Nike Air Max is a line of shoes produced by Nike, Inc.

Air Max 1

Released in 1987 as simply the Air Max, the Air Max 1 was the first shoe to employ Max Air technology. It was marketed for running, which would continue to be the case for new Air Max designs until 2018’s Air Max 270. Its upper was composed of nylon and synthetic felt, with a leather version being released in 1988. The Air Max 1 continues to enjoy significant popularity with sneaker enthusiasts, with Nike releasing “retro” models employing both original exterior designs.

Air Max Light

Released in 1989 as the Air Max II, the Air Max Light weighed less than the original, achieved by replacing the forefoot polyurethane midsole with one made of EVA foam. Re-released in 2007, Nike has continued to release additional colorways.

Air Max 90

Nike “Kiss My Airs” advertisement for the Air Max 90 in Warsaw, Poland, March 2017

Known as the Air Max III until 2000, when it was reissued taking its name from the year of its launch. The original colorway of white/black/cool grey with infrared was chosen to exaggerate the thickness of the sole air cushion. The upper featured Duromesh, synthetic felt, and synthetic leather. Nike specially designed a pair of Nike Air Max 90s for President George H. W. Bush. Images of the customized sneakers have been seen around the Department of Nike Archives, and feature AIR PRES branding and a unique colorway.

Air Max 180

Released in 1991, the Air Max 180 featured a larger air unit visible through the outsole. The technology was later used in the Air Force 180 sneaker.

Air Max 93

Released in 1993 as the Air Max 270, the Air Max 93 introduced a 270-degree air unit and colored air units to the range. Nike employed a new manufacturing process to provide the larger and more exposed air unit greater protection. The upper featured a more sock-like fit derived from 1991’s Air Huarache sneaker.

Air Max 94

The Nike Air Max CB 94 was released in 1994 for the first time at a retail price of $160. Designed by Tracy Teague has a cool & classy look, premium quality manufacturing, and (Squared Air Technology) making Air Max 94 popular among sneaker enthusiasts. For really it was called Air Max 2 CB 94 because it had Air Max2 (air max squared) technology. In 1994, the box had written Air max 2 CB 94, while Eastbay referred to a superscript 2. But the number got dropped & added many times. In end, it’s considered with the original name Air Max 2 CB 94.

Air Max 95

The visual design of the Air Max 95 was created by Sergio Lozano, who based the design of the Air Max 95 on the human anatomy, with the spine of the shoe resembling the human spine.