Featured in this iconic Nike shoe was the cushioning that made it famous. The Nike Air Max 90 delivered comfort and timeless style with a premium look and feel. Brought straight from Footlocker.com, this casual sneaker transcended generations. The Air Max 90 was a retro running shoe, however now a classic casual sneaker.
One of designer Tinker Hatfield's most famed Air Max shoes, this sneaker featured Max Air technology in the heel and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) panels throughout to help with lockdown.
This sneaker was one of the three original Nike running shoes that featured visible Air technology with Hatfield behind the design. The Air Max 90 was a favorite among sneakerheads because of its illustrious background.
Nike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late 1970s. In 1987, Nike debuted the Air Max with visible air in its heel. This allowed users more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort – suddenly they could see it.
And just a few years later, the next-generation Air Max 90 became a hit both with athletes and collectors everywhere. By offering striking color combinations, lightweight performance and a cushioned ride, this shoe was sure to be a stop for stylish sneakerheads.
Overall, the Air Max 90 was a major improvement over past models, and its Hatfield-designed aesthetics kept it relevant for casual wearers. Though, like many other Nikes, the Air Max 90 came in numerous color options.