AN ICON, REIMAGINED. The Nike Air Max 1 Premium Men's Shoe updates the legendary Air Max design with a premium suede upper while maintaining the same lightweight cushioning of the original. BenefitsSuede upper offers premium comfort and supportPU midsole with Max Air heel unit for stability and cushioningRubber Waffle outsole for traction and durability Nike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in 1978. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort—suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.