When Is The NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 Release Date? Here's What We Know About Drake's New Sneakers

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Drake's new NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 sneakers have been leaked online, leaving many fans wondering when a release date will be announced by Nike.

Despite reportedly being canceled, Drake's sneaker homage to his 'Certified Lover Boy' album is seemingly back on as we approach the Air Force 1's 40th birthday.

In fact, Nike appears to be celebrating big for their anniversary by releasing several highly unique, never-before-seen Air Force 1's like the upcoming "Satellite" and "Copy Paste" colourways.

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While there's plenty to look forward to, we're only focusing on the NOCTA x Nike release in this article. So, without further delay, let's dive in...

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When Is The NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 Release Date?

As previously touched on, there were rumours that the NOCTA x Nike collaboration had been scrapped due to how difficult it would be to mass-produce the heart-embossed outsole.

However, that has since been debunked meaning these 'Certified Lover Boy' sneakers will likely be released to the general public; exactly when though remains a mystery.

The release seems most likely to happen in 2022; however, this is purely speculation at this stage, so check back with us as we will keep this article updated as and when news breaks.

NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 Design

Much of the NOCTA x Nike sneakers are kept the same as the highly popular all-white Air Force 1's, most notably the triple-white colour palette.

However, there are a few intricate details added that take the design of these Air Force 1's to the next level.

NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 'Certified Lover Boy' product image of a triple-white sneaker with 'Love You Forever' embossed on the midsole.
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NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 'Certified Lover Boy' product image of a triple-white sneaker with 'Love You Forever' embossed on the midsole.
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For example, you'll find the NOCTA logo replaces one of the Nike Air emblems on the heel counter, plus the words 'Love You Forever' are displayed in cursive along the back end of the midsoles.

You then get co-branded insoles, with both brands' logos printed on top of a light blue background.

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NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 'Certified Lover Boy' product image of a triple-white sneaker with 'Love You Forever' embossed on the midsole.
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Perhaps most interesting of all though is some of the perforations across the toe boxes have been carved out a little more to form love hearts to match the aforementioned uniform heart-shaped pattern across the back and front of the outsoles.

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NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 'Certified Lover Boy' product image of a triple-white sneaker with 'Love You Forever' embossed on the midsole.
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NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 'Certified Lover Boy' product image of a triple-white sneaker with 'Love You Forever' embossed on the midsole.
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Although these are just leaks at this stage, Drake has been spotted wearing these Air Force 1's in public so we assume the design will be kept pretty much the same when they're finally released.

NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1 Price Predictions

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Much like the release date, the retail price for Drake's upcoming Air Force 1 collaboration is unknown.

Interestingly, the 4-time Grammy award winners NOCTA x Nike Hot Step Air will retail for $180. This price isn't much to go by, but it could be a good indication of what to expect when it comes to this Air Force 1 release.

Make sure you stay tuned to find out more right here.

Where To Buy NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1

Trying to pick up a high-profile collaboration such as Drake's NOCTA x Nike Air Force 1's will most likely not be easy depending on how many pairs are released to the public.

One of the first places you could try is the Nike store, presumably under the new releases or the Air Force 1 subsection, or directly from the NOCTA website.

We'd also recommend signing up for the push notifications if these shoes get listed on the SNKRS page or App so you're completely prepared for their upcoming arrival.

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