Skip to main content

The Manual may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.

Travis Scott and Nike Collab Will Finally Drop Next Month

Cactus Jack x Nike Air Max 1 "Baroque Brown"
Cactus Jack x Nike Air Max 1 “Baroque Brown” Nike SNKRS

Hot off an energetic Rolling Loud performance and rollicking crowd hype for the Houston Astros at game six of the World Series, Travis Scott kicked off Astroweek with the announced release a new Nike collaboration.

Months after a March tease hinted at the project during this year’s Air Max Day celebrations, Scott and the sneaker company finally made public two new collaborative Cactus Jack x Nike Air Max 1’s: Saturn Gold and Baroque Brown. 

The new kicks come in two colorways, Lemon Drop-Wheat-Chile Red on the Baroque Browns and a more monochrome Tea Tree Mist-Tent on the Saturn Golds. Setting off the Saturn’s uniform golds is a turquoise-bordered Cactus Jack (Scott’s label) logo on the tongue, with a cream version upon tan on the Baroque Brown. Each shoe pair also features a distinct backward Nike swoosh on the sides that bookends a drawstring Gillie lacing system. Custom nubuck (buffed leather) and mesh-patterned overlays makeup the Air Max 1’s upper.

Inspired by Nike’s almost-forgotten 1998 ACG Pocket Knife hiking shoe, the Air Max 1’s hark back to the 1990s utilitarian classic.

“It’s a juxtaposition fitting of Cact.US Corp’s work — that of entering a new space as your old self and emerging with a utopian state of mind,” Nike noted in the new training shoes’ product descriptions.

In keeping with an old school tradition in the new world, vintage pennants decorate the back of both Saturn Golds and Baroque Browns, one side claiming Nike and the other, Cactus Jack. Inside the footwear, insoles also shown off the two brands, with the left sneaker carrying the crossed Cactus Jack label detail and the right showing off the classic Nike Air decal. 

While the sneaker world saw the rise of collectible kicks from Air Jordans in the 1980s through the 2010s, it seems that rappers are the new athletes of the sneaker world. Names like Kanye West and Pharrell stand as the paradigm shifters and now, there arguably isn’t a bigger shoe draw than Scott. 

Related Guides

From Air Force 1s to Air Jordan VIs, Scott’s put his spin on various Nike silhouettes since 2017. The first Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 hit shelves in May 2019 with a new version, the Jordan 1 Low, arriving just two months later. This summer, the Jordan 1 collabs continued when the rapper tapped Hiroshi Fujiwara to deliver two Travis Scott x Fragment x Air Jordan 1 iterations. And come December, the Air Max 1’s will be available for the general public. 

The “Travis Scott Air Max 1 Saturn Gold” and “Travis Scott Air Max 1 Baroque Brown” are due for a national release Dec. 16 with a suggested $160 retail price. The “Baroque Brown” makeup will also drop a kids’ ($85) and toddler ($70) product.

Read More: Michael Jordan’s Nike Air Ship Shoes Elevate Auction Record

Matthew Denis
Former Digital Trends Contributor
Matt Denis is an on-the-go remote multimedia reporter, exploring arts, culture, and the existential in the Pacific Northwest…
Western shirts are back in style: Here’s our top 5 picks
Western shirts for men are back in style for 2024
Man in Taylor Stitch The Western Shirt in Washed Denim

Western shirts are staging a triumphant return to the forefront of men's fashion, reclaiming their status as a timeless wardrobe staple. With their rugged charm and versatile appeal, these iconic garments are making a definitive statement on runways and sidewalks alike. In our latest style exploration, we delve into the resurgence of western shirts, presenting our curated selection of the top five picks that epitomize modern luxury and sartorial flair.

From classic designs reimagined with contemporary twists to artisanal craftsmanship that pays homage to heritage techniques, each shirt featured in this lineup encapsulates the essence of Western-inspired elegance. Whether adorned with intricate embroidery or crafted from premium materials, these shirts offer a perfect fusion of rugged masculinity and refined sophistication.

Read more
Obermeyer vs Helly Hansen: Which puffy jacket is right for you?
Skier at Vail in a puffy jacket

When you’re in the mountains, a puffy jacket provides maximum versatility. On subzero days, you can layer it under your shell for all-day warmth on the hill. Then, when it’s time for après, its wind-blocking fabric and ample insulation keep you cozy around town. Puffys also have a clean, modern style. 

When you’re in the market for a new puffy jacket, Obermeyer and Helly Hansen offer two solid options. Offering top-end materials, an athletic fit, and sweet colorways, the Obermeyer Klaus Down Hoody and Helly Hansen Verglas Icefall Down Jacket are a worthy addition to anyone’s kit. But which one is right for you? Let’s find out.

Read more
REI just discounted 600+ jackets and fleeces — from $30

Now is your chance to score a warm, comfortable and versatile jacket on sale at REI. They have discounted over 600 jackets from brands such as Patagonia, Mountain Hardwear, Columbia, The North Face, Arc'teryx and more. You will find jackets and coats as low as $30 that are all great for the winter months and beyond.

Outdoor adventurers and thrill seekers, this is a great sale for you, with jackets that will serve just about every purpose. Don't wait to start shopping as we aren't sure how long this sale will last. Click the button below to start browsing select styles.

Read more