CLASSIC CUSHIONING. MODERN COMFORT. The Nike Air Max Tavas SE Men's Shoe recalls the profile of the iconic running original with a Max Air unit in the heel and multi-surface Waffle outsole. No-sew overlays and an Ortholite sockliner lend a modern look and innovative comfort. Benefits: • Layered textile/synthetic upper and no-sew overlays for lightweight durability and comfort • Ortholite sockliner offers extended comfort • Injected Phylon midsole doubles as an outsole to reduce the overall weight of the shoe • Max Air heel unit delivers maximum lightweight cushioning • Rubber Waffle outsole for durable, multi-surface traction • Forefoot flex grooves provides a natural ride 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.