Facts

  • Top
    Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from
    Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection
    Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    Price
    $100
  • Special editions
    Special editions
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Summary

We spent 7.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • A majority of reviewers found the Nike Air Max Thea Print very comfortable. One person added that she used the shoe on a shopping trip with hours of walking involved and her feet felt great.
  • Many people commended the shoe’s stylish looks. Most reviewers called the shoe “cute” and reported that they received frequent compliments when wearing the kicks, even from strangers on the street.
  • The shoe’s striking colors got several mentions from buyers. One, in particular, said the pink colorway would “add pop to any boring old gym wear” while another said she loved the Fireberry color.
  • A few people reported that the Air Max Thea Print gives decent support. One user found that the shoe holds the foot in place well, so it doesn’t move around much inside the shoe as you run.
  • One person stated that the Air Max Thea Print is a good alternative for people who love the Nike Free shoes but who need more support for their feet.
  • The shoe has decent arch support. One consumer said it might be good for other people with fascitis like him.
  • The shoe is lightweight and is “by far the best gym shoes for training in, running, or standard gym session,” according to a customer.
  • A consumer stated that the shoe is worth every dollar she spent.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Many users complained that the shoe’s fit is narrow and not ideal for people with wide feet.
  • The shoe runs small reported several users. Buyers need to buy a half size higher than their standard shoe size, the users said.
  • Two reviewers said the Air Max Thea Print needed a bit of breaking in.

Bottom line

The Air Max Thea Print is a stylish, lightweight casual shoe that will give you all the comfort and support you need, whether shopping, running, or working out. It runs on the narrow side so it may not be a good buy for people with wide feet. Since the shoe also runs small, going up a half size higher might be best for new buyers.

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Nike Air Max Thea Print History

The very first Air Max model was released in 1987. Dubbed the Air Max 1, it featured Nike’s Air-Sole unit but made it visible for wearers to see. This groundbreaking design was well-received by the public and was the start of the masses’ love affair with the Air Max.

Throughout the years, the Nike Air Max collection has released dozens of models and iterations, all featuring the visible air unit that the line is known for. From the iconic Air Max 95s and 97s to the self-lacing HyperAdapt (the real-life Air Mag from Back to the Future II), many of these models developed a cult following.

The Air Max Thea Print comes from this long line of stylish and innovative models. The Air Max Thea was first launched in 2013. The silhouette seems to be a hybrid of the original Air Max and Air Max 90 with a bit of the Nike Roshe Run thrown in. It was an exclusive-for-women model with a bright flash lime colorway. It featured 3M accents on the tongue, a white midsole, and visible Air Max unit at the heel.

The Air Max Thea soon launched in other colorways as well as new iterations including the Air Max Thea Woven and the Air Max Thea Print. The Thea Max Print had the sleek minimalistic look and light weight of a running shoe. It features a textile upper along with leather and synthetic overlays.

Nike Air Max Thea Print Style

This low-top shoe has a minimalistic look that looks well with just about anything. Pair it with your favorite jeans, shorts, or leggings, and you’re good to go.

Fit & Sizing

The Air Max Thea Print is available in women’s sizes which range from 5 to 11. Since the size runs a bit small, buyers might do better to order half a size bigger than their usual foot size.

Notable Features

The Air Max Thea Print features the visible Air-Sole unit the Air Max line is known for. Injected Phylon in the midsole gives the shoe a cushiony feel while the Air-Sole unit absorbs shock. A Solarsoft sock liner provides the shoe with an easy feel for every foot strike.

Additional Info

  • The shoe has an approximately 1.5” midsole.
  • A pull tab in the heel allows for easy on and off maneuver.
  • There is sufficient padding in the ankle collar and tongue for enhanced comfort.