Opulent Air

Release Details

Release Date: Thursday 12th of July 9 A.M
Where to buy: Pitt Street Mall (NSW), QVB (NSW), World Square (NSW), QVM (VIC), Albert Street (QLD) & Online
Price: $259.99 AUD
Sizes: Men’s US 6-13 (no-half sizes)


The year was 1999, the millennium bug was nigh and Nike were slowly moving away from Air and exploring alternative tooling methods. Yet still, the extensive arsenal of A-list Air Max models was not without a few extra additions. Trailing on two years post the wide success of the Air Max 97, designs were clad with futuristic motifs and colourways. While a distant relative was tuning a cult following, the Air Max Deluxe was forging its own path. Ahead of its time, the Deluxe was not for the faint hearted, sporting a visually stunning display of colour schemes and reflective tooling. Its unmistakable allure was the make-all or break-all for many footwear fanatics. Now after almost 20 years, the Deluxe is back and ready to turn heads once again.

The Air Max Deluxe demands attention through a vibrant sublimated gradient print, inspired by sound waves of the same era. Absent of leather or suede, the design is a future-forward assembly of curved contours twisting around a seamless mesh upper, riddled with 3M dotted lines to catch the eye. A smooth TPU exoskeleton reinforces the flexible upper, providing support and structure. Down on the ground, the Deluxe borrows tooling introduced on the Air Max 97 through the same multi-window full-length Air unit. In true throwback form, the Deluxe makes its return in the original ‘Photo Blue, Wolf Grey, Orange Peel’ iteration, last seen in 1999 and first seen at Hype DC in 2018.

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