Gradients were quite the hot item in the late 1990s, appearing on several of Nike’s hit Air Max models in the Tuned Air family and particularly the Nike Tailwind Men's/Women's
. Part of the big relaunch of the silhouette, which included collaborations with Supreme and nylon-wrapped militaristic themes, hinged on the color fades that were jumpstarted by the OG. In fact, the Swoosh has shown some reliance to that color-blocking as yet another new colorway emerges that draws pleasant comparisons to picturesque sunrises.
From the collaboration with Supreme to a plethora of fresh new color ways, it’s been quite the busy year for the Nike Tailwind Shoes
. This time around, Beaverton has the low-top silhouette set to return in an ever-so-classic white, black, and royal blue color palette. Manufactured with a crisp combination of white leather and mesh for its base, this iteration is accented with royal blue and black gradient fades sprawled along the plastic overlays on the lateral portions of the shoe.Nike Tailwind UK Sale
Unders, which bear their own textures and attached hardshell molds, favor cool tones with an icy blue not too unlike the country’s beloved GariGari-Kun popsicles. Bits of spruce further adorn the smaller detailing — namely the eyestay webbing, edges of the air bubble window, and openings of the heel — with team oranges doing the same across the miniature swoosh at the toe as well as rear-placed embellishments.
Halfway between many a branching path of design, the Nike Tailwind Online
takes some wild materials and colors for a spin this time around, taking a small and likely quick vacation from its many neutrals and OG schemes. What ensues is batch of statement elements with the base layers of black ballistic mesh being the one true neutral among the set. Silvers, overlaid right on top, bear a metallic finish of a robot far away in the distant future while additional orange accents mix in aesthetics of mountaineering in their rope styling and toggle fastener.
Mint greens, which scattered across the piping and unders of the upper, are the most standout along the sole, reminding many of the glow-in-the-dark finishes found on iconic models like the Yeezy 2 or even the upcoming Shop Nike Tailwind
Travis Scott. The Nike Air Max Tailwind IV has been a major part of the Swoosh Brand’s lifestyle lineup as it celebrates the 20th anniversary of its 1999 deubt, and now the turn-of-the-century classic has appeared in a classic black and white colorway.