AN ICON, REDESIGNED. The Nike Air Max 95 Essential Men's Shoe is made with the lightweight cushioning that made the original famous, and its updated design creates a streamlined look. Benefits: • Leather and mesh upper with synthetic overlays for comfort, support and ventilation • Full-length PU midsole for lightweight cushioning • Visible Air-Sole units for cushioning and maximum impact protection • Rubber Waffle outsole for multi-surface traction and durability • Extra cushioning in the collar and ankle enhance comfort • Flex grooves for natural range of motion Nike Air Max Origins Nike'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.