Nike Air Max 1 Sneakers


The Nike Air Max 1 or AM1 (also known as Nike Air Max 87) is one of the most iconic shoes in Nike Running World. The sneakers were created by designer/architect Tinker Hatfield and were first released in 1987. It was one of the biggest controversial shoes Nike produced and till this day, this classic Nike sneaker set the standard for style and comfort.

The Nike Air Max 1 revolutionized the industry and also the history of the company. It’s the shoe that changed the status quo by showcasing the first ever visible Air unit in the soles. It’s one of Nike’s most popular and innovative technology that set the direction for countless classic and groundbreaking designs to come.

After the introduction of the AM1’s it became a great success which rejuvenated running and exercising. Nike saw the opportunities and took their advantage to become today’s market leader.

The Max Air unite in the heel is for maximum impact protection and cushioning, allowing for more comfort. Besides the visible Air unit, the shoes featured a new foam midsole foot frame, heel notch and lace locks making the Nike Air Max 1 a frontrunner of Nike innovation back in the day.

The first models of Nike Air Max 1 sneakers that were released had mesh and suede on the upper in the classic white, red and grey color scheme. Since then, countless colors and variations of the AM1’s have been created and produced, however the suede and nylon mesh stays one of the most popular designs.

Nowadays the Nike Air Max 1, with its running inspired silhouette, has been embraced by sneaker fans and fashion lovers alike. The Nike Air Max 1 sneakers have a sleek look that can be worn with almost any outfit.

You can find the Nike Air Max 1 shoes at all Nike retailers and online here.


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