CLASSIC CUSHIONING. MODERN CONSTRUCTION.The Nike Air Max Tavas Men's Shoe recalls the retro profile of the iconic running original with a Max Air unit in the heel and multi-surface Waffle outsole. No-sew overlays covering a mesh and suede upper lend a contemporary look and innovative comfort.BenefitsMesh and suede upper with no-sew overlays for a modern look and lightweight breathabilityInjected unit midsole doubles as an outsole to reduce the overall weight of the shoeMax Air heel unit delivers maximum lightweight cushioningRubber Waffle outsole for durable multi-surface tractionForefoot flex groove provides a natural rideNike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort—suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.