In the pantheon of sneaker design, few silhouettes have sparked a revolution, like the Nike Air Max Plus. A brainchild of visionary designer Sean McDowell, the Air Max Plus has stood the test of time since its 1998 debut, initially drawing inspiration from Florida's oceanic vistas. It has become synonymous with bold, forward-thinking design, and this latest Light Photography iteration is a stunning continuation of the Air Max Plus legacy.
Clad in the dignified Old Royal, the Nike Air Max Plus is a masterful play of contrasts and textures. The upper is covered in a deep blue expanse, accented by crisp white lines that slice through the design, evoking the stark contrast of lightning against a night sky. The upper's design pays homage to the Air Max Plus heritage, with its breathable mesh offering a tactile feast. This interplay of deep blue and white is anchored by the iconic black Nike Swoosh, embroidered in white, marrying the sneaker's classic and contemporary elements.
A black plastic toe cap offers durability and a sleek edge, while the glossy patent leather that graces the tongue and heel counter adds a touch of luxury. The white laces provide a striking counterpoint to the deep blues, creating a visual pop that draws the eye upward. Below, the sneaker is grounded by a pristine white midsole, a clean canvas that throws the vibrant upper into stark relief. Air Max cushioning and a black rubber outsole work in concert, providing both the foundation and the function, ensuring that each step is as comfortable as it is confident.
The Nike Air Max Plus Light Photography Old Royal will release on November 30, 2023, through Nike, SNKRS, and select retailers online and in-store. Available in men's sizing, the retail price is set at $175. Keep it locked to our Twitter and the Sole Retriever mobile app to stay updated on the latest releases, raffles, and more from the world of sneakers and streetwear.
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November 30, 2023