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Brand: Nike

Model: Air Max Light

Key Features: The original color scheme is a standout feature of this returning favorite. The clean Sport Red, navy, and white combination is perfectly executed on this classic sneaker which retains its “Nike Air” motifs on the tongue and rear.

Release Date: January 10

Price: ¥12,000 or $111 USD.

Buy: Nike.com and select retailers

Editor’s Notes: 2018 saw the return of several ’90s favorites and so it is heartening to see a beloved ’80s classic rear its head in 2019. The Nike Air Max Light returns this month, rendered in its original clean colorway. The sneaker debuted in 1989 and is an exemplar of effortless colorblocking, often emulated today.

In fact, the Air Max Light also served as inspiration for silhouettes like the Air Max 90 and more recently, the Air Max Deluxe. It would seem the market is perfectly primed for the return of this classic kick. The Air Max Light hits stores January 10, but be sure to stay tuned for more details, such as the potential release of a navy blue colorway.

Are you feeling the retro Air Max Light? Let us know in the comments below.

Another much-awaited Nike release is the Nike SB “Panda Pigeon” Dunk. Check all the details here.

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Weekend Staff Writer

Isabelle is an Australian writer based in Berlin.

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