Air Force 1 Shadow Size Guide

The Nike Air Force 1 Shadow is arguably one of the most in-demand silhouettes across the globe and one question that plagues every potential buyer is: how does the Nike Air Force 1 Shadow fit? Every sneakerhead wants to know the answer to does the Nike Air Force 1 Shadow run big? And lucky for you, the product specialists at The Sole Womens have got you covered! We’ve got all the answers from how the Nike AF1 Shadows fit to what you should be wearing them with.

The only Nike Air Force 1 Shadow size guide you’ll ever need, scroll to see exactly how they fit and we promise you’ll know exactly what size to cop next time you’re clicking that “add to basket” button.


Nike Air Force 1 Shadow Sizing – What’s The Verdict?


  • FIT: The Nike Air Force 1 Shadow runs big! Order at least a half size down, or even a full size down.
  • COMFORT: AF1 Shadows are super comfortable thanks to Air cushioning
  • CARE: You can make your Nike AF1 look good as new with a quick wipe
  • SIZING: The Nike AF1 Shadow comes in unisex sizing, the women’s run large and so do the men’s

Nike Air Force 1 Shadow – What Our Product Specialists Think


AF1 shadow pastel

“I style mine with literally everything.”

Kelly – Content Writer


How do Nike Air Force 1 Shadows fit?

The Air Force 1 Shadow fits like a typical Air Force 1 you have to size down to make sure they fit perfectly and aren’t too big. I go half. A size down for a snug but great fit.

How do they fit compared to Nike Air Force 1?

AF1 just go for the exact same sizing process the only difference is that they’re a. Little chunkier on the midsole!

How do you style yours?

I style mine with literally everything. You can go for Mom jeans, cargos, cycle shorts and an oversized jumper. I always go for Nike logo socks that are fresh white to make them look even better.

How do you keep yours clean?

Using cleaning wipes that are for sneakers! Just gives them a spruce up now and again to keep them looking fresh.

Are Nike AF1 Shadows comfortable?

Yeah, of course! They’re like any AF1, super comfy for all day wear with the padded, low cut collar.

What’s your favourite colourway?

My favourite colourway would have to be the pastel multi or the CNY special-edition ones that sadly didn’t release in the UK. I love the pop of colour!


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“I wear mine with straight white jeans or straight blue jeans”

Tegan – Head of Creative


How do Air Force 1 Shadows fit?

The Nike AF1 Shadows fit big, as do all Air Force 1’s. The Shadows in particular I think fit even a little bigger, so you can opt for even a full size down from your usual choice.

How do Air Force 1 Shadows fit compared to adidas Stan Smiths?

I’m a size 4.5 in the adidas Stan Smith, and that fits a lot smaller than the Shadow. I usually have to go for a UK3.5 or UK4 in Shadows!

How do you style yours?

I wear mine with straight white jeans or straight blue jeans, my ultimate go-to bottoms.

How do you keep yours clean?

I use Jason Markk solution and brush to clean all my sneakers. Super easy to use and always gets them looking fresh again.

Are Nike Air Force 1 comfortable?

Yes! So comfy. All of my Air Force 1’s are the comfiest and my every-day go to’s.

What’s your favourite colourway?

I love the Chinese New Year, but other than that, the Magic Flamingo is also a personal favourite. Love a hint of pink!


How does the Nike Air Force 1 Shadow Fit?

“They’re really comfortable thanks to the Air cushioning.”

Paige – Writer for The Sole Supplier


How do Nike AF1 Shadows Fit?

Air Force 1 Shadows fit quite big! I’m a UK4.5 and I have to get at least a UK4, if not a UK3.5.

How do they fit compared to Yeezy Boost 350s?

I have to go a size up in Yeezy Boost 350s and a size down in Nike Air Force 1 Shadows, so the sizing is completely different. I’m a UK5 in Yeezys and a UK3.5 in Shadows, it’s wild.

How do you style yours?

Because they’re super bright and girly, I wear my Nike AF1 Shadows with jeans. If it’s festival season, I’ll wear them with denim shorts to brighten up my outfit a bit.

How do you keep yours clean?

They’re easy to clean because the upper is all leather, so I just use a damp cloth!

Are they comfortable?

They’re really comfortable thanks to the Air cushioning. The grip’s good too!

What’s your favourite colourway?

I love the triple-white Nike Air Force 1 shadows! It’s a new take on an iconic silhouette that’s so subtle, very few will notice the alterations to the design. I think it’s genius!


Nike Air Force 1 size guide

“I can’t choose a favourite! It’s too hard.”

Emily – Digital Marketing & Acquisitions Exec for The Sole Supplier


How do Nike AF1 Shadows Fit?

I find that they run quite big. I would have no issue copping a half size down from my usual size! But if you can only get your hands on your TTS pair, get an insole and it should be fine.

How do they fit compared to Air Jordan 1s?

I usually go true to size in Air Jordan 1s. The sizing is quite different, the AJ1 fit about half a size smaller than the AF1.

How do you style your Air Force 1 Shadows?

I wear my Nike AF1 Shadows with leggings and a baggy jumper. They’re my off-duty go-to because they instantly make any outfit look polished.

How do you keep yours clean?

I use a specialist cleaning wipe, super easy!

Are Air Force 1 comfortable?

They are super comfortable. I can wear them all day with no problems really.

What’s your favourite colourway?

I love all the multi-coloured silhouettes. I can’t choose a favourite! It’s too hard.


Nike Air Force 1 Shadow Lemon

Here at The Sole Womens, the Nike Air Force 1 Shadow is one of our favourite silhouettes! If you want to be the first to know about all the latest Shadow releases, you can follow us on Instagram at @thesolewomens.


 

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