After getting a glimpse earlier this year, here we take a closer look at Pendleton’s forthcoming Air Max 90 collaboration.The classic Max model features a predominantly black upper, paired with one of Pendleton’s signature patterns on the mud guard. To add a touch of color to the kicks, blue Nike Air branding has been applied to the heel, matching the accents in the Max Air unit.Look for the Pendleton x Nike Air Max 90 ($160 USD) to release on November 9 at select Swoosh providers such as Oneness.Later this month, Nike will be dropping a retro rendition of its 2002 release of the Air Max 1 alongside atmos. The “Safari” set features the same color combination as the original, minus swapping out the gum sole, here for a translucent look. Also, on the new pair, the toe box now boasts nappy suede instead of mesh.
Look for the atmos x Nike Air Max 1 “Safari” to release on February 27.Also, this weekend atmos is dropping their new collaboration with Reebok on the Instapump Fury.The ever-popular Nike Air Max 90 will undergo a unique redesign to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Taking visual cues from the highly sought-after Air Max 90 “Infrared,” the “Cork” model sees the upper and tongue constructed entirely of the versatile natural material. The shoe’s accents and sole unit are taken from the “Infrared” design with black and crimson detailing on the Swoosh, heel tab and air bubble. The Nike Air Max 90 “Cork” will be available at Urban Industry beginning the first week of April.
Adding to the smorgasbord of content for this year’s celebration of Nike’s self-anointed Air Max Day, we present an inside look at some little-known facts about the Swoosh’s storied silhouette. Developed by Tinker Hatfield in 1987, the Air Max 1 shook up the footwear world thanks to its exposed Air-cushioned sole. Before the Air Max 1, in fact, was the Air Max Zero, which was unveiled just a few days ago and preceded the release of the Air Max 1 by a whole two years.Now, 28 years since the release of the first Nike Air Max 1, the kick remains as popular as ever with countless iterations, Quickstrikes and coveted colorways for casual and die-hard fans alike. Check out our full list of obscure facts below and up your Air Max knowledge in time for your next sneaker pickup.