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The lace-up closure system of the Nike Air Vibenna allows the wearer to adjust the shoe into a comfortable fit for the foot. Since the shoe was designed for men, it is only offered in men’s sizing. The sizes offered ranges from size 6 to size 15. Half sizes for the shoe are also offered.

When it comes to style, the Nike Air Vibenna represents versatility. These pair of kicks can function in more ways than one, whether it would be for some fitness use, fashion purposes, or even for a more casual use. The shoe can be a great choice when one wants to rock a street style look when going out with some friends.  It can also be perfect pick if one opts for a more casual look when out running errands. The shoe also goes well with a gym-training attire. The Nike Air Vibenna works great when paired with some skinny jeans, jogger jeans, joggers, and shorts.

One of the things about the Nike Air Vibenna that most of the buyers gush about is the great comfort it provides the foot. They loved how comfortable the shoe feels on their feet and how they could walk around wearing the shoe without their foot hurting. Some of the buyers were also really appreciative of how the shoe looks as they enjoy the compliments they get when wearing the sneaker.

In 1964, Phil Knight, a middle-distance runner from Portland, Oregon, and Bill Bowerman, Knight’s track and field coach, founded Nike. It was then known as “Blue Ribbons Sports”. Their aim was to produce a shoe with improved performance for the student runners. It was in 1971 that they created the lightweight training shoe which its outsole features waffle-type nubs which provide good traction. They introduced the shoe during the U.S. Track & Field Trials in 1972, thus the start of their footwear line.

Nike continued to produce high-performance training shoes. But a revolution took place as training shoes got a touch of aerospace engineering when Frank Rudy, an aerospace technology specialist proposed the air-infused cushioning system to Nike. It gave birth to the Nike Air Tailwind which changed the whole footwear industry.

Tinker Hatfield then pushed the idea of producing a training shoe using the technology to Nike and it almost cost him his job. But he was able to persuade the brand, keep his job, and released the now we know as the Nike Air Max 1 which was the first shoe to showcase the visible Air unit.

In 1982, Nike Released the Nike Air Force 1, the first basketball shoe to feature the innovative cushioning system. It was also then followed by the release of some other Nike silhouettes to also represent the same technology for their midsole such as the Nike Air Max series. Throughout the years, the Nike Air Technology evolved as new renditions of the Nike Air Max series were released.

From the 180-degree visible Air Sole of the Nike Air Max 180, the visible Air Unit on the sole of the Nike Air Max shoe continued to progress, leading it to the creation of the foamless shoe featured in the Nike Air Max 360.

Aside from the Air Max Series, the brand also released new silhouettes to feature advanced technology. One of these releases is the Nike Air Vibenna. The brand took inspiration in creating the shoe from the 80’s running classics but with the touch of the advanced technology as the shoe features modern materials used for its construction. The shoe is covered in lightweight materials for the upper as it also features a sleek design. Different color combinations are offered for the shoe, giving a few more choices for the people.

  • A breathable mesh lining can be observed on the Nike Air Vibenna.
  • The no-sew Swoosh branding can be seen on the sides, giving the shoe a rather sleek look.
  • The Nike Air branding can be found on the tongue and on the heel of the shoe.
  • The shoe features a padded collar which offers an additional comfort for the wearer.


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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.