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Introducing The Nike Air Max 90 ‘Recycled Canvas’ Trainer

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The Air Max 90 ‘Recycled Canvas’ trainer features a variety of recycled materials, dropping as part of Nike’s latest sustainable sneaker programme.

It’s been a massive year for the Nike Air Max 90. 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the original Tinker Hatfield silhouette, a silhouette that has given us everything from classic infrared colourways to presidential exclusives. It’s probably fair to say the whole Air Max story would feel a bit empty without the Air Max 90, kind of like streaming your favoutire Netflix series only to realise the 3rd episode is missing. There’s always going to be new Air Max releases each year, but none of these new releases can claim true OG status like the Air Max 90. This latest Nike Air Max 90 Recycled Canvas trainer not only continues the 30th anniversary celebrations but also uses recycled materials as part of Nike’s sustainable sneaker programme.

Nike Air Max 90 Recycled Canvas trainer

Above: The Nike Air Max 90 Recycled Canvas trainer.

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This isn’t the first time however that different fabrics and classic Air Max styles have joined forces. Sean Wotherspoon’s Nike Air Max 1/97 from 2018 showed the world what a corduroy hybrid trainer should look like. The special collaboration It hit the sneaker world a lot harder than anyone really anticipated. Surely a material covered Air Max trainer would never be so popular? This latest Air Max 90 trainer also moves away from the traditional leather and mesh uppers of the Air Max 90, using grey canvas for the uppers which is made from recycled materials.

Nike Air Max 90 Recycled Canvas trainer

Above: The Nike Air Max 90 Recycled Canvas trainer.

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Other highlights of the re-worked classic include neon yellow (volt) hints to the swoosh and heel alongside a multicoloured fabric tongue. The signature ribbed TPU detailing still features to the midsole & sidewalls in grey. The AM90 ‘Recycled Canvas’ trainer launches from select Nike stockists such as 43einhalb on Friday 17th September 2020 at 9am. The drop also includes the Nike Air Max 95 ‘Recycled Canvas’ trainer which again runs with the same sustainability concept. Shop the sustainable sneaker drop now via the links above and don’t forget to follow @airmaxtings for all things Air Max!

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