Earthy, Textured Tooling Arrives on the Air Max 97

Earthy, Textured Tooling Arrives on the Air Max 97

Textured toolings.

The Air Max 97 has seen it all since its rebirth just two years ago. From deconstructed OFF-WHITE takes to sole swaps courtesy of Sean Wotherspoon — and even crystal-encrusted uppers via Austria’s Swarovski. It’s clear that the iconic speeding bullet-inspired design is open to experimentation. And while the nest rendition to surface opts for new toolings, it’s relatively tame compared to those mentioned earlier.

Rocking a grey mesh upper, the sneaker is paired with earthy-beige and brown wavy overlays, the lower two sporting a reptilian-like texture. The warm Sepia Stone mudguard arrives textured, too, donning a hexagon/honeycomb-esque detail. More textures appear by way of the dark beige midfoot Swoosh panel, arriving with the same reptilian effect as the lower waves. Completing the texture-tooled design are sail midsoles, earthy-brown Air Max units — with those two colors splitting the outsole — and quick flashes of Bright Crimson on the Swoosh branding, heel pulls and sporadically on the outsole.

Take a peep at the official images below, and with pairs already arriving at stores throughout Asia, you can expect a Stateside release to hit Nike.com very, very soon.

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Nike Air Max 97 Premium

Style Code: 312834-205
Color: Moon Particle/Bright Crimson-Sepia Stone
Release Date: Summer 2019
Price: $170

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