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Unlike the last variation which made use of neon orange uppers, this colorway arrives styled with a much darker motif with stark black leather uppers and bottoms leading the charge. Layered on top, you’ll find silver Swooshes, reflective pieces replete with hexagon patterns atop the heels and lower throat. Furthermore, the laces are decorated with dotted patterns, and the tongues are stamped with co-branded logos. You can catch a further look nike scarpe, and expect this pair to land on Nike.com in the coming weeks.
Although the aforementioned joint-effort featured neon green and red accents, it, like this forthcoming pair, favored a predominantly muted color palette. “Black” takes over this iteration’s mixed-materials, buckledmyshoe.com-inspired upper and midsole. The lone swoosh on the lateral heel, however, interrupts the tonal scheme with its “Metallic Silver” finish, which appears much more subtly across branding on the tongue and rear. Underfoot, sole units slightly deviate from the top-half’s composition given their red Air Zoom units at the forefoot and navy-like Air Max 270 cushioning at the heel.
Once seen only sparingly, the Nike Air Max 97 has become one of the more popular Air Max models in the last three years. While its full-length Airbag has surely contributed to its widespread adoption, the color combinations possible atop the sneaker’s mixed-materials upper may be most responsible for the 23-year-old design’s success. The latest outfit is almost a guaranteed home run as its reminiscent of the New York Yankees’ team colors.