ESSENTIAL COMFORT. ULTIMATE STYLE. Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Essential Men's Shoe features no-sew overlays for a supportive, lightweight feel. Its visible Air-Sole unit helps absorb impact, while classic styling creates an authentic look. Benefits: • Breathable mesh upper with synthetic leather overlays for enhanced support • Injected unitsole midsole/outsole for cushioning, durability and minimal weight • Visible Nike Max Air heel unit for lightweight impact protection • Rubber outsole for durability and traction Nike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.