nike sneakers online Black FridayIt’s been a year full of hybrid Air Max for Nike. Classics like the Air Max Plus and Air Max 95 have received new Vapormax cushioning systems, and Sean Wotherspoon combined the Air Max 1 and Air Max 97 to make a colorful, corduroy-covered shoe that will go down as one of the most memorable releases of the year. With all the fusion going on, the Swoosh Brand also figured was the right time to bring back one of their very first hybrid silhouettes as well: the Air Max 90/1.
nike sneakers Cyber Monday SaleNike’s unique Air Max 90/1, a fusion silhouette far before “fusion” was a widely-used term in the sneaker lexicon. Originally released in extremely limited quantities circa 1992, the hybrid sneaker features an Air Max 1 upper combined with an Air Max 90 midsole and outsole for a unique retro look. A bold red leather mudguard and swoosh provide a striking pop of flair on the white/grey upper, and the classic midsole arrives in a tonal white with a translucent Air Max bubble that helps push attention to the bright red accents.
nike sneakers Black Friday 2019Following the release of the OG colorway, the Nike Air Max 90/1 will soon be releasing in an all-new “Purple Basalt” colorway.This hybrid silhouette, which combines elements from the Air Max 90 and Air Max 1 sports a full Purple nubuck upper. An Anthracite leather Nike Swoosh on the sides atop a Summit White midsole and Black rubber outsole completes the design.
nike air max 90/1 purple basaltLike the Air Max models that came before, the 90 had a visible air unit in the heel, but Hatfield wanted to push the limits of the tech. He designed the sneaker with more air that its predecessors, providing runners with responsive cushioning for their run. The front and back portions of the midsole were separated into different compartments to allow for better range of motion and material options.