Distinct design of Nike Air Pegasus 89 Premium

One of the most-favored models in the Air Pegasus heritage line that has gone through a series of reimagination is the low-top Nike Air Pegasus 89.

Nike Air Pegasus 89 Premium logo

For its Premium offering, the Swoosh brand used high-quality upper materials, such as a combination of mesh and leather, textile and suede, or a full synthetic cover.

Nike Air Pegasus 89 Premium upper

Its narrow silhouette that comes in varied designs and colorways offers an elegant style to one’s casual tops and slim-fit jeans, skinny denim, joggers, printed or plain mini dresses and shorts.

Air Pegasus 89 Premium features

Just like the original model which is known for its ultra soft and breathable upper that hugs the foot like a glove, the Premium edition has an inner sleeve unit that offers a snug, sock-like feel to the foot.

Nike Air Pegasus 89 Premium collar

History of Air Pegasus 89 Premium

Nike’s 1989 Air Pegasus trainer, once dubbed as the shoe for every runner, is transformed into a lifestyle sneaker, redesigned with various luxe materials, and rebranded as the Air Pegasus 89 Premium. 

Nike Air Pegasus 89 Premium design

Since 2015, the sneaker market has witnessed a series of drops of the Air Pegasus 89 Premium in colorways that turned the classic trainer into a dashing figure, especially when paired with casual wear. 

Nike Air Pegasus 89 Premium colorful side1

Nike unveiled feminine designs of the Air Pegasus 89 Premium beginning the Summer season of 2017. 

A year later Nike added more glittery colorways meant to attract the fashion-savvy women. During the Fall of 2017, Nike reinterpreted the Air Pegasus 89 Premium using an all-black leather material on the upper. 

Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Air Pegasus 89
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Air Pegasus, Nike Air
Designed by: Bruce Kilgore
Colorways: Black / White
SKUs: 844889002 / 844889100

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