Nike Air Max 1 LV8 elevates your style 

If there’s one sneaker royalty in Nike’s camp that keeps on popping now and then, it’s the Air Max 1, Tinker Hatfield’s 1987 masterpiece. Nike has been flooding the urban streets with modern makeovers on this first-ever shoe with the visible air unit. Now receiving a subtle elevation and buttery soft leather is the Nike Air Max 1 LV8. 

Why bag up on AM 1 LV8?

  • This sports-meet-fashion sneaker comes in striking colorways like the Martian Sunrise, Obsidian, and Dark Teal that offers a punch of old-school style to any modern garb.
  • Even with authentic leather, this remake sneaker is one of Air Max's lightest
  • Air unit offers all-day comfort and shock absorption minus the squishy feel offered by Nike React sneakers.
  • Its low-cut collar offers a sleek style, while the bottom section is raised a bit like the array of Air Force 1 07 LV8s.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Air Max 1
Style: Chunky, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Air, Nike Air Max, Nike Air Max 1
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole

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