Japan’s No.1
Sneaker Marketplace

15th November 2023 EDT RELEASES

Nike Previews Their 2024 Footwear Lineup

With a wide array of old silhouettes making their return.


As we enter the final pages of the 2023 calendar, sportswear brands are already busy preparing for the upcoming year. Nike, as one of the key figures in the market, has previewed a number of big releases planned for 2024 through their Nike SNKRS Showcase.

While we’ve already covered a few of them such as the Nike Air Max 1 ’86 “Royal” thanks to early leaks, the Swoosh brand also plans to introduce several never-before-seen models and colorways into their 2024 arsenal.

Among the many releases planned, some other standouts include the Air Force 1 “City Pack” and the Valentine’s Day SB Dunk Lows. Nike will also continue their ongoing trend of reviving archival silhouettes, with a whole flurry of old shoes set to once again grace the Swoosh’s shelves. In this story, we’ll run through the entirety of Nike’s 2024 sneaker line-up, broken down by their shoe models.

Three Celebrated Nike Dunk Lows Make Their Return

The ubiquitous silhouette receives a rehash—in the form of three iconic 2000s colorways. The Nike Dunk Low “Reverse Curry” and “Ultraman” were old CO.JP exclusives, while the famed “Silver Surfer” joins in on the action. And yes, for those wondering, it is the same OG “Silver Surfer” that had the Marvel Comics’ hero’s face on the insole, although it remains to be seen if the 2024 iteration will carry the same tribute.

The Air Force 1 Pays a Visit to Las Vegas, Seoul, and Shanghai

The AF1s are next-in-line for Nike’s famed City Pack, a recurring series throughout the Swoosh’ illustrious history. This time around, the Bruce-Kilgore silhouette pays homage to the cities of Las Vegas, Seoul, and Shanghai. The sneakers are a shoutout to each city’s individuality, with Las Vegas representing the city’s big lights; Seoul is inspired by the nighttime reflections on the ground; while Shanghai is a tribute to the local sneakerheads’ love for the Wheat-colored AF1s.

Nike SB Heads to “The City of Love”

While the AF1s take a world tour, its skateboard-focused cousins have one destination in particular: Paris. The next Nike SB Dunk Low is lined up for a Valentine’s Day release, and there’s no better inspiration than the fabled “City of Love”. Utilizing the “Red Thread of Fate” motif, this SB Dunk Low will come in two colorways: namely light sail and burgundy.

The Big Bubble is Back in Blue

2023’s Air Max Day saw the return of the Nike Air Max 1 in its original ’86 iteration, with the most notable feature being its “Big Bubble” window. Shortly after, leaks and rumors about a “Royal” rendition of the OG silhouette were teased. Now, Nike has finally confirmed these whispers, with the Nike Air Max 1 ’86 “Royal” poised to drop during next year’s Air Max Day celebrations. These will release as a women’s exclusive with an extended size run.

Old Foamposites Are Ready for a Comeback

The Nike Air Foamposite One enjoyed a redux throughout 2023, and it seems the Swoosh is ready to carry its momentum forward into the new year. While we’ve previously seen the “Eggplant” colorway, Nike will also bring back the famed “Royal” colorway from 1997. What’s more, the mini forefoot Swoosh will come highlighted with a blue outline, reminiscent of the OG 1997 phone advertisements that are just so iconic.

Speaking of Comebacks, the Air Max Sunder is Poised to Celebrate its 25th Anniversary

The Nike Air Max Sunder might not be at the top of every Air Max fan’s wishlist, but it does have its own special place in history. Once upon a time, these were all the rage especially in New York, turning into a must-have staple among Air Max enthusiasts. The Air Max Sunder celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and the Swoosh has run it back to its OG colors for a 2024 release—along with a new Air Max SNDR naming convention.

It’s Mule Season for the Swoosh

Mules have dominated 2023, and footwear brands all across the world have been quick to try and capitalize on the trend. Nike themselves have introduced a brand new silhouette, the Nike Calm Mule, not too long ago. Now, they’re looking to expand on it with the returning Nike Clogposite. These might not be suited to everyone’s taste, but the rumored Supreme collaboration might change that next year.

The Air Max 180 Comes Back Bigger and Stronger

The Nike Air Max 180 has been teased with a return to form early this year. Being a beacon for Nike’s innovation, fans of the silhouette will be excited to know that the 2024 iteration of the Air Max 180 will possess a bigger and more stable Air Unit. While we’ve previously seen the “Ultramarine” colorway, it’s now confirmed that the black “Free 180” will be part of Nike’s 2024 plans as well.

Nothing Screams Y2K More Than the Nike Pegasus

Another viral trend alongside the aforementioned mules is the revival of Y2K-inspired sneakers. From Kenzo to ASICS, brands were quick to capitalize on the new-found hype, and Nike is no exception. In 2024, the Swoosh will look to revitalize its famed Pegasus 2005 line, as well as a new modern take named the Pegasus Wave.

2024 is ACG’s Time to Shine

Another prevailing fashion trend that looks set to creep into the new year is camping-chic infused “Gorpcore”. It’s partially the reason why brands like Salomon, On Running, and HOKA ONE ONE have made massive strides in 2023. And when we think about the the Swoosh’s Gorpcore efforts, there’s no better option than its famed ACG line. Among the favorites such as the Exploraid, Izy, and Rufus mule, Nike ACG is also introducing a new silhouette in 2024: the Mountain Fly Low 2 GTX.

The Terra Humara Continues its Resurgance

Speaking of Gorpcore, the Nike Terra Humara recently made headlines via its UNDEFEATED collaboration. Nike seems big on these, with a near-clad black getup being readied for a general release come Fall 2024.

It’s Rainbows for the Air Footscape Woven

The Nike Air Footscape Woven might be a polarizing silhouette for sneakerheads, but one can’t deny just how eye-catching it is—especially in its animal print iterations. After making its triumphant return in 2023, the Swoosh brand is readying another colorful take on the model. This time, it is set for a return with “Rainbow” weaves come Fall 2024.

And finally, the OG of OGs is Back

We mentioned in the introduction that Nike’s 2024 lineups comprised of a whole flurry of returning old silhouettes, and there’s no better way to conclude than with the oldest of them all: the Nike LD-1000. Introduced nearly 50 years ago in 1976, it was a running shoe that was infamous for its flared heel. In fact, it was recalled later on as the new feature could cause pronation or knee problems. While the LD-1000 has received several remakes such as with fragment in 2014, this will be a direct throwback to its OG 1976 blue-and-yellow design.

That’s all the 2024 shoes previewed during Nike SNKRS’ Showcase. While exact release dates for each pair has not yet been announced, it’s exciting to see what the Swoosh is preparing for the forthcoming year. Stay tuned for more updates regarding Nike 2024’s sneaker releases.

In other sneaker-related news, check out A Ma Maniére’s upcoming Air Jordan 3 and 4.

Images via Sneaker News