Nike Air Force 1

Released: 1982
Complex Says: "Inspired by the elite and regal nature of the President's Air Force One, legendary Nike designer Bruce Kilgore utilized the stylings of a hiking boot along with the first use of Nike Air technology. With mesh side panels and the famous ankle strap, Kilgore was just trying to 'make the shoe work.' Little did he know that – despite the shoe being initially discontinued in 1983 — the AF1 would go on to generate approximately $800 million per year in revenue and get an audio treatment by the likes of Nelly and the St. Lunatics."