All the sneakers dropping on Air Max Day 2021

All the sneakers dropping on Air Max Day 2021

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Nike introduces a new Air Max silhouette and drops a coveted grail in Singapore as part of Air Max Day 2021. Here are all the sneakers arriving on March 26.

Air Max Day 2021 Singapore Drops: List Of Releases and Detailed Looks

Nike Air Max Day 2021 falls on March 26 annually and brings with it a whole series of drops to Singapore. Besides the introduction of the brand new Air Max Pre-Day, Nike is set to unveil a new batch of Air Max 90 “Bacon”, Air Vapormax Evo and Air Max 1. View the full list below.

Model: Air Max Pre-Day “Liquid Lime”

Approx. price: S$209

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The Nike Air Max Pre-Day references classic walking sneakers, but are fitted with Air Max technology to add a spring to your step.

Sustainably made: The Pre-Day has a specially designed upper that minimizes material waste and is made out of at least 20% recycled content by weight.

The Air unit is actually from iconic silhouettes like the Air Max 1, Air Max 90 and many early Air Jordans but left completely exposed, sandwiched between the foam underfoot and outsole.

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Retro design cues: The upper is directly inspired by sneakers like the Daybreak and sports an era-appropriate waffle outsole.

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Model: Air Vapormax Evo “Anthracite” and “Tech Grey”

Approx. price: S$289

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Air Max DNA: The Air Vapormax Evo returns in two new colorways that directly lift the color blocking from iconic Air Max silhouettes.

Get a detailed look at the Nike Vapormax Evo: Nike Air Max history packed into the Vapormax Evo

Layers of history: The Air Vapormax Evo gets a thick mesh upper layered with panels borrowed from Air Max sneakers of old. A “What The”-inspired design that creates a dad-shoe-like aesthetic. 

Walk on air with the full-length Air midsole taken from the Vapormax 2021, which offers a slimmer side profile and a more stable cushioning.

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Model: Air Max 1 “Evolution of Icons”

Approx. price: S$229

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A mish-mash of OGs: Nike has taken iconic design elements from its 34-year-old Air Max lineup and applied those to its first ever sneaker with an exposed air unit, the Air Max 1.

In order to remain subtle on feet, this Air Max 1 borrows small signature elements from the Air Max 1 ‘University Red’, Air Max 95 ‘Neon’, Air Max 96 ‘Scream Green’ and Air Max 97 ‘Metallic Silver’.

A textbook insole: Like the Vapormax Evo, the Air Max 1 “Evolution of Icons” will come with a list showcasing all the silhouettes features in its design. However, the AM1 will have it printed on its insole.

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Model: Air Max 90 “Bacon”

Approx. price: S$219

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A grail returns: Nike brings back the Air Max 90 “Bacon”, an icon that was developed by sneaker concept store Dave’s Quality Meats. It dropped in 2004 and has amassed a resale value of S$981.

Dave Ortiz, the founder of Dave’s Quality Meats, revealed on the Complex Sneakers Podcast that the design for the Air Max 90 was a last-minute decision inspired by the bacon he saw at a grocery aisle. He took a color chart to the cured meat to get the perfect mix of pink, browns and cream to recreate the look of bacon.

As good as the OG: You can expect the same quality of construction as seen on OG pairs which entails the use of high-quality leathers, mesh and suede panels all across the upper.

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Learn more about the Air Max 90’s linage: Nike Air Max 90: A 30-year retrospective of the timeless sneaker

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