Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Every Air Max has a story; this is where to find yours.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Every Air Max has a story; this
is where to find yours.

The Best of Air Max

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Air Max for Men

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Air Max for Women

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Air Max for Kids

Air Shop Presents

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

These are the stories of five fearless individuals paving the way for the next generation and embodying the values used to create each pair of Air Max: imagination, experimentation, innovation, and purpose. Shop their looks below and stay up to date on everything Air Max in the Nike App.

Shema Love

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Shema Love, @shemalove

A self-proclaimed “local healer and art dealer”, Shema is using her studio as a platform to elevate underrepresented communities and change the way the world views art.


I like to leave a little bit to the imagination so you can see yourself in the art that I present.”

Shema Love,
Visual Artist

Will Selviz

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Will Selviz, @willselviz

Focused on making imagination a reality with his Black-owned 3D animation studio, Will’s paving the way for the next generation of BIPOC creators.

"
Working in 3D and VR, you can actually immerse people in a future that could possibly happen.”

Will Selviz,
Multimedia Designer

Dom Roberts

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Dom Roberts, @domrobxrts

Through the healing power of conversation, Dom is using her media platforms to become an agent of change—using wisdom gained from her personal experiences to empower others to take pride in their differences.


My position shows them that you can have a seat at the table—I am making room for you.”

Dom Roberts,
Creative & Podcast Host

Ashley Ortega

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Ashley Ortega

After being introduced to footwear design at KicknKnowledge—a New York–based nonprofit that offers sneaker design classes for kids—13-year-old Ashley is hopeful to make space in the industry for girls just like her.

“Just knowing that someone put time and effort to design this [Air Max] and chose these colors that mean a lot to them is what I love so much.”

Ashley Ortega,
Aspiring Designer

Azeeza Khan

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Azeeza Khan, @azeeza

Azeeza is on a mission to shift the perspective of what formal fashion can look like by marrying athleisure with luxury in her one-of-a-kind designs.


There’s no specific look for fashion in Chicago—I turned that into a positive to create my own lane.”

Azeeza Khan,
Fashion Designer & Entrepreneur

The Best of Air Max

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Air Max for Men

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Air Max for Women

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Air Max for Kids

Air Shop Presents

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

These are the stories of five fearless individuals paving the way for the next generation and embodying the values used to create each pair of Air Max: imagination, experimentation, innovation, and purpose. Shop their looks below and stay up to date on everything Air Max in the Nike App.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Shema Love, @shemalove

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Shema Love

A self-proclaimed “local healer and art dealer”, Shema is using her studio as a platform to elevate underrepresented communities and change the way the world views art.

"
I like to leave a little bit to the imagination so you can see yourself in the art that I present.”

— Shema Love, Visual Artist

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Will Selviz

Focused on making imagination a reality with his Black-owned 3D animation studio, Will’s paving the way for the next generation of BIPOC creators.

"
Working in 3D and VR, you can actually immerse people in a future that could possibly happen.”

— Will Selviz, Multimedia Designer

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Will Selviz, @willselviz

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Dom Roberts, @domrobxrts

Dom Roberts

Through the healing power of conversation, Dom is using her media platforms to become an agent of change—using wisdom gained from her personal experiences to empower others to take pride in their differences.


My position shows them that you can have a seat at the table—I am making room for you.”

— Dom Roberts, Creative & Podcast Host

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Ashley Ortega

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Ashley Ortega

After being introduced to footwear design at KicknKnowledge—a New York–based nonprofit that offers sneaker design classes for kids—13-year-old Ashley is hopeful to make space in the industry for girls just like her.

"
Just knowing that someone put time and effort to design this [Air Max] and chose these colors that mean a lot to them is what I love so much.”

— Ashley Ortega, Aspiring Designer

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Azeeza Khan

Azeeza is on a mission to shift the perspective of what formal fashion can look like by marrying athleisure with luxury in her one-of-a-kind designs.

"
There’s no specific look for fashion in Chicago—I turned that into a positive to create my own lane.”

— Azeeza Khan, Fashion Designer & Entrepreneur

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

Azeeza Khan, @azeeza

STEP INTO THE FUTURE

Explore our latest and greatest Air Max styles, inspired by the visionaries who are bringing the future to light. And click below to download the Nike App so you don’t miss out on the exclusive content you can only get as a Nike Member.

STEP INTO THE FUTURE

Explore our latest and greatest Air Max styles, inspired by the visionaries who are bringing the future to light. And click below to download the Nike App so you don’t miss out on the exclusive content you can only get as a Nike Member.

Featured Film


THE STORY OF
AIR MAX:
90 TO 2090

A film about the bold legacy and innovation of Air Max.

THE STORY OF AIR MAX:
90 TO 2090

A film about the bold legacy and innovation of Air Max.

The History of Air

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

1987: Air Max 1

Inspired by the open architecture of Paris’s Centre Pompidou, Nike Designer Tinker Hatfield cut a small window into the Air Max 1’s midsole, making Nike Air visible for the first time.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

1990: Air Max 90

With its stand-out side panel, the AM90 was a revolution of its own. Its original “Infrared” colorway still creates a sensation with every reissue.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

1995: Air Max 95

Our designers took inspiration from the earth’s layers for the 95’s sculptured look. This Air Max shoe was also the first to add a second visible NikeAir unit at the front foot.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

1997: Air Max 97

The first Air Max shoe with full-length Nike Air cushioning, the 97 looks incredibly futuristic. But our designers actually took their inspiration from the natural beauty of ripples in water.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

2015: Nike Air VaporMax

With only a thin film separating your foot from the cushion, this shoe is the closest you can get to walking on air. Nike Air VaporMax is fast, flexible and impossible to miss.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

2018: Air Max 270

Boasting the first-ever Max Air unit created specifically for Nike Sportswear, the Nike Air Max 270 delivers an Air unit that absorbs and gives back energy with every springy step.

Nike Air Max. Air Max Day 2020

2019: Air Max 2090

Iconic comfort takes a futuristic leap forward in the AM2090—a bold look inspired by the DNA of the iconic Air Max 90 and blends with timeless OG features for an edgy, modernized look.