native gifted “UTOPIA”-branded pairs of his Air Jordan 1 Low OG “Olive” to family and friends. On the 76th Cannes Movie Pageant, nevertheless, Scott was pictured carrying a never-before-seen Nike sneaker, main numerous netizens to invest what the artist was carrying.
In late September 2022, it was reported that Travis Scott and his Jumpman household would transfer on from the Air Jordan 1 by the top of 2023. Though rumors shortly surfaced that La Flame was working on an Air Jordan 7, current hypothesis has surrounded one other doable link-up between Scott and Nike SB. No get together concerned has disclosed particulars about the way forward for Cactus Jack’s footwear catalog, however the 32-year-old’s current look in France provides some credence within the latter rumor.
The sneaker in query is simply partly-visible because of Scott’s alternative in massive pants, however sufficient of it’s on show to all-but-confirm its newness. At fast look, the pair bears semblance to the Nike SB Ishod, a low-top skate shoe that additionally dons a backwards swoosh as a part of its design. Ishod Wair’s first signature mannequin with Nike debuted in a principally brown coloration scheme, one other similarity to Travis Scott’s unnamed footwear worn at Cannes. Some on-line spectators have merely disregarded the pair as Wair’s second Nike SB, however others speculate that the sneakers are the primary Cactus Jack signature mannequin.
The unreleased sneaker shares design cues with the rebranded Nike Mac Attack that Scott’s been carrying on-and-off over the previous couple of years. But, the shoe’s medial facet options extra mesh cutouts than the old-fashioned tennis silhouette. The pair’s low-to-the-ground midsole could possibly be courtesy of Nike SB, but in addition evokes photographs of the Air Jordan 4, a design Travis Scott beforehand reimagined. What’s sure, nevertheless, is that the unreleased alternative of footwear by the Cactus Jack-frontman dons a big backwards swoosh on the lateral facet, additional cementing the artistic’s affinity for the rebellious design cue.
Get pleasure from a first-look on the footwear forward, as you look forward to extra info on the unnamed pair.