Cop It, Then Rock It

In light of Skepta’s most recent take on the famed Air Max 97 silhouette from Nike, it might have been easy to overshadow the fact that the line extends far beyond the #SkAIR.

Having found its place as a key element to many a roadman’s fit, the Nike Air Max 97 has solidified itself in the sneaker hall of fame. For the time, its rather bold design pushed the envelope of contemporary footwear, and has remained relevant, almost 20 years after its inception.

So, without further ado, check out our roundup of some of the best (alternative) Air Max 97 sneakers available to shop right now below.

In related footwear news, the anniversary Nike Air Max 1 is returning to retail.

Words by Adam Mark
Weekend Editor

Adam is Highsnobiety’s Weekend Editor and splits his time between overseeing all weekend content and studying Economic and Social Communication at Berlin’s University of the Arts.

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