That purple pair previewed on Thursday morning isn't the only Air Force 1 style that's right around the corner. The Air Force 1 Low in this NikeLab colorway is also coming soon, with retailers poised to launch their pairs early in January, 2017.

The equation is very much the same here: monochrome uppers in premium leather, reflective hits on the heels, and white walls with icy outsoles.

All signs are pointing to 2017 being a banner year for the Air Force 1. Nike's already built a marketing push around the silhouette with efforts like the Linen retro and the SFAF-1, and there are rumors of big name collabs to come.

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Citron NikeLab Air Force 1 905618-701 Top
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Citron NikeLab Air Force 1 905618-701 Heel
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Citron NikeLab Air Force 1 905618-701 Sole
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