Closing out its 25th anniversary this month, the Nike Air Max 97 has been included in the Beaverton-based brand’s conscious efforts toward increasing their youth sized offerings. Conducting as many playful propositions as the Air Jordan 1 Mid’s typical construction, faded blue pastels outfit the latest grade school-exclusive effort.
Similar to that of the shades employed unto its “Polka Dot” counterpart, muted “Blue Whisper” hues envelop the midfoots sectioned overlays – save a singular sliver of crisp white – and bleed onto the mesh tooling of its tongue and layered lace joints. Interrupting the two features with a duo of jet-black strips, further pitch dark contrasts render within the sock liner and zebra-like tread underfoot. Following its seldom darkened exploration, vibrant sky blues fill the background of a titular yellow Swoosh and translucent Air Max bubble directly underneath while the latter color is harkened alongside magenta to clothe the insoles and pull tabs in an opposing fashion.
Enjoy official images of the GS Air Max 97 “Blue Whisper” below while we sit tight on further release details.
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Nike Air Max 97
Release Date: 2023
Color: Blue Whisper/White/Opti Yellow
Grade School: $140
Style Code: 921522-408