Who should buy the Nike Air Unlimited

This high-cut chunky sneakerboot is a good match for you if:

  • You are after a durable shoe that boasts a cushy midsole with an Air-sole unit
  • You want a sneaker with superb ankle support inspired by basketball
  • You prefer a shoe with a stylish and retro silhouette

Nike Air Unlimited Logo

Style of the Nike Air Unlimited

Inspired from basketball kicks, the high-top Nike Air Unlimited is made with premium leather and synthetic leather upper which adds to the plush look of this casual shoe. The high-cut profile with several straps contributes to the athletic look of this pair. Meanwhile, perforations on the toebox contribute to the ventilation of this pair for all-day use.

Nike Air Unlimited Laces

Most users sport their Nike Air Unlimited with their baggy pants, shorts or even with their activewear. Some wearers suggest wearing this during the cold days with their sweatpants and hoodie sweaters.

Notable Features

Many buyers shared that they get attracted in buying the Nike Air Unlimited because of its retro silhouette. Some disclosed that this pair reminds them of their younger years while watching Grant hill play on the hardcourt.

Nike Air Unlimited Outsole

Aside from that, many buyers noted the straps found on the ankle and midfoot. These straps provide an optimum fastened fit and at the same time adds flair to this lifestyle sneaker.

History of the Nike Air Unlimited

First launched in 1994, the Nike Air Unlimited was first released as the big men's performance basketball shoe. It was seen worn by NBA stars David Robinson, Chris Webber, and Grant Hill. The Nike Air Unlimited features qualities from the Nike Air Flight Huarache and Nike Air Carnivore - high-top neoprene cleatie with the dual strapped leather shell.

Nike Air Unlimited Insole

In 2016, Nike Air Unlimited returned to the market. NikeLab even helped in overhauling this classic pair to let the younger generations get to know this classic pair more. Nike revamped the silhouette which helped it turn into more of a lifestyle-ready sneaker.

Nike Air Unlimited Toebox

Nike Air Unlimited has a neoprene ankle wrap with a Velcro strap, Velcro heel locking strap, and overlay strap running across the top of the shoe. The midsole has an Air cushioning unit and herringbone-patterned outsole.

Nike Air Unlimited Midsole

Facts / Specs

Style: Chunky, Sneakerboots
Top: High
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Nike Air
Closure: Laces, Strap
Material: Suede, Rubber Sole
Technology: Air Cushion

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.