A time of year that represents rejuvenation and new beginnings, Easter brings with it all the best parts of spring. The perfect chance to refresh your rotation and inject a much-needed dose of mood-boosting colour, spring is all about pretty pastel hues that match the season’s sunny skies.
In true celebration of the Easter season, we’re taking a look back at some of the best Easter-exclusive sneakers from past years. From 2021’s Easter Dunk to the legendary colour-blocked Air Force 1 from 2018, let’s take a little trip down memory lane.
Nike Air Force 1 Low Easter 2018
One of the most iconic Easter editions of all time, the Nike Air Force 1 Low Easter 2018 made waves when it landed in 2018. A playful take on the crowd-favourite hoops shoe, the upper is dressed in pink, blue, green and yellow colour blocking with Nike’s Swoosh framed in neon yellow piping. A cracked Easter egg is embroidered onto the tongue for good measure, while suede and leather work in perfect tandem to deliver an on-trend multi-textured look.
Nike Dunk Low SE Easter Womens
Landing in 2021 as part of Nike’s Easter celebrations, the in-demand Dunk got the spring treatment with bright colour blocking and a yellow outsole to match. A women’s-exclusive pair, this particular release doesn’t include any direct nods to Easter with its decoration – like the embroidered egg we see on the aforementioned AF1 Low – but the playful colourway does all the talking.
Nike Air Force 1 Low Easter
Another Easter egg-emblazoned offering from Nike, the Nike Air Force 1 Low Easter takes a more pared-back approach with its mostly white upper. Flashes of gradient colour feature on the toe box and heel, while Volt yellow steals the show on the Swoosh. A playful Easter egg illustration sits proudly on the tongue, while extra nods to the springtime festival can be found on the insole. Easy to wear year-round thanks to the more pared-back approach, 2020’s Nike Air Force 1 Low Easter is worth its weight in gold-foiled chocolate eggs.
Air Jordan 1 High Zoom Comfort Easter
A springtime essential, the Air Jordan 1 High Zoom Comfort Easter is a fresh, mood-boosting take on the OG AJ1 design. The upper arrives in pastel colour blocking with jet-black accents added to offset the sweet hues. Playing with texture throughout, the upper on this Jordan 1 Zoom is crafted from tumbled and smooth leather, netting and breathable mesh, creating a functional kick that’ll see all the way through spring (and beyond).
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