A walk-through sneaker history would be incomplete without a stop at 1987, when Nike introduced the revolutionary Air Max 1. This iconic shoe, designed by Tinker Hatfield, showcased the first visible Air unit, forever changing the footwear landscape. However, the original design, commonly referred to as the "Big Bubble," faced quality control issues, leading to its swift recall. The Air unit encountered challenges with cracking under specific weather conditions. Fast forward to today, and the advances in Nike's Air cushioning technology are nothing short of astounding, paving the way for the resurgence of the Air Max 1 '86 with its prominent Big Bubble design. As part of this resurgence, the Air Max 1 '86 is set to make its mark on the golf scene with the pristine White Black Gum iteration.
The forthcoming Nike Air Max 1 '86 OG Golf in White Black Gum presents a harmonious fusion of form and function. Its upper is meticulously crafted using a combination of breathable mesh and premium leather, draped in a predominantly white hue. While the base revels in its pristine white glory, contrast is introduced via a black Swoosh, TPU eyelet, and Nike branding that punctuates the tongue and heel. A distinguishing feature is its chunky foam midsole, encompassing the notable four-chambered Big Bubble Air unit, which seamlessly merges with the shoe's all-white aesthetic. The look culminates in a gum-finished, spikeless, golf-ready rubber outsole.
The Nike Air Max 1 '86 OG Golf White Black Gum will release Spring 2024 through Nike and select retailers online and in-store. Available in men’s sizing, the retail price is set at $160. Keep it locked to our Twitter and the Sole Retriever mobile app to stay updated on the latest releases, raffles, news, and more in the sneaker and streetwear world.
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