Sleek and stylish, the Nike Air Max 97 has become one of the most beloved lifestyle silhouettes in the entire NSW lineup, and is a crucial piece to the puzzle of that’s Swoosh Brand’s offerings each and every season. It’s taken on a masterful multitude of makeups over the course of 2019, and now another fresh style has surfaced, one that boasts a striking grayscale gradient fade. The heel starts with a stark black before gradually giving way to a steel grey on the midfoot and a crisp white by the toebox, but this is no average abatement of tones — the devil’s truly in the details (and materials) here. The color shift is accented by stark silver accents/contrast stitching on the upper’s overlays, and the mudguard also offers a patent leather-style sheen that highlights its color-shifting ways even further, even dropping down onto the usually cut-out midfoot underlay. You’ll also notice that the standard branding is gone, replaced by an elegant “Just Do It” hit on the heel plus swoosh-and-text logos on both the tongue stamp and outsole’s jeweled badge. A white EVA foam midsole and black Air Max unit wrap things up. If you’re looking to add these Nike shoes to your rotation, you can do so now as they’re available at Nike.com for $160 USD.
Nike Air Max 97
Color: Black/Black-Reflect Silver-White
Style Code: 921826-016
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