Well, we didn't see this coming. In what could be one of the hottest sneaker releases of 2017, NikeLab continues its ongoing relationship with Riccardo Tisci on a gorgeous Air Max 97 Mid.

The shoe appeared courtesy of Instagram user @mmarvelous.soles and, similar to previous releases between the two, comes in a black colorway with rich gold hits. The upper appears to be constructed of leather, with embossed Swoosh x RT branding featuring on the upper lateral of the heel. Gold lace tips and a white air unit midsole complete the opulent look.

Will you cop or drop? Stay tuned for further information as we have it.

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