Size and fit

The Nike Air Max IVO came in a standard fit and made available in both men’s and women’s sizes. Its upper is a combination of leather, mesh, and textile, which holds the foot in place and allows proper ventilation to it. Its lace-up system grants the wearer a customized fit according to their preference. 

For the midsole, it offers stability and maximum cushioning for the foot.

Nike Air Max IVO Style

Inspired from the classics, the Nike Air Max IVO has the elements of a ‘90s shoe fused into its design. It takes the styling cues of the Air Max 90, 93, and even the Air Max Triax 94. 

The Nike Air Max IVO is great for everyday lifestyle use. It comes with different colorways that match well with shorts and long socks.

Notable Features

Besides the classic look, the Nike Air Max IVO is known for its Air-Sole unit at its heel. This airbag features superb comfort and impact absorption, granting a smooth experience even when used for a long time. Besides the benefits it gives, it also boosts up the overall style of the sneaker.

Nike Air Max IVO History

Nike has released many iconic shoes in their product line and one of which is the Air Max collection. First conceptualized by the American designer Tinker Hatfield, the Nike Air Max collection has been known for infusing pouches of pressurized gas into their midsole, granting it a superb cushioning to the wearer. The first shoe model was the Air Max 1 and was released back in 1987. It is still popular to many sneakerheads even up to this day.  

Seeing that this sneaker line is a favorite to many subcultures, Nike brought more models, and of which most have become a trend. One of which is the Nike Air Max 90. The Nike Air Max 90 was first released in 1990 of which was named Air Max III. It came in several colorways, and the most popular was the Infrared. Considered as the second flagship sneaker, it became a basis for the designs of some future models gaining it some redesigned versions.

Taking styling inspiration from the classics like the Air Max 90, the Nike Air Max IVO has that trendy retro look of the ‘90s. These trainers were first released in 2013 and continue to live on delivering great cushioning protecting the wearer’s foot from impact. It is still a well-loved shoe that continues to bring lightweight comfort.

Nice to know

  • The Nike Air Max IVO comes in colorways like Infrared, black, black and white, and grey.
  • It has a waffle rubber for outsole.
  • The Nike Swoosh logo is stitched at the sides.

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Dad, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Air Max, Nike Air
Closure: Laces
Designed by: Tinker Hatfield
Material: Leather, Mesh, Rubber Sole / Fabric

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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.