The Nike Air Max 95 Becomes a Cork CompadreRelease: TBC
The Nike Air Max 95 is preparing to hit the streets in a cork-inspired scheme, joining something of a Swoosh resurgence for the impermeable buoyant material. This AM95 will join two different versions of the Air Max 90 to recently emerge in cork – one in cream and another in navy – which has actually been a fairly popular material on sneakers over the years.
Like all the great Air Max 95 colourways, this rendition makes the most of the silhouette’s iconic layered design, combining the Nike-named shades of ‘Obsidian’, ‘Thunder Blue’ and ‘Hasta’ with a cork panel that’s complemented by ‘Wheat’ stitching across the upper. Down below, the outsole adopts the cork aesthetic, while an embroidered image of the cork plant decorates the tongue alongside a textbook-like denotation of ‘Fig 5. Cork’.
In addition to the cork connection, this release seems to be linked to other plant-themed models from Nike this year. Last month we saw embroidered plant motifs appear on the Air Force 1 ‘True Indigo’ and the Blazer Mid ‘Pomegranate’.
Pairs of this cork-infused Air Max 95 are expected to pop at Nike and selected stockists very soon.
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