Although this Nike Air Max 97 OG Blue is a brand-new style for the coveted range, it’s not a brand-new colourway.It comes dressed in an upper consisting of a Blue, White and Silver color scheme. In fact, Nike borrow an identical theme from one of the first Air Max 1s to ever release. Otherwise known as ‘Anniversary Blue’ thanks to the more recent re-release during the Air Max Day celebrations, this pair is about as iconic as it gets.Leather and textile upper, full-length Air sole unit, 3M reflective accents, rubber outsole.Just like the Air Max 1, the Air Max 97 also comes with a White midsole and Black outsole.Nike celebrated the anniversary of the Air Max 97 with several new releases as well as bringing back some original colroways.
Adidas NMD,The Nike Air Max 1 OG Anniversary Game Royal is set to drop (stateside) in a couple of days. That signature shade of blue covers a leather crafted mudguard with travels the full length of the shoe. The exact same colourway is utilised for the Air Unit underfoot which contrasts against a white coloured midsole.One of those pairs that returned was the OG “Silver Bullet” release. The last time Nike dropped the OG “Marina Blue” iteration of the Air Max 97 was back in 2010.Although the model “borrows” this color scheme from the Air Max 1, there’s no denying that the shoe rocks it very well, right?
The Nike Air Max 97 Royal pays homage to the Air Max 1 Royal.The upper of the shoe is balanced out with hits of white and the wavy construct of the Air Max 97 is retained.Now the Swoosh has decided to borrow that same exact color scheme from the AM1 and utilize it on the Air Max 97.Finishing off the design is a White midsole and Black rubber outsole. Metallic silver adds another daring sheen that comes to life when hit with light.As of next week, you’ll once again have the opportunity to cop the familiar colorway. It’s 3M reflective piping which means you can be assured of that head-turning glow.
The Nike Air Max 97 OG Blue Womens is finished off with a soft crafted tongue and a set of white laces.Resembling the classic colorway is this alternative rendition that comes dressed in a Grey upper paired with Racer Blue contrasting accents replacing the signature Red tones.That being said, today we get a first look at the Nike Air Max 97 Royal. OG AM97 branding also comes stamped throughout.