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Laces are a thing of the past to these women’s Nike Airquent casual shoes and replace that tedious piece of fixtures with pull loops on the rear portion of the collar. Its nifty construction is complemented by an engineered bootie upper for a silky-smooth feel.
Who would’ve thought that an Avante Garde sneaker like the women’s Nike Airquent could possibly blend well with most casual ladies’ outfits? Well, most of the buyers did and were delighted that they copped a pair. But in a more fashion-forward sense, the sneaker is best partnered with leggings and jogger pants or basically any apparel that would cuff around the ankle and display the whole shoe.
Some wearers would mind the bold AIR lettering on the sneaker’s upper, but as most of the purchasers mentioned, it somehow grows on you. One of the most-sought colorways of the Nike Airquent is the burgundy version.
Subtle yet odd-looking, these Nike Airquent casual shoes was a fusion between past Nike silhouettes, particularly the Vapormax Light II and the Air More Uptempo. The facade was pulled out from the Vapormax predecessor while the pretentious AIR lettering on the upper was hailed from the Uptempo. From afar, one can easily decipher this hybrid thanks to the rightful combination of the two.
Mashing two iconic silhouettes in one go would prove to be an inexplicable feat, but for the Nike Airquent, it seems plausible. The said ladies' footwear takes the most notable accents of two models, namely the Air More Uptempo and the Vapormax Light II.
The Air More Uptempo is Scottie Pippen’s piece de resistance and every subsequent iteration traces back to his greatness way back in 96. The Vapormax Light II, on the other hand, is already an upgrade from its predecessor designed to cater to the feet of runners.
The Airquent’s structure was pulled from the Vapormax Light II while the bold and somehow pretentious “AIR” lettering on the upper was taken from the Air More Uptempo. The engineered mesh was added to give that sturdy yet smooth-and-silky feel.
Officially releasing at the dawn of 2019, the Nike Airquent was promoted as a casual winter option for women.
- It contains a Max Air unit for plush cushioning.
- A TPU clip provides support and stability on the heel.
- The sneaker retails for $150 a pop.
- The translucent foam structure on the forefoot is inspired by the Vapormax’ tooling.