For any avid sneaker fan, Nike Air Max day is one of the days that we are always keen to know what Nike has in store for them for that year. But what exactly is Nike Air Max day and why is it celebrated. Nike Air Max Day is a day set aside by Nike for releasing its latest Air Max sneakers. It is celebrated on 26th March annually since its inception in 2014. The event brings together the sneaker series fans to connect and experiment with the latest series. The event happens across the world and features collection tours, creative workshops, panels, musical performances among other hosts of fun activities. Here are the latest releases for 2021.
Nike Air Max 90 “Bacon”
The sneaker which was a collaboration between Nike and Dave’s Quality Meat a New York City-based boutique was originally launched in 2004. The sneaker draws its colorways from shades of a strip of bacon. From 2004, the sneaker was never reissued despite being regarded as the most iconic sneakers until 2021. The long time it took before coming back made it the most important re-release after a long time. It was released on March 26, 2021.
Nike Air Max 95 “NYC Taxi”
As the name suggests, Nike Air Max 95 “NYC Taxi” pays tribute to the Iconic New York City Taxi. The Gold top surface of the shoes is made from a combination of mesh and leather completed by overlays that give way to the sole with the Max Air unit. It also contains tags on the lateral ankles and a branded inner sole that gives the shoe a fresh look.
Nike Air Max 97 Swarovski “Polar Blue”
This sneaker is a product of collaboration between Swarovski and Nike on the Air Max 97. In the 2021 release, the sneaker features a silver scheme with a polar blue accent. On the exterior, the silver color dominates with alternating thick and thin mesh completed by crystalized overlays. The shoe also features hidden lace loops that protect the delicate materials that make the upper surface. The perfectly placed polar blue tint introduces the 2021 sneaker as a reinvention of the classic Air Max 97. The shoe comes in several colorways including Metallic Silver, Polar Blue, and black. Its official release date was March 25, 2021. This collection is certainly a must-have for any Nike Air Max fan.
Air Max Pre-Day
According to Nike, this sneaker was inspired by the glory Nike experienced in the shoe glory years brought by the Air technology. On the upper surface, the show features a combination of materials including lime green recycled polyester mesh, suede, and tonal ripstop. The upper surface also features a black matte swoosh and airbag that is fully exposed. The sneaker utilizes a reductive design concept that has the Air unit exposed to allow for compression and create a soft bounce feeling when one is on the move. The shoe is available in several colorways including Liquid Lime / Black / Pistachio. The official release date was March 26, 2021.
Nike Air Max 1 “Evolution of Icons”
Termed as a must-have by many sneaker fans, the shoe makes a comeback after its first release in early 1987. Air Max 1 was the first sneaker to showcase air technology through a visible window. In the 2021 Air Max 1 “Evolution of Icons,” the shoe combines a host of iconic features of the past and the modern storied silhouette. The sneaker also features suede swaths and eye-stays from the iconic Air Max 90 and Air Max 95. The inner sole has printed images of air technology history and it comes in several combinations including Sail, Straw, Medium Brown, and Sheen. Its official release date was on March 26, 2021.
Enjoy the 2021 releases as we wait for what Nike has in store for us in 2022.