At the end of the year, Nike continues to pay tribute to one of its flagship models from the end of the 20th century, which is about to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2020. After various recent collaborations, including that with Undefeated, the brand at the swoosh decided to think bigger and incorporate a little more originality by presenting the Air Max 90 Slide, a pair of slides directly inspired by the lines of its thirty-something sneaker.
The Air Max 90 Slide to celebrate 30 years of Nike basketball
After a first buzz around tap dancing created in 2018 with its banana models, Nike reiterates the experience in anticipation of next summer with the Air Max 90 Slide, the tongue that should appeal to all fans of the model designed at the time. by Tinker Hatfield. Taking the key elements that made the success of the latter, the sandal is thus presented as a concentrate of AM90. We mainly find the silhouette of the original sole, equipped with the famous air bubble of the Max range. Made of phylon foam, it even incorporates the durable colored rubber surround of the sneaker.
The Air Max 90 Slide incorporates the main elements of the original model
The Air Max 90 Slide does not just take the sole shape of the original model, but other details confirm that we are here indeed in the presence of the AM90 family. The strap is thus made up of two parts. The leather sides underline the side tongues of the Air Max 90, on which we find here the Air Max inscription in a plastic window. The rest of the strap receives the Nike logo in an embroidered version.
The Air Max 90 slide for next summer
Available in three colors, “Smoke Gray / Volt” taken from the OG version, sober “Black / White” and summer “White / Pink”, the Air Max 90 Slide was offered this December 23 exclusively on the American site of Nike priced at $ 75. Stocks of course sold out in a few hours.
A real success, the Air Max 90 Slide sold out in just a few hours