From afar, this looks almost identical to the classic Nike Air Max 90 coming in the OG Infrared colorway. It’s only when you take a closer look at the shoe that you realize that the shoe model happens to be the more modern version of the classic that goes by the name of the Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Essential. Thi version happens to utilized the same Infrared colorway and color scheme. Which one is better? Well, that’s all a matter of preference.
The Nike Air Max 90 Ultra Essential differentiates itself from the Air Max 90 by being constructed in a one-piece mesh upper and screen printed paneling. It also utilizes an Ultra sole that gives you a lighter look and feel. This colorway happens to comes in the same colorway and color blocking as the OG Air Max 90. Being that it’s lighter and more breathable and more modern looking, is this version of the Nike Air Max 90 better then the original pair? I guess that depends on who you ask, right? Available now internationally, we will let you know once these drop in the states.
I’m all for more comfort, and although the purist in me tells me that the OG Air Max 90 is better, my feet are telling me that this Air Max 90 Ultra Essential may be the way to go. What do you think?