Before “Pure Platinum,” “Red October” or “South Beach” controlled colorways, tones were tied to teams. Sports ruled the sneaker game with most models made to wear on court with uniforms or at best casually with fan gear.
The recently released Nike Air Max 95 “Lemon Wash” sees another retro runner from the Swoosh that can’t help us but think about the boys in blue up in Ann Arbor.
With no known nods to the Michigan Wolverines, this collegiate colorway is likely licensed more for lifestyle wear. Shades of yellow shift to navy on the leather upper, with mesh around the tongue and eyelets elevating this wear come warmer weather.
No need for your degree or a Charles Woodson jersey to wear these in 2018. Pairs are available now at SneakAvenue.