|The Nike Air Max 1 was first released to the public in 1987 by Nike style guru Tinker Hatfield; it was the first Nike shoe to display the visible air unit in the sole. The Nike Air Max 1 was a great performing Nike running shoe. The features of the trainer have a durable midsole which provides wonderful forefoot cushioning which is comparable to today's best shoes the Air Max 1 also features a large Air Max unit in the heel. The Nike Air Max 1 is a very lightweight and breathable Nike running shoe because of its mesh upper.
Despite an original release in 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 has still managed to maintain its relevance to date. It's now arguably become a mandatory item for all to have at the forefront of their wardrobe and with the booming popularity of these reliable classics, this opinion is close to becoming fact. The most iconic and sort after colours of the Nike Air Max 1s are always the OG classic colour ways of the Sail/University Red and the White/Varsity Blue Natural Grey.
Over a course of time there have been many releases of the Nike Air Max 1 since the iconic original colours were issued back in 1987. Popular modern colours include the leather premium Black – Sail – Hazelnut Air Max 1 and the White/Gym Red/Thunder Blue Air Max 1 both being released in 2012.
The Nike Air Max 1 will always be considered a classic, original pioneering shoe to sneakerheads all over the globe. This iconic shoe has been the main drive for Nike's global Air Max popularity with modern urban lifestyle culture.