The Nike Air Max 90/1 pays tribute to the brand’s two iconic models.
Air Max fans, you wouldn’t want to sleep on this marriage of the classics.
Nike isn’t one to shy away from ambitious creations and its sole-swapping endeavors have been nothing but popular. The latest addition to its list of hybrids, the Nike Air Max 90/1, showcases the humble beginnings of the Air-Sole unit.
Forget the Air Vapormax 97, the Sean Wotherspoon Air Max 1/97, and the Air Max 97 Plus, it’s the dreamy combination that is the Nike Air Max 90/1 that OG Air Max fans should be chasing.
Nike’s Air-Sole unit was first introduced in 1987 in the form of the Air Max 1 in University Red. Revolutionary at the time as it features visible air in its heel. Three years later, the swoosh debuted the Air Max 90 sporting an upgraded Air-Sole unit with a larger visible air window. The rest as you know is history. These two models are icons of the Air Max line and remain popular to this day. A hybrid iteration coupled with the AM1’s OG colorway? It just doesn’t get any better than that. Peep the details below to find out how you can get your hands on a pair.
The Nike Air Max 90/1 had its release in Singapore last week on June 1, and still a range of sizes are available. Retailing at S$229, the sneakers can be purchased online on Nike.com.
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