Size and fit

The Nike Air Max 90 SP Metallic sneaker is released in men’s and women’s sizing. It has a full lace-up closure system that allows a custom and secure fit. Like other low-top shoes, it permits adequate ankle mobility. 

The Max Air unit is installed on the heel area, which provides shock absorption and protection. It has a foam midsole and EVA insole for underfoot cushioning. The ankle collar is also cushioned, providing added comfort and support. 

Nike Air Max 90 SP Style

Look stunning and enjoy comfort with the low-top Nike AM 90 SP. It sports a patent leather upper that is amazingly beautiful. The metallic pack includes colorways like:

  • Chrome/Pure Platinum/White/Chrome
  • Metallic Gold/Club Gold/White/Metallic Gold
  • Rose Gold/Metallic Red Bronze/White/Rose Gold

The monochrome upper is nicely contrasting with the white midsole. The color really pops out. It is bursting with electroplated shimmer from the toe to the heel. The Air Max unit that is visible in midsole on the heel area provides a sporty lift and adds iconic looks.

Notable Features

In providing continuous innovation, Nike has released several iterations of the iconic AM 90 shoes. The low-top Nike Air Max 90 SP shows off a patent leather upper, providing a shimmering effect that is truly eye-catching. It carries enough bling to jazz up OOTDs. 

The shoe also features a foam midsole with Max Air technology, providing all-day comfort while flaunting a stylish look. The Air bubble unit ensures a lightweight feel and support.  

Nike Air Max 90 SP History

The iconic Air Max 90 marked its 30th anniversary in the year 2020. It was initially known as the Air Max III until 2000. Since its inception, several iterations were launched in different colorways and materials. It was retooled and reinterpreted countless times but managed to maintain its heritage or classic elements.  

One of its innovative versions is the Nike Air Max 90 SP, which was unveiled on March 26 of 2020. It showcases a shimmery and metallic upper that sits atop of a foam midsole. 

The shoe lining is made of textile material. It has a visible Air unit on the heel area for cushioning and shock absorption and protection.

Nice to know

  • The Nike Air Max 90 SP has a heel height that measures approximately 3.175 cm. 
  • It has a removable insole. 
  • Another variation that was released on Air Max day 2020 is the Nike Air Max 90 Duck Camo.


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