Tinker Hatfield's Sketched Nike Air Max 1 Becomes A Reality

Elements from an early sketch of the runner worked into a new retro colorway.

Nike Air Max 1 '86 Blue Safari Release Date DV7525-001 Profile

The 'Big Bubble' version of the Nike Air Max 1 continues to roll out in new colorways, the latest a throwback to the model's origins.

As mentioned in our January report, this Air Max 1 '86 is inspired by an early sketch of the model by designer Tinker Hatfield. Light blue textiles are layered over a light grey mesh on the upper, with a blue safari-printed mudguard wrapped around the shoe's base. Below sits a pre-yellowed midsole that bears 'AIR' lettering mimicking Hatfield's hand-drawn sketch.

The "First Sketch" Air Max 1 '86 will release this summer for $170. Keep an eye out for release date updates and official imagery in the months ahead.

Nike Air Max 1 '86 "First Sketch" ("Blue Safari")
Release Date:
Summer 2023
Color: Light Smoke Grey/Diffused Blue
Style #: DV7525-001
Price: $170

Nike Air Max 1 '86 Blue Safari Release Date DV7525-001 Box

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