Safari, safari, safari, safari. While there’s no sign of the popular print on the Nike Air Max 1 PRM Pale Grey/Dark Charcoal-Laser Orange, the classic color code harkens memories on any retro runner. A tri-tone upper places emphasis on the toe box, with midsole speckling showing more signs of funk. Ripstop nylon, suede and leather compose the upper, set off by a tonal but reflective 3M Swoosh. Waxed laces finish off this colorway in premium fashion, available now at shopnicekicks.com for $110.
Air was nothing new to Nike when Air Max was introduced. The first shoe to feature Nike Air Max was the Air Max 1 designed by none other than Tinker Hatfield. Since its debut as cushioning in a running shoe, Air Max has made its way into all types of shoes. Though Air Max started out as just a heel unit in 1987, year after year, Nike pushed Air Max to the limits and now utilizes it mostly as a full length, 360 Max Air unit in the sole of many different models.
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Protecting the foot in a less literal sense, Nike Air Max Packaging by Scholz & Friends reimagines the revolutionary cushioning as packaging. The boxless binding is said to prevent damage during the shipping process and would certainly spice up a stock room. Would you like your Nike Airs to come in Nike Air? Let us know in the comment section.
Memories captured on Instagram inspire new colorways of your favorite Nike Air Max models with the Nike PHOTOiD platform. By selecting an Instagram photo via cell phone, tablet, or desktop, Nike PHOTOiD applies the photo colors to the Air Max 1, Air Max 90, or Air Max 95 models using the available palette from NIKEiD. Once a shoe is selected, users can then share their PHOTOiD creation through various social media streams and also purchase the created colorway via NIKEiD. Make your own Nike PHOTOiD creations with Instagram here.
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