MODERN STYLE AND LIGHTWEIGHT CUSHIONING AN ICON, REBORN. The Nike Air Max 1 Jacquard Women's Shoe reimagines the original with a premium woven upper for a fresh look and comfortable feel. An Air-Sole unit in the heel delivers lightweight cushioning. Benefits: • Leather and textile upper for durability • Phylon midsole for lightweight cushioning • Visible Air-Sole unit in heel for impact protection • Rubber outsole for durability and traction 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.