Sneaker shops and blogs are abuzz with the re-release of the Nike Air Max 90 “Infrareds” this week which gave us some inspiration for which sneaker to pull out for this week’s Throwback Thursday. ?Though the Infrared colorway of this classic runner is the most known, this original colorup is not one to overlook.
Designed by Tinker Hatfield, the Nike Air Max III (as it was known until 2000) built on the legacy of Nike Running with great cushioning of Air Max, but also the lock down fit with seven molded panels including four multi-lace units to secure the shoe to one’s foot.
The shoe made a quick splash in 2007 across the pond in the UK with some slight color changes and late last year a few sample pairs popped up with an ostrich skin mudguard, but the last time the shoe released in 100% true form of colors and materials was 8 years ago in 2002. ?Has the wait been long enough?