Verdict from 5 user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • A fair amount of reviews point out in their reviews that the Travis Scott X Nike Air Max 270 React feels comfortable on foot.
  • Some of the consumers agree that this version of the Nike Air Max 270 also feels lightweight on foot.
  • Breathability is one of the things that a good number of people like about this silhouette.
  • A few of the commenters appreciate the combination of colors of this Travis Scott collab sneaker.
  • The overall design of the silhouette receives positive feedback from a couple of reviewers.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Several critics express that they are not fans of the hand-painted detail on the midsole and outsole of the Travis Scott X Nike Air Max 270 React.
  • A couple of testers note in their reviews that the transition from heel to toe may feel weird on foot.

Bottom line

A new addition to the growing list of Travis Scott X Nike collaborations, the rapper gave his own twist to the Nike Air Max 270 React silhouette. This new look of the silhouette, dubbed as the “Cactus Trails,” didn’t appeal much to many yet the notable comfort and breathability of the shoe gained favors from most people. With its aesthetic appeal, conquer the streets with this Travis Scott X Nike Air Max 270 react.

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Good to know

Enclosed with a lacing system, the Travis Scott X Nike Air Max 270 React keeps your foot locked down in a secured fit. It features the React foam midsole with the Max Air unit that provides unparalleled comfort as its Nike React Technology offers a smooth ride at every step.

An artistic appearance for a fast-paced styled sneaker, the Travis X Nike Air Max 270 React ENG boasts an aesthetic appeal in this desert-inspired colorway, “Cactus Trails.” With the DNA of the AM 270 React flowing through its design structure, this low-top lifestyle sneaker keeps things true to its roots, offering a fashionable statement in the streets while staying as a function-driven silhouette.

With the eye-catching design and colorway, this Travis Scott collab sneaker brings an artistic sense into your street-style. The unique design of this low-top silhouette brings out your creative side and allows you to experiment on your outfit straight from your wardrobe. For an easy, on-the-go attire, you may throw on a simple t-shirt and a jacket with a nice pair of slim-fit jeans for a casual street-style.

Travis Scott gave his own touch on the Nike Air Max 270 ENG silhouette. Keeping the whole design structure of the AM 270 React ENG, Travis was keen on putting colors on specific parts of the sneaker to complete the new look of the silhouette which is called the “Cactus Trails.”

The wavy pattern on the upper is in beige alongside its ankle collar which is made of polar fleece and the toe caps are in brown. The upper portion of the shoe and on the base of the tongue features gray nubuck panels while the tongue itself is in grayish-green. It also features red contrasting lace eyelets and Travis Scott’s signature Cactus Jack branding on its insole and on its cross-designed heel pull tabs. To finish off this collab sneaker is the hand-painted in yellow React/Air Max midsole.

In 2019, the Nike Air Max 270 React was first introduced and as a new silhouette, it quickly became a classic in the world of sneakers. It has made a huge impact on the sneaker scene, despite being just a newly released silhouette. The key element of this silhouette from the Swoosh brand is combining two of its newest technology innovations.

The construction of the silhouette was through a bar track technique which took inspiration from the Element React 87. The AM 270 React model, as it is viewed as the next chapter of the lineage of the Air Max, it exhibits a smooth transition for technological innovation. Inspired by the iconic design of the Air Max that was introduced back in 1987, the Air Max 270 React appeals to a new group of audiences, setting it to a new peak of success.

The Nike Air 270 React ENG is a variation of the Air Max 270 React, featuring some design modifications on its upper. The most notable one is the wavy pattern on the majority of its sides. This same shoe caught the eyes of rapper artist, Travis Scott, and became the new addition to his collaboration list with the Swoosh brand. Travis’ version of the silhouette, the “Cactus Trails,” was initially set to be released earlier this year, but it was moved to April, and then finally, its release date was officially set on the 29th of May, 2020.

  • The Travis Scott X Nike Air Max 270 React is built with padded collars.
  • Instead of the big Swoosh logo on the sides of the sneaker, it features mini Swooshes on its toe caps and ankle area.

Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com