Devin Booker’s Nike Book 1 signature sneaker is one of the most anticipated releases in recent memory. For those of you who can’t wait to test out a pair, you won’t have a shortage of options once the sneaker makes its debut. Already previewed in a handful of colorway, we now give you a detailed look at the upcoming Nike Book 1 Ashen Slate.
The Nike Book 1 Ashen Slate pays homage to Devin Booker’s life journey. The insoles of the shoe houses a barcode that features significant numbers such as jersey number and the zip codes of Grand Rapids and Phoenix. Additionally, his family’s initials are placed on the inside of the tongue tag. Dressed in a Light Carbon, Football Grey, Summit White, and Safety Orange color scheme, the sneaker boasts an upper that is constructed out of both soft textiles and nubuck overlays. The design of the upper consists of perforations along the ankle collar, nylon lining, Safety Orange accents on the tongue branding and tonal Swoosh branding on the side panels. A personal element on the sneaker is the “96” on the heel pull tabs representing Devin Booker’s birth year. Speaking of the heel pull tabs, you will see that it comes with additional layers in white, as a way to mimic the pages of a book. When it comes to the tech on the sole, it features midsole with an Air Zoom unit, Cushion 2.0 foam, and a midfoot shank. The design is rounded out with a semi-translucent outsole.
Retailing for $150, the Nike Book 1 Ashen Slate it set to release sometime during the month of February at select retailers and Nike.com. Stay tuned for official images and a confirmed release date. For a complete guide including official photos, release dates, pricing and where to buy, visit: Nike Book 1 Ashen Slate.
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UPDATE (11/20): Check out new images of the Nike Book 1 Ashen Slate which is currently scheduled to release February 2024 for $150.