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Brand: OFF-WHITE x Nike

Model: Air Max 97 “Black” and “Menta”

Key Features: A tonal Hyperfuse-like translucent upper is complemented by a Swoosh on the lateral side of the sneaker. “AIR” branding is on the lateral side of the heel, while signature OFF-WHITE text branding is on the medial side. Exposed stitching is present throughout. The upper sits on a full-length Max Air sole unit. A rubber outsole completes the look. The sneaker comes in two colorways.

Release Date: October 18

Price: €190 / $190

Buy: OFF-WHITE and Nike SNKRS (SNEAKRS in Europe)

Editor’s Notes: After both the “Black” and “Menta” Nike Air Max 97s were unveiled at the OFF-WHITE Spring/Summer 2019 show in Paris in June, OFF-WHITE and Nike have officially confirmed both colorways were released on October 18.

The Menta version was listed on European Nike SNEAKRS accounts, and available through raffles at various OFF-WHITE Flagships worldwide The black one was available only through the U.S. Nike page, effectively making it a US-exclusive.

Previously, we were given our best look yet at both versions by way of leaked product shots, all of which you can check out above. OFF-WHITE’s official Instagram announcement is below, as well as Instagram posts from the flagship stores that have announced raffles already (with more to come soon).

As with most of the 2018 OFF-WHITE x Nike releases, the Air Max 97 pack comes in two contrasting colorways to complement the original “The Ten” releases of 2017.

OFF-WHITE’s main announcement didn’t give an exact release date, instead pointing sneakerheads toward individual OFF-WHITE flagship store accounts for further details.

As always, stay tuned for more information as we get it.

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Footwear Staff Writer

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