The Nike Air Force 1 Experimental “Black” is a radical look for the retro lifestyle shoe that includes a coated upper and plenty of contemporary design intricacies. A release cooked up by Nike’s future-forward N.354 line, the Air Force 1 Low Experimental in the “Black” makeup imagines what the now-iconic shoe could have looked like had it been released in the present day and not in the early ‘80s. Also referred to as the “Black Tape,” the colorway indeed displays a masking tape-like coating on the upper that can also be described as a putty-like finish. This unique material covers the entire upper, including the Swoosh and the overlays on the forefoot, eyelets, collar, and heel. White “N.354” insignia is printed on the aforementioned Swoosh branding while an industrial-style neon green patch appears on the heel. Purple and black nylon pull tabs appear on the heel and tongue, respectively. Release date: February 11, 2021.