Nike Air Max 95 (Platinum)
UPDATE: Word on the street is that Nike has pushed back the North American release to September 3, but don't sweat it – Foot Patrol are here to save the day! Check them out for pairs dropping this August 20.
Tradition goes that the 5th year of wedded bliss should be marked with silver. Make it through that and it's gold for the 14th and bronze for the 19th, but when your 20th anniversary roles around it's time to start prepping the bank account because your significant other will expecting you to splurge on the most precious metal of all – Platinum. This year marks the 20th birthday of the Air Max 95 – A marriage of anatomy and sneaker design. To celebrate the occasion, Nike is releasing this lavish rendition of the 95 inspired by platinum jewellery. Tipping the scales in decadence, the metallic upper has been laser-etched with an intricate hand-drawn filigree print. In an added touch,"950" and "Pt" have been added to the heel, representing platinum's purity level and elemental symbol . Now if only Nike would bring back the PSI ratings back on the bubbles. Look for these to drop on Nike.com and select global retailers on August 15.
- Originally Published 11th August, 2015