NIKE, Inc.’s yet-to-be-announced “City Special” collection has recently added a vibrantly-colored Nike Air Max 97 commemorating Los Angeles to its roster.
Akin to a previously-seen taxi-reminiscent Air Max 95, the forthcoming pair indulges in a mostly-tonal arrangement. Corduroy, canvas and synthetic leather paneling partake in a bold orange color scheme that ostensibly nods to the California city’s sunny reputation. Swoosh logos and pull tabs throughout the upper deliver stark black contrast, as does the “LA”-branded label on the lateral heel. Underfoot, the full-length Air Max unit boasts the same vibrant hue that takes over the 24-year-old design’s top-half.
Enjoy official images of the kid’s pair ahead, and expect a Nike.com launch ahead of summer.
For more from the Swoosh, check out the latest from the Blazer Mid ’77.
This Nike Air Max 97 “City Special” release has been delayed until March 27th.
The “City Special” themed, LA-inspired Nike Air Max 97 will likely release on February 26th. Images of the adult size have been added below.
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Nike Air Max 97 "City Special / LA"
Release Date: Mar 27th, 2021 (Saturday)
Mens: $170 Style Code: DH0144-800
After MarketAvailable Now
North AmericaMar 27th, 2021 (Saturday)
Grade School: $165
Style Code: DH0148-800