LIGHTWEIGHT, VENTILATED COMFORT. The Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Essentials Women's Shoe features a leather and mesh upper and superb lightweight cushioning for optimal airflow and durable impact protection. Benefits: • Mesh upper with leather overlays for breathability and durable comfort • Phylon midsole with Air-Sole heel unit for incredible lightweight cushioning • Rubber outsole for durability and traction • Forefoot cut out reduces weight for a lighter feel • Flex grooves in the forefoot allow the foot to move naturally 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.